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2008 Civics Test – Government Questions and Answers

This Government Questions and Answers page is for the 2008 Civics Test that all applicants will take, except:

Applicants who filed their Form N-400 on or after Dec. 1, 2020, and before March 1, 2021, with an initial examination (interview) before April 19, 2021, will have the option to take either the 2020 civics test, or the 2008 civics test at initial exam, re-exam, or N-336 hearing. If this applies to you, go here to access our 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?*
Answers will vary. [District of Columbia residents and residents of U.S. territories should answer that D.C. (or the territory where the applicant lives) has no U.S. Senators.]
Visit senate.gov/states/statesmap.htm to find your state’s U.S. Senators.
23. Name your U.S. Representative.
Answers will vary. [Residents of territories with nonvoting Delegates or Resident Commissioners may provide the name of that Delegate or Commissioner. Also acceptable is any statement that the territory has no (voting) Representatives in Congress.]
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?
Answers will vary. [District of Columbia residents should answer that D.C. does not have a Governor.]
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.