The Unbeatable Quiz On Revolution Quiz

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The American Revolution was a struggle between 13 American colonies and Great Britain. This revolution as discussed in class was to ensure that the Americans colonies could get independence and create a new sovereign nation. Take the unbeatable quiz on revolution below and take a walk down memory lane. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does the Second Continental Congress meet and what do they draft?
    • A. 

      Philadelphia, declaration of independence

    • B. 

      Long island, declaration of grievances

    • C. 

      Philadelphia, olive branch petition

  • 2. 
    All thirteen colonies appeared at the second continental congress
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Did the colonies have any thoughts of independence at the Second Continental Congress?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Didn't matter

  • 4. 
    Who was selected in Congress to be a commander of the continental army/
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Ben Franklin

    • C. 

      John Jay

  • 5. 
    George Washington was a great military commander.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What were some ways that the Congress prepared for violence?
    • A. 

      Raised money

    • B. 

      Stocked up food supplies

    • C. 

      Got nuclear weaponry from the french

    • D. 

      Created an army

    • E. 

      Made george washington a commander

  • 7. 
    Who were the tiny American force under during the battles at Ticonderoga and Crown Point?
    • A. 

      Benedict Arnold and Ethan Allen

    • B. 

      George washington and benedict arnold

    • C. 

      General lee and george washington

  • 8. 
    What was secured for the siege of Boston?
    • A. 

      Nuclear weaponry

    • B. 

      Land for the overpopulation

    • C. 

      Gunpowder and artillery

  • 9. 
    Where did the colonials threaten the British in Boston?
    • A. 

      Bunker Hill

    • B. 

      Fort Stanwix

    • C. 

      Fort Dusquene

  • 10. 
    Why were colonials forced to abandon Bunker hill?
    • A. 

      The french monarchy made a treaty declaring that colonials must abandon their hill in order to stay in salutary neglect

    • B. 

      Their heavy supply of gunpowder eventually ran out

    • C. 

      They lost 2 battles, in order to pay reparations to the british they must abandon the hill

  • 11. 
    What did the Olive Branch Petition ask for?
    • A. 

      The return of former harmonies without hostilities

    • B. 

      The territory of Spanish Florida

    • C. 

      To extend their empire into Asia

  • 12. 
    What was King George III's reaction to the Olive Branch petition?
    • A. 

      He promised to go back to salutary neglect

    • B. 

      Decides to extend the colonial empire

    • C. 

      He declares the colonies in rebellion and hires hessians to crush his rebellious subjects

  • 13. 
    Why do the Colonials attempt to invade Canada?
    • A. 

      To get the Canadians in allegiance with them

    • B. 

      To make Quebec their 14th colony

    • C. 

      To get supplies and assistance for war against the British

  • 14. 
    How was the plan of invading Canada ruined?
    • A. 

      When the British had already arrived in Canada before the colonials

    • B. 

      Montgomery was killed and arnold was wounded

    • C. 

      The passageways were blocked by the british so there was no way of invading canada

  • 15. 
    Why did Canada have no desire to join the colonies?
    • A. 

      They were pleased with British treatment

    • B. 

      The colonies were overpopulated

    • C. 

      The colonies were unrreliable

  • 16. 
    Colonials were unsuccessful in eliminating British presence in Boston and Charleston Harbor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What was the most influential pamphlets ever written that called for complete separation from England?
    • A. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      Common Sense

    • C. 

      Common Nature

  • 18. 
    What kind of government is it when the people control the government and derive their power from the consent of the public?
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Anarchy

    • C. 

      Democratic-republic

  • 19. 
    Who did Republicanism particularly appeal to?
    • A. 

      British politicians critical of excessive power in the hands of the king

    • B. 

      Colonials who wanted to gain back North American territory and separate completely from England

    • C. 

      Greeks and Romans

  • 20. 
    Why did some favor the idea of a republic ruled by aristocracy?
    • A. 

      They still wanted to keep old allegiance to England

    • B. 

      They feared that liberty would be too much for an average citizen to handle

    • C. 

      The idea of a republic was too ancient so they needed a modern twist to it

  • 21. 
    Who first proposed the idea of complete separation from England?
    • A. 

      John Jay

    • B. 

      Richard Henry Lee

    • C. 

      Ben Franklin

  • 22. 
    About how long did it take for congress to approve the idea of independent states?
    • A. 

      10 days

    • B. 

      1 year

    • C. 

      1 month

  • 23. 
    What is not a reason for why a formal explanation was needed for the declaration of independence?
    • A. 

      Assistance from other nations

    • B. 

      Unite England and the colonies as one empire again

    • C. 

      Enlist other English colonies

  • 24. 
    Who was not given the task to draft the declaration of independence?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Thomas Paine

    • C. 

      Ben Franklin

  • 25. 
    What were some things listed in the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      Canada should become a free territory

    • B. 

      Wrongs/ grievances of the king

    • C. 

      What a democratic republic is

    • D. 

      Reason for separating from England

    • E. 

      Emphasis on why america should expand their territory for independence

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