6.C Key People Of The Revolution And Key Events Part II

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Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers the final 2 key events of the American Revolution as well as the 9 Key Individuals of the American Revolution. SOL 6. D the Reasons for Colonial Victory are also included.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This picture shows a representative of Gen. Cornwallis surrendering to the Continental Army and its French allies. What key event to does this picture most likely depict?
    • A. 

      Battle of Yorktown

    • B. 

      Battle of Saratoga

    • C. 

      Boston Massacre

    • D. 

      1st Continental Congress

  • 2. 
    As the Continental Army and French troops surronded English forces at Yorktown, who blocked the English's escape along the York River and Chesapeake Bay?
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Continental Navy

    • C. 

      French Navy

    • D. 

      English Navy

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Boston Massacre

    • B. 

      Jamestown

    • C. 

      John Cabot exploring coast of eastern Canada

    • D. 

      Treaty of Paris

  • 4. 
    What is a treaty?
    • A. 

      An agreement between two nations

    • B. 

      A type of sweet Old English candy

    • C. 

      A type of French naval boat

    • D. 

      George Washington's horse

  • 5. 
    The Treaty of Paris ended the Revolutionary War officially and England recognized the United States for the first time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      King Henry VIII

    • B. 

      King James

    • C. 

      King George III

    • D. 

      Curious George

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      John McCain

    • B. 

      Patrick Henry

    • C. 

      Thomas Paine

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Patrick Star

    • B. 

      Patrick Henry

    • C. 

      St. Patrick

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 9. 
    This Virginian was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence. He would later serve his country as a Secratary of State and become the 3rd US president.
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      Jeff Gordon

  • 10. 
    This brilliant man from Pennsylvania did everything from being a leader at the Continental Congresses to inventing to discovering electricity in lightning.
    • A. 

      Franklin the Turtle

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      Ben Franklin

  • 11. 
    This tall Virginian served as the commander of the Continental Army and would later become the first US president.
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Gen. Cornwallis

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      General Cornwallis

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      King George III

    • D. 

      Nathan Hale

  • 13. 
    This representative for Massachusetts at the Continental Congresses would create the committee to write the Declaration of Independence. He later became the 2nd US president.
    • A. 

      Mr. Adams (the math teacher)

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 14. 
    This silversmith from Massachusetts is famous for participating in the Boston Tea Party, making the engraving of the Boston Massacre, and warning Lexington the British were coming.
    • A. 

      Chris Paul

    • B. 

      Paul Revere

    • C. 

      Sam Adams

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 15. 
    Was the French and Spanish coming to the support of colonists after the Battle of Saratoga a reason for the colonists winning the Revolutionary War?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The fact the colonists were defending their homes and new the land helped them win the Revolutionary War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Great leadership like that of George Washington helped the colonists win the Revolutionary War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False