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Is the civics test multiple choice?

Last Updated: 25th May, 2020

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The actual civics test is NOT a multiple choice test. During the naturalization interview, a USCIS officer will ask you up to 10 questions from the list of 100 questions in English. You must answer correctly 6 of the 10 questions to pass the civics test.

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Besides, is the civics test hard?

Take a moment. Because, according to a 2011 study, this is the hardest of the 100 possible questions asked on the United States citizenship test. Before taking the oath of allegiance, however, would-be citizens must pass a civics examination, covering America's history, principles and system of government.

Secondly, what questions are on a civics test? Civics Test There are 100 civics questions on the naturalization test (PDF, 296 KB). During your naturalization interview, you will be asked up to 10 questions from the list of 100 questions. You must answer correctly six (6) of the 10 questions to pass the civics test.

Besides, what happens if you fail the civics test?

Failing the English or civics test during your interview The final stage of the naturalization process involves going to a citizenship interview where you must pass an English and a civics test. If you do not pass both tests, you cannot become a naturalized U.S. citizen, and USCIS will deny your application.

How long does the civics test take?

about 20 to 30 minutes

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