Department of Justice

      Immigration & Naturalization Exam


1.      What do the stripes on the flag mean?


2.      From whom did the United States gain independence?


3.      What country did we fight during the Revolutionary War?


4.      Who elects the President of the United States?


5.      What is the Constitution?


6.      What do we call a change to the Constitution?


7.      How many changes have been made to the Constitution?


8.      What are the three branches of our government?


9.      What is the legislative branch of our government?


10.  Who makes the laws in the United States?


11.  How many senators are there in Congress?


12.  Name the two senators from your state.


13.  For how long do we elect each senator?


14.  How many representatives are there in Congress?


15.  For how long do we elect the representatives?


16.  What is the executive branch of our government?


17.  What is the judiciary branch of our government?


18.  What are the duties of the Supreme Court?


19.  What is the Bill of Rights?


20.  Who becomes President of the United States is the President and Vice President should die?


21.  Who is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court?


22.  Name the thirteen original states.






23.  Who said, “give me liberty or give me death?”


24.  Which countries were our enemies during World War II?


25.  How many terms can a president serve?


26.  How many terms did Franklin Roosevelt serve?


27.  According to the Constitution, a person must meet certain requirements in order to be eligible to become President, name these three requirements.






28.  Who selects the Supreme Court Justices?


29.  Who was the main author of the Declaration of Independence?


30.  When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?


31.  Who wrote the Star-Spangled Banner?


32.  Where does freedom of speech come from?


33.  Who signs bills into law?


34.  What special group advises the President?


35.  What immigration and naturalization service form is used to become a naturalized citizen?


36.  Name eight rights or freedoms guaranteed by the Bill of Rights.







37.  Who has the power to declare war?


38.  What kind of government does the United States have?


39.  In what month is the new President inaugurated?


40.  How many times may a senator be re-elected?


41.  How many times may a congressman be re-elected?


42.  What are the two major political parties in the US today?


43.  What is the name of the ship that brought the pilgrims to America?


44.  What is the most basic premise of the Declaration of Independence?


45.  Who is the Commander in Chief of the United States military?





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