This morning Gene went up against Coach Ricky, Sophia’s British soccer coach and newly naturalized American citizen, to see how well they could do on the US Citizenship Test. The test questions are comprised of basic US history and civics, but how well would Americans do on the test?
Question 1: How many states are there in the Union?
Answer: There are 50 states.
Question 2: What do the stripes on the flag mean?
Answer: They stand for the original 13 colonies.
Question 3: Who is the current Vice President?
Answer: Joe Biden
Question 4: What are the two major political parities in the US today?
Answer: Republican and Democrat.
Question 5: What is the minimum voting age in the United States?
Question 6: Which President freed the slaves?
Answer: Abraham Lincoln.
Question 7: Can you name the original 13 colonies?
Answer: Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Rhode Island, and Maryland.
Question 8: Who was Martin Luther King, Jr?
Answer: A civil rights leader.
Question 9: What is the Bill of Rights?
Answer: The first 10 amendments to the Constitution.
Question 10: What country did we fight during the Revolutionary War?
How did you do?