Could you score high enough on the U. S. naturalization test that every immigrant must pass in order to become an American citizen?
1 out of 3 American-born citizens couldn’t do it in a survey conducted by USA Today in 2012, and a year before that Newsweek did a poll, with the same results.
As of March this year, the U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Department confirms that 91 percent of immigrants who take the test pass it.
To prepare for the exam, immigrants are given a list of 100 possible questions with the satisfactory answers.
The test actually consists of 10 questions randomly selected from the list—applicants must get at least six of them correct to pass the test.
Some of the questions are easier than others:
Here are a few samples: