Saturday, May 24, 2008

Memorial Day Quiz

Recent LA residents had to answer 6 of 10 questions correctly in order to pass their citizenship test.

Here are 10 sample questions.... see how well you fare.

Answers in comment section.

1. Who is in charge of the executive branch?

2. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

3. Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States

4. How many justices are on the Supreme Court?

5. What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?

6. Name the U.S. war between the North and the South

7. Why does the flag have 13 stripes?

8. Name one U.S. territory

9. What did Susan B. Anthony do?

10. Who was president during World War I?


Nora said...

1. The president
2. Thomas Jefferson
3. Mississippi River or Missouri River
4. Nine
5. Nancy Pelosi
6. The Civil War
7. Because there were 13 original colonies
8. Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, North Mariana Islands, Guam
9. Fought for women's rights, civil rights
10. Woodrow Wilson

Kara said...

I got exactly 6 right.

Nora said...

I guess Uncle Sam has to let you stay! I got two wrong. I thought there were 12 Supreme Court Justices and didn't know the WWI president.

Melanie said...

I didn't know the WWI president, either. I got all the rest correct.