Naturalization Test Practice – Part 3 – Integrated Civics

Part 3 includes question 88 to 100

Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States - Missouri River - Mississippi River

88. Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States

Missouri (River) Mississippi (River) The Mississippi River is one of America’s longest rivers. It runs through 10 U.S. states. The Mississippi River was used by American Indians for trade, food, and water before Europeans came to America. It is nicknamed the “Father of Waters.” Today, the Mississippi River is a […]

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What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States - Pacific Ocean

89. What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States?

Pacific (Ocean) The Pacific Ocean is on the West Coast of the United States. It is the largest ocean on Earth and covers one-third of the Earth’s surface. The Pacific Ocean is important to the U.S. economy because of its many natural resources such as fish. Europeans first learned about […]

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What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States - Atlantic Ocean

90. What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States?

Atlantic (Ocean) The Atlantic Ocean is on the East Coast of the United States. The ocean was named after the giant Atlas from Greek mythology. It is the second largest ocean in the world. The Atlantic Ocean is a major sea route for ships. It is one of the most […]

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Name one US territory - Puerto Rico - US Virgin Islands - American Samoa - Northern Mariana Islands - Guam

91. Name one U.S. territory

Puerto Rico U.S. Virgin Islands American Samoa Northern Mariana Islands Guam There are five major U.S. territories: American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A U.S. territory is a partially self-governing piece of land under the authority of the U.S. government. U.S. territories […]

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Name one state that borders Canada - Canada–United States border

92. Name one state that borders Canada

Maine Minnesota New Hampshire North Dakota Vermont Montana New York Idaho Pennsylvania Washington Ohio Alaska Michigan The northern border of the United States stretches more than 5,000 miles from Maine in the East to Alaska in the West. There are 13 states on the border with Canada. The Treaty of […]

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Name one state that borders Mexico - Mexico–United States border

93. Name one state that borders Mexico

California Arizona New Mexico Texas The border between the United States and Mexico is about 1,900 miles long and spans four U.S. states— Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas. The United States established the border with Mexico after the Mexican-American War and the Gadsden Purchase in 1853. The Gadsden Purchase […]

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What is the capital of the United States - Washington DC

94. What is the capital of the United States?

Washington, D.C. When the Constitution established our nation in 1789, the capital of the United States was in New York City. Congress soon began discussing the location of a permanent capital city. In Congress, representatives of northern states argued with representatives of southern states. Each side wanted the capital to […]

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Where is the Statue of Liberty - New York Harbor - Liberty Island

95. Where is the Statue of Liberty?

New York (Harbor) Liberty Island [Also acceptable are New Jersey, near New York City, and on the Hudson (River).] The Statue of Liberty is on Liberty Island, a 12-acre island in the New York harbor. France gave the statue to the United States as a gift of friendship. French artist […]

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Why does the flag have 13 stripes - because there were 13 original colonies

96. Why does the flag have 13 stripes?

because there were 13 original colonies because the stripes represent the original colonies There are 13 stripes on the flag because there were 13 original colonies. We call the American flag “the Stars and Stripes.” For 18 years after the United States became an independent country, the flag had only […]

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Why does the flag have 50 stars - because there is one star for each state

97. Why does the flag have 50 stars?

because there is one star for each state because each star represents a state because there are 50 states Each star on the flag represents a state. This is why the number of stars has changed over the years from 13 to 50. The number of stars reached 50 in […]

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What is the name of the national anthem - The Star-Spangled Banner

98. What is the name of the national anthem?

The Star-Spangled Banner During the War of 1812, British soldiers invaded the United States. On the night of September 13, 1814, British warships bombed Fort McHenry. This fort protected the city of Baltimore, Maryland. An American named Francis Scott Key watched the bombing and thought that the fort would fall. […]

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When do we celebrate Independence Day - July 4th

99. When do we celebrate Independence Day?

July 4 In the United States, we celebrate Independence Day on July 4 to mark the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. After signing the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote to his wife, “I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, […]

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Name two national U.S. holidays

100. Name two national U.S. holidays

New Year’s Day Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Presidents’ Day Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Columbus Day Veterans Day Thanksgiving Christmas Many Americans celebrate national or federal holidays. These holidays often honor people or events in our American heritage. These holidays are “national” in a legal sense only for […]

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