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Answers: Citizenship Test

The answers to our sample questions from the pilot U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services naturalization exam.

For several questions there is more than one correct answer. We have listed all correct answers.

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1. What type of economic system does the U.S. have?

Answer: Capitalist economy

Answer: Free market

Answer: Market economy

2. We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years?

Answer: Six years

3. The House of Representatives has how many voting members?

Answer: 435 members

4. Who is the Commander-in-Chief of the military?

Answer: The President

5. Name one thing only the federal government can do.

Answer: Print money

Answer: Declare war

Answer: Create an army

Answer: Make treaties

6. Who is the Senate Majority Leader now?

Answer: Harry Reid* ( The answer, according to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' new naturalization test, is Harry Reid, because the test will not be implemented until 2007. The current Majority Leader is Bill Frist.)

7. Name one responsibility that is only for United States citizens.

Answer: Vote

Answer: Serve on a Jury

8. When was the Constitution drafted?

Answer: 1787

9. Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?

Answer: The Native Americans

Answer: A: American Indians

10. Which U.S. World War II general later became President?

Answer: Dwight Eisenhower



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