To become a U.S. Citizen, a foreign citizen or national can go through a Naturalization process which includes a Naturalization Exam. As part of the process, a candidate will be expected to answer questions about their background and application. Candidates are also required to take both an English test and a Civics test (unless granted a waiver or exemption).
The U.S. Citizenship Civics test consists of 20 questions. To pass the test, students must correctly answer at least 12 of the questions. The twenty questions are taken from a set of 128 questions on topics including: American Government, American History, and Integrated Civics.
Candidates are given two chances to pass the Civics exam. If a candidate fails the exam, they are given another chance to pass the test between 60 and 90 days after their first test.
The original set of 128 Citizenship Civics questions are from the following sources: