- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Three former South Carolina governors are leading an effort to have high school students take a citizenship test. The following are 25 of the questions they’d be asked. They are among the 100 questions on a list that federal officers use when testing immigrants seeking citizenship.

-What is the supreme law of the land?

-What do we call the first 10 amendments to the Constitution?

-What is one right or freedom in the First Amendment?

-What is the economic system of the United States?

-Name one branch or part of the government.

-What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress?

-What is the name of the president of the United States now?

-If the president can no longer serve, who becomes president?

-How many justices are on the Supreme Court?

-What is the capital of your state?

-What are the two major political parties in the United states?

-Name one right only for United States citizens.

-How old do citizens have to be to vote for president?

-What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy?

-Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?

-Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

-There were 13 original states. Name three.

-Who was the first president?

-Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.

-What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?

-Who did the United States fight in World War II?

-What major event happened on Sept. 11, 2001, in the United States?

-Name one state that borders Mexico.

-Why does the flag have 50 stars?

-What is the name of the national anthem?

Source: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

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