The naturalization test is part of your preparation to become a U.S. citizen. The test involves a couple of parts including English and civics.
Passing the test will require you to study and master the concepts. Your diligence in learning more about the United States and its history and government, as well as the intricacies of the English language can prepare you for citizenship.
Testing for the English portion
The English test involves three different parts. First, you will need to demonstrate your ability to speak English clearly and coherently. A USCIS officer will assess your ability during your eligibility interview. Second, you will need to read one out of three English sentences correctly. This will demonstrate your ability to read and comprehend English. Third, you will need to write one out of three English sentences correctly. This will demonstrate your ability to use written English words to communicate effectively.
Testing for the civics portion
For the civics portion of the test, you will need to demonstrate your understanding of basic principles including government and history. According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, out of a list of 100 civics questions, an officer could ask you up to 10 questions of which you will need to correctly answer 6 of them to pass that portion of the naturalization test.
There is a wealth of online resources designed to help you prepare for the naturalization test. Using these resources to study may greatly improve your chances of passing the test and moving on to the next steps in your journey to gain U.S. citizenship.