Countdown to American Citizenship: Day Two


Final citizenship interview is now 19 days away — September 23 — and I’m going to post 5 questions a day until the big day (also sort of quickie study guide).

So … are you knowledgeable enough to be an American? I will have to have to answer a random set of questions from this list of 100 questions on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Web site — see if you know them all y’all ‘mericans out there: Link

Here are questions 6 to 10 of the oral exam (and answers):

SECTION A: Principles of American Democracy

  1. What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment? Answer: 1: Speech; 2: Religion; 3: Assembly; 4: Press; 5. Petition the Government: Link
  2. How many Amendments does the Constitution have? Answer: Twenty-seven (27)
  3. What did the Declaration of Independence do? Answer: 1: Announced our Independence (from Great Britain); 2: Declared our independence (from Great Britain); 3: Said that the United States is free (from Great Britain)
  4. What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence? Answer: 1: Life; 2: Liberty; 3: Pursuit of Happiness: Link
  5. What is freedom of religion? Answer: You can practice any religion, or not practice a religion: Link