The Declaration Of Independence: MCQ Quiz!

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What do you understand by the Declaration of Independence? The Declaration of Independence states the reasons why the thirteen colonies sought independence from British rule. The document trumpeted the union of the thirteen colonies as a separate nation in the world. The new government exerted various rights, such as starting a war, making peace, and creating alliances with foreign nations. This quiz will provide you with excellent information concerning the Declaration of Independence.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What kinds of things were stated in the Declaration of Independence?
  • 2. 
    After fighting spread to other colonies. What did the colonists believe it was time to do?
    • A. 

      Separate from the African slaves

    • B. 

      Go back to England

    • C. 

      Separate from British rule

    • D. 

      Do the stinky leg

    • E. 

      Dump tea into Boston Harbor

  • 3. 
    Was the Second Continental Congress meeting held in the same place as the First Continental Congress meeting?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    What did many of the leaders talk and argue about at the Second Continental Congress meeting?
    • A. 

      That it was time to travel westward

    • B. 

      They needed to get more slaves

    • C. 

      The time had come to separate from Britain

    • D. 

      They talked and argued about what to do since the British Parliament kept putting taxes them.

  • 5. 
    What did the colonists want more than anything?
    • A. 

      Tea

    • B. 

      Newspapers

    • C. 

      More slaves

    • D. 

      Gold

    • E. 

      Independence

  • 6. 
    What was the name of the document that Congress decided to write?
    • A. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      The Constitution of the United States of America

    • C. 

      The Pledge of Allegiance

  • 7. 
    When did Congress approve the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      July 4, 1777

    • B. 

      September 11, 2001

    • C. 

      January 4, 1776

    • D. 

      July 4, 1776

  • 8. 
    What are the important ideas in the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      All people are created equal.

    • B. 

      People have rights that come from God; these can't be taken away from them.

    • C. 

      People have the right to live, to be free, and to seek happiness.

    • D. 

      Governments get their power from the people.

    • E. 

      People have the right to get rid of an unfair government

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