It's not my fault I failed the test. It's a lot harder than it looks.
Ah, yes, you speak of the U.S. citizenship test, which Newsweek recently asked 1,000 U.S. citizens to complete. Nearly 40 percent failed!
That's because the test is riddled with trick questions, if you ask me.
The test is actually very straightforward. It is composed of 100 questions about government, rights, history and civics. Test-takers are presented with a random selection of 10 questions and must correctly answer six to pass.
Yeah. Well, why don't we go through some of the questions? You'll understand why I failed it.
OK, here goes. What is the most important right …
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Publication information: Article title: Citizens,questions& Answers. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Publication date: June 23, 2012. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.