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Typical Citizenship Examination Questions #2

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26. Who makes the laws in the United States?

27. What is Congress?

28. What are the duties of Congress?

29. Who elects Congress?

30. How many senators are there in Congress?

31. Can you name the two senators from your state?

32. For how long do we elect each senator?

33. How many representatives are there in Congress?

34. For how long do we elect the representatives?

35. What is the executive branch of our government?

36. What is the judiciary branch of our government?

37. What are the duties of the Supreme Court?

38. What is the supreme law of the United States?

39. What is the Bill of Rights?

40. What is the capital of your state?

41. Who is the current governor of your state?

42. Who becomes President of the U.S.A. if the President and the Vice-President should die?

43. Who is the chief justice of the Supreme Court?

44. Can you name the thirteen original states?

45. Who said, "Give me liberty or give me death"?

46. Which countries were our enemies during World War II?

47. What are the 49th and 50th states of the Union?

48. How many terms can a President serve?

49. Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

50. Who is the head of your city government?

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