John Paul Jones Trivia Quiz

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John Paul Jones Trivia Quiz

John Paul Jones achieved prominence by his actions during the American revolutionary war. He has the reputation of being the first naval commander to achieve some popularity. John Paul Jones is sometimes called 'The Father of American Navy'. Though he shares this sobriquet with other great naval officers. Have you read about him?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was John Paul Jones born?
    • A. 

      February 12, 1726

    • B. 

      July 6, 1747 

    • C. 

      May 12, 1783

    • D. 

      January 28, 1791 

  • 2. 
    Where did John Paul Jones die?
    • A. 

      Paris 

    • B. 

      California 

    • C. 

      Georgia 

    • D. 

      Amsterdam 

  • 3. 
    When did his military service start?
    • A. 

      1973

    • B. 

      1760

    • C. 

      1781

    • D. 

      1756

  • 4. 
    Where did Jones spend his early life?
    • A. 

      Georgia 

    • B. 

      France 

    • C. 

      Scotland 

    • D. 

      Australia 

  • 5. 
    When did Jones join the Continental Navy?
    • A. 

      1783

    • B. 

      1755

    • C. 

      1758

    • D. 

      1745 

  • 6. 
    How old was John Paul when he started his maritime career?
    • A. 

      13 years old 

    • B. 

      18 years old 

    • C. 

      21 years old 

    • D. 

      15 years old 

  • 7. 
    Which of these conditions claimed his life?
    • A. 

      Fever 

    • B. 

      Influenza 

    • C. 

      Nephritis 

    • D. 

      Dysentry 

  • 8. 
    When was he given a pardon by the port of Whitehaven?
    • A. 

      1889

    • B. 

      1999

    • C. 

      1905 

    • D. 

      1819

  • 9. 
    How old was Jones when he died?
    • A. 

      45 years old 

    • B. 

      41 years old 

    • C. 

      48 years old 

    • D. 

      39 years old 

  • 10. 
    When did he switch allegiance to the Russian Empire?
    • A. 

      1879

    • B. 

      1787

    • C. 

      1781

    • D. 

      1783