US Government - Becoming a Citizen
1. How long must an immigrant live in the United States before they are eligible to become a citizen?
a. 3 months
b. 1 year
c. 2 years
d. 5 years
e. They don't have to live in the U.S.
2. What is a citizen?
a. A legal member of a country
b. A person who lives in a country
c. Anyone who holds an elected office
d. A person who pays taxes
e. A person over 65 years old
3. Which of the following is a requirement to become a U.S. citizen?
a. Be able to speak English
b. Be 18 years old
c. Demonstrate good moral character
d. Be willing to take an oath
e. All of the above
4. What is the application called that immigrants fill out to apply for citizenship?
5. What U.S. agency processes the fingerprints of people applying for citizenship?
c. Homeland Security
6. Around how long does it take for a citizenship application to be processed?
a. 3 days
b. 1 week
c. 3 weeks
d. 2 months
e. 1 year
7. True or False: People applying for citizenship must pass a test on the history of the United States.
8. People that immigrate to the U.S. and become citizens are called what kind of citizens?
9. People who are citizens because they were born in the U.S. are called what kind of citizens?
10. True or False: All new citizens must meet all the requirements with no exceptions.
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