Can You Pass American Civics 101?

A lot of people find the American government structure confusing and overly complicated. Can you answer 12 basic questions about the American government?
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How many stars are on the American flag?
48
50
52
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Independence Day celebrates independence from whom?
Great Britain
France
Canada
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Who was the first President of the United States?
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas Jefferson
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Who elects the President of the United States?
Congress
The People
The Electoral College
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How many amendments are there to the United States Constitution?
7
17
27
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What are the three branches of government?
Executive, Judicial, and Legislative
Executive, Military, and Legislative
Executive, Judicial, and Military
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How many senators are there?
50
100
150
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How long do people vote for senators for?
2 years
4 years
6 years
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What is the highest part of the Judiciary Branch of our Government?
The President
The Supreme Court
Congress
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What is the What is the Bill of Rights?
A document outlining the rights and freedoms of the citizens of the United States.
The first 10 amdenmdents to the Constitution.
A section of the Declaration of Independence that was adapted into the Constitiution.
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Who becomes President if both the President and Vice President die?
The new Vice President
The Speaker of the House
A person voted on by Congress
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How many Supreme Court Justices are there?
7
8
9
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Well, you tried, but you had trouble answering most, if not all, of the questions in this quiz. You have little to no knowledge about how the American government is structured and works. You must have dropped out of your civics class.

C+, Civics Drop Out

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Good job. You managed to answer several questions correctly. You have a good knowledge of the basics of the American government, but you still get confused by some aspects of it. That is okay, we are all still learning. You are a good Civics Student.

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Great job! You managed to answer most, if not all, of the questions correctly. You have a wonderful knowledge of how the American government is structured and runs. You are ready to be a Civics Teacher.

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1
How many stars are on the American flag?
48
50
52
2
Independence Day celebrates independence from whom?
Great Britain
France
Canada
3
Who was the first President of the United States?
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas Jefferson
4
Who elects the President of the United States?
Congress
The People
The Electoral College
5
How many amendments are there to the United States Constitution?
7
17
27
6
What are the three branches of government?
Executive, Judicial, and Legislative
Executive, Military, and Legislative
Executive, Judicial, and Military
7
How many senators are there?
50
100
150
8
How long do people vote for senators for?
2 years
4 years
6 years
9
What is the highest part of the Judiciary Branch of our Government?
The President
The Supreme Court
Congress
10
What is the What is the Bill of Rights?
A document outlining the rights and freedoms of the citizens of the United States.
The first 10 amdenmdents to the Constitution.
A section of the Declaration of Independence that was adapted into the Constitiution.
11
Who becomes President if both the President and Vice President die?
The new Vice President
The Speaker of the House
A person voted on by Congress
12
How many Supreme Court Justices are there?
7
8
9