Thursday, June 30, 2011

How Much Do You Know?

Answer the following questions (answers below):

1.      What are the colors of our flag?
2.      How many stars are there in our flag?
3.      What color are the stars on our flag?
4.      What do the stars on the flag mean?
5.      How many stripes are there in the flag?
6.      What color are the stripes?
7.      What do the stripes on the flag mean?
8.      How many states are there in the union?
9.      What is the 4th of July?
10.     What is the date of Independence Day?
11.     Independence from whom?
12.     What country did we fight during the Revolutionary War?
13.     Who was the first President of the United States?
14.     Who is the President of the United States today?
15.     Who is the Vice-President of the United States today?
16.     Who elects the President of the United States?
17.     Who becomes President of the United States if the President should die?
18.     For how long do we elect the President?
19.     What is the Constitution?
20.     Can the Constitution be changed?
21.     What do we call a change to the Constitution?
22.     How many changes or amendments are there to the Constitution?
23.     How many branches are there in our government?
24.     What are the three branches of our government?
25.     What is the legislative branch of our government?
26.     Who makes the laws in the United States?
27.     What is Congress?
28.     What are the duties of Congress?
29.     Who elects Congress?
30.     How many senators are there in Congress?
31.     Who wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner"?
32.     For how long do we elect each senator?
33.     How many representatives are there in Congress?
34.     For how long do we elect the representatives?
35.     What is the executive branch of our government?
36.     What is the judiciary branch of our government?
37.     What are the duties of the Supreme Court?
38.     What is the supreme law of the United States?
39.     What is the Bill of Rights?
40.     What is the capital of your state?
41.     Who is the current governor of your state?
42.     Who becomes President of the U.S.A. if the President and the Vice-President should die?
43.     Who is the chief justice of the Supreme Court?
44.     Can you name the thirteen original states?
45.     Who said, "Give me liberty or give me death"?
46.     Which countries were our enemies during World War II?
47.     What are the 49th and 50th states of the Union?
48.     How many terms can a President serve?
49.     Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
50.     Who is the head of your local government?

 How do you think you did?  Check your answers below:

1.      Red, white, and blue
2.      50
3.      White
4.      One for each state in the union
5.      13
6.      Red and white
7.      They represent the original 13 states
8.      50
9.      Independence Day
10.     July 4th
11.     England
12.     England
13.     George Washington
14.     Barrak Obama
15.     Joseph Biden
16.     The electoral college
17.     Vice President
18.     Four years
19.     The Supreme Law of the Land
20.     Yes
21.     Amendments
22.     27
23.     3
24.     Legislative, executive, and judiciary
25.     Congress
26.     Congress
27.     The Senate and the House of Representatives
28.     To make laws
29.     The people
30.     100
Francis Scott Key
32.     6 years
33.     435
34.     2 years
35.     The President, Cabinet, and departments under the cabinet members
36.     The Supreme Court
37.     To interpret laws
38.     The Constitution
39.     The first 10 amendments of the Constitution
40.     (local information)
41.     (local information)
42.     Speaker of the House of Representatives
43.     William Rehnquist
44.     Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts,Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Rhode Island, and Maryland
45.     Patrick Henry
46.     Germany, Italy, and Japan
47.     Hawaii and Alaska
48.     2
49.     A civil rights leader
50.     (local information)
Do these questions seem familiar at all?  They are only a few questions that are asked on the United States Citizenship Exam.  Would you pass?



  1. Carter and I took the quiz and got 4 wrong...thank goodness he JUST learned most of this in the government unit at the end of 4th grade (whew!) Why isn't Vermont one of the original 13? What was going on in Vermont?? ☺ Nel

  2. looks like i'm free to enter the country! yay! ~*S*~


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