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Are You Capable of Passing the US Citizenship Test?

Prospective citizens must show they have a basic understanding of American history, geography, and the rights and obligations that come with becoming a citizen.

What is this celestial body where an astronaut walked on for the first time in 1969?

The Moon

Saturn

Mars

Venus

The Moon
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first two people to the land and walk on the moon during spaceflight Apollo 11. This is one of the most significant scientific achievements of mankind to date.

What are the two oceans that border the east and west coast of the United States?

Pacific Ocean and Southern Ocean

Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean

Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean

Arctic Ocean and North Sea

Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean
The 48 states are bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the east by the Atlantic Ocean.

If the President of the United States is ineligible to serve the country, who becomes the President?

The Vice President

The First Lady

The Speaker of the House

The Prime Minister of Canada

The Vice President
The presidential succession goes in the following order: Vice President, Speaker of the House President Pro Tempore of the Senate, Secretary of the State, Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of Defence, etc.

What is the name of this United States government agency that is responsible for space exploration?

The Department of Space

The Space Program

NASA

DASA

NASA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the government entity dedicated to the space program. This includes aerospace and aeronautics research.

Which is not a right of everyone living in the United States

Freedom of speech

Freedom to assemble

The right to vote in federal elections

Freedom of religion

The right to vote in federal elections
Everyone in the United States is afforded basic rights of the constitution, however, not all have the right to vote in federal elections.

What is the amendment?

A branch of government

A congressional speech

A change or addition to the U.S. Constitution

A Supreme Court Verdict

A change or addition to the U.S. Constitution
An amendment is a change or addition to the U.S. Constitution. To ratify or approve the amendment, at least two-thirds of congress must approve the proposal and three-fourths of states must confirm the change.

How many stripes are in the United States flag?

13

10

12

15

13
The 13 stripes each represent the original colonies of the United States. The early version had 15 stripes when Vermont and Kentucky were added to the union. But, in 1818, the design reverted to 13 stripes and has remained that way since.

This federal holiday celebrates George Washington’s birthday. What is it?

Memorial Day

Independence Day

President’s Day

Labor Day

President’s Day
President’s Day is celebrated every year on the third Monday of February. Most Americans know this as President’s Day, but its official name is Washington’s Birthday.

Which of these is an American Indian tribe in the United States?

Apache

Cherokee

Seminole

All of these

All of these
Apache, Cherokee, and Seminole are just three of the more than 500 federally recognized indigenous tribes in the United States.

What is the meaning behind the 50 stars in the US flag?

The number of stars makes the flag look best

50 is the United States’ official number

It was the 50th country founded in the world

There are 50 states in the Union

There are 50 states in the Union
The US flag has 50 stars to represent the 50 states. The flag started with 13 stars to represent 13 original colonies and added stars as states were added to the union.

“Mr. Gorbachev – tear down this wall!” – Which United States president said this?

George Washington

Ronald Reagan

George H.W. Bush

Barack Obama

Ronald Reagan
The Berlin Wall was the barrier between East and West Berlin erected in 1961. Even though Ronald Regan said this line in June 1987, the speech did not become popular until the wall actually fell in 1989.

Who was the first president of the United States?

George Washington

Ronald Reagan

George Bush

Barack Obama

George Washington
George Washington was also the commander of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.

Who are the Joint Chiefs of Staff?

Education advisers

Judicial advisers

Military advisers

Transportation advisers

Military advisers
The Joint Chiefs of Staff are uniformed leaders in the Department of Defense appointed by the president.

What day is Tax Day in the United States?

June 15

January 15

April 15

September 15

April 15
Tax Day in the United States usually falls on April 15. This is the day when individual tax returns are due to the federal government.

Which is not a cabinet position?

Governor of Law

Secretary of Agriculture

Secretary of State

Secretary of Education

Governor of Law
The Cabinet of the United States contains 15 top advisors to the president. The positions are nominated by the president, but the Senate holds a confirmation hearing to officially appointed them to their positions.

How many colonies were a part of the United States originally?

10

15

13

18

13
Delaware, Pennsylvania, Georgia, New Jersey, Massachusetts, South Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, New York, New Hampshire, North Carolina, and Rhode Island joined together in 1776 to form the United States of America.

What is the name of the national anthem in the United States?

The Star-Spangled Banner

The Pledge of Allegiance

Born in the USA

America the Beautiful

The Star-Spangled Banner
“The Star-Spangled Banner” was written by Francis Scott Key while watching the battle during the war of 1812.

What national holiday celebrates the fall harvest?

Thanksgiving

Christmas

Labor Day

Halloween

Thanksgiving
This holiday is centered around giving thanks, and even though it doesn’t have religious roots, it is a widely celebrated secular holiday as well. The first celebrations date back to early settlers at Plymouth in 1621.

What month is Election Day held in the United States?

December

January

November

September

November
Election day occurs on the first Tuesday of November following November 1st annually.

What area of Oregon has the jewel of the high desert, Smith Rock State Park?

Lane County

Rock Creek

Abbey Road

High Desert

High Desert
Between Redmond and Terrebonne in the High Desert region of central Oregon is where you’ll find Smith Rock State Park. Rock climbing of all levels is possible on the park’s steep tuff and basalt cliffs. Smith Rock is credited with being the origin of modern sport climbing in America.

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