Ka aha ngā pātai e ui i roto i toku whakamātautau raraunga?

Ingarihi hokiNo Ingarihi

Kei te whiwhi rite mo tou whakamātautau raraunga koe? Kimihia atu te mea pātai e koe kia ui i roto i to koutou uiuiraa raraunga. A faaineine ia outou no te katoa nga pātai kia e taea e koe te haere i tō whakamātau raraunga.

Are you getting ready for your citizenship test? Find out what questions you will be asked in your citizenship interview. Prepare yourself for all the questions so that you can pass your citizenship test.

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He te uiuitanga raraunga whakamātautau 3 rerekē momo o ngā pātai:

The citizenship test interview has 3 different kinds of questions:

  • Ētahi he pātai e pā ana ki a koutou
  • Ētahi he pātai e whakamatautau koutou pānui me te tuhituhi
  • Ētahi he pātai e whakamatautau koutou mohio o te United States o Amerika
  • Some are questions about you
  • Some are questions that test your reading and writing
  • Some are questions that test your knowledge of the United States of America

Kei te whakamatautau hoki enei momo katoa o ngā pātai koutou pūkenga Ingarihi, kia ngana ki te whakahoki kupu mārama. Whakamahia kupu e whakaatu matau koutou te pātai.

All these types of questions are also testing your English skills, so try to answer clearly. Use words that show you understand the question.

I mua i te haere koe i roto i ki te ruma uiui

Before you go in to the interview room

A, no te he reira te wa mo koutou whakarite, ka haere mai i te āpiha USCIS i ki te ruma tatari ki te tiki koe. Ka karanga te rangatira tou ingoa, me te ka whakamōhio ia ia ranei. kia ui i te rangatira koutou, “Kia pehea te e koe?” Ahakoa ehara i te mea koutou whakamātautau mōhiohio ano, Kei te whakamatautau kē te rangatira o koutou pūkenga reo Ingarihi. Na ka hiahia koe ki te mea te tahi mea rite, “ko te pai ahau, whakawhetai koe. Kia pehea te e koe?” Na ka whai koe i te rangatira ki te ruma uiui raraunga.

When it is time for your appointment, the USCIS officer will come out to the waiting room to get you. The officer will call your name and then introduce himself or herself. The officer may ask you, “How are you?” Although it is not your official test yet, the officer is already testing your English language skills. So you will want to say something like, “I am well, thank you. How are you?” Then you will follow the officer to the citizenship interview room.

Ko te pātai tuatahi i roto i to koutou whakamātautau raraunga

The first question in your citizenship test

Ehara i ngā pātai katoa i roto i to koutou uiuiraa e rite te taua rite ngā pātai katoa o te atu. Ko nga wa katoa ka waiho te taua te pātai tuatahi. I mua i a koutou ara noho iho, ka ui ki a koutou i te āpiha USCIS mo te kupu whakaari ki te korero i te pono. Ia ranei ka mea ia, “Mahi oati koe whakakoia ranei e te mau faahitiraa parau e hoatu e koe i tenei ra, ka waiho i te pono, te parau mau katoa, me tetahi mea, engari te pono?”

Not all questions in your interview will be exactly the same as everyone else’s questions. But the first question will always be the same. Before you even sit down, the USCIS officer will ask you for a promise to tell the truth. He or she will say, “Do you swear or affirm that the statements you will give today will be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?”

Me whakautu e koe, “mahi ahau.”

You should answer, “I do.”

Pātai e pā ana ki a koutou

Questions about you

I roto i te whakamātautau raraunga, Kei te hanga i te āpiha tino he pono, me te tika koutou mōhiohio. He or she will ask lots of questions about the information on your application (Puka N-400).

During the citizenship test, the officer is making sure your information is true and correct. He or she will ask lots of questions about the information on your application (Form N-400).

The officer will ask about your background. He or she may also ask questions that were e kore on the application form.

The officer will ask about your background. He or she may also ask questions that were not on the application form.

Here te tahi mau momo o ngā pātai e ui ai koe:

Here are some types of questions you might be asked:

  • Whai haere koe ki waho mai ki tonu koe i roto i tou puka?
  • I marenatia ake koutou i te aroaro o? Kua Kua whakarerea koe?
  • Whai koe i mahia ake te hara? E whai koe i te rekoata taihara?
  • He aha ngā whakahaere e no koutou ki te?
  • E oati koe piripono ki te United States? (Mahi fafau koe ki te waiho i te kirirarau pai?)
  • Kua ake mahi koutou i roto i te hōia? Ki te i hiahiatia koe ki te mahi i roto i te hōia i te tauira, pai koe?
  • Have you traveled abroad since you filled out your form?
  • Were you ever married before? Have you been divorced?
  • Have you ever committed a crime? Do you have a criminal record?
  • What organizations do you belong to?
  • Do you swear allegiance to the United States? (Do you promise to be a good citizen?)
  • Have you ever served in the military? If you were required to serve in the military by draft, would you?

