May 18th, 2012 by Eric J. Ramos
IN THIS ISSUE
It’s An Election Year: President Obama’s Cinco de Mayo Speech, 2012
Why We Don’t Have Immigration Reform: According to David Axelrod, The Tea Party is to Blame
President Barack Obama
The Faces of US Immigrants: Alejandro Mayorkas, USCIS Director
Recipes From The Melting Pot: Scones, A British Delight
Quote of the Month
The U.S. Naturalization Civics Test
Since our March Newsletter, we have provided 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.
Here are the next 25 questions.
5. What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy?
A) vote and join a civic group
B) give an elected official your opinion on an issue and join a community group
C) all of these answers
D) write to a newspaper and call Senators and Representatives
7. What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment?
A) to bear arms
B) to vote
D) trial by jury
8. Where is the Statue of Liberty?
A) Long Island
B) New York Harbor
C) San Francisco Bay
D) Boston Harbor
10. Why does the flag have 50 stars?
A) because there is one star for each president
B) because there is one star for each state
C) because there were 50 original colonies
D) because there were 50 people who originally came to the United States
19. Who did the United States fight in World War II?
A) Austria-Hungary, Japan, and Germany
B) the Soviet Union, Germany, and Italy
C) Japan, Germany, and Italy
D) Japan, China, and Vietnam
20. Name one branch or part of the government.
A) United Nations
C) state government
22. Why does the flag have 13 stripes?
A) because the stripes represent the members of the Second Continental Congress
B) because it was considered lucky to have 13 stripes on the flag
C) because the stripes represent the original colonies
D) because the stripes represent the number of signatures on the U.S. Constitution
24. What is the capital of the United States?
A) Boston, MA
B) Washington, D.C.
C) New York, NY
D) Philadelphia, PA
25. Name one problem that led to the Civil War.
B) westward expansion
Click here for March Questions.
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