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Mind the civics gap
A disturbingly high percentage of U.S. citizens would fail a U.S. citizenship test — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures
 
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77
Percent of Americans who think all citizens should be able to pass the civics portion of the U.S. naturalization test

35
Percent of voting-age Americans who would fail to answer more than half the questions correctly — and thus fail the test

98
Percent of immigrants seeking citizenship who pass the civics portion of the exam

Sources: TIME, U.S. News

 

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