128 Civics Questions and Answers for U.S. Citizenship (2020 version) and Video

128 Civics Questions and Answers (2020 version) for U.S. Citizenship
128 Preguntas y Respuestas de Educación Cívica (Versión 2020) Gobierno Estadounidense
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Notes: There are total 8 pages, so make sure don’t miss any of them. Page

  1. #1 – 15 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT A: Principles of American Government
  2. #16 – 62 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT B: System of Government
  3. #63 – 72 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT C: Rights and Responsibilities
  4. #73 – 89 AMERICAN HISTORY A: Colonial Period and Independence
  5. #90 – 99 AMERICAN HISTORY B: 1800s
  6. #100 – 118 AMERICAN HISTORY C: Recent American History and Other Important Historical Information
  7. #119 – 124 SYMBOLS AND HOLIDAYS A: Symbols
  8. #125 – 128 SYMBOLS AND HOLIDAYS B: Holidays
US Citizenship Test – 128 Civics Questions and Answers with Voice 2020 Version


Civics Test


A: Principles of American Government

1. What is the form of government of the United States?
-Constitution-based federal republic
-Representative democracy

2. What is the supreme law of the land?*
(U.S.) Constitution

3. Name one thing the U.S. Constitution does.
– Forms the government
– Defines powers of government
– Defines the parts of government
– Protects the rights of the people

4. The U.S. Constitution starts with the words “We the People. What does “We the People” mean?
– Self-government
– Popular sovereignty
– Consent of the governed
– People should govern themselves
– (Example of) social contract

5. How are changes made to the U.S. Constitution?
– The amendment process

6. What does the Bill of Rights protect?
– (The basic) rights of Americans
– (The basic) rights of people living in the United States

7. How many amendments does the U.S. Constitution have?*
– Twenty-seven (27)

8. Why is the Declaration of Independence important?
– It says America is free from British control.
– It says all people are created equal.
– It identifies inherent rights.
– It identifies individual freedoms.

9. What founding document said the American colonies were free from Britain?
– Declaration of Independence

10. Name two important ideas from the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.
– Equality
– Liberty
– Social contract
– Natural rights
– Limited government
– Self-government

11. The words “Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness” are in what founding document?
– Declaration of Independence

12. What is the economic system of the United States?*
– Capitalism
– Free market economy

13. What is the rule of law?
– Everyone must follow the law.
– Leaders must obey the law.
– Government must obey the law.
– No one is above the law.

14. Many documents influenced the U.S. Constitution. Name one.
– Declaration of Independence
– Articles of Confederation
– Federalist Papers
– Anti-Federalist Papers
– Virginia Declaration of Rights
– Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
– Mayflower Compact
– Iroquois Great Law of Peace

15. There are three branches of government. Why?
– So one part does not become too powerful
– Checks and balances
– Separation of powers