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Can you answer these questions from the US citizenship test

Published by Business Insider on Mon, 27 Jan 2020


The hardest part of the notoriously tough US citizenship process is the exam, which tests applications on US history and civics.The questions are about the basics of US government and society, but most Americans still get them wrong.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Many people dream of becoming a US citizen. The process is notoriously arduous and taxing, but the most nerve-wracking part for many is taking the US citizenship test.It's so difficult, in fact, that according to NBCNews, only 36% of American citizens could pass the test. That's like around the same percentage of students at Arizona State that could pass an STD test. Yikes.Some of the foundational, basic, questions are reportedly missed by as much as 60% of the population. For instance, only 39% of American test takers know how many justices serve on the supreme court. If you're thinking, "Uhhh... I dunno, like 50...Or 12'" You're probably in good company. You're also wrong. It's nine. That's a freebiefollow along, and then plug your answers into the key at the bottom to see how well you fare.If you get at least six correct you pass. No peeking!SEE ALSO:11 ways people dodged the draft during the Vietnam WarHow many members are in the House of Representatives'A.) 435B.) 350C.) 503D.) 69Who is in charge of the executive branch'A.) The PresidentB.) Secretary of DefenseC.) Speaker of the HouseD.) Majority WhipWhat piece of land did the United States purchase from France in 1803'A.) Alaska PurchaseB.) Gadsden PurchaseC.) Louisiana PurchaseD.) HawaiiHow many US senators are there'A.) 50B.) 100C.) 200D.) 400When was the constitution written'A.) 1692B.) 1802C.) 1776D.) 1787How many amendments does the constitution have'A.) 27B.) 25C.) 20D.) 14Who was the President during World War I'A.) Calvin CooldigeB.) Woodrow WilsonC.) Franklin D. RooseveltD.) Harry TrumanUnder the constitution, which of these powers does not belong to the federal government'A.) Print moneyB.) Declare warC.) Ratify amendments to the ConstitutionD.) Make treaties with foreign powersWe elect a US senator for how many years'A.) Six yearsB.) Four yearsC.) Eight yearsD.) Two yearsThe Federalist Papers supported the passage of the US constitution. Which of these men was not one of the authors'A.) Alexander HamiltonB.) John AdamsC.) James MadisonD.) John JayAnswer key:aacbdabcabIf you got atleast 6/10 rightcongrats you passed the US citizenship test! If you didn'tyou can always just lie in comments section and say you did!
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