Student Resources

Get U.S. Citizenship

Those studying to take the citizenship exam may download the ten-unit test prep workbook developed by CUNY, an audio file of the test questions, or a recording of the test questions with answers.  This page also gives additional web sites with information about exam subjects.


Download the Citizenship Now! Student Workbook here (.pdf format) <pdf>


Recorded test questions (click here to download .mp3 file)


Recorded test questions with answers (.mp3 files):

Download questions 1 to 50 here

Download questions 51 to 100 here




Workbook Resources:


Unit 1: Welcome to the U.S.

  • Find information about each of the 50 states.

  • From www.elcivics.com:
    Statue of Liberty.
    U.S.

  • Download flashcards of the states and capitals <pdf> or the states and the dates admitted to the union. <pdf>

  • From http://bensguide.gpo.gov/:
    Play a game that asks you to place each state on the correct location on the U.S. map.  Click on a grade range in Ben's kite, for example "K-2." Click on "Games and Activities," then "Interactive Games," and "Place the State." Click "Play." Now you are ready to organize the U.S. map state by state.  Drag each state to its correct place on the map.



Unit 2: Early America and the Declaration of Independence




Unit 3: The U.S. Constitution




Unit 4: Three Branches of the Government




Unit 5: A Representative Government




Unit 6: Your Government Today




Unit 7: Citizens' Rights & Amendments to the Constitution




Unit 8: One Nation or Two? The U.S. in the 1800s





Unit 9: The 1900s, the World Changes




Unit 10: Democracy & You