Every American Knows These 12 Facts, Do You?

Every American knows these 12 facts (or at least they should). Do you think you've got what it takes to pass this common American knowledge quiz? Let's find out just how good you really are!
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How many branches of the government are there?
3
2
4
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The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words?
God bless America
We the people
We the founders
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What is an amendment?
A legally binding law
A change to the constitution
A law enacted by the president
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What is the economic system in the United States?
Socialism
Capitalism
Egalitarism
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According to the Constitution we are a nation governed by?
God
Government
The rule of law
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What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
The states
Checks and balances
The supreme court
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How many U.S. Senators are there?
100
150
75
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What determines the number of representatives each state receives in Congress?
Square miles
Population
Economic prowess
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Question 9/12

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If both the president and the vice president can no longer serve, who becomes president?
Speaker of the House
Secretary of State
Secretary of Defense
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How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
10
7
9
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Who did the United States fight in World War ll?
Germany, Italy, and Poland
Germany, Russia, and France
Germany, Italy, and Japan
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Question 12/12

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We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years?
6 Years
10 years
4 years
Result
Unfortunately, this quiz proved that you're a bit US fact futile! While you may have a very basic understanding of US facts, you don't know the 12 facts that every American should know. Fret not, trying is half the battle.

C+, US Fact Futile

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Congratulations! You knew almost every fact that US citizens should know! While you missed a few questions, we can't deny that you know the ins and outs of America pretty well. Keep up the good work!

B+, US Fact Fantastic

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly US fact amazing! It's obvious that you know your US history well. Not only did you know the facts on this quiz, but we believe it's just the tip of the ice berg when it comes to your knowledge on America. Well done!

A+, US Fact Amazing

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1
How many branches of the government are there?
3
2
4
2
The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words?
God bless America
We the people
We the founders
3
What is an amendment?
A legally binding law
A change to the constitution
A law enacted by the president
4
What is the economic system in the United States?
Socialism
Capitalism
Egalitarism
5
According to the Constitution we are a nation governed by?
God
Government
The rule of law
6
What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
The states
Checks and balances
The supreme court
7
How many U.S. Senators are there?
100
150
75
8
What determines the number of representatives each state receives in Congress?
Square miles
Population
Economic prowess
9
If both the president and the vice president can no longer serve, who becomes president?
Speaker of the House
Secretary of State
Secretary of Defense
10
How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
10
7
9
11
Who did the United States fight in World War ll?
Germany, Italy, and Poland
Germany, Russia, and France
Germany, Italy, and Japan
12
We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years?
6 Years
10 years
4 years