Permanent residents of the U.S. who wish to become American citizens must pass a civics test, which includes 100 questions. Here is a sample of ten.
All questions and answers were adapted from “Civics (History and Government) Questions for the Naturalization Test,” from the department of U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services.
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