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Civics test to become an American citizen

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Here’s the test. I got them all correct. How about you? (Full disclosure: I’m a citizen raised in the US, so I have an unfair advantage.)

Written by LeisureGuy

18 November 2009 at 1:11 pm

Posted in Daily life

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  1. Well, I missed the one about the name of the immigration form…

    The Eldest

    18 November 2009 at 2:21 pm

  2. Michael, it’s not as easy as it looks. I took the real test about 5 years ago. These online practice tests are misleading. In reality you have to know the correct answer, not just pick the right one out of four options. You don’t get any options. Either you know or you don’t! I missed one and passed. Now I’m one of us! 🙂

    Klaus

    18 November 2009 at 3:05 pm

  3. They might know their civics, but their math is lacking. I missed one of twenty and the site said I got a 90%….

    Sorghum Crow

    18 November 2009 at 4:49 pm

  4. I’m a natural born citizen, too, and I got two wrong. I missed the one about the amendment not addressing voting rights and the one about the original 13 states. (Damn that NH!)

    scottfeldstein

    18 November 2009 at 4:59 pm

  5. I lucked out on the name of the form—“petition,” though, didn’t sound right.

    LeisureGuy

    18 November 2009 at 5:03 pm

  6. Uh oh, it’s not multiple-choice IRL?! I’m screwed.

    the wife

    18 November 2009 at 11:03 pm


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