United States Citizenship Test by Goobid

Goto Free Practice Test

Free United States Citizenship Test


1. Who was the first President?
  • George Washington
  • John Adams
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • 2. What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for?
  • youngest member of the Constitutional Convention
  • third President of the United States
  • inventor of the airplane
  • U.S. diplomat
  • 3. What does the judicial branch do?
  • resolves disputes
  • decides if a law goes against the Constitution
  • reviews laws
  • all of these answers
  • 4. When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms?
  • July 4
  • March 15
  • May 15
  • April 15
  • 5. What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
  • the Declaration of Independence
  • the Bill of Rights
  • the inalienable rights
  • the Articles of Confederation
  • 6. What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress?
  • the Senate and House of Representatives
  • the House of Representatives and the courts
  • the House of Lords and the House of Commons
  • the Senate and the courts
  • 7. What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress?
  • the Senate and House of Representatives
  • the House of Representatives and the courts
  • the House of Lords and the House of Commons
  • the Senate and the courts
  • 8. When was the Constitution written?
  • 1776
  • 1787
  • 1789
  • 1790
  • 9. Name one state that borders Mexico.
  • Arkansas
  • Alabama
  • California
  • Florida
  • 10. Who makes federal laws?
  • the Supreme Court
  • the President
  • Congress
  • the states
  • 11. Who is the Chief Justice of the United States now?
  • Joe Biden
  • Barack Obama
  • John G. Roberts, Jr.
  • Anthony Kennedy
  • 12. Who makes federal laws?
  • the Supreme Court
  • the President
  • Congress
  • the states
  • 13. What did Susan B. Anthony do?
  • fought for women's rights
  • founded the Red Cross
  • the first woman elected to the House of Representatives
  • made the first flag of the United States
  • 14. How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
  • nine (9)
  • ten (10)
  • eleven (11)
  • twelve (12)
  • 15. What is the capital of the United States?
  • Boston, MA
  • Washington, D.C.
  • New York, NY
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • 16. What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance?
  • the state where you live
  • the President
  • Congress
  • the United States
  • 17. Name one problem that led to the Civil War.
  • sugar
  • westward expansion
  • slavery
  • oil
  • 18. What is one reason colonists came to America?
  • to join a civic group
  • none of these answers
  • freedom
  • for the experience traveling across the ocean
  • 19. Why did the colonists fight the British?
  • because they didn't have self-government
  • all of these answers
  • because the British army stayed in their houses
  • because of high taxes
  • 20. What movement tried to end racial discrimination?
  • civil rights movement
  • conservation
  • prohibition
  • women's suffrage
  • 21. Name one American Indian tribe in the United States.
  • Celts
  • Cherokee
  • Zawi Chemi
  • Slavs
  • 22. Name two national U.S. holidays.
  • Valentine's Day and Presidents' Day
  • April Fool's Day and Labor Day
  • Labor Day and Thanksgiving
  • Citizenship Day and Columbus Day
  • 23. Who is the "Father of Our Country"?
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Patrick Henry
  • George Washington
  • 24. Who signs bills to become laws?
  • the Secretary of State
  • the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
  • the Vice President
  • the President
  • 25. What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy?
  • vote and join a civic group
  • give an elected official your opinion on an issue and join a community group
  • all of these answers
  • write to a newspaper and call Senators and Representatives
  • 26. When must all men register for the Selective Service?
  • at any age
  • between eighteen (18) and twenty-six (26)
  • at age sixteen (16)
  • men do not have to register
  • 27. Who was President during World War I?
  • Woodrow Wilson
  • Franklin Roosevelt
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Warren Harding
  • 28. Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
  • American Indians
  • Floridians
  • no one
  • Canadians
  • 29. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
  • ended World War I
  • freed slaves in most Southern states
  • gave women the right to vote
  • gave the United States independence from Great Britain
  • 30. What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Barack Obama
  • Joe Biden
  • Paul Ryan
  • 31. What does the President's Cabinet do?
  • commands the U.S. Armed Forces
  • makes laws
  • all of these answers
  • advises the President
  • 32. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?
  • to provide schooling
  • to provide police departments
  • to make treaties
  • to issue driver's licenses
  • 33. We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years?
  • ten (10)
  • two (2)
  • four (4)
  • six (6)
  • 34. What is the economic system in the United States?
  • none of these answers
  • communist economy
  • capitalist economy
  • socialist economy
  • 35. If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
  • the President Pro Tempore
  • the Secretary of State
  • the Vice President
  • the Speaker of the House
  • 36. Who vetoes bills?
  • the Vice President
  • the President
  • the Speaker of the House
  • the President Pro Tempore
  • 37. If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
  • the President Pro Tempore
  • the Secretary of State
  • the Vice President
