This exam tests your knowledge of the government, history and geography of the United States. You have 15 minutes to answer 20 questions. To pass the test, you must answer at least 17 questions correctly. A different set of questions is presented each time that you take the test. Press the START button to begin.
People who immigrate to the United States must pass a Naturalization Test in order to become US citizens. The test is an oral exam in which applicants must answer correctly at least six out of 10 questions. American citizenship enables a person to vote, provides eligibility for federal jobs, and improves the likelihood that relatives living in other countries can come to live in the US.
A person who wants to become a US citizen must learn basic historical information about the original 13 colonies, the founding fathers, the declaration of independence and the Constitution of the United States. In addition, an applicant for US citizenship must know some basic geography about the United States, and the names of the current leaders of the three branches of government: executive, legislative and judicial.