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    U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services

    XU. AYs. istIzniSp Aqyy iemIg@ySn syvwvW Warning: This material cannot be sold or reproduced by any means. It is FREE, cyqwvnI: ies il`Qq nU iksy vI fMg nwl vyicAw nMhI jw skdw hY[ ieh mu&q hY[

    100 Civics Questions and Answers for Citizenship interview

    {For California State}

    XU. AYs. istIzniSp (ngirkqw Swsqr) ieMtrivXU vwsqy pMjwbI ivc 100 svwl Aqy jvwb {kYilPorinXW styt vwsqy}

    Civics (History and Government) Questions for the Naturalization Test

    nwgirkqw swSqr (ieqhws Aqy srkwr) dysIkrx iemiqhwn leI svwl The 100 civics (history and government) questions and answers for the naturalization test are listed below. The civics testis an oral test and the USCIS Officer will ask the applicant up to 10 of the 100 civics questions. An applicant must answer 6 out of 10 questions correctly to pass the civics portion of the naturalization test. nwkirkqw swSqr dy 100 svwl qy 100 jvwb hyTw ilKy hn, svwl zUbwnI pUCy jwxgy Aqy USCIS (Xu AYs sI AweI AYs) A~DIkwrI 100 ivcOM kyvl 10 svwl puCxgy[ pws hox vwsqy 10 ivcO 6 dy auqr shI hoxy cwhIdy hn[

    On the naturalization test, some answers may change because of elections or appointments. As you study for the test, make sure that you know the most current answers to these questions. Answer these questions with the name of the official who is serving at the time of your eligibility interview with USCIS. The USCIS Officer will not accept an incorrect answer. dysIkrx tyst qy kuJ svwlW dy jvwb ielYkSnW jW inXUkiqXW dy kwrx bdl skdy hn[tyst dI iqAwrI krdy vK`q ieh iDAwn rQO ik quhwfy kol iehnW svwlW dy mOjUdw jvwb hn, XwnI aus ADIkwrI dw nwm jO aus vK`q syvw kr irhw hY[ USCIS (Xu AYs sI AweI AYs) ADIkwrI Zlq jvwb svIkwr nhIN krxgy[

    20, 23, 43, 44 svwlW dy jvwb kyvl kYilPorinXW styt vwsqy hn[ AmrIkw dIAW bwkI stytW vwsqy jvwb ieMtrnYt Koj rwhIN lBxy pYxgy[ styt irpirzYntyitv dI jwxkwrI (svwl 23) ieMtrivaU dyx vwLy ienswn dy irhwieSI ielwky/pRdySAnuswr l`BxI zrUrI hY[

    If you are 65 years old or older and have been a legal permanent resident of the United States for 20 or more years, you may study just the questions that have been marked with an asterisk.


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    20 svwl ijnW dy lwgy * icn hY (nIly rMg ivc) Eh 65 swl qoN au~pr dI aumr dy Aqy AmrIkw ivc GtoGt 20 swlW dI irhwieS vwLy sInIAr istIznz vwsqy hn[

    Although USCIS is aware that there may be additional correct answers to the 100 civics questions, applicants are encouraged to respond to the civics questions using the answers provided below.


    AmrIkn srkwr A: Principles of American Democracy A: AmrIkn lOkqMqr dy isDWq

    1. What is the supreme law of the land? the Constitution

    1. dyS dw sB qoN au~cw kwnUMn ikhVw hY? sMivDwn 2. What does the Constitution do? sets up the government defines the government protects basic rights of Americans 2. sMivDwn kI krdw hY? srkwr bxwauNdw hY srkwr bwry d`sdw hY AmrIkn lokW dy mu`Fly h`kW dI r`iKAw krdw h 3. The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words? We the People

    3.sMivDwn dy auh pihly 3 l&z ikhVy hn ijMnHW ivc svY-srkwr dw ivcwr idqw hY? vuI dw pIpl (AsI lOk hW) 4. What is an amendment? a change (to the Constitution) an addition (to the Constitution)

    4.soD kI huMdI hY? sMivDwn dI qbdIlI sMivDwn ivc koeI vwD

    5. What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution? the Bill of Rights


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    5.sMivDwn dIAW pihlIAW 10 soDW nUM kI ikhw jWdw hY? ib`l AwP rweIts 6. What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment?* speech religion assembly press petition the government

    6. pihlI soD qoN ikhVw iek hk imLdw hY? * bolx dw Drm dw

    iek`qrqw dw pRYs dw srkwr koL phuMc dw

    7. How many amendments does the Constitution have? twenty-seven (27)

    7. sMivDwn ivc ikMnIAW soDW hn? sqweI (27)

    8. What did the Declaration of Independence do? announced our independence (from Great Britain) declared our independence (from Great Britain) said that the United States is free (from Great Britain)

    8. AzwdI dy AYlwn ny kI kIqw? AmrIkw dI ieMglYNf dy rwj qoN AzwdI dw AYlwn kIqw 9. What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence? life liberty pursuit of happiness

    9. AzwdI dy AYlwn ivc ikhVy 2 h`k hn? ijaUx dw AzwdI dw KuSI pRwpq krn dw

    10. What is freedom of religion? You can practice any religion, or not practice a religion.


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    10.Drm dI AzwdI kI hY? iksy vI Drm nUM mMnxw jW nw mMnxw

    11. What is the economic system in the United States?* capitalist economy market economy

    11. AmrIkw dw AwriQk ivvsQw (ieknwimk isstm) kI hY? * 1. SwhUkwrI ArQ ivvsQw (kYpItwilst iekwnmI) 2. bzwr jW mMfI ArQ ivvsQw (mwrikt iekwnmI)

    12. What is the rule of law? Everyone must follow the law. Leaders must obey the law. Government must obey the law. No one is above the law.

