The Night The Revolution Began

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The Night The Revolution Began Quizzes & Trivia

The book 'The Night The Revolution Began' is a very interesting read that takes us back in time. You get to get behind the book and into the interestingly fun story of Peter and his friends. What can you remember about this book? Take the quiz and find out. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did Peter use to sneak out of his master's house?
    • A. 

      Clothing

    • B. 

      Ropes

    • C. 

      Blankets

  • 2. 
    Where did Peter go first?
    • A. 

      A blacksmith's shop

    • B. 

      Griffin's Warf

    • C. 

      A rope maker's shop

  • 3. 
    Why were the men and boys smearing their faces with coal dust and red paint?
    • A. 

      They wanted to blend in with their surroundings

    • B. 

      They needed to disguise themselves

    • C. 

      They wanted the Indians to take the blame

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Some men were important people who could be arrested if they were recognized.

    • B. 

      They were vain men, and really cared about their appearance.

    • C. 

      They took extra care in disguising themselves, because their leader had told them to.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The colonists were angry because the British were taxing them without giving them a voice in the decisions.

    • B. 

      The colonists wanted to get rid of all the tea, because they did not like the British tea.

    • C. 

      The colonists were angry because the British would not allow them to sell American tea in England.

  • 6. 
    What surprised the "Sons of Liberty" about the evening's activities in Boston Harbor?
    • A. 

      They were surprised that only the tea had gone overboard.

    • B. 

      They were surprised that so many people stood around the docks watching them, but not doing anything to stop them.

    • C. 

      They were surprised that the admiral in charge of the British fleet had not tried to stop them.

  • 7. 
    Why did the "Sons of Liberty" take great care not to disturb anything on board the ships?
    • A. 

      They did not want to be blamed for anything except the tea.

    • B. 

      They did not want the ship people to be disturbed and take the blame for what they did.

    • C. 

      The "Sons of Liberty" tried not to disturb anything on board the ships, so that the King couldn't blame them.

  • 8. 
    Why was the three-cent tax on a pound of tea a symbol of British tyranny?
    • A. 

      The British wanted to tax the colonists but they refused to let the colonists have a voice in Parliament.

    • B. 

      The British wanted to tax the colonists but they refused to let the colonists have a voice in Congress.

    • C. 

      The British wanted to tax the colonists but they refused to let the colonists run for office.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Peter was always trying to run away

    • B. 

      Gray wanted no part in the trouble

    • C. 

      Gray thought Peter should get some rest

  • 10. 
    What had happened to the tea in South Carolina?
    • A. 

      It had been left to rot.

    • B. 

      It had been sent to London.

    • C. 

      It had been put into dry storage.

  • 11. 
    Peter wasn't a rope maker's apprentice for nothing. An apprentice is someone who
    • A. 

      Is learning a trade

    • B. 

      Can escape easily

    • C. 

      Sells goods at market

  • 12. 
    Many well-known citizens had come along as lieutenants to direct the action. A lieutenant is
    • A. 

      An Englishman

    • B. 

      A military officer

    • C. 

      A British soldier

  • 13. 
    The Boston Tea Party was an act of defiance. An act of defiance is an act of
    • A. 

      Celebration

    • B. 

      Generosity

    • C. 

      Disobedience

  • 14. 
    The "Mohawks" fell into line and marched to the music of a fife. A fife is like a
    • A. 

      Flute

    • B. 

      Drum

    • C. 

      Piano

  • 15. 
    Many people in the colonies had boycotted British tea rather than pay the hated tax. To boycott something is to
    • A. 

      Refuse to buy it

    • B. 

      Recommend it

    • C. 

      Re-use it