How many questions are on the US citizenship test?

The actual civics test is NOT a multiple choice test. During the naturalization interview, a USCIS officer will ask you up to 10 questions from the list of 100 questions in English. You must answer correctly 6 of the 10 questions to pass the civics test.

What are the most common citizenship questions?

Examples of citizenship interview questions:

  • Question 1: Who is in charge of the executive branch?
  • Answer: The President Of the United States.
  • Question 2: What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence?
  • Answer: Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
  • Question 3: What is the “rule of law”?

How long is citizenship test?

The citizenship test consists of 100 questions. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officer will ask the applicant 10 of the 100 questions, and the applicant must answer 6 out the 10 questions correctly in order to pass the civics test.

How long does the citizenship interview take?

about 20 minutes
A typical citizenship interview lasts about 20 minutes, but the exact timeframe varies by applicant.

Is it hard to pass citizenship test?

Aspiring citizens have demonstrated that they are a committed and focused lot, especially regarding civics. That a recent survey found only 36% of Americans could pass the same 10-question naturalization test is as much an affirmation of that as it is a sad commentary on the rest of us.

Who is eligible for citizenship?

In general, you may qualify for naturalization if you are at least 18 years old and have been a permanent resident for at least 5 years (or 3 years if you are married to a U.S. citizen) and meet all other eligibility requirements.

What are the questions on the citizenship test?

The 100 civics (history and government) questions and answers for the naturalization test are listed below. The civics test is an oral test and the USCIS Officer will ask the applicant up to 10 of the 100 civics questions. An applicant must answer 6 out of 10 questions correctly to pass the civics portion of the naturalization test.

Where do I find the answers to USCIS questions?

The answers that USCIS wants to hear are below each question after a ▪ (bullet) on the pdfs. Some questions have more than one correct answer. There may be other correct answers to the civics questions, but you should remember one of the answers shown on the questions and answers sheet.

What to expect in the USCIS citizenship interview?

Then you will follow the officer to the citizenship interview room. Not all questions in your interview will be exactly the same as everyone else’s questions. But the first question will always be the same. Before you even sit down, the USCIS officer will ask you for a promise to tell the truth.

When do I have to take the 2008 citizenship test?

Here are the important things for you to know: USCIS will give the 2008 civics test to anyone who applied before December 1, 2020, or on or after March 1, 2021. If you applied for naturalization between Dec. 1, 2020, and Feb. 28, 2021, you have the choice to take the 2008 version of the test or the 2020 version.