For those who don't know, every* person who becomes a citizen must:

1. Pass an English language test (reading, writing, and speaking!) β€” so for all those that say "learn English", we must, of we aren't speaking it, that's a choice, STFU.

2. Pass a Civics test. 100 known questions (though some are temporaneous, e.g. names of currently officials), you are asked ten at random and must get six right. It is NOT multiple choice β€” answers are given verbally which is how your spoken English is reviewed.

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The 100 questions/answers for the current US Citizenship Civics exam are here:

Feel free to quiz me, but for fun, find and take a practice quiz yourself! (e.g. this app: and see if you can best my Question Challenge high of 136 πŸ˜„)

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As the * in the first tweet indicated there are some exceptions, BUT, only to the English language portion.

If you are 50+ and have lived in the US for 20+ years, or 55/15+, you are exempt.

You MUST still take the civics exam, but may do so in your natural language. HOWEVER:

It is your responsibility for bringing an interpreter with you, which I'm sure is an undue burden on some, and could be the entire reason they never become a citizen. If anyone knows interpreter resources I can share, please pass them along!

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