Give the test below a try and see if you know as much about America as a newly named American citizen.
For more information on what it takes to become a U.S. citizen, visit the U.S. Citizens and Immigration Services website.1. Name one U.S. territory 2. What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful? 3. What are two Cabinet-level positions? 4. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government? 5. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the states. What is one power of the states? 6. Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States. 7. Who was President during World War I? 8. Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II? 9. Who did the United States fight in World War II? 10. Before he was President, Eisenhower was a general. What war was he in? 11. What is the highest court in the United States? 12. How many justices are on the Supreme Court? 13. Who is the Chief Justice of the United States now?
1. Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands and Guam
2. Checks and balances and separation of powers
3. Secretary of Agriculture, Secretary of Commerce, Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Education, Secretary of Energy, Secretary of Health and Human Services, Secretary of Homeland Security, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Secretary of the Interior, Secretary of Labor, Secretary of State, Secretary of Transportation, Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Attorney General and Vice President
4. Print money, declare war, create an army and make treaties
5. Schooling and education, protection (police), safety (fire departments), driver's license and zoning and land use
6. Missouri River and Mississippi River
7. Woodrow Wilson
8. Franklin Roosevelt
9. Japan, Germany and Italy
10. World War II
11. The Supreme Court
13. John Roberts
More informationThe next naturalization ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. July 12 at the Federal Courthouse.
For more information on what it takes to become a U.S. citizen, visit the U.S. Citizens and Immigration Services website.