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Hey, americans!

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by khaavern, Jul 3, 2006.

  1. khaavern Gems: 14/31
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    ... or would be americans :) The following test contains actual questions asked of immigrants applying for naturalization in the US:
    Could you pass the US citizenship test?

    I am curious how many americans could actually pass this test :) I got 85% (wohoo! I am in :) ) but I am somewhat of a news addict. (Also, I cheated a bit and made use of the fact that some questions contain hints to the right answer to other questions).
     
  2. Nakia

    Nakia The night is mine Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    95% not bad. Missed #8.
     
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    Colthrun Walk first in the forest and last in the bog Veteran

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    Not cheating, but "guessing intelligently". I got 55% just by doing that and doing a bit of real guessing. Not bad for a non-American.

    I'm also interested in how the locals will fare.
     
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    :D I got 30%. I've made it a point to ignore American politics so I'm not at all disappointed with my score.
     
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    Arabwel Screaming towards Apotheosis Veteran

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    'tis a good thing I donöt intend to be applying anytime soon :p
     
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    65%. took 1st 100 years of u.s. history before. stayed in u.s. for collectively 5 years.
     
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    90%. I only messed up on 2.

    *waves the flag* Yayness.
     
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    i got 50%
     
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    90%. I could've sworn New Hampshire wasn't part of the original 13. :bad:
     
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    Shell Awww, come and give me a big hug!

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    Those can't seriously be the real questions for citizenship, can they? Even that silly question 9 that has New Zealand as one of the options for the original states?
     
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    You answered 65% of questions correctly.
     
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    70% correct. :)
     
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    Ofelix The world changes, we do not, what irony!

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    You answered 40% of questions correctly. Here's your rating:

    Of course I don't want to be a citizen, like *I* care :shake:
     
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    55% - not that I would ever consider applying. :p
     
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    95% - Missed #8 as well.
     
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    100% - guessed on the INS form but made an educated guess based on the wording of the question. As a practicing attorney, I'd be pretty embarassed to have missed any of the Constitutional questions.
     
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    I missed the last question! Arrrgh!

    Oh, and happy 4th to everyone "over there"! :)
     
  20. Gnarfflinger

    Gnarfflinger Wiseguy in Training

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    I got 95%. Number 19 screwed me up.

    Of course, I'm Canadian :p
     
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