Unit 5 - American Revolution Quiz Review

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Qmssheehan
Q
Qmssheehan
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 13 | Total Attempts: 7,837
Questions: 13 | Attempts: 656

SettingsSettingsSettings
Unit 5 - American Revolution Quiz Review - Quiz

Early events of the American Revolution


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which statement best describes someone who is a loyalist?

    • A.

      They support colonial independence

    • B.

      They support the King of England

    • C.

      They support the Sons of lIberty

    • D.

      They support the French

    Correct Answer
    B. They support the King of England
    Explanation
    A loyalist is someone who supports the King of England. This means that they are loyal to the British monarchy and do not support colonial independence or other factions such as the Sons of Liberty or the French.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    Which statement best describes a patriot?

    • A.

      They wanted to remain loyal to England.

    • B.

      They wanted to trade with the British only.

    • C.

      They feared Democracy would lead to mob rule.

    • D.

      They wanted independence from England

    Correct Answer
    D. They wanted independence from England
    Explanation
    A patriot is someone who loves and supports their country, and in this case, the best description of a patriot is someone who wants independence from England. This means that they desire their country to be free and not under the control or rule of another nation. This aligns with the idea of patriotism, as it involves a strong sense of national pride and the desire for self-governance.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    Which of the following events occurred just before Lexington and Concord?  

    • A.

      Battle of Bunker Hill

    • B.

      Battle of Saratoga

    • C.

      Midnight ride of Paul Revere (and others)

    • D.

      Declaration of Independence

    Correct Answer
    C. Midnight ride of Paul Revere (and others)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Midnight ride of Paul Revere (and others). This event occurred just before Lexington and Concord. Paul Revere, along with William Dawes and Samuel Prescott, rode through the countryside to warn the colonial militias that the British troops were coming. This warning allowed the militias to prepare and ultimately led to the battles of Lexington and Concord, which marked the beginning of the American Revolutionary War.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    Which of the following events occurred as a result of the Boston Tea Party?

    • A.

      Lexington and Concord

    • B.

      1st Continental Congress

    • C.

      Intolerable Acts

    • D.

      Battle of Bunker Hill

    Correct Answer
    C. Intolerable Acts
    Explanation
    The Boston Tea Party was an act of protest by American colonists against British taxation, specifically the Tea Act. In response to this event, the British government passed a series of punitive measures known as the Intolerable Acts. These acts were aimed at punishing the colonists and asserting British authority. They included the closure of the Boston Harbor, the quartering of British troops in private homes, and the suspension of self-government in Massachusetts. The Intolerable Acts further fueled the growing tensions between the American colonists and the British government, ultimately leading to the American Revolution.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    Which of the following events occurred as a result of the Intolerable Acts?  

    • A.

      Boston Tea Party

    • B.

      1st Continental Congress

    • C.

      Lexington and Concord

    • D.

      Battle of Bunker Hill

    Correct Answer
    B. 1st Continental Congress
    Explanation
    The Intolerable Acts were a series of punitive measures imposed by the British government on the American colonies in response to the Boston Tea Party. These acts were aimed at asserting British authority and punishing the colonists for their resistance. The 1st Continental Congress was convened in response to the Intolerable Acts, as a way for the colonists to discuss and coordinate their response to the oppressive measures. Therefore, the 1st Continental Congress occurred as a direct result of the Intolerable Acts.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    Which of the following was an accomplishment of the 1st Continental Congress?  

    • A.

      Started a boycott of British goods

    • B.

      Declaration of war

    • C.

      Treaty of Paris

    • D.

      Declaration of Independence

    Correct Answer
    A. Started a boycott of British goods
    Explanation
    The 1st Continental Congress accomplished starting a boycott of British goods. This action was taken as a response to the unfair taxes and regulations imposed by the British government on the American colonies. The boycott aimed to put economic pressure on Britain and show unity among the colonies in their resistance against British rule. By refusing to import British goods, the colonies hoped to weaken the British economy and force the government to reconsider its policies. This was an important step towards the eventual American Revolution and the fight for independence.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    Which of the following men did not take the midnight ride to warn colonists that the "Redcoats were coming!?"

    • A.

      Paul Revere

    • B.

      William Dawes

    • C.

      Dr. Joseph Warren

    • D.

      Dr. Samuel Prescott

    Correct Answer
    C. Dr. Joseph Warren
    Explanation
    Dr. Joseph Warren did not take the midnight ride to warn colonists that the "Redcoats were coming!" The correct answer is Dr. Joseph Warren.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    Which of the following is in proper chronological order?

    • A.

      Midnight Ride, Lexington and Concord, Intolerable Acts, 1st Continental Congress

    • B.

      Lexington and Concord, Intolerable Acts, 1st Continental Congress, Midnight Ride,

    • C.

      Intolerable Acts, 1st Continental Congress, Midnight Ride, Lexington and Concord

    • D.

      Midnight Ride,Intolerable Acts, 1st Continental Congress, Lexington and Concord

    Correct Answer
    C. Intolerable Acts, 1st Continental Congress, Midnight Ride, Lexington and Concord
    Explanation
    The proper chronological order is as follows: The Intolerable Acts were passed by the British Parliament in response to the Boston Tea Party in 1774. The 1st Continental Congress was held in 1774 as a response to the Intolerable Acts. The Midnight Ride, referring to Paul Revere's famous ride to warn the colonists of the approaching British troops, occurred in 1775. Finally, the battles of Lexington and Concord, which marked the beginning of the American Revolutionary War, also took place in 1775.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    Where did the Battle of Bunker Hill take place?    

    • A.

      Breeds Hill

    • B.

      Boston Hill

    • C.

      New York City

    • D.

      Lexington and Concord

    Correct Answer
    A. Breeds Hill
    Explanation
    The Battle of Bunker Hill took place at Breeds Hill.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    Which of the following battles was an American victory?  

    • A.

      Battle of Bunker Hill

    • B.

      Battle of Boston

    • C.

      Battle of Trenton

    • D.

      Battle of Buffalo

    Correct Answer
    C. Battle of Trenton
    Explanation
    The Battle of Trenton was an American victory because it was a pivotal turning point in the American Revolutionary War. On December 26, 1776, General George Washington and his troops launched a surprise attack on the Hessian soldiