Answers to the Study Questions for the INS English/Civics Exam

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Study Questions (1-50)
Study Questions (51-86)

Answers to the Study Questions for the INS English/Civics Exam

1. Red, White, and Blue

2. 50

3. White

4. One for each state in the Union

5. 13

6. Red and White

7. They represent the original 13 states

8. 50

9. Independence Day

10. July 4th

11. England

12. England

13. George Washington

14. The electoral college

15. Vice-President

16. Four years

17. The supreme law of the land

18. Yes

19. Amendments

20. 27

21. 3

22. Legislative, Executive, and Judiciary

23. Congress

24. Congress

25. The Senate and the House of Representatives

26. To make laws

27. The people

28. 100

29. 6 years

30. 435

31. 2 years

32. The President, Vice President, and the Cabinet

33. The Supreme Court

34. To interpret laws

35. The Constitution

36. The first 10 amendments of the Constitution

37. Speaker of the House of Representatives

38. Germany, Italy, and Japan

39. Hawaii and Alaska

40. 2

41. A civil rights leader

42. Must be a natural born citizen of the United States; must be at least 35 years old by the time he/she will serve; must have lived in the United States at least 14 years

43. Two (2) from each state

44. Appointed by the President

45. Nine (9)

46. For religious freedom

47. Governor

48. Mayor

49. Thanksgiving

50. Thomas Jefferson

51. July 4, 1776

52. That all people are created equal

53. The Star-Spangled Banner

54. Eighteen (18)

55. The President

56. The Supreme Court

57. Abraham Lincoln

58. Freed many slaves

59. The Cabinet

60. George Washington

61. The American Indians (Native Americans)

62. The Mayflower

63. Colonies

64. The Congress

65. A republic; a democracy

66. Abraham Lincoln

67. 1787

68. The Bill of Rights

69. In the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

70. Everyone (citizens and non-citizens living in the U.S.)

71. The Preamble

72. Obtain federal government jobs; travel with a U.S. passport; right to vote

73. The right to vote

74. The place where Congress meets

75. The Presidentís official home

76. Washington D.C. (1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.)

77. The White House

78. Freedom of: speech, press, religion, peaceable assembly, and, requesting change of the government

79. The President

80. George Washington

81. November

82. January

83. There is no limit

84. There is no limit

85. Democratic and Republican

86. Fifty (50)