Kaua e wareware ki! Kei te whakamatautau te āpiha to koutou English i te wa ano. Whakahoki kupu mārama, ka whakaatu e matau koe. Ki te kore koe e matau, te reira pai ki te mea, “Ua pouri ahau - ka faahiti koe te pātai, tēnā?”

Don’t forget! The officer is testing your English at the same time. Answer clearly and show that you understand. If you don’t understand, it’s okay to say, “I’m sorry – will you repeat the question, please?”

A, no te e oti te pātai, ka ui ki a koutou i te rangatira ki te haina ia i te tuhinga ranei ki tonu ia i roto i.

When the questions are finished, the officer will ask you to sign the documents he or she filled in.

Pātai e whakamatautau koutou pūkenga pānui

Questions that test your reading skills

Ka whakaatu i te rangatira koe he rerenga kōrero ki te pānui i. Ki te tai'o koe i te reira tika, Kua haere koe i te whakamātautau pānui. Ki te whiwhi koe i he ai, ka whiwhi koe rua atu piro i te tai'oraa i te rerenga kōrero. Me anake koe ki te tiki i tetahi matau pānui pātai i roto o nga tarai e toru.

The officer will show you a sentence to read. If you read it correctly, you have passed the reading test. If you get it wrong, you will get two more tries at reading a sentence. You only need to get one reading question right out of the three tries.

te pānui rārangi kupu e tauturu i te ako koe mo te wahi pānui Ingarihi o te whakamātautau raraunga whakaatu te reira i te kupu, ka ui koe kia ki te pānui i.

The reading vocabulary list will help you study for the English reading part of the citizenship test It shows the words you will be asked to read.

Pātai e whakamatautau koutou pūkenga tuhituhi

Questions that test your writing skills

He ka waiho he wahi poto tuhituhia ki te whakamātautau raraunga e ka whakamatautau koutou pūkenga tuhituhi. Ka korero te rangatira koe he rerenga kōrero ki te tuhituhi ki raro. Ki te tuhituhi koe i te reira tika, Kua haere koe i te whakamātautau tuhituhi. Ki te whiwhi koe i he ai, ka whiwhi koe rua atu piro i tuhi i te rerenga kōrero. Me anake koe ki te tuhituhi i tetahi matau rerenga tika ki tika i te whakamātautau tuhituhi.

There will be a short written part to the citizenship test that will test your writing skills. The officer will tell you a sentence to write down. If you write it correctly, you have passed the writing test. If you get it wrong, you will get two more tries at writing a sentence. You only need to write one correct sentence right to pass the writing test.

te tuhituhi rārangi kupu e tauturu i te ako koe mo te wahi tuhituhi Ingarihi o te whakamātautau Tuhinga. E whakaatu ana te reira i te kupu e kia ui koe ki te tuhituhi.

The writing vocabulary list will help you study for the English writing portion of the naturalization test. It shows the words you will be asked to write.

Pātai e pā ana ki te United States

Questions about the United States

Ka whai hoki koe ki te tango i te whakamātautau i runga i hītori US me kāwanatanga, me civics. I roto i tenei whakamātautau, Me whakahoki e koe 6 i roto o 10 pātai tika e pā ana ki te USA. He kōrero nga pātai me whakautu. Ka korero te rangatira koe, ki te ko tō whakautu tika e kore ranei. Kia kua whakahoki e koe 6 pātai tika, ka mutu te rangatira tono pātai, me te korero ki a koutou e kua haere koe e wahi o te whakamātautau.

You will also have to take a test on US history and government, and civics. During this exam, you must answer 6 out of 10 questions correctly about the USA. The questions and answers are spoken. The officer will tell you if your answer is correct or not. Once you have answered 6 questions correctly, the officer will stop asking questions and tell you that you’ve passed that part of the test.

Tenei ko he rārangi o te 100 pātai e pā ana Ka taea e koe te tiki. Ka tangohia te rangatira 10 pātai i te rārangi. Etahi o nga whakautu, pēnei i te ingoa o te peresideni, kia huri i te wa e tangohia e koe tou whakamātautau. taea hoki e koe whakarongo ki te 100 pātai me ngā whakautu i roto i te tuhi i te uscis.gov. Ranei e taea e koe tai'o ratou i roto i ētahi atu reo.

Here is a list of the 100 official questions you can download. The officer will pick 10 questions from the list. Some of the answers, such as the name of the president, may change by the time you take your test. You can also listen to the 100 questions and answers in a recording from uscis.gov. Or you can read them in other languages.

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