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History is a term used in describing past events, memories of an object or location which has been put in the record. History has been an academic discipline which has required people's findings, making them be awarded. Scholars who write a history of objects or countries are called historians. Test your knowledge through this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the religious movement in the colonies called?

    • A.

      Great Awakening

    • B.

      Great Crusade

    • C.

      Evangelism

    • D.

      Total Freedom

    Correct Answer
    A. Great Awakening
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Great Awakening. The Great Awakening refers to a religious movement that occurred in the American colonies during the 18th century. It was characterized by a revival of religious fervor and a renewed interest in spirituality. The movement had a significant impact on colonial society, leading to changes in religious practices and beliefs. It also played a role in shaping the American identity and contributed to the development of religious freedom in the colonies.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these is the preacher of the colonial time?

    • A.

      Fred Andrew

    • B.

      Martin Luther

    • C.

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D.

      Jonathan Edwards

    Correct Answer
    D. Jonathan Edwards
    Explanation
    Jonathan Edwards is the correct answer because he was a prominent preacher during the colonial time. He was a key figure in the religious movement known as the Great Awakening, which swept through the American colonies in the 18th century. Edwards is best known for his famous sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God," which emphasized the importance of personal conversion and repentance. His preaching style and powerful messages had a significant impact on the religious and social landscape of colonial America.

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  • 3. 

    How many colonies were there in 1733?

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    D. 13
    Explanation
    In 1733, there were a total of 13 colonies.

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  • 4. 

    Which country won the Seven Years' War?

    • A.

      Britain

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      India

    • D.

      Sweden

    Correct Answer
    A. Britain
    Explanation
    During the Seven Years' War, Britain emerged as the victorious country. This conflict, which lasted from 1756 to 1763, involved major powers in Europe, including Britain and France. The war was fought primarily over colonial territories and trade dominance. Britain's victory in this war solidified its position as a global superpower and expanded its colonial empire significantly. The Treaty of Paris in 1763 officially ended the war and resulted in France losing many of its territories in North America to Britain. Therefore, Britain is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 5. 

    When was the Royal Proclamation made?

    • A.

      1761

    • B.

      1762

    • C.

      1763

    • D.

      1764

    Correct Answer
    C. 1763
    Explanation
    The Royal Proclamation was made in 1763.

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  • 6. 

    Which location's colonists were known as "Sons of Liberty"

    • A.

      Boston

    • B.

      New York

    • C.

      Philadelphia

    • D.

      Charleston

    Correct Answer
    A. Boston
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Boston because the colonists in Boston were known as the "Sons of Liberty." This group was formed to protest against British taxation and other oppressive policies. They played a significant role in the American Revolution and were known for their acts of resistance, such as the Boston Tea Party.

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  • 7. 

    When was the Boston Tea Party?

    • A.

      1770

    • B.

      1771

    • C.

      1772

    • D.

      1773

    Correct Answer
    D. 1773
    Explanation
    The Boston Tea Party occurred in 1773. This event was a protest by American colonists against British taxation policies. In response to the Tea Act of 1773, a group of colonists disguised as Native Americans boarded three British ships in the Boston Harbor and dumped chests of tea into the water. This act of defiance was a key moment in the lead-up to the American Revolution.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these is not a member of Continental Congress?

    • A.

      Benjamin Franklin

    • B.

      Donald Reagan

    • C.

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D.

      John Adams

    Correct Answer
    A. Benjamin Franklin
    Explanation
    Benjamin Franklin is not a member of the Continental Congress. Although he played a significant role in the American Revolution and was involved in the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, Franklin was not a delegate to the Continental Congress. He served as a diplomat to France during the time of the Congress and was not directly involved in its proceedings.

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  • 9. 

    When was pamphlet called "Common Sense" written?

    • A.

      1779

    • B.

      1778

    • C.

      1777

    • D.

      1776

    Correct Answer
    D. 1776
    Explanation
    "Common Sense" was written in 1776.

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  • 10. 

    Where did the Revolutionary War start in 1775 

    • A.

      San Antonio

    • B.

      Boston

    • C.

      Brooklyn

    • D.

      Lexington

    Correct Answer
    D. Lexington
    Explanation
    The Revolutionary War started in Lexington in 1775. This is where the first military engagements of the war took place, specifically the Battles of Lexington and Concord. These battles marked the beginning of the war and were fought between the colonial militia and British soldiers.

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