US Citizenship Test Questions

** Note: These questions are short listed to have only non-trivial questions. The questions are based on Plano Texas residence.

31. Can you name the two senators from your state?
Senator John Cornyn and Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

31A. Texas U.S. Representative
Congressman Sam Johnson

32. For how long do we elect each senator?
6 years

39. What is the Bill of Rights?
The first 10 amendments of the Constitution

41. Who is the current governor of your state?
Rick Perry

43. Who is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court?
John Roberts, Jr.

44. Can you name thirteen original states?
Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey,
Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia,
North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Rhode Island, and
Maryland.

50. Who is the head of your local government?
Pat Evans

51. Eligibility to become President. Name one of these requirements.
Born, 35 years age, 14 years living

60. When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
July 4, 1776

62. What is the national anthem of the United States?
The Star-Spangled Banner

63. Who wrote the Star-Spangled Banner?
Francis Scott Key

64. Where does freedom of speech come from?
The Bill of Rights

69. What did the Emancipation Declaration do?
Freed many slaves

74. What is the name of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America?
The Mayflower

76. Name 3 rights of freedom guaranteed by the Bill of Rights.
The right of freedom of speech, press, religion, peaceable assembly, and requesting change of government.
The right to bear arms (the right to have weapons or own a gun, though subject to certain regulations).
The government may not quarter, or house, soldiers in the people’s homes during peacetime without the people’s consent.
The government may not search or take a person’s property without a warrant.
A person may not be tried twice for the same crime and does not have to testify against him/herself.
A person charged with a crime still has some rights, such as the right to a trial and to have a lawyer.
The right to trial by jury in most cases.
Protects people against excessive or unreasonable fines or cruel and unusual punishment.
The people have rights other than those mentioned in the Constitution.
Any power not given to the federal government by the Constitution is a power of either the state or the people.

80. In what year was the Constitution written?
1787

83. Where does Congress meet?
In the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

84. Whose rights are guaranteed by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights?
Everyone (citizens and non-citizens) living in U.S.

85. What is the introduction to the Constitution called?
The Preamble

86. Name one benefit of being citizen of the United States.
Obtain federal government jobs, travel with U.S. passport, petition for close relatives to come to the U.S. to live.

88. What is the United States Capitol?
The place where Congress meets

90. Where is the White House located?
Washington, D.C. (1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.)

92. Name the right guaranteed by the first amendment.
Freedom of: speech, press, religion, peaceable assembly, and requesting change of the government.


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