1) Animals, pumpkins & life in wildlife refuge:

Wonder what this guy’s Halloween costume was?

Ferocious tiger cub Rosa stalks a wild pumpkin.

A tricolored heron walks in shallow water in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

2) There are 100 questions on the Naturalization Test that immigrants must pass to become citizens, they have to score 60% or higher.  I took the quiz and aced it.  The questions seemed simple to me, but I do spend a lot of time reading about history and politics. 

The Christian Science monitor published some of these question.  I picked what I thought were the hardest.  How many can you get right?

The answers can be found here – http://tinyurl.com/32juds6

There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.

a) Citizens eighteen (18) and older can vote.
b) Citizens seventeen (17) and older can vote.
c) Only citizens with a job can vote.
d) Citizens by birth only can vote.

What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?


a) the Declaration of Independence
b) the Bill of Rights
c) the inalienable rights
d) the Articles of Confederation 

How many amendments does the Constitution have?

a) ten (10)
b) twenty-three (23)
c) twenty-one (21)
d) twenty-seven (27)

What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment?

a) to bear arms
b) to vote
c) speech
d) trial by jury

What does the judicial branch do?

a) resolves disputes
b) decides if a law goes against the Constitution
c) reviews laws
d) all of these answers

How many justices are on the Supreme Court?

a) nine (9)
b) ten (10)
c) eleven (11)
d) twelve (12)

The House of Representatives has how many voting members?

a) one hundred (100)
b) two hundred (200)
c) four hundred thirty-five (435)
d) four hundred forty-one (441)

The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the US Constitution. Name one of the writers.

a) John Adams
b) George Washington
c) James Madison
d) Thomas Jefferson

When was the Constitution written?

a) 1776

b) 1787
c) 1789
d) 1790

If both the President and Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President?

a) the President Pro Tempore
b) the Speaker of the House
c) the Secretary of State
d) the Secretary of the Treasury

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