FindLaw Quiz: Can You Pass the U.S. Citizenship Test?

By Brett Snider, Esq. on August 05, 2014 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In order to become a naturalized U.S. citizen, many immigrants will have to prove their knowledge of U.S. history and government by answering anywhere between 10 and 100 questions on civics. Many natural-born Americans may believe this test is a breeze -- though their grades in high school civics class may beg to differ.

According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, 91 percent of applicants as of March 2014 actually do pass the naturalization test. Do you think you can pass it?

Here are 10 citizenship questions to test yourself:

How did you do? According to the USCIS scoring guidelines, you have to at least answer six out of 10 questions correctly. If you scored five or fewer correct answers, you may now appreciate the difficulty of the civics portion of the citizenship test.

Want to learn more on this topic? Head over to FindLaw's comprehensive section on Immigration Law and check out our free guide on How to Become a U.S. Citizen.

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