8th Grade Social Studies

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8th Grade Social Study Quizzes & Trivia

The American Revolution is a very important part of our history. Learning about this history shows us the story of how the American colonies fought their way against British monarchy and their aristocracy. How ready are you for the test tomorrow? Give the quiz below a try and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Seige of Boston was when
    • A. 

      Washington took over Boston

    • B. 

      Washington gave a cannon to the brittish

    • C. 

      Washington ran out of gun powder and lied about it

  • 2. 
    The battle of New York was when Washington
    • A. 

      Attacked in straight lines like the brittish

    • B. 

      Lost the battle

    • C. 

      Washington retreated

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The battle of Bunker Hill is when Washington
    • A. 

      Lined up the troops like the Brittish army and lost

    • B. 

      Lined up the troops like Brittish army and won

    • C. 

      Lost many soldiers

  • 4. 
    Common Sense was written to
    • A. 

      Ask people for money

    • B. 

      Get people to join the army

    • C. 

      Talk about how smart the people were

  • 5. 
    In the Battle of Trenton
    • A. 

      Washington defeated the Hessians

    • B. 

      Did not loose a man

    • C. 

      Didn't fire a shot

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Battle of Saratoga took place in the Appalacian mountains and was the turning point of the American Revolution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Battle of Saratoga got the Spanish Army to join in the cause.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, they got the French army to join

  • 8. 
    Battle of Valley Forge was very hard because the men did not have food
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    LaFayette (French man) spent lots of money on making sure the Americans had food and clothing during winter
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Valley Forge was good for the American soldiers because they were prepared for the Brittish in the Spring
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The Battle of Manmouth was when Washington drove the Brittish army into __________     __________.
  • 12. 
    The war is over in the North with the Battle of _____________________
  • 13. 
    _________________ warfare was used in the South
  • 14. 
    The southern states used _______________ to attach Cornwallis
    • A. 

      Gorrilas

    • B. 

      Cannons

    • C. 

      Guns

  • 15. 
    The leader of the south was
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Marion Barber

    • C. 

      Francis Marion

  • 16. 
    Battle of Yorktown was when Washington
    • A. 

      Secretly surrounded Yorktown and left no way out

    • B. 

      Ran out of cannons

    • C. 

      Retreated

  • 17. 
    The last battle of the American Revolution was
    • A. 

      Battle of Saratoga

    • B. 

      Battle of Yorktown

    • C. 

      Battle of Monmouth

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