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Civics Test for Citizenship. History and Government 100 Questions. Question 1 What is the supreme law of the land?. the Constitution. Question 2 What does the Constitution do?. sets up the government.

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Civics test for citizenship

Civics Test for Citizenship

History and Government

100 Questions


Question 1 what is the supreme law of the land

Question 1What is the supreme law of the land?

the Constitution

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Question 2 what does the constitution do

Question 2What does the Constitution do?

sets up the government

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Civics test for citizenship

Question 3The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words?

We the People

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Question 4 what is an amendment

Question 4What is an amendment?

a change to the Constitution

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Question 5 what do we call the first ten amendments to the constitution

Question 5What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?

the Bill of Rights

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Question 6 what is one right or freedom from the first amendment

Question 6What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment?

speech, religion, assembly, press, petition the government

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Question 7 how many amendments does the constitution have

Question 7How many amendments does the Constitution have?

twenty-seven (27)

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Question 8 what did the declaration of independence do

Question 8What did the Declaration of Independence do?

announced our independence from Great Britain

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Question 9 what are two rights in the declaration of independence

Question 9What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence?

life, liberty, pursuit of happiness

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Question 10 what is freedom of religion

Question 10What is freedom of religion?

You can practice any religion, or not practice a religion.

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Question 11 what is the economic system in the united states

Question 11What is the economic system in the United States?

capitalist economy

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Question 12 what is the rule of law

Question 12What is the “rule of law”?

Everyone must follow the law. No one is above the law.

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Question 13 name one branch or part of the government

Question 13Name one branch or part of the government.

Congress—legislative

President—executive

Courts—judicial

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Question 14 what stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful

Question 14What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?

checks and balances

separation of powers

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Question 15 who is in charge of the executive branch

Question 15Who is in charge of the executive branch?

the President

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Question 16 who makes federal laws

Question 16Who makes federal laws?

Congress (Senate and House of Representatives)

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Question 17 what are two parts of the u s congress

Question 17What are two parts of the U.S. Congress?

the Senate

the House of Representatives

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Question 18 how many u s senators are there

Question 18How many U.S. Senators are there?

one hundred (100)

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Question 19 we elect a u s senator for how many years

Question 19We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years?

six (6)

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Question 20 who is one of your state s u s senators

Question 20Who is one of your state’s U.S. Senators?

(answers will vary)

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Question 21 the house of representative has how many voting members

Question 21The House of Representative has how many voting members?

four hundred thirty-five (435)

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Question 22 we elect a u s representative for how many years

Question 22We elect a U.S. Representative for how many years?

two (2)

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Question 23 name your u s representative

Question 23Name your U.S. Representative?

(answers will vary)

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Question 24 who does a u s representative represent

Question 24Who does a U.S. Representative represent?

all the people of the state

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Question 25 why do some states have more representatives than other states

Question 25Why do some states have more Representatives than other states?

because some states have more people

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Question 26 we elect a president for how many years

Question 26We elect a President for how many years?

four (4)

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Question 27 in what month do we vote for president

Question 27In what month do we vote for President?

November

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Question 28 what is the name of the president of the united states now

Question 28What is the name of the President of the United States now?

Barack Obama

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Question 29 what is the name of the vice president now

Question 29What is the name of the Vice President now?

Joe Biden

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Question 30 if the president can no longer serve who becomes president

Question 30If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President?

the Vice President

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Question 31 if both the president and the vice president can no longer serve who becomes president

Question 31If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President?

the Speaker of the House

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Question 32 who is the commander and chief of the military

Question 32Who is the Commander and Chief of the military?

the President

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Question 33 who signs bills to become law

Question 33Who signs bills to become law?

the President

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Question 34 who vetoes bills

Question 34Who vetoes bills?

the President

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Question 35 what does the president s cabinet do

Question 35What does the President’s Cabinet do?

advises the President

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Question 36 what are two cabinet level positions

Question 36What are two Cabinet-level positions?

Secretary of Defense

Secretary of Education

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Question 37 what does the judicial branch do

Question 37What does the judicial branch do?

reviews laws

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Question 38 what is the highest court in the united states

Question 38What is the highest court in the United States?

the Supreme Court

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Question 39 how many justices are on the supreme court

Question 39How many justices are on the Supreme Court?

nine (9)

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Question 40 who is the chief justice of the united states

Question 40Who is the Chief Justice of the United States?

John G. Roberts, Jr.

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Question 41Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?

to print money, to declare war, to create an army, to make treaties

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Question 42 under our constitution some powers belong to the states what is one power of the state

Question 42Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the states. What is one power of the state?

provide schooling and education

provide protection (police)

provide safety (fire department)

give a driver's license

approve zoning and land use

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Question 43 who is the governor of your state

Question 43Who is the Governor of your state?

(answers will vary)

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Question 44 what is the capital of your state

Question 44What is the capital of your state?

(answers will vary)

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Question 45 what are the two major political parties in the united sates

Question 45What are the two major political parties in the United Sates?

Democratic and Republican

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Question 46 what is the political party of the president now

Question 46What is the political party of the President now?

Democratic Party

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Question 47 what is the name of the speaker of the house of representatives now

Question 47What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?

Nancy Pelosi

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Question 48 there are four amendments to the constitution about who can vote describe one of them

Question 48There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.

Citizens 18 and older can vote.

You don’t have to pay to vote.

Any citizen can vote. (men and women)

A male citizen of any race can vote.

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Question 49 what is one responsibility that is only for united states citizens

Question 49What is one responsibility that is only for United States citizens?

serve on a jury

vote

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Question 50 what are two rights only for united states citizens

Question 50What are two rights only for United States citizens?

apply for a federal job, vote, run for office, carry a U.S. passport

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