Chapter 5 Social Studies Practice Quiz

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Reviews the causes of the Revolutionary War and such events such as the Boston Tea Party and other taxes/protests during the pre Revolutionary War era.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This was passed to help the British East Indian Company's financial problems.
    • A. 

      Tea Act

    • B. 

      Stamp Act

    • C. 

      Townshend Acts

  • 2. 
    This act imposed duties on legal documents.
    • A. 

      Tea Act

    • B. 

      Stamp Act

    • C. 

      Townshend Acts

  • 3. 
    This act taxed goods such as paper, paint, glass, and lead.
    • A. 

      Intolerable Acts

    • B. 

      Stamp Act

    • C. 

      Townshend Acts

  • 4. 
    This was passed to forbid settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains.
    • A. 

      Intolerable Acts

    • B. 

      Proclamation of 1763

    • C. 

      Writ of assistance

  • 5. 
    This was passed as a retaliation (revenge) for the Boston Tea Party.
    • A. 

      Tea Act

    • B. 

      Intolerable Acts

    • C. 

      Repeal

  • 6. 
    A formal, written request to somone in authority is called a ___________.
    • A. 

      Repeal

    • B. 

      Militia

    • C. 

      Petition

  • 7. 
    Armies of citizens that served as soldiers during emergencies were called ____________.
    • A. 

      Minutemen

    • B. 

      A militia

    • C. 

      Officers

  • 8. 
    A colonial militia volunteer ready to fight at a minutes notice is a ___________.
    • A. 

      Militia

    • B. 

      Officer

    • C. 

      Minutemen

  • 9. 
    The treaty that was signed to end the French and Indian War
    • A. 

      Treaty of France

    • B. 

      Treaty of Boston

    • C. 

      Treaty of Paris

  • 10. 
    The first battles of the American Revolution took place in
    • A. 

      Albany and Louisbourg

    • B. 

      Boston and Quebec

    • C. 

      Lexington and Concord

  • 11. 
    The role of the First Continental Congress was to
    • A. 

      Elect a president

    • B. 

      Spread the word abou the Intolerable Acts

    • C. 

      Draw up a petition to repeal the Stamp Act

  • 12. 
    France and Britian were fighting for land and rivers in ___________ during the mid-1700s.
    • A. 

      Quebec

    • B. 

      Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Ohio River Valley

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