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  1. US Citizenship Test (60% correct required to become US Citizen) Would YOU Pass a U.S. Citizenship Test?

  2. What is the highest court in the United States? • The Supreme Court • First Appellate Court • Circuit Court of Appeals • The People’s Court Response Grid

  3. How many amendments are in the Bill of Rights? • 5 • 10 • 23 • 27 Response Grid

  4. How old do citizens have to be to vote for President? • 18 • 21 • 25 • 35 Response Grid

  5. Participant Scores

  6. How old does a person have to be to run for President? • 18 • 25 • 30 • 35 Response Grid

  7. How many stars are on the US Flag? • 13 • 25 • 48 • 50 Response Grid

  8. What is the name of the current Vice-President of the US? • Dick Cheney • Terry Brandstad • Joe Biden • Mitt Romney Response Grid

  9. Participant Scores

  10. Who is in charge of the executive branch at the national level? • Congress • President • Supreme Court • Senate Response Grid

  11. What do we call a change to the constitution? • Article • Amendment • Modification • Bill Response Grid

  12. What year was the Constitution signed? • 1776 • 1785 • 1787 • 1793 Response Grid

  13. What does the President’s cabinet do? • Commands the US Armed Forces • Makes Laws • Advises the President • All of the Above Response Grid

  14. Participant Scores

  15. How many US senators are there? • 50 • 52 • 100 • 435 Response Grid

  16. For how long do we elect a President? • 2 years • 4 years • 6 years • 8 years Response Grid

  17. How many states are there in the union? • 40 • 48 • 50 • 55 Response Grid

  18. Participant Scores

  19. What is known as the “Supreme Law of the Land”? • Supreme Court • Constitution • Declaration of Independence • Judicial Branch Response Grid

  20. How many branches of government do we have? • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 Response Grid

  21. Who makes the laws in the United States? • Congress • Supreme Court • President • Cabinet Response Grid

  22. Participant Scores

  23. For how long are senators elected? • 2 years • 4 years • 6 years • Life Response Grid

  24. How many members make up the House of Representatives? • 50 • 100 • 435 • 535 Response Grid

  25. What is the judicial branch of our government? • President • Cabinet • Congress • Supreme Court Response Grid

  26. What is the capital of Iowa? • Cedar Rapids • Iowa City • Des Moines • Davenport Response Grid

  27. Participant Scores

  28. What head executive of your city government called? • Governor • President • Mayor • City Administrator Response Grid

  29. Who has the power to declare war? • Congress • President • Supreme Court • Executive Branch Response Grid

  30. Where is our nation’s capital located? • Philadelphia • New York City • Los Angeles • Washington D.C. Response Grid

  31. Participant Scores

  32. The 1st Amendment guarantees which right? • Religion • Gun Ownership • Fair Trial • Property Response Grid

  33. Who is the Commander in Chief of the US Military? • Congress • President • Senate • General Response Grid

  34. Final Scores- 15 Needed for Citizenship (60%)