Passing the US Citizenship Test

The 10 Hardest U.S. Citizenship Test Questions

Out of the 100 U.S. citizenship test questions, there are a few that are harder than others. The citizenship test covers American democracy, history and government as well as symbols, holidays and geography. The 10 chosen below represented the hardest, in our view, across those topics.

From easiest to hardest:

  • 10. Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States.

  • 9. Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?

  • 8. What is the rule of law?

  • 7. Who was President during World War I?

  • 6. Who is the Chief Justice of the United States now?

  • 5. How many Justices are on the Supreme Court?

  • 4. When was the Constitution written?

  • 3. The House of Representatives has how many members?

  • 2. How many amendments does the Constitution have?

  • 1. Name one writer of the Federalist Papers.

Do you agree? Are there any questions you would remove or others you would add? Were you able to answer those questions? For all the U.S. citizenship test questions and answers, visit the Citizenship test questions quiz page.