American Revolution: How Much You Really Know? Trivia Quiz

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American Revolution: How Much You Really Know? Trivia Quiz

Do you have a substantial knowledge of the American revolution? If the answer is no, this quiz can change that. Among the most significant victories of the American revolution including the fact that the 13 American colonies achieved independence from the British. There was the United States constitution's development, which established a formidable national government with three separate branches. If you are researching for an exam, this quiz can be a practice test for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What term best describes a colonist who supported American independence?
    • A. 

      Loyalist

    • B. 

      Colonist

    • C. 

      Patriot

    • D. 

      Whig

  • 2. 
    Which of the following was the main cause of the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      Impressment of sailors

    • B. 

      No taxation without representation

    • C. 

      Dispute over boundaries

    • D. 

      Germany attacked Britain

  • 3. 
    Who rode to Lexington to warn the Patriots of the approaching British soldiers?
    • A. 

      Paul Revere and William Dawes

    • B. 

      Paul Revere and Nathaniel Greene

    • C. 

      Paul Revere and Samuel Adams

    • D. 

      Paul Revere and John Hancock

  • 4. 
    Where did the first battle between the American minutemen and the British soldiers occur?
    • A. 

      Bunker Hill

    • B. 

      Saratoga

    • C. 

      Yorktown

    • D. 

      Lexington and Concord

  • 5. 
    Who did the Second Continental Congress appoint as commander-in-chief?
    • A. 

      Benedict Arnold

    • B. 

      Paul Revere

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 6. 
    Who wrote the pamphlet Common Sense?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Thomas Paine

    • C. 

      Thomas Franklin

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 7. 
    Who was the main author of the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Thomas Paine

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

  • 8. 
    When was the Declaration of Independence written?
    • A. 

      1763

    • B. 

      1773

    • C. 

      1776

    • D. 

      1783

  • 9. 
    Which of the flowing was not an inalienable right named by Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      Life

    • B. 

      Representation

    • C. 

      Liberty

    • D. 

      Pursuit of Happiness

  • 10. 
    Which fort was taken away from the British by Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys?
    • A. 

      Fort William Henry

    • B. 

      Fort Edward

    • C. 

      Fort Saratoga

    • D. 

      Fort Ticonderoga

  • 11. 
    What American victory took place because George Washington's army crossed the Delaware River and attacked Hessian soldiers who were celebrating Christmas?
    • A. 

      Saratoga

    • B. 

      Ticonderoga

    • C. 

      Trenton

    • D. 

      Yorktown

  • 12. 
    What battle was the turning point of the Revolutionary War?
    • A. 

      Trenton

    • B. 

      Saratoga

    • C. 

      Yorktown

    • D. 

      Lexington and Concord

  • 13. 
    Where did George Washington and the Continental Army spend a difficult winter during the Revolutionary War?
    • A. 

      Saratoga

    • B. 

      Trenton

    • C. 

      Valley Forge

    • D. 

      Ticonderoga

  • 14. 
    After what Revolutionary War battle did General Cornwallis surrender to the Continental Army?
    • A. 

      Trenton

    • B. 

      Saratoga

    • C. 

      Bunker Hill

    • D. 

      Yorktown

  • 15. 
    What agreement ended the American War for Independence in 1783?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Yorktown

    • B. 

      Treaty of London

    • C. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • D. 

      Treaty of New York

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