Grade 10 13 Colonies

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Grade 10 13 Colonies

This is a quiz based on your lessons and the 3 videos about the original 13 colonies of America.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Before getting off their ship, the Pilgrims wrote an agreement called the:
    • A. 

      Articles of Confederation

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Magna Carta

    • D. 

      Mayflower Compact

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which was the first of the 13 Colonies?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      Roanoke

    • E. 

      Connecticut

  • 4. 
    What was the main religion of the Massachusetts colony?
    • A. 

      Catholic

    • B. 

      Quaker

    • C. 

      Puritan

    • D. 

      Muslim

    • E. 

      Christian

  • 5. 
    Which of these religious groups wanted a more "pure" form of their religion?
    • A. 

      Separatists

    • B. 

      Pilgrims

    • C. 

      Puritans

    • D. 

      Quakers

  • 6. 
    The Quakers are a religious group that believes in an "inner light", or conscience.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The early settlers and colonists established colonies for which reason?
    • A. 

      Religious Freedom

    • B. 

      Political Freedom

    • C. 

      Economic Opportunities

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 8. 
    Which of these colonies is NOT part of the New England Colonies?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Massachusetts

    • C. 

      New Hampshire

    • D. 

      Rhode Island

  • 9. 
    The people of Pennsylvania did not have religious freedom. Only the Quaker's religion was allowed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Who was the founder of Georgia?
    • A. 

      James Oglethorpe

    • B. 

      John Smith

    • C. 

      William Penn

    • D. 

      Lord Baltimore

  • 11. 
    Which colony was founded by Roger Williams who believed that Native Americans should be paid for their land instead of forcing them off without payment?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      Rhode Island

    • C. 

      Delaware

  • 12. 
    Name the colony that was once "New Netherlands".
    • A. 

      North Carolina

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      New York

  • 13. 
    Who wanted New York?
    • A. 

      The Chinese

    • B. 

      The Indians

    • C. 

      The Dutch

    • D. 

      The British

    • E. 

      The Russians

  • 14. 
    How did England get New York from the Dutch?
    • A. 

      They massacred the Dutch

    • B. 

      They fought the Dutch, but didn't kill very many

    • C. 

      They talked it over peacefully

    • D. 

      The Dutch surrendered

    • E. 

      England never got the land

  • 15. 
    The Duke of York is King Charles II's
    • A. 

      Cousin

    • B. 

      Son

    • C. 

      Brother

    • D. 

      Nephew

    • E. 

      Uncle

  • 16. 
    Who founded Connecticut?
    • A. 

      Roger Williams

    • B. 

      Thomas Hooker

    • C. 

      Anne Hutchinson

    • D. 

      John White

    • E. 

      John Smith

  • 17. 
    Select four of the five Southern colonies.
    • A. 

      Georgia

    • B. 

      Rhode Island

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      North Carolina

    • E. 

      Maryland

    • F. 

      Pennsylvania