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Can You Answer 12 Questions Every US Citizen Should Know?

Every US citizen should know these 12 basic facts. How will you hold up against your fellow Americans? Take these quiz questions and find out if you know the information every citizen should know! Ready? Let's go!
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Who is the head of the executive branch of the US government?
The president
The vice president
The secretary of state

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What do we call the first 10 amendments to the Constitution?
The articles
The bill of rights
The treaty of America

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Which day of the year do American citizens vote for president?
The first Tuesday in November
The last Tuesday in November
The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November

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How many branches of the US government are there?
3
4
2

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How many voting members are in the house of representatives?
435
370
250

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Should the president and vice president no longer be able to serve, who becomes president?
Secretary of State
Attorney general
Speaker of the House

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What is the economic system in the United States?
Capitalism
Socialism
Communism

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Where does the creation of all laws begin?
Congress
The Supreme Court
The President

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What is the political party of the current president?
Republican
Democrat
Libertarian

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What determines the number of representatives each state receives in Congress?
Taxable income
Population
Number of counties

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What is the name of the vice president of the United States now?
Mike Pence
Joe Biden
Paul Ryan

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Which is one of the original rights in the Declaration of Independence?
Pursuit of happiness
Right to bear arms
Right to a free jury

C+, US Trivia Average

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Based on the results of this quiz, you still have a bit to learn about the country you call home! While you know a few basic facts that every citizen should know, you still have a ways to go. Worry not, you're not alone! Many Americans don't know the facts just yet. By taking this quiz you got off on the right foot!

B+, US Trivia Buff

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're a total US trivia buff! It's obvious that you take great pride in being well informed when it comes to the country you know home. Not only are you keen on government, but you know the basic history as well. Go you!

A+, US Trivia Expert

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're a US trivia expert! You know the twelve facts every US citizen should know like the back of your own hand. From congress to the house of representatives, you're as keen on this country as one can possibly be! Go ahead and brag a little, you're far from average!
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1
Who is the head of the executive branch of the US government?
The president
The vice president
The secretary of state
2
What do we call the first 10 amendments to the Constitution?
The articles
The bill of rights
The treaty of America
3
Which day of the year do American citizens vote for president?
The first Tuesday in November
The last Tuesday in November
The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November
4
How many branches of the US government are there?
3
4
2
5
How many voting members are in the house of representatives?
435
370
250
6
Should the president and vice president no longer be able to serve, who becomes president?
Secretary of State
Attorney general
Speaker of the House
7
What is the economic system in the United States?
Capitalism
Socialism
Communism
8
Where does the creation of all laws begin?
Congress
The Supreme Court
The President
9
What is the political party of the current president?
Republican
Democrat
Libertarian
10
What determines the number of representatives each state receives in Congress?
Taxable income
Population
Number of counties
11
What is the name of the vice president of the United States now?
Mike Pence
Joe Biden
Paul Ryan
12
Which is one of the original rights in the Declaration of Independence?
Pursuit of happiness
Right to bear arms
Right to a free jury

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