Answers to Citizenship Sample Questions


1. Red, white, and blue

2. One for each state

3. There are 50 stars on our flag.

4. The stars on our flag are white.

5. There are 13 stripes on our flag.

6. The first 13 states

7. The stripes on the flag are red and white.

8. 50 states

9. Independence Day

10. Independence from Great Britain

11. We fought Great Britain in the Revolutionary War.

12. George Washington

13. George W. Bush

14. Dick Cheney

15. The Electoral College

16. The Vice President

17. The supreme law of the land

18. Amendments

19. Twenty-seven amendments

20. Executive, Judicial, and Legislative

21. Congress

22. The Senate and the House of Representatives

23. Congress

24. The citizens of the United States

25. There are 100 Senators in Congress, 2 from each state.

26. 6 years

27. The answer to this question depends on where you live.

28. There are 435 voting members in the House of Representatives.

29. For 2 years

30. The President

31. The President is elected for 4 years.

32. The Supreme Court

33. To interpret and explain the laws

34. The Constitution

35. The first 10 amendments to the Constitution

36. The answer to this question depends on the state where you reside. To learn the capital of your state, go to and select the state government link.

37. The answer to this question depends on where you live. To learn the name of the Governor of your state, go to and select the state government link.

38. The Speaker of the House

39. John G. Roberts, Jr.

40. Virginia, Massachusetts, Maryland, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, North Carolina, South Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Georgia

41.Patrick Henry

42. Germany, Italy, and Japan

43. Alaska

44. Two full terms

45. A civil rights leader

46. A candidate for President must• be a native-born, not naturalized, citizen,• be at least 35 years old, and• have lived in the U.S. for at least 14 years.

47. Each state elects 2 Senators.

48. The President nominates judges for the Supreme Court.

49. There are 9 Supreme Court Justices.

50. To gain religious freedom

51. The Governor

52. The Mayor

53. Thanksgiving

54. Thomas Jefferson

55. July 4, 177656. That all men are created equal and have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness

56. There are 3 branches

57. The Star-Spangled Banner

58. Francis Scott Key

59. 18 is the minimum voting age.

60. The President

61. The Supreme Court

62. Abraham Lincoln

63. The Emancipation Proclamation freed the slaves.

64. The Cabinet advises the President.

65. George Washington66. George Washington

67. Hawaii

68. The American Indians/Native Americans

69. The Mayflower

70. Colonies

71. Congress has the power to declare war.

72. The 15th, 19th, 24th and 26th amendments

73. The Constitution was written in 1787.

74. The Bill of Rights

75. All people living in the United States

76. The Preamble

77. Congress

78. The White House

79. Washington, DC

80. The rights of freedom of religion, of speech, of the press, of assembly, and to petition the Government

81. The President

82. November

83. January

84. There is no limit.

85. The Democratic and Republican parties

86. The President, the Cabinet, and departments under the cabinet members

87. The Bill of Rights

88. Form N-400 (Application for Naturalization)

89. A Republic

90. For countries to discuss and try to resolve world problems or to provide economic aid to many countries

91. To obtain Federal government jobs, to travel with a U.S. passport, or to petition for close relatives to come to the United States to live

92. Yes, the Constitution can be changed.

93. The right to vote

94. The President’s official home

95. The place where Congress meets