How Well Do You Know About Colonial America?

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How Well Do You Know About Colonial America?

How well do you know colonial America? This is a period where the British have taken up a large chunk of America in the early 1500s under its rule, and it was after years of war that they finally gave Americans back their freedom. Did you know that the Europeans came to America fearing religious persecution? Take this test and learn more about colonial America.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was the first permanent English colony founded?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Massachusettes

    • C. 

      Connecticut

  • 2. 
    Which colony was founded by the Calvert family?
    • A. 

      Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Maryland

    • C. 

      Connecticut

  • 3. 
    Which colony gave full religious freedom to all settlers
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Rhode Island

  • 4. 
    Which colony had the first representative assembly?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Rhode Island

  • 5. 
    Which colonial leader insisted that any settler who wanted to eat must work?
    • A. 

      Roger Williams

    • B. 

      Thomas Hooker

    • C. 

      John Smith

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Thomas Hooker

    • B. 

      John Smith

    • C. 

      Roger Williams

  • 7. 
    Which colony was founded as a haven for Quakers?
    • A. 

      Delaware

    • B. 

      Pennsylvania

    • C. 

      New Jersey

  • 8. 
    For which group of people was the colony of Georgia founded?
    • A. 

      Quakers

    • B. 

      Catholics

    • C. 

      Debtors

  • 9. 
    Which of these was not a New England colony?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Massachusetts

    • C. 

      New Hampshire

  • 10. 
    What is Indigo?
    • A. 

      A kind of wheat

    • B. 

      A blue dye

    • C. 

      A tree

  • 11. 
    What was the fastest method of travel in colonial days?
    • A. 

      By water

    • B. 

      Stagecoach

    • C. 

      On horseback

  • 12. 
    Which of the following was not a southern colony?
    • A. 

      North Carolina

    • B. 

      Maryland

    • C. 

      Florida

  • 13. 
    Which was the major cause of conflict between the settlers and Native Americans?
    • A. 

      Trade

    • B. 

      Land

    • C. 

      Religion