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Could you pass the American citizenship test?

SAMPLE QUESTIONS

  1. What is the supreme law of the land?
  2. What does the Constitution do?
  3. The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words?
  4. What is an amendment?
  5. What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
  6. What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment?
  7. How many amendments does the Constitution have?
  8. When was the Constitution written?
  9. The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the U.S. Constitution. Name one of the writers.
  10. What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?

 

ANSWERS

  1. The Constitution
  2. Sets up the government; defines the government; protects basic rights of Americans
  3. We the People
  4. A change (to the Constitution); an addition (to the Constitution)
  5. The Bill of Rights
  6. Speech, religion, assembly, press, petition the government
  7. 27
  8. 1787
  9. James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Publius
  10. The Louisiana Territory