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On the civics test, some answers may change because of federal or state elections, certain judicial appointments, or due to statutory changes or updates. You must answer the question with the name of the official serving at the time of your naturalization interview. On this page, you can find the answers that may have changed on the civics test to the 2008 version of the test.
*If you are 65 years old or older and have been a lawful permanent resident of the United States for 20 or more years, you may study just the questions that have been marked with an asterisk found at the end of each question.
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20. Who is one of your state's U.S. Senators now?*
- Answers will vary. [District of Columbia residents and residents of U.S. territories should answer that D.C. (or the territory where the applicant lives) has no U.S. Senators.]
Visit senate.gov to find your state’s U.S. Senators.
23. Name your U.S. Representative.
- Answers will vary. [Residents of territories with nonvoting Delegates or Resident Commissioners may provide the name of that Delegate or Commissioner. Also acceptable is any statement that the territory has no (voting) Representatives in Congress.]
Visit house.gov to find your U.S. Representative.
28. What is the name of the President of the United States now?*
- Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
- Joe Biden
29. What is the name of the Vice President of the United States now?
- Kamala D. Harris
- Kamala Harris
39. How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
- nine (9)
40. Who is the Chief Justice of the United States now?
- John Roberts
- John G. Roberts, Jr.
43. Who is the Governor of your state now?
- Answers will vary. [District of Columbia residents should answer that D.C. does not have a Governor.]
Visit usa.gov/states-and-territories to find the Governor of your state.
46. What is the political party of the President now?
- Democratic (Party)
47. What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?
- Kevin McCarthy
100. Name two national U.S. holidays.
- New Year’s Day
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- Presidents’ Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Columbus Day
- Veterans Day