The questions on the U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization Exam cover U.S. government, history and civics, explains to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The exam asks applicants to answer correctly six out of 10 questions from a pool of 100, as of 2015. All 100 questions are available at USCIS.gov.Continue Reading
One question from the 2015 practice test asks applicants to identify two cabinet level positions from a list of possible answers. Cabinet level positions include the Vice President and the 15 heads of the executive departments, according to WhiteHouse.gov. Some examples of executive heads include, Secretary of Homeland Security, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and Attorney General. However, not every government executive with the title "Secretary" is a cabinet member. The Secretary of the Navy, for example, is not listed as a member of the executive cabinet.
Another question from the test pool asks applicants to identify one right or freedom granted by the First Amendment to the Constitution. Acceptable answers include, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, freedom of assembly and the right to petition the government. Related questions ask the applicant to explain the purpose and function of the Constitution. Here, applicants must fully articulate the purpose and function and not simple provide one of its parts. The Constitution sets up the government, defines the government, and protects the basic rights of citizens, according to the practice test on USCIS.gov.Learn more about Immigration