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2008 Civics Test – Government Questions and Answers

This Government Questions and Answers page is for the 2008 Civics Test that most applicants will be required to take.

Exception: if you filed your Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, on or after December 1, 2020, and before March 1, 2021, and were scheduled for your initial examination (interview) before April 19, 2021, you may choose to take the 2008 or 2020 civics test as you go through the naturalization process.

Go here to access the 2020 Government Questions and Answers (for the 2020 civics test).
On the Civics Test, some answers may change because of elections or appointments. Here are the current answers for questions: 20, 23, 28, 29, 39, 40, 43, 46 and 47.

Answer the questions regarding elected or appointed officials with the name of the official who is serving at the time of your naturalization interview with USCIS.
20. Who is one of your state’s U.S. Senators now?*
Visit senate.gov/states/statesmap.htm to find your state’s U.S. Senators.
23. Name your U.S. Representative.
Visit house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative to find your U.S. Representative.
28. What is the name of the President of the United States now?*
Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
Joe Biden
29. What is the name of the Vice President of the United States now?
Kamala D. Harris
Kamala Harris
39. How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
nine (9)
40. Who is the Chief Justice of the United States now?
John Roberts
John G. Roberts, Jr.
43. Who is the Governor of your state now?
Visit usa.gov/states-and-territories to find the Governor of your state.
46. What is the political party of the President now?
Democratic (Party)
47. What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?
Nancy Pelosi
* If you are 65 years old or older and have been a lawful permanent resident of the United States for 20 or more years, you may study just the questions that have been marked with an asterisk.