American Revolution Quiz Review

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American Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which event is considered the beginning of the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      Bunker Hill

    • B. 

      Lexington and Concord

    • C. 

      Saratoga

    • D. 

      Trenton

  • 2. 
    When did Paul Revere and William Dawes warn the colonists that "the Redcoats were coming?"
    • A. 

      Before the Battle of Trenton

    • B. 

      Before the Battle of Bunker Hill

    • C. 

      Before the Battle of Lexington and Concord

    • D. 

      Before the Battle of Saratoga

  • 3. 
    Which of the following were ALL accomplishments of the 2nd Continental Congress?
    • A. 

      Created the Continental Army, Olive Branch Petition, Intolerable Acts

    • B. 

      Created the Continental Army, Common Sense, Intolerable Acts

    • C. 

      Created the Continental Army, Olive Branch Petition, Albany Plan of Union

    • D. 

      Created the Continental Army, Olive Branch Petition, Washington made commander

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are ALL related to the Battle of Bunker Hill?
    • A. 

      British won, fought on Breed's Hill, 1st major battle

    • B. 

      Americans won, fought in Trenton, 1st major battle

    • C. 

      Americans won, fought on Bunker Hill, 1st major battle

    • D. 

      British won, Washington crossed the Delaware, fought on Bunker hIll

  • 5. 
    Which of the following was the author of Common Sense?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Thomas Paine

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 6. 
    Why is Common Sense important?
    • A. 

      It led directly to the French Revolution

    • B. 

      It encouraged colonists to seek independence

    • C. 

      It resulted in the American defeat at Bunker Hill

    • D. 

      The King supported colonial independence

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are ALL related to the Battle of Trenton?
    • A. 

      Americans won, fought Hessians, Washington crossed the Hudson

    • B. 

      Americans won, fought British, Washington crossed the Hudson

    • C. 

      British won, fought Hessians, Washington crossed the Hudson

    • D. 

      Americans won, fought Hessians, Washington crossed the Delaware

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements about the Declaration is ALL true?
    • A. 

      Signed July 4, 1776; Written by Thomas Paine, has 3 parts

    • B. 

      Signed July 1, 1776; Written by Thomas Jefferson, has 3 parts

    • C. 

      Signed July 4, 1776; Written by Thomas Jefferson, has 3 parts

    • D. 

      Signed July 4, 1776; Written by Thomas Paine, has 8 parts

  • 9. 
    What fort was taken over by Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys?
    • A. 

      Fort Ticonderoga

    • B. 

      Fort William Henry

    • C. 

      Fort Edward

    • D. 

      Fort Anne