Here, from the Department of Justice Immigration and Naturalization Service, is the second installment of questions and answers to the US Citizenship Test. See how you do. I plan to run more of the test in subsequent editions, but you can find the test online if you're interested.
Sample US Citizenship Test Questions
30. Who is the head of the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government?
31. For how long is the President elected?
32. Name the highest part of the Judiciary Branch of our Government.
33. What are the duties of the Supreme Court?
34. What is the supreme law of the United States?
35. What is the Bill of Rights?
36. What is the capital of the state you live in?
37. Who is the current governor of the state you live in?
38. Who becomes President if both the President and Vice President die?
39. Who is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court?
40. What were the 13 original states?
41. Who said, “Give me liberty or give me death?”
42. Name some countries that were our enemies during World War II.
43. What was the 49th state added to our Union (the United States)?
44. How many full terms can a President serve?
45. Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
46. What are some of the requirements to be eligible to become President?
47. Why are there 100 senators in the United States Senate?
48. Who nominates judges for the Supreme Court?
49. How many Supreme Court justices are there?
50. Why did the Pilgrims come to America?
51. What is the head executive of a state government called?
52. What is the head executive of a city government called?
53. What holiday was celebrated for the first time by American colonists?
54. Who was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence?
55. When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
56. What are some of the basic beliefs of the Declaration of Independence?
57. What is the national anthem of the United States?
58. Who wrote The Star-Spangled Banner?
30. The President
31. Four Years
32. The Supreme Court
33. To interpret and explain the laws
34. The Constitution
35. The first 10 amendments to the constitution
37. Chris Gregoire
38. The Speaker of the House
39. William Renquist
40. Virginia, Massachusetts, Maryland, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire North Carolina, South Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Georgia
41. Patrick Henry
42. Germany, Italy, Japan
44. Two Terms
45. A Civil Rights Leader
46. Candidates for President must: a) be natural born citizens, b) be at least 35 years old, c) have lived in the United States for at least 14 years
47. Each state elects two (2)
48. The President
49. Nine (9)
50. To gain religious freedom
54. Thomas Jefferson
55. July 4, 1776.
56. That all men are created equal and have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness
57. Star Spangled Banner
58. Francis Scott Key