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Old 07-29-2012, 08:03 PM   #1
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Could you pass a U.S. Citizenship Test?

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2011/0104/Could-you-pass-a-US-citizenship-test

I got 92 out of 96. One of the ones I got wrong I find embarrassing.

Can any of our foreign members find online tests for their countries?
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Old 07-29-2012, 08:38 PM   #2
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1) Here's the thread: http://cellar.org/showthread.php?t=2...tizenship+test

2) Foreign? World Wide Web, no? Are you hoping for answers from Martians?

3) Unless you're killing time at the Walmart checkout, just don't bother with the quiz -It takes about a minute per question
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Old 07-29-2012, 10:25 PM   #3
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... and there are 100 questions

I got through the first 50 with 50 correct and was ready to quit.
I went ahead with #51... and missed it.

So I quit while I was at least ahead by that much.
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Old 07-30-2012, 06:12 AM   #4
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Could you pass a U.S. Citizenship Test?
Pass one? Mate, I don't see how I'm going to swallow one in the first place!
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Old 07-30-2012, 06:41 AM   #5
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Yuck yuck yuck.

I tried the alternative citizenship test.
I still failed.
Mayo? Really?
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Old 07-30-2012, 07:11 AM   #6
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73 out of 96

And even then there were quite a few that didn't so much test my knowledge of American culture so much as my ability to work out what the answer should be based on other knowledge.
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Old 07-30-2012, 07:43 AM   #7
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eek! 82 out of 96! or 85%.

a 'B' - story of my life.

eta - I liked the question about what the war between the North and South was called. There wasn't any answer that said, "The war of Northern Aggression," which is what the southerners call it, even today!
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:25 AM   #8
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The winners get to name the war.
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:01 AM   #9
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I passed the only US citizenship test I need to take,

Q: Were you born in the US?

A: Yes.
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:16 AM   #10
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Question: can we see your birth certificate?
Answer: uh....ok, here it is...
Question: are you f**king kidding me? That's a fake...fuckin muslim.
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:24 AM   #11
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I got bored after 30 questions. Too much clicking.

But I had a perfect score until I gave up.
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Old 07-30-2012, 11:10 AM   #12
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The winners get to name the war.
Which war was called "Ha ha ha kicked some American butt!"?
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Old 07-30-2012, 11:22 AM   #13
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92 of 96 for 96%.
USA
USA
USA
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Old 07-30-2012, 11:29 AM   #14
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Which war was called "Ha ha ha kicked some American butt!"?
none.



perfect score here.
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Old 07-30-2012, 11:31 AM   #15
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I passed it in 2002. They didn't tell us our scores, though! I way overstudied for it. Now? Not so sure ... But when the test is: are you a US citizen? I still pass!
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