American History Quiz: MCQ Trivia Facts!

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American History Quiz: MCQ Trivia Facts!

How well do you know about American history? Could you pass this quiz? The history of the United States commenced with the arrival of the Native Americans sometime around 15,000 BC. Numerous Indian tribes came after, but many dispersed in the 1500s. The appearance of Christopher Columbus in 1492 started the European colonization of America. If you need to learn American history to pass an exam, this quiz can help prepare you to do that.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Petition sent sent as peace-offering.
    • A. 

      Stamp Act

    • B. 

      Common Sense

    • C. 

      Olive Branch

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence

  • 2. 
    French General.
    • A. 

      Washington

    • B. 

      La fayette

    • C. 

      Howe

    • D. 

      Crispus

  • 3. 
    "Natural Rights of Man" Philosopher.
    • A. 

      Arnold

    • B. 

      Washington

    • C. 

      Tomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      Locke

  • 4. 
    American Traitor
    • A. 

      Arnold

    • B. 

      Howe

    • C. 

      Locke

    • D. 

      Crispus

  • 5. 
    1st Direct Tax
    • A. 

      Common Sense

    • B. 

      Stamp Act

    • C. 

      Tea-Party

    • D. 

      Townshend Acts

  • 6. 
    Black man killed at Boston Massacre.
    • A. 

      Howe

    • B. 

      Crispus Attucks

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • 7. 
    Final Victory of the War.
    • A. 

      War in the West

    • B. 

      Guilliford Courthouse

    • C. 

      Saratoga

    • D. 

      Yorktown

  • 8. 
    Loyal to the Crown.
    • A. 

      Patriots

    • B. 

      Loyalists

    • C. 

      Hessian

    • D. 

      Profiteering

  • 9. 
    Turning Point of War
    • A. 

      Yorktown

    • B. 

      Saratoga

    • C. 

      Valley Forge

    • D. 

      Trenton

  • 10. 
    British Attack Defenseless Citizens.
    • A. 

      Saratoga

    • B. 

      New York Act

    • C. 

      Boston Massacre

    • D. 

      Stamp Act

  • 11. 
    British Leader at New York.
    • A. 

      Crispus

    • B. 

      Howe

    • C. 

      Washington

    • D. 

      La fayette

  • 12. 
    Supporters of Independence.
    • A. 

      Patriots

    • B. 

      Loyalists

    • C. 

      Hessians

    • D. 

      Independets

  • 13. 
    Brit. Punishment for Tea Party.
    • A. 

      Boston Tea Party Acts

    • B. 

      Townshend Acts

    • C. 

      Stamp Acts

    • D. 

      Intolerable Acts

  • 14. 
    Christmas victory
    • A. 

      Trenton

    • B. 

      Yorktown

    • C. 

      Santa Claus Victory

    • D. 

      Valley Forge

  • 15. 
    America Victory (Headquarters)
    • A. 

      Trenton

    • B. 

      Yorktown

    • C. 

      Saratoga

    • D. 

      Valley Forge

  • 16. 
    American Moral Victory
    • A. 

      Ft. Ticonderoga

    • B. 

      Bunker Hill

    • C. 

      Saratoga

    • D. 

      Valley Forge

  • 17. 
    Paine's Propaganda Pamphlet.
    • A. 

      Common Sense

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Stamp Act

    • D. 

      Intolerable Acts

  • 18. 
    Prussian drillmaster.
    • A. 

      Washington

    • B. 

      Friederich Von Stevben

    • C. 

      La Fayette

    • D. 

      Santanna

  • 19. 
    Formal End of War.
    • A. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Martial Law

    • D. 

      Townshend Act

  • 20. 
    What is the right Definition for Townshend Acts?
    • A. 

      Acts that made civilian soldiers being ready for war

    • B. 

      They shot down Boston Harbor Tea

    • C. 

      Indirect Taxes or dities levied on imported materials

    • D. 

      Direct Taxes on materials

  • 21. 
    Who was Kind George III?
    • A. 

      He pressed Parliament to act.

    • B. 

      Writer of the Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      He wrote the Common Sense

    • D. 

      He wrote the Articles of Confederation

  • 22. 
    Writer of the Declaration of Independence:
    • A. 

      La Fayette

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      James Armistead

  • 23. 
    Continental Army's camo during the Winter of 1777-1778
    • A. 

      Saratoga

    • B. 

      Yorktown

    • C. 

      Trenton

    • D. 

      Valley Forge

  • 24. 
    Rising prices was/is called...
    • A. 

      Profiteering

    • B. 

      Inflation

    • C. 

      Tea Party

    • D. 

      Economy

  • 25. 
    Selling scarce goods for a profit...
    • A. 

      Economy

    • B. 

      Egalitarianism

    • C. 

      Inflation

    • D. 

      Profiteering

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