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How American are you? Take the alternative citizenship quiz!

Max Larsen 4, of Steger, Ill., cheers along with the crowd at a Kansas City Royals-Chicago White Sox baseball game in 2011. (John Smierciak/AP )

To become a US citizen, immigrants must past a test that includes questions on government, history, and geography.

But what really makes someone "American?" Many would argue it is our common culture. Do you eat hot dogs on Independence Day? What do you really know about the Simpsons?

Here are 23 questions on everything from movies and music to fiction and food, with a little US history thrown in too. Just how American are you? Take our alternative citizenship quiz and find out!

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1. What is Bruce Springsteen’s song, “Born in the USA,” about?

When Ronald Reagan used "Born in the USA" as his campaign theme, he was criticized by Springsteen. The song is actually about the loss of national pride a Vietnam veteran experiences after returning from war.

When Ronald Reagan used "Born in the USA" as his campaign theme, he was criticized by Springsteen. The song is actually about the loss of national pride a Vietnam veteran experiences after returning from war.

When Ronald Reagan used "Born in the USA" as his campaign theme, he was criticized by Springsteen. The song is actually about the loss of national pride a Vietnam veteran experiences after returning from war.

When Ronald Reagan used "Born in the USA" as his campaign theme, he was criticized by Springsteen. The song is actually about the loss of national pride a Vietnam veteran experiences after returning from war.

Being a proud member of America’s working class

 

Anchor Babies

 

Growing up in New Jersey

 

A Vietnam Veteran

 
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