  • the Speaker of the House
  • 38. What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?
  • Quebec
  • Haiti
  • Alaska
  • the Louisiana Territory
  • 39. What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States?
  • Arctic Ocean
  • Indian Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • 40. What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
  • checks and balances
  • the President
  • the people
  • freedom of speech
  • 41. What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves?
  • English
  • Canadians
  • Dutch
  • Africans
  • 42. What is the "rule of law"?
  • Everyone must follow the law.
  • Everyone but the President must follow the law.
  • Government does not have to follow the law.
  • All laws must be the same in every state.
  • 43. What are two Cabinet-level positions?
  • Secretary of Homeland Security and Secretary of the Treasury
  • Secretary of Health and Human Services and Secretary of the Navy
  • Secretary of Weather and Secretary of Energy
  • Secretary of the Interior and Secretary of History
  • 44. What does the Constitution do?
  • all of these answers
  • sets up the government
  • defines the government
  • protects basic rights of Americans
  • 45. Who signs bills to become laws?
  • the Secretary of State
  • the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
  • the Vice President
  • the President
  • 46. What is one reason colonists came to America?
  • to join a civic group
  • none of these answers
  • freedom
  • for the experience traveling across the ocean
  • 47. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.
  • World War II
  • Civil War
  • Korean War
  • World War I
  • 48. Name one branch or part of the government.
  • United Nations
  • parliament
  • state government
  • legislative
  • 49. What major event happened on September 11, 2001, in the United States?
  • Hurricane Andrew struck the United States.
  • The accident at Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant occurred.
  • Terrorists attacked the United States.
  • The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
  • 50. What is the name of the Vice President of the United States now?
  • Joe Biden
  • Barack Obama
  • Dick Cheney
  • Mike Pence
  • 51. There were 13 original states. Name three.
  • New York, Kentucky, and Georgia
  • Washington, Oregon, and California
  • Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina
  • Virginia, North Carolina, and Florida
  • 52. Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?
  • Herbert Hoover
  • Calvin Coolidge
  • Franklin Roosevelt
  • Harry Truman
  • 53. How many U.S. Senators are there?
  • four hundred thirty-five (435)
  • one hundred (100)
  • fifty (50)
  • fifty-two (52)
  • 54. What is one reason colonists came to America?
  • to join a civic group
  • none of these answers
  • freedom
  • for the experience traveling across the ocean
  • 55. Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States.
  • Ohio River
  • Rio Grande River
  • Colorado River
  • Mississippi River
  • 56. Who vetoes bills?
  • the Vice President
  • the President
  • the Speaker of the House
  • the President Pro Tempore
  • 57. Who is the Chief Justice of the United States now?
  • Joe Biden
  • Barack Obama
  • John G. Roberts, Jr.
  • Anthony Kennedy
  • 58. What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?
  • saved (or preserved) the Union
  • established the United Nations
  • declared war on Great Britain
  • purchased Alaska
  • 59. Name one state that borders Canada.
  • Maine
  • Rhode Island
  • South Dakota
  • Oregon
  • 60. Who is in charge of the executive branch?
  • the Prime Minister
  • the Chief Justice
  • the Speaker of the House
  • the President
  • 61. What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States?
  • Arctic Ocean
  • Indian Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • 62. Name one right only for United States citizens.
  • freedom of religion
  • attend public school
  • run for federal office
  • freedom of speech
  • 63. What is the highest court in the United States?
  • the Supreme Court
  • the Court of Appeals
  • the District Court
  • the Federal Court
  • 64. What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves?
  • English
  • Canadians
  • Dutch
  • Africans
  • 65. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?
  • to provide schooling
  • to provide police departments
  • to make treaties
  • to issue driver's licenses
  • 66. The House of Representatives has how many voting members?
  • one hundred (100)
  • two hundred (200)
  • four hundred thirty-five (435)
  • four hundred forty-one (441)
  • 67. Name one state that borders Mexico.
  • Arkansas
  • Alabama
  • California
  • Florida
  • 68. Why do some states have more Representatives than other states?
  • because of the geographical size of the state
  • because of the state's location
  • because of the state's population
  • because the state's Representatives have seniority in the House of Representatives
  • 69. What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States?
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Southern Ocean
  • Arctic Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • 70. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the states. What is one power of the states?
  • make treaties
  • create an army
  • provide schooling and education
  • coin or print money
  • 71. What did the Declaration of Independence do?
  • declared our independence from Great Britain
  • freed the slaves
  • declared our independence from France
  • gave women the right to vote
  • 72. The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words?
  • Congress shall make
  • We the British
  • We the Colonists
  • We the People
