A Basic AP US History Test!

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AP US History Quizzes & Trivia

Welcome students, here we present you this short but very useful US history test. It just consists of 8 questions, so, try to hit all of them right and if your score doesn't come good at the end of this test, you can check out our other AP exam tests as well. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the london merchant of the london company?     
    • A. 

      Richard Hakylut

    • B. 

      William Penn

    • C. 

      Thomas Smith

    • D. 

      George Calvert

  • 2. 
    What was NOT wrong with the Chesapeake bay?     
    • A. 

      Too marshy

    • B. 

      Saltwater

    • C. 

      Unhealthy conditions

    • D. 

      Too high land level

  • 3. 
    What did the headright system do?  
    • A. 

      Promised land to get people to come over

    • B. 

      Got food to the new world

    • C. 

      Created armies

    • D. 

      Helped felons

  • 4. 
    Who started harvesting tobacco?     
    • A. 

      Richard Hakylut

    • B. 

      John Rolfe

    • C. 

      John Winthrop

    • D. 

      William Berkely

  • 5. 
    Who was the man who wouldnt give ches. bay anything when they were overrun?
    • A. 

      George Calvert

    • B. 

      Lord Baltimore

    • C. 

      King Charles

    • D. 

      John Winthrop

  • 6. 
    What is the Futile System?     
    • A. 

      A system of rank

    • B. 

      A way for food

    • C. 

      Government

  • 7. 
    Who ruled england after Charles 1?  
    • A. 

      Richard Hakylut

    • B. 

      John Winthrop

    • C. 

      Oliver Cromwell

    • D. 

      James 1

  • 8. 
    Who did the Duke of York give a ton of land to?     
    • A. 

      Lord Berkely and George Carteret

    • B. 

      Peter and Stuyvesant

    • C. 

      James and Charles

  • 9. 
    Why did James Oglethorpe found georgia?  
    • A. 

      He wanted more land

    • B. 

      More plantations

    • C. 

      To put his felons

    • D. 

      To capture spanish fortress