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    Americanos: Could you pass the US citizenship test?

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/13442226/

    I got only 60% but I've lived my entire life in Canada, I know very little about US history etc. Still...

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    85%. Missed the question about when the Constitution was written, what form to apply for naturalization, which amendment didn't guarantee voting rights, and which three rights were guaranteed by the Bill of Rights (over thought that one!).
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    Maybe I should move to Canadia?

    You answered 45% of questions correctly. Here's your rating:

    45-60%: Not too bad, but you really need to break out the civics books again -- word is, the INS is looking for an 80 percent score
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    95%. I didn't know the form # on 19.

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    85%. I am good at guessing.

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    60%. Clearly America needs to change before I can accept a citizenship from you guys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gp View Post
    95%. I didn't know the form # on 19.
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    I already had to take it once, ain't taking it again!
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    Bagged 100%. I guessed on the form, and for a few of the questions, the options were very easy. Had the test had questions like "name the 13 colonies", or "name all Supreme Court justices" as opposed to multiple choice, it would have been a lot harder.

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    LOL I don't have to I was born here but I can pass any test I study for
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    Only missed the naturalization form # and which amendment did not discuss voting rights.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tero View Post
    60%. Clearly America needs to change before I can accept a citizenship from you guys.
    thats what most people say, then they come to the U.S for some reason or another and decide they want to call it home. Oh yeah, they are the same people that cry up a storm when INS catches up with them and wants to deport them.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    95, amendment dealing with voting rights got me... went with the text to figure out the form # question.
    sigless at the moment....

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    Quote Originally Posted by ruokie View Post
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    only missed the naturalization form # and which amendment did not discuss voting rights.
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    80%,not bad for an old fart Canuck.

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    Probably, just passed the cbest for a teaching credential a couple weeks ago.

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    95% - I, too, did not know the name of the form to apply for naturalization - never needed to do that! FINALLY!!! History degree form NYU pays off!
    As with mud, life, too, slides by.

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    Canadian. 65%

    Mostly tripped up by what's what in the constitution.
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    100%, but I had to guess at the INS form, although 'application' was a nice clue. Also wasn't sure about the 7th amendment.

    As usual, it's better to be lucky than good.

    I just want to know how many guessed 'New Zealand' as one of the original 13 States.
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    Took it in high school and aced it. Some of my classmates didn't do as well.

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    You answered 85% of questions correctly.

    But, the ones I missed I should have gotten.

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    I'm not sure if everyone knows that I'm a dual citizen. I'm Canadian *and* American. That's why I'm so embarassed about my lousy score on that test. I need to get out my Idiot's Guide to US History again. lol

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