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Stats of our lives: 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

77Percent of Americans who think all citizens should be able to pass the civics portion of the U.S. naturalization test

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

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

Sources: TIME, U.S. News