Could You Pass This Test? (1998)

Shown here are a few questions taken from a list of 100 randomly asked by INS examiners interviewing prospective new citizens. How many can you answer correctly?

  1. Who elects the President?
  1. How many amendments are there to the Constitution?
  1. Where does Freedom of Speech come from?
  1. What special group advises the President?
  1. In what year was the Constitution written?
  1. How many times may a Senator be reelected?
  1. How many times may a Representative be reelected?
  1. What is the supreme law of the United States?
  1. Can you name the original 13 states?
  1. What is the minimum voting age in the United States?

(Answers: 1. The Electoral College; 2. 27 amendments; 3. The Bill of Rights; 4. The Cabinet; 5. 1787; 6. No limit; 7. No limit; 8. The Constitution; 9. CT, DL, GA, MA, MD, NH, NJ, NY, NC, PA, RI, SC, VA; 10. 18 years old.)