Colony Of Pennsylvania Quiz

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Colony Of Pennsylvania Quiz

Test your knowledge on this history quiz of colonial Pennsylvania to see how you do and compare your score to others!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Religion of William Penn
    • A. 

      Catholic

    • B. 

      Puritan

    • C. 

      Quaker

    • D. 

      Mennonite

  • 2. 
    Penn was ________________ of his colony.
    • A. 

      Proprietor

    • B. 

      King

    • C. 

      President

    • D. 

      General

  • 3. 
    William Penn created a government with some democratic ideals.  Which of the following was NOT included?
    • A. 

      Trial by jury

    • B. 

      Freedom of speech

    • C. 

      Freedom of religion

    • D. 

      Right to bear arms

  • 4. 
    Penn's relationship with the Native Americans can be described as:
    • A. 

      Hostile

    • B. 

      Peaceful

  • 5. 
    Pennsylvania means:
    • A. 

      Land of the free

    • B. 

      Penn's woods

    • C. 

      Penn's world

    • D. 

      Penn's land

  • 6. 
    Penn received a grant from which king of Enland?
    • A. 

      George III

    • B. 

      Charles I

    • C. 

      Charles II

    • D. 

      George II

  • 7. 
    Penn gave up some of his power to the elected General Assembly thru this document.
    • A. 

      Proclamation of 1763

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Charter of Privileges

    • D. 

      Magna Carta

  • 8. 
    City of "brotherly love" designed by Willliam Penn.
    • A. 

      Harrisburg

    • B. 

      Pittsburgh

    • C. 

      Erie

    • D. 

      Philadelphia

  • 9. 
    What two crimes were punishable by death under Penn's government?
    • A. 

      Treason and adultery

    • B. 

      Murder and stealing

    • C. 

      Treason and stealing

    • D. 

      Murder and treason

  • 10. 
    All Quaker church services were led by:
    • A. 

      Preacher

    • B. 

      Priest

    • C. 

      Minister

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Why were immigrants attracted to Pennsylvania?
    • A. 

      Fertile soil

    • B. 

      Peaceful relations with the Natives

    • C. 

      Inexpensive land

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Who fought in the French and Indian War?
    • A. 

      French against British

    • B. 

      British against colonists

    • C. 

      French against Indians

    • D. 

      Indians against England

  • 13. 
    Where did the French and Indian War begin?
    • A. 

      Eastern Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Western Pennsylvania

    • C. 

      Boston, Massachusetts

    • D. 

      Philadelphia, PA

  • 14. 
    The French and Indian war was a fight for control of the:
    • A. 

      Ohio River Valley

    • B. 

      Southern colonies

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      All land west of the Mississippi

  • 15. 
    Who won the French and Indian War?
    • A. 

      Native Americans

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      British

    • D. 

      Colonists

  • 16. 
    French fort at present-day Pittsburgh, burnt down by the French before they fled.
    • A. 

      Fort LeBeouf

    • B. 

      Fort Pitt

    • C. 

      Fort Duquesne

    • D. 

      Fort Roberdeau

  • 17. 
    Which man was involved in the first shots of the French and Indian War?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      General Edward Braddock

    • C. 

      General Robert E. Lee

    • D. 

      Chief Pontiac

  • 18. 
    Which general underestimated the enemy (the Native Americans) and on his way to capture Fort Duquesne, was defeated and mortally wounded?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Edward Braddock

    • C. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • D. 

      George Meade

  • 19. 
    The French and Indian War strained the relationship between which two groups who fought on the same side?  It resulted in a war a little over a decade later.
    • A. 

      French and Indians

    • B. 

      British and French

    • C. 

      British and colonists

    • D. 

      Colonists and Indians

  • 20. 
    Issued by the King, it forbade colonial settlement pass the Appalachian Mountains.
    • A. 

      Walking Purchase

    • B. 

      Declaration of Colonial Boundary

    • C. 

      Proclamation of 1763

    • D. 

      Quartering Act of 1772

  • 21. 
    Refer to the above map for the following question.What nation would be mostly kicked off the entire continentafter the war?
    • A. 

      French

    • B. 

      British

    • C. 

      Spanish

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    What famous Pennsylvanian drew the above cartoon?
    • A. 

      William Penn

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      John Dickinson

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

  • 23. 
    The above map relates to which historical event?
    • A. 

      French and Indian War

    • B. 

      Walking Purchase

    • C. 

      Proclamation of 1763

    • D. 

      Pontiac's Rebellion

  • 24. 
    What was the main effect of the Walking Purchase?
    • A. 

      Started Pontiac's Rebellion

    • B. 

      Started the French and Indian War

    • C. 

      War broke out between the colonists and Native Americans

    • D. 

      Ended peaceful relations established by William Penn

  • 25. 
    Because of the French and Indian War, Britain was:
    • A. 

      The only European country in all of North America

    • B. 

      Heavily in debt from the cost of fighting the war

    • C. 

      In control of all land west to the Mississippi

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      Both A and C

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