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The French and Indian War was initiated in 1754 and culminated with the Treaty of Paris in 1763. This war is also known as the Seven Year’s War. This quiz necessitates understanding why the French wanted to keep the land, what an ally, which army did George Washington lead, and if the colonists began to question British rule after the war. Good luck with the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The French and Indian War happened because :

    • A.

      Britain and France were fighting over the land known as the Ohio River Valley.

    • B.

      The Native Americans wanted to have the French leave the territory so the British could move in.

    • C.

      Both of the above.

    Correct Answer
    A. Britain and France were fighting over the land known as the Ohio River Valley.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Britain and France were fighting over the land known as the Ohio River Valley. The French and Indian War was a conflict between the British and French over territorial claims in North America. Both countries wanted to control the valuable Ohio River Valley, which was rich in resources and offered strategic advantages. The war also involved Native American tribes who aligned themselves with either the British or the French in an attempt to protect their own interests.

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  • 2. 

    The French wanted to keep the land for mostly

    • A.

      Bringing their families there

    • B.

      For trading furs with the Native Americans

    • C.

      To make the king happy

    Correct Answer
    B. For trading furs with the Native Americans
    Explanation
    The French wanted to keep the land for trading furs with the Native Americans. This was a profitable venture as the fur trade was a major economic activity during that time. The French established good relations with the Native Americans and relied on them for the procurement of furs, which were in high demand in Europe. By maintaining control over the land, the French could continue to engage in this lucrative trade and reap the benefits.

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  • 3. 

    An ally is a group that

    • A.

      is a type of weapon used by the soldiers during the war.

    • B.

      Have soldiers who fight each other in war.

    • C.

      Joins with another to work toward a group goal.

    Correct Answer
    C. Joins with another to work toward a group goal.
    Explanation
    An ally is a group that joins with another to work toward a group goal. This means that allies collaborate and cooperate with each other in order to achieve a common objective. They work together, support each other, and combine their efforts and resources to accomplish the shared goal.

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  • 4. 

    When British soldiers came to North America to fight they had to cross the

    • A.

      Pacific Ocean

    • B.

      Atlantic Ocean

    • C.

      Indian Ocean

    Correct Answer
    B. Atlantic Ocean
    Explanation
    British soldiers came to North America to fight during the American Revolutionary War, which took place from 1775 to 1783. The Pacific Ocean is on the opposite side of North America and would not have been relevant for their journey. The Indian Ocean is located on the other side of the world and would not have been crossed by British soldiers traveling from Britain to North America. Therefore, the correct answer is the Atlantic Ocean, as it is the ocean that separates Britain from North America.

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  • 5. 

    The country fighting France in the French and Indian war was

    Correct Answer
    Britain, United Kingdom, Great Britain
    Explanation
    During the French and Indian War, the country fighting against France was Britain, which was also known as the United Kingdom or Great Britain. This conflict took place between 1754 and 1763, and it involved various European powers, including Britain and France, as they fought for territorial control in North America. The British colonies in North America, with the support of the British government, fought against French forces and their Native American allies. Ultimately, Britain emerged victorious and gained significant territory in North America, while France lost its colonial presence in the region.

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  • 6. 

    Who led a group of rebel Native Americans against the British after the war?

    • A.

      George Washington

    • B.

      Pontiac

    • C.

      The Mohawks

    Correct Answer
    B. Pontiac
    Explanation
    Pontiac was a prominent Native American leader who led a rebellion against the British after the war. He united various Native American tribes in an effort to resist British control and expansion into their territories. The rebellion, known as Pontiac's War, was a significant challenge to British authority and resulted in several attacks on British forts and settlements. Pontiac's leadership and resistance played a crucial role in shaping the relationship between Native Americans and the British in the aftermath of the war.

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  • 7. 

    • A.

      This is a picture of what North America looked like after the war.

    • B.

      This is a pictures of what North America looked like before the war.

    • C.

      This is a picture of what North America looked like before and after he war.

    Correct Answer
    B. This is a pictures of what North America looked like before the war.
  • 8. 

    Britain won the French and Indian War.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    After 7 long years, the Treaty of Paris was signed by the British and French to end the war with Britain winning.

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  • 9. 

    Colonists began to question British authority after the war and began working together to oppose British rule.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Since the thirteen colonies united to help the British they started feeling that maybe they could govern themselves and not listen to the King and parliament who was over 2000 miles away.

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  • 10. 

    France was able to hold on to most of its land after the French and Indian War was over.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    France was basically kicked off of North America except for two small islands off the Canadian coast.

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  • 11. 

    The Proclamation of 1763 said colonists were free to travel into the Ohio River Valley and settle there.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Proclamation said the opposite. It said that the British could not settle past the Appalachian mountains.

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  • 12. 

    Bonus Question. Who named the war?

    Correct Answer
    Britain, British, Great Britain, The English , the British
  • 13. 

    George Washington leads the ___________ army during the beginning of  French and Indian War.

    • A.

      American

    • B.

      French

    • C.

      British

    Correct Answer
    C. British
    Explanation
    There was no American army at the time. Later on, he leads the American army but during this war, he was still considered a British soldier.

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