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Get ready for your U.S. Citizenship Interview!

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

Citizenship Resources for Lunar New Year


Questions and Answers

1. We elect a U.S. Representative for how many years? (22)
two (2)

2. Name your U.S. Representative. (23)
Answers will vary. Go to

3. What does the judicial branch do? (37)
reviews laws
explains laws
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? (47)
Paul Ryan

5. There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
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? (53)
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)
political liberty
religious freedom
economic opportunity
practice their religion
escape persecution

9. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s.* (78)
World War I
World War II
Korean War
Vietnam War
(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.

Photo sources:

David Wu:


Stephanie Murphy:


Thomas Tang:


Ted Lieu:


A Chinese American woman voting in New York, 1912. New York Public Library, 733568F


Xiong Yan:


Lan Diep


Bishop Dominic Luong


Maya Lin


Wong Chin Foo


Richard Tran