Jan 31, 2017
Happy New Year! Happy New US Citizen! Here Is our second citizenship quiz in honor of the Lunar New Year.
pdf: A Citizenship Quiz in Honor of the Lunar New Year Part 2 https://goo.gl/qZ84CK
Citizenship Resources for
Lunar New Year
Questions and Answers
1. We elect a U.S.
Representative for how many years? (22)
2. Name your U.S.
Answers will vary. Go to www.house.gov
3. What does the judicial
branch do? (37)
resolves disputes (disagreements)
decides if a law goes against the Constitution
4. What is the name of
the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?
5. There are four
amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of
Citizens eighteen (18) and older (can vote).
You don’t have to pay (a poll tax) to vote.
Any citizen can vote. (Women and men can vote.)
A male citizen of any race (can vote).
6. What are two rights of
everyone living in the United States?
freedom of expression
freedom of speech
freedom of assembly
freedom to petition the government
freedom of religion
the right to bear arms
7. What is one promise
you make when you become a United States citizen?
give up loyalty to other countries
defend the Constitution and laws of the United States
obey the laws of the United States
serve in the U.S. military (if needed)
serve (do important work for) the nation (if needed)
be loyal to the United States
8. What is one reason
colonists came to America? (58)
practice their religion
9. Name one war fought by
the United States in the 1900s.* (78)
World War I
World War II
(Persian) Gulf War
10. What did Martin
Luther King, Jr. do?*
fought for civil rights
worked for equality for all Americans
Extra credit: Name your city’s mayor.
A Chinese American woman voting
in New York, 1912. New York Public Library, 733568F
Wong Chin Foo