March 22nd, 2012 by Eric J. Ramos
IN THIS ISSUE
EB-5 Program to End?
Silicon Valley Funding DREAMs
Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum
The Faces of US Immigrants: Augustus Saint-Gaudens, An Irish-American Sculptor
Recipes From The Melting Pot: Irish Soda Bread, A St. Patrick’s Day Favorite
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The U.S. Naturalization Civics Test
In the next 4 months, we will provide you with 25 questions per month from the U.S. Naturalization civics test. The actual civics test is NOT a multiple-choice test. The civics test is an oral test. During your naturalization interview, you will be asked up to 10 questions from the list of 100 questions. You must answer 6 out of 10 questions correctly to pass the civics portion of the naturalization test.
Begin the test.
1. What did Martin Luther King, Jr. do?
2. Who signs bills to become laws?
3. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s.
4. If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
5. How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
6. Before he was President, Eisenhower was a general. What war was he in?
7. Why did the colonists fight the British?
8. Why do some states have more Representatives than other states?
A) because of the geographical size of the state
B) because of the state’s location
C) because of the state’s population
D) because the state’s Representatives have seniority in the House of Representatives
9. What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance?
10. What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?
11. Who does a U.S. Senator represent?
A) all people of the state
B) the state legislatures
C) only the people in the state who voted for the Senator
D) all people of the state who belong to the Senator’s political party
12. When do we celebrate Independence Day?
13. What major event happened on September 11, 2001, in the United States?
14. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the states. What is one power of the states?
15. What does the judicial branch do?
16. There were 13 original states. Name three.
17. There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
18. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.
A) World War II
B) Civil War
C) Korean War
D) World War I
19. Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States.
20. Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.
21. Who is the “Father of Our Country”?
22. Name one American Indian tribe in the United States.
23. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
24. During the Cold War, what was the main concern of the United States?
A) the Great Depression
B) climate change
25. Who is the Chief Justice of the United States now?