July 4th Quiz

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When people become American citizens, they must first pass a citizenship test. Below are ten of the most challenging questions that can appear on the test. Can you answer all of them?

If you are one of the first five people to reply with ten correct answers, you will receive a Dogwood Tutoring T-shirt and a gift certificate for one hour of private tutoring. You can use your free session for AP U.S. Government, AP U.S. History, math, science, any other subject, study skills or ACT-SAT-SSAT test prep. Good Luck!

  1. How many amendments does the Constitution have?

a) 14

b) 21

c) 25

d) 27


  1. Which of these is something Benjamin Franklin is known for?

a) He was the first person to sign the Constitution

b) He discovered electricity

c) He was the nation’s first postmaster general

d) He was the nation’s second president


  1. Who was President during World War I?

a) Woodrow Wilson

b) Warren Harding

c) Calvin Coolidge

d) Franklin D. Roosevelt


  1. Which statement correctly describes the “rule of law”?

a) The law is what the president says it is

b) The people who enforce the laws do not have to follow them

c) No one is above the law

d) Judges can rewrite laws they disagree with


  1. Under the Constitution, which of these powers does not belong to the federal government?

a) Ratify amendments to the Constitution

b) Print money

c) Declare war

d) Make treaties with foreign powers


  1. We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years?

a) Four years

b) Six years

c) Eight years

d) Twelve years


  1. Who is the Chief Justice of the United States now?

a) John G. Roberts Jr.

b) Ruth Bader Ginsburg

c) William P. Barr

d) Brett M. Kavanaugh


  1. The House of Representatives has how many voting members?

a) 100

b) 435

c) 535

d) 538


  1. The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the U.S. Constitution. Which of these men was not one of the authors?

a) James Madison

b) Alexander Hamilton

c) John Jay

d) John Adams


  1. When was the Constitution written?

a) 1492

b) 1776

c) 1787

d) 1865

Reply by email to Ivan@DogwoodTutoring.com with your answers in a format like this:

1a, 2b, 3c, 4d etc.

The first five people with 10 correct answers will be winners!

Source: New York Times