Regardless of where you stand on the hot button topic of immigration, there has been some debate on the use of the U.S. citizenship test. While some have argued that the questions are too arbitrary, others have noted that many American citizens struggle to even get a passing grade. So, can you pass the test of U.S. citizenship yourself? Here are a few example questions with answers all upstanding Americans should know. Whether you are learning something new or brushing up on what you already know, let’s take a look at a small sample of the 100 test questions.

Question: Who is charge of the executive branch?
  1. The President
  2. The Speaker of the House
  3. Chief Justice
  4. Majority Whip
Answer: A. The President

Question: How many United States Senators are there?
  1. 100
  2. 50
  3. 200
  4. 400
Answer: A. 100

Question: Who vetoes a bill?
  1. Congress
  2. Senate
  3. The President
  4. The Vice President
Answer: C. The President

Question: When was The Declaration of Independence adopted?
  1. July 4th, 1800
  2. January 1st, 1775
  3. July 4th, 1775
  4. July 4th, 1776
Answer: D. July 4th, 1776

Question: What ocean is on the west coast of the United States?
  1. Indian
  2. Pacific
  3. Atlantic
  4. Gulf of Mexico
Answer: B. Pacific

Question: What are the first words of the Constitution?
  1. Make no law
  2. We the people
  3. Life, liberty, and happiness
  4. We hold these truths
Answer: B. We the people

Question: What is the economic system of the U.S.?
  1. Barter
  2. Capitalist
  3. Socialist
  4. Communist
Answer: B. Capitalist

Question: How long is a Senator’s term?
  1. 2 years
  2. 4 years
  3. 6 years
  4. 10 years
Answer: C. 6 years

Question: If both the elected President and Vice President are unable to serve as acting President, who takes over the role?
  1. Secretary of State
  2. Secretary of Defense
  3. Chief Justice
  4. Speaker of the House
Answer: D. Speaker of the House

Question: How many Justices serve on the Supreme Court?
  1. 3
  2. 6
  3. 9
  4. 12
Answer: C. 9

Question: Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Benjamin Franklin
  3. George Washington
  4. Patrick Henry
Answer: A. Thomas Jefferson