Take the American Test - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2015 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to General Talk

Take the American Test

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

Take the American Test

Postby Fireball Express » Tue Jul 04, 2006 2:24 am

Happy 4th of July everyone.
I just thought this was a fitting test for this day. Let's see if you would be able to take a similar test that immigrants must take.

Fireball Express
General Manager
General Manager

User avatar

Posts: 2516
Joined: 17 May 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Basking in the Sunshine

Postby mweir145 » Tue Jul 04, 2006 2:40 am

19/20. I got the voting rights-amendment question wrong.

Not too bad for a Canadian, eh? :-D ;-D
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
Eagle Eye
Posts: 16784
(Past Year: 1)
Joined: 3 Mar 2005
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Toronto

Postby Coppermine » Tue Jul 04, 2006 2:44 am

Thank you Fireballer, our resident conservative (along with our good friend wrveres). I have been known to shed some light on both sides of the aisle, but I seem to lean left of center.

In any case:
MSNBC wrote:You answered 90% of questions correctly. Here's your rating:

85-100%: Welcome to the United States! (And, truth be told, you know more about this great land than most Americans.)

The two I got wrong:

Who selects the Supreme Court justices?
The Senate is not correct.
They are appointed by the president. (NOTE: This is the response given on the official United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Web site. The president selects the justices; however, they must be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. If they are rejected by the Senate, then the president must choose a new nominee, who, again, is subject to Senate approval.)

Form N-200 "Petition for Naturalization" is not correct.
N-400 "Application for Naturalization"d, truth be told, you know more about this great land than most Americans.)

So give me a break on at least the first one; I picked "The Senate" because, as an ardent NPR listener, I was very much in tune with the judiciary hearings (the senate judiciary committee is headed by the senior senator from my state, Arlen Spector) for the confirmation of both justices John Roberts and Sam Alito. Nina Totenberg gave me the daily rundown on the questions and answers and I learned quite a bit about how the judiciary selection works. The president may "select" the justice, but the senate "confirms" him or her.

The naturalization question was beyond me; I knew it was either petition or application, and I picked petition, stupidly. In any case, my 90% confirms my position as a US citizen. Thank you NPR. :-D
If you're a battery, you're either working or you're dead....
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar

Posts: 8840
Joined: 6 Sep 2005
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Pennsyltucky

Postby so0perspam » Tue Jul 04, 2006 4:32 am

Yo estoy mucho gringo.

18/20. :-D

8. Which of the following amendments to the Constitution does NOT address or guarantee voting rights?
15th Amendment is not correct.
7th Amendment

19. What INS form is used to apply to become a naturalized citizen?

FD-258 is not correct.
N-400 "Application for Naturalization"
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
Mock(ing) DrafterEagle EyeCafe Musketeer
Posts: 8653
Joined: 17 Dec 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Bay Area

Postby bleach168 » Tue Jul 04, 2006 6:05 am

Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
CafeholicFantasy Expert
Posts: 5058
(Past Year: 15)
Joined: 22 Apr 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby josebach » Tue Jul 04, 2006 9:28 am

Keep in mind also that immigrants study for this test right before they take it.

Major League Manager
Major League Manager

User avatar

Posts: 2036
Joined: 27 Aug 2003
Home Cafe: Football
Location: Tallahassee

Postby LooseCannon » Tue Jul 04, 2006 9:34 am

4 wrong = 75%

I got some easy ones wrong. }:-)

[url=http://www.mp3players4free.com/default.aspx?r=681536] www.mp3players4free.com[/url]
General Manager
General Manager

User avatar
Eagle EyeLucky Ladders Weekly Winner
Posts: 4769
Joined: 17 May 2005
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: In leather chair surfing the World Wide Web

Postby CubsFan7724 » Tue Jul 04, 2006 9:51 am

100%, pretty easy stuff. I find it hard that if given time to study, any one could fail this.
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
Pick 3 Weekly Winner
Posts: 6426
Joined: 19 Mar 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: AKA 34=Sweetness on FFC


Return to General Talk

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests

Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues

Get Ready...
The 2015 MLB season starts in 20:18 hours
(and 57 days)

  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact