Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Can You Pass the US Citizenship Test? Try It Out

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Can You Pass the US Citizenship Test? Try It Out

Article excerpt

An applicant must correctly answer six of 10 questions, selected from 100 potential questions, to pass the civics portion of the citizenship test. Here is a sample test, with the answers upside-down at the bottom:

QUESTIONS

1. What does the Constitution do?

2. The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words?

3. What is an amendment?

4. What do we call the first 10 amendments to the Constitution?

5. How many amendments does the Constitution have?

6. What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence?

7. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?

8. The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the Constitution. Name one of the writers.

9. There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. …

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