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Can you Pass a U.S.Citizenship Test?

bsh1
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5/26/2016 4:40:48 AM
Posted: 6 months ago
The average reader score on this exam was 83%, though I don't know what it was for actual test-takers. 92% of applicants achieve the 60% minimum score needed to pass it.

I got 98% of the questions right. I missed on on the number of amendments and one on the year the Constitution was created (though I was close on both). How will you do?

http://www.csmonitor.com...
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5/26/2016 4:54:40 AM
Posted: 6 months ago
I'll take it. I expect to fail. I think the test is a stupid requirement to citizenship though. Just make aure the people coning in are coming in slow enough to become American instead of having enclaves that breed divisiveness, and make sure their very presence improves the country in some way.
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5/26/2016 5:04:56 AM
Posted: 6 months ago
I got a 99, but the one I got wrong had a really shitty question wording.
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5/26/2016 5:13:11 AM
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Okay that was a lot easier than I thought. Stopped halfway through from sheer boredom and was on pace to get about 90%
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5/26/2016 5:14:04 AM
Posted: 6 months ago
At 5/26/2016 5:04:56 AM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
I got a 99, but the one I got wrong had a really shitty question wording.

I hate the won that asks what type of economy America has, and apparently they count capitalism as the correct answer.
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5/26/2016 5:14:47 AM
Posted: 6 months ago
At 5/26/2016 4:40:48 AM, bsh1 wrote:
The average reader score on this exam was 83%, though I don't know what it was for actual test-takers. 92% of applicants achieve the 60% minimum score needed to pass it.

I got 98% of the questions right. I missed on on the number of amendments and one on the year the Constitution was created (though I was close on both). How will you do?

http://www.csmonitor.com...

Lol, for a second I though that 'Have you tried unfiltered raw honey?' was on the citizenship test.
"The Collectivist experiment is thoroughly suited (in appearance at least) to the Capitalist society which it proposes to replace. It works with the existing machinery of Capitalism, talks and thinks in the existing terms of Capitalism, appeals to just those appetites which Capitalism has aroused, and ridicules as fantastic and unheard-of just those things in society the memory of which Capitalism has killed among men wherever the blight of it has spread."
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5/26/2016 5:16:31 AM
Posted: 6 months ago
At 5/26/2016 5:14:47 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 5/26/2016 4:40:48 AM, bsh1 wrote:
The average reader score on this exam was 83%, though I don't know what it was for actual test-takers. 92% of applicants achieve the 60% minimum score needed to pass it.

I got 98% of the questions right. I missed on on the number of amendments and one on the year the Constitution was created (though I was close on both). How will you do?

http://www.csmonitor.com...

Lol, for a second I though that 'Have you tried unfiltered raw honey?' was on the citizenship test.

Rofl...me too...
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5/26/2016 5:17:45 AM
Posted: 6 months ago
At 5/26/2016 5:14:04 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 5/26/2016 5:04:56 AM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
I got a 99, but the one I got wrong had a really shitty question wording.

I hate the won that asks what type of economy America has, and apparently they count capitalism as the correct answer.

I think it's a poor question - I agree. We don't have a pure free market, but I knew capitalism was going to be the correct answer.
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5/26/2016 7:48:22 AM
Posted: 6 months ago
At 5/26/2016 4:40:48 AM, bsh1 wrote:
The average reader score on this exam was 83%, though I don't know what it was for actual test-takers. 92% of applicants achieve the 60% minimum score needed to pass it.

I got 98% of the questions right. I missed on on the number of amendments and one on the year the Constitution was created (though I was close on both). How will you do?

http://www.csmonitor.com...

American culture is generally fairly boring, but still managed to pass with 63%
Meh!
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5/26/2016 10:43:29 PM
Posted: 6 months ago
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5/27/2016 4:08:59 AM
Posted: 6 months ago
At 5/26/2016 4:40:48 AM, bsh1 wrote:
The average reader score on this exam was 83%, though I don't know what it was for actual test-takers. 92% of applicants achieve the 60% minimum score needed to pass it.

I got 98% of the questions right. I missed on on the number of amendments and one on the year the Constitution was created (though I was close on both). How will you do?

http://www.csmonitor.com...

You know I just took this today; I don't know if it's coincidence or not that it showed up on the forums here.
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5/27/2016 4:24:00 AM
Posted: 6 months ago
At 5/27/2016 4:08:59 AM, Death23 wrote:
At 5/26/2016 4:40:48 AM, bsh1 wrote:
The average reader score on this exam was 83%, though I don't know what it was for actual test-takers. 92% of applicants achieve the 60% minimum score needed to pass it.

I got 98% of the questions right. I missed on on the number of amendments and one on the year the Constitution was created (though I was close on both). How will you do?

http://www.csmonitor.com...

You know I just took this today; I don't know if it's coincidence or not that it showed up on the forums here.

I hope it went well for you.
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5/28/2016 12:34:09 AM
Posted: 6 months ago
At 5/26/2016 4:40:48 AM, bsh1 wrote:
The average reader score on this exam was 83%, though I don't know what it was for actual test-takers. 92% of applicants achieve the 60% minimum score needed to pass it.

I got 98% of the questions right. I missed on on the number of amendments and one on the year the Constitution was created (though I was close on both). How will you do?

http://www.csmonitor.com...

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