Typical Citizenship Examination Questions #1

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  1. What are the colors of our flag? Red, white and blue
  2. How many stars are there in our flag? 50
  3. What color are the stars on our flag? White
  4. What do the stars on the flag mean? One for each state in the union
  5. How many stripes are there in the flag? 13
  6. What color are the stripes? Red and white
  7. What do the stripes on the flag mean? They represent the original 13 states
  8. How many states are there in the union? 50
  9. What is the 4th of July? Independence Day
  10. What is the date of Independence Day? July 4th
  11. Independence from whom? England
  12. What country did we fight during the Revolutionary War? England
  13. Who was the first President of the United States? George Washington
  14. Who is the President of the United States today? Barack Obama
  15. Who is the Vice-President of the United States today? Joe Biden
  16. Who elects the President of the United States? The electoral college
  17. Who becomes President of the United States if the President should die? The Vice President
  18. For how long do we elect the President? Four years
  19. What is the Constitution? The supreme law of the land
  20. Can the Constitution be changed? Yes
  21. What do we call a change to the Constitution? An amendment
  22. How many changes or amendments are there to the Constitution? 27
  23. How many branches are there in our government? 3
  24. What are the three branches of our government? Legislative, executive and judiciary
  25. What is the legislative branch of our government? Congress