What subjects are on the US citizenship test?

What subjects are on the US citizenship test?

You will also take an English and civics test unless you qualify for an exemption or waiver. The English test has three components: reading, writing, and speaking. The civics test covers important U.S. history and government topics.

What happens if you don’t pass the civics test for citizenship?

If you fail any of the tests at your initial interview, you will be retested on the portion of the test that you failed (English or civics) between 60 and 90 days from the date of your initial interview.

What is the 2020 civics test?

If you have the option and choose to take the 2020 version of the civics test, you will need to study 128 questions about American government and history. You must answer correctly 12 of the 20 questions (or 60%) to pass the 2020 civics test. All questions on the test are asked orally.

How is the civics test administered?

The civics questions will be asked verbally and you will have to answer verbally. This is not a multiple-choice test, nor is it a true or false test. There might be more than one possible answer to some questions (the list of Civics Questions and Answers will tell you the different acceptable answers).

Do you need to give all possible answers on the civics test for naturalization?

During the naturalization interview, a USCIS Officer will ask you up to 10 civics questions from the list of 100. You must correctly answer six (6) questions to pass the civics portion of the naturalization test. You will need to say the answers aloud. In the official test, the questions are not multiple choice.

Is the Civic test hard?

Critics say the new test is harder for English learners. It features more nuanced questions and highlights such issues as states’ rights and the Vietnam War.

Which civics test is being used?

WASHINGTON— U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today it is reverting to the 2008 version of the naturalization civics test beginning March 1, 2021. On Dec. 1, 2020, USCIS implemented a revised naturalization civics test (2020 civics test) as part of a decennial test review and update process.

What happens if you fail the civics test?

If you have failed the English or Civics Tests, you will be tested again on the portion of the test that you have failed. If you fail at your second attempt, your citizenship application will be denied. So you need to be well prepared!