Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Could you pass the test?

"Could you pass the latest citizenship test?" asks US News at MSNBC's website.
In October 2008 a new version of the U.S. citizenship test will be taken by all applicants. Could you pass it? The questions are usually selected from a list of 100 samples that prospective citizens can look at ahead of the interview. Some are easy, some are not. We have picked some of the more difficult ones.
The test.

I thought it was pretty easy. I got 100% - but then I would have been embarrassed if I hadn't - I taught secondary social studies for thirty-five years. It may be a bit harder as actually given. Apparently it is oral and there are not multiple choices offered.

Thanks to Kristin Chapman for the reference

Could you pass the latest citizenship test? - July 4 special- msnbc.com


  1. I got an 85%. I didn't read one question thoroughly and just mis-guessed on the other two.

    Good test.

  2. I got a 90%. Not bad for a history slacker in high school.


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