The Declaration Of Independence: Quiz!

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How much do you know about the Declaration of Independence? The Declaration of Independence is a formal document created by the second Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1776. This document signified that the colonies were no longer under British rule as they became independent. This process is how the United States of America was formed. This quiz will take you on a journey into the writing of the Declaration of Independence.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the King of England during the American Revolution?
  • 2. 
    When was the Declaration written?
    • A. 

      Well before fighting broke out.

    • B. 

      At the beginning of the Revolution.

    • C. 

      A year into the Revolution.

    • D. 

      Once independence had been won.

    • E. 

      Two years after the end of the war.

  • 3. 
    What pivotal stance was removed from the Declaration after members of Congress opposed it?
    • A. 

      Women should be treated as equals.

    • B. 

      The United States should have its own king.

    • C. 

      England should also rebel against the king.

    • D. 

      Slavery was a crime against humanity.

    • E. 

      The colonies should be divided into two nations, southern and northern.

  • 4. 
    The Declaration does not reference a divine being.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What do people have the right to do when their government does not protect their rights?
    • A. 

      Revolt.

    • B. 

      Protest.

    • C. 

      Make their complaints heard through a free press.

    • D. 

      Take legal action to remove the head of state from office.

  • 6. 
    Where does political authority come from, according to the Declaration?
  • 7. 
    What is the first section of the Declaration called?
  • 8. 
    Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration mainly by himself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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