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Citizenship Test GHS

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What is the supreme law of the land?
The United States Constitution.
What is an amendment?
A change or addition that is made to the United States Constitution.
What do we call the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution?
The Bill of Rights.
Speech, religion, assembly, press, and petition the government are all rights or freedoms found in which amendment?
The First Amendment.
Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness are all rights found in which document?
The Declaration of Independence.
Which Founding Father is given credit for primarily writing the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
Who is in charge of the Executive Branch?
The President.
What are the two parts of the United States Congress?
The Senate and The House of Representatives.
How many United States Senators are there?
100.
United States Senators are elected to a term of how many years?
6.
The United States House of Representatives has how many voting members?
435.
We elect a President to a term of how many years?
4.
What is the name of the current President of the United States?
Barack Obama.
If the President can no longer serve, who becomes the President?
The Vice-President.
What official is given the title of Commander-in-Chief of the United States military?
The President.
What is the highest court in the United States?
The Supreme Court of the United States.
What is the maximum number of justices that can sit upon the United States Supreme Court?
9.
Who is the current governor of Tennessee?
Bill Haslam.
What is the capital city of Tennessee?
Nashville.
What are the two major political parties of the United States?
Republican and Democratic.
How old do citizens have to be to vote for the President of the United States?
18.
When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
July 4, 1776.
Who is often referred to as "The Father of Our Country"?
George Washington.
What is the name of the United States National Anthem?
The Star-Spangled Banner.
What is the capital of the United States of America?
Washington, D.C.
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