50 Question U.S. Civics Quiz go here Can you pass this 50-question U.S. Civics Quiz? Give it a try! Most questions are taken right from the U.S. Naturalization Exam. All have multiple choice answers. Please choose the BEST answer. watch 1. What is the "supreme law of the land"?*The Declaration of independenceThe U.S. ConstitutionThe President of the United StatesThe Supreme Court2. What is one purpose of the U.S. Constitution?*Defines state lawsDeclares warProtects the basic rights of AmericansEstablishes treaties3. What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?*The Ten CommandmentsThe Bill of RightsThe Bill of LadingThe List of Ten4. Which is a right or freedom from the First Amendment?*Right to free exercise of religionRight to bear armsRight to avoid taxesRight to vote5. What was the purpose of the Declaration of Independence?*Formed an alliance with South AmericaAnnounced our independence from Great BritainFreed the slavesAnnounced our independence from Germany 6. What is the economic system in the United States?*AnarchistCapitalistFascistSocialist7. Which is a branch of the U.S. government?*AuthoritativeLegislativeParliamentFinancial8. What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress?*State Legislature and SenatePresident and Supreme CourtSenate and House of RepresentativesParliament and House of Commons9. How many U.S. Senators are there?*435100506010. Who does a U.S. Senator represent?*Only people in their Congressional DistrictHalf the people of the stateAll the people of the countryAll people of the state 11. The House of Representatives has how many voting members?*4355351005012. What is the term, in years, for a U.S. Representative?*268413. Why do some states have more Representatives than other states?*Lower populationHigher populationLarger economyMore land mass14. Who is the Commander in Chief of the U.S. military?*The PresidentThe Secretary of DefenseThe Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of StaffThe Chief Justice of the Supreme Court15. What is the highest court in the United States?*The U.S. Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court of the largest stateThe U.S. Court of AppealsThe Court of Congress 16. What are the two major political parties in the United States?*Republican and ConstitutionDemocratic and RepublicanRepublican and LaborDemocratic and Libertarian17. What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance?*The flag of the United StatesThe President of the United StatesThe United NationsThe Constitution18. When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms?*April 15thDecember 31stOctober 1stApril 1st19. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?*Thomas JeffersonGeorge WashingtonJohn AdamsGouverneur Morris20. Who is considered the "Father of Our Country"?*Thomas JeffersonBenjamin FranklinJames MadisonGeorge Washington 21. Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?*MexicansVikingsItaliansAmerican Indians22. When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?*September 17th, 1787July 4th, 1775December 7th, 1941July 4th, 177623. Which was NOT one of the original thirteen American colonies?*GeorgiaNew HampshireMaineNew York24. What happened at the Constitutional Convention?*The U.S. Constitution was writtenThe state governors met to discuss war with Great BritainAmerica was presented with the Statue of Liberty, from the FrenchThe Declaration of Independence was signed25. In what year was the Constitution written?*1492177619411787 26. The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the U.S. Constitution. Who was one of the writers?*John Quincy AdamsAlexander HamiltonThomas PaineGeorge Washington27. What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is NOT famous for?*Being a U.S. DiplomatBecoming the 1st Postmaster General of the United StatesBuilding the first free librariesBecoming the 3rd U.S. President28. What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?*The Southwest TerritoryThe State of AlaskaThe Louisiana TerritoryThe Northwest Territory29. Which is a war that the U.S. Fought in the 1800s?*The French and Indian WarThe Mexican-American WarWorld War 2World War 130. Which was the U.S. war between the North and the South?*The Korean WarThe American RevolutionThe Civil WarThe Vietnam War 31. Which was NOT one of the reasons for the Civil War?*Religious freedomStates rightsAbolition of slaveryEconomic reasons32. Which was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?*The New DealFreed the slavesDeclared war with GermanyLed the U.S. During the American Revolution33. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?*Ended the French and Indian WarDeclared war with Great BritainEnded the War of 1812Freed the slaves34. What is Susan B. Anthony famous for?*Ran the Underground RailroadFought for women's voting rightsSewed the first American flagTaught and helped Helen Keller35. Who was President during World War I?*Herbert HooverHarry S. TrumanWoodrow WilsonFranklin D. Roosevelt 36. Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?*Woodrow WilsonHarry S. TrumanHerbert HooverFranklin D. Roosevelt37. Who did the United States fight in World War II?*China, Japan and GermanyRussia, Japan and VietnamJapan, Germany and ItalyRussia, China and North Korea38. What movement tried to end racial discrimination?*Tea PartyCivil RightsProhibitionWomen's Suffrage39. What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States?*ArcticIndianAtlanticPacific40. What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States?*AtlanticArcticPacificIndian 41. Which of the following is a U.S. territory.*West IndiesBritish Virgin IslandsAmerican DominionGuam42. Which are the two longest rivers in the United States?*Missouri, MississippiColorado, HudsonOhio, MississippiHudson, Missouri43. Which is NOT an American Indian tribe in the United States?*CherokeeNavajoIroquoisWackamo44. What major event happened on September 11, 2001, in the United States?*Islamic terrorists attacked Canada.The stock market crashed.Islamic terrorists attacked the United States.The United States went to war with Iran.45. Which state shares a border with Canada?*CaliforniaNew JerseyNevadaMichigan 46. Which state shares a border with Mexico?*LouisianaNevadaCaliforniaOklahoma47. Where is the Statue of Liberty?*MassachusettsNew YorkDelawareConnecticut48. What do the U.S. Flag's thirteen stripes represent?*The number of U.S. WarsThe number of U.S. SenatorsThe length of the American RevolutionThe number of original colonies49. What do the U.S. Flag's fifty stars represent?*The number of cannons at Fort McHenryThe men who died at NormandyThe number of U.S. StatesThe number of U.S. Representatives50. What is the name of the U.S. national anthem?*Battle Hymn of the RepublicThe Star Spangled BannerStars and StripesAmerica the BeautifulNameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.