  • 73. Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.
  • World War I
  • the Revolutionary War
  • the Civil War
  • the War of 1812
  • 74. There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
  • Citizens eighteen (18) and older can vote.
  • Citizens seventeen (17) and older can vote.
  • Only citizens with a job can vote.
  • Citizens by birth only can vote.
  • 75. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?
  • to provide schooling
  • to provide police departments
  • to make treaties
  • to issue driver's licenses
  • 76. When do we celebrate Independence Day?
  • July 4
  • March 4
  • June 30
  • January 1
  • 77. What happened at the Constitutional Convention?
  • The Declaration of Independence was written.
  • The Emancipation Proclamation was written.
  • The Constitution was written.
  • The Virginia Declaration of Rights was written.
  • 78. During the Cold War, what was the main concern of the United States?
  • the Great Depression
  • climate change
  • Communism
  • slavery
  • 79. What happened at the Constitutional Convention?
  • The Declaration of Independence was written.
  • The Emancipation Proclamation was written.
  • The Constitution was written.
  • The Virginia Declaration of Rights was written.
  • 80. What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence?
  • liberty and justice
  • life and pursuit of happiness
  • life and right to own a home
  • life and death
  • 81. Name one U.S. territory.
  • Cayman Islands
  • Bermuda
  • Guam
  • Haiti
  • 82. Name one state that borders Canada.
  • Maine
  • Rhode Island
  • South Dakota
  • Oregon
  • 83. What is the supreme law of the land?
  • the Constitution
  • the Emancipation Proclamation
  • the Declaration of Independence
  • the Articles of Confederation
  • 84. When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms?
  • July 4
  • March 15
  • May 15
  • April 15
  • 85. What is the name of the national anthem?
  • God Bless the U.S.A.
  • The Star-Spangled Banner
  • My Country Tis of Thee
  • America the Beautiful
  • 86. What is freedom of religion?
  • You must choose a religion.
  • You can practice any religion, or not practice a religion.
  • You can't choose the time you practice your religion.
  • No one can practice a religion.
  • 87. The House of Representatives has how many voting members?
  • one hundred (100)
  • two hundred (200)
  • four hundred thirty-five (435)
  • four hundred forty-one (441)
  • 88. What movement tried to end racial discrimination?
  • civil rights movement
  • conservation
  • prohibition
  • women's suffrage
  • 89. Who did the United States fight in World War II?
  • Austria-Hungary, Japan, and Germany
  • the Soviet Union, Germany, and Italy
  • Japan, Germany, and Italy
  • Japan, China, and Vietnam
  • 90. Why does the flag have 13 stripes?
  • because the stripes represent the members of the Second Continental Congress
  • because it was considered lucky to have 13 stripes on the flag
  • because the stripes represent the original colonies
  • because the stripes represent the number of signatures on the U.S. Constitution
  • 91. Why does the flag have 50 stars?
  • because there is one star for each president
  • because there is one star for each state
  • because there were 50 original colonies
  • because there were 50 people who originally came to the United States
  • 92. In what month do we vote for President?
  • January
  • February
  • October
  • November
  • 93. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?
  • to provide schooling
  • to provide police departments
  • to make treaties
  • to issue driver's licenses
  • 94. The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words?
  • Congress shall make
  • We the British
  • We the Colonists
  • We the People
  • 95. What are the two major political parties in the United States?
  • American and Bull-Moose
  • Democratic and Republican
  • Democratic-Republican and Whigs
  • Reform and Green
  • 96. What is one promise you make when you become a United States citizen?
  • never travel outside the United States
  • give up loyalty to other countries
  • disobey the laws of the United States
  • not defend the Constitution and laws of the United States
  • 97. What is the supreme law of the land?
  • the Constitution
  • the Emancipation Proclamation
  • the Declaration of Independence
  • the Articles of Confederation
  • 98. How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
  • nine (9)
  • ten (10)
  • eleven (11)
  • twelve (12)
  • 99. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the states. What is one power of the states?
  • make treaties
  • create an army
  • provide schooling and education
  • coin or print money
  • 100. Who is the Commander in Chief of the military?
  • the Vice President
  • the Secretary of Defense
  • the President
  • the Attorney General


  • CitizenshipTest.Net

    This website is free to provide you an easy way to study for your citizenship test. It is designed for both computers and mobile devices such as PC, Mac, iPhone and iPad. The online Practice & Training is effective, you can go through the exam material at a much faster pace and take the U.S. Citizenship Test with confidence. Just spend a few minutes a day in our site to improve your knowledge about United States.

    Good Luck

    We wish you all the best with your citizenship application.


    Future Practice

    Bookmark: Citizenship Test by Goobid
    Press Ctrl+D keys on PC
    or ⌘-D keys on Mac on your keyboard
    or simply click the white star.

    Goobid Bargain
    Commercial, business, private liquidation
    Free, no rate no interest no loans no finance
    List & advertise your product free
    Best deals, buy sell & sold