History Of The United States! CLEP Exam Trivia Quiz

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History Of The United States! CLEP Exam Trivia Quiz

For you to get into college, you need to show that you have a certain degree of knowledge when it comes to different courses. How confident are you when it comes to your history knowledge? Do you think you can answer any question on American History without a doubt? Take this CLEP exam trivia quiz on the History of the United States and see how much more revision you need.


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  • 1. 
    What was the trade system that governed England and its colonies prior to the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      Mercantilism

    • B. 

      Capitalism

    • C. 

      Socialism

    • D. 

      Reaganomics

    • E. 

      Feudalism

  • 2. 
    What were the inventions/discoveries of Benjamin Franklin?
    • A. 

      The lightning rod.

    • B. 

      The Franklin stove.

    • C. 

      Bifocal glasses.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 3. 
    What were the first and second most valuable exports of the colonies in the mid to late 1700s?
    • A. 

      1st - Iron and 2nd - Tea

    • B. 

      1st - Tea and 2nd - Iron

    • C. 

      1st - Tobacco and 2nd - Tea

    • D. 

      1st - Tobacco and 2nd - Sugar

    • E. 

      1st - Sugar and - 2nd Tobacco

  • 4. 
    What were newly converted individuals called during the Great Awakening?
    • A. 

      New Lights.

    • B. 

      Enlightened Converts.

    • C. 

      Newbies.

    • D. 

      Born Again Lights.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 5. 
    In the Winter of 1691-1692, when several young girls of Salem Massachusetts experienced fits and other strange behavior.  As a result of the Salem Witch Trials, how many were hanged for the offense?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      19

    • C. 

      78

    • D. 

      193

    • E. 

      549