    12. knUn dy inXm (rUl AwP lwA) kI hY? hr koeI kwnUMn nUM mMny nyqw kwnUMn nUM mMnx srkwr kwnUMn nUM mMny koeI vI kwnUMn qoN au~pr nhIN hY

    B: System of Government bI: gOrmYnt dw isstm (ivvsQw) 13. Name one branch or part of the government.* Congress legislative President executive the courts judicial

    13. srkwr dI iek SwKw jW ih`sy dw nwm d`so[ * kWgrs lYijslyitv pRYzIfYNt iegzYkitv korts jufIiSAl

    14. What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful? checks and balances


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    separation of powers 14. srkwr dI iksy iek SwKw nUM loV qoN vDyry SkqISwlI hox qoN kOx rokdw hY? cYks Aqy bYlYNsz (rokW Aqy sMquln) SkqIAW dI vMf 15. Who is in charge of the executive branch? the President

    15. iegzYkitv bRWc (kwrjkwrI SwKw) dw muKI kOx hY? pRYzIfYNt (rwStrpqI) 16. Who makes federal laws? Congress Senate and House (of Representatives) (U.S. or national) legislature

    16. kyNdrI kwnUMn kOx bxwauNdw hY? kWgrs sYnyt Aqy hwaUs AmrIkn lYijslycr 17. What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress?* the Senate and House (of Representatives)

    17. AmrIkn kWgrs dy do ih`sy ikhVy hn? * sYnyt Aqy hwaUs (AwP rYpirzYntyitvz) 18. How many U.S. Senators are there? one hundred (100)

    18. AmrIkw dy ikMny sYnytr hn? 100 (sO) 19. We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years? six (6)

    19. sYnytrW dI cox ikMny swl vwsqy huMdI hY? 6 swl vwsqy

    20. Who is one of your states U.S. Senators now?* Answers will vary. [District of Columbia residents and residents of U.S. territories should answer that

    D.C. (or the territory where the applicant lives) has no U.S. Senators.]

    For California State: Barbra Boxer


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    Dianne Fienstein

    20. quhwfI styt (kYilPOrinXW) dw iek sYnytr kOx hY? Bwrbrw boksr fwieAyn Pwienstwin

    not: hr styt leI jvwb Alg Al`g hOvygw https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_current_United_States_Senators

    21. The House of Representatives has how many voting members? four hundred thirty-five (435)

    21. hwaUs AwP rYprzYNtyitvz dy ikMny mYNbr hn? 435 (cwr sO pYNqI) 22. We elect a U.S. Representative for how many years? two (2)

    22. AsIN AmrIkn (XU Ays) numwieMdw (rYpirzYntyitv) ikMny swl vwsqy cuixdY hW? 2 (do) swl vwsqy

    23. Name your U.S. Representative. Answers will vary. [Residents of territories with nonvoting Delegates or Resident Commissioners may provide the name of that Delegate or Commissioner. Also acceptable is any statement that the territory

    has no (voting) Representatives in Congress.]

    California State Nancy Pelosi Eric Swalwell Paul Cook

    23. quhwfy AmrIkn (XU Ays) numwieMdy dw nwm kI hY? kYilPOrinXW styt:

    nYnsI plosI eyirk svwlvYl pwl ku~k

    not: hr styt leI jvwb Alg hOvygw[

    24. Who does a U.S. Senator represent? all people of the state 24. AmrIkn (XU Ays) sYnytr iks dw numwieMdw huMdw hY? styt dy swry hI lokW dw 25. Why do some states have more Representatives than other states? (because of) the states population (because) they have more people (because) some states have more people


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    25. keI stytW dy dUsrIAW stytW nwLoN izAwdw numwieMdy ikauN huMdy hn? lokW dI izAwdw vso (AwbwdI) kwrn

    26. We elect a President for how many years? four (4) 26. pRyzIfYNt (rwStrpqI) dI cox ikMny swlW vwsqy huMdI hY? 4 (cwr) swlW vwsqy 27. In what month do we vote for President?* November

    27. wStrpqI dI cox ikhVy mhIny huMdI hY? * nvMbr ivc 28. What is the name of the President of the United States now?* Barack Obama Obama

    28. AmrIkw dy mOjUdw rwStrpqI dw nwm kI hY? * brwk Ebwmw jW Ebwmw 29. What is the name of the Vice President of the United States now? Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Joe Biden Biden

    29. AmrIkw dy hux dy au~p-rwStrpqI dw nwm kI hY? joA bweIfn jW bweIfn 30. If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President? the Vice President

    30. jykr rwStrpqI nw hovy jW kMm nw kr sky qW kOx rwSt


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