Civics Test Answer Updates

Are you preparing for the naturalization test?

As you study for the U.S. history and government (civics) test, make sure that you know the most current answers to these questions.  Periodically, answers change to reflect the results of federal and state elections and appointments or to clarify content and ensure consistency in terminology. The revised answers to the questions below are effective immediately.

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20. Who is one of your state’s U.S. senators now?

The answer to this question may have changed after the 2015 elections.

 

Give the name of one of your state’s current U.S. senators. For a list of current members of the U.S. Senate, please visit www.senate.gov.

 

23. Name your U.S. representative.

The answer to this question may have changed after the 2015 elections.

 

Give the name of your current U.S. representative. For a list of current members of the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit www.house.gov.

 

43. Who is the governor of your state now?

The answer to this question may have changed after the 2015 elections.

 

Give the name of your state’s current governor. For a list of current governors, please visit http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Territories.shtml.

 

47. What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?

 

  • Paul D. Ryan
  • (Paul) Ryan

 

51. What are two rights of everyone living in the United States?

  • freedom of expression
  • freedom of speech
  • freedom of assembly
  • freedom to petition the government
  • freedom of religion
  • the right to bear arms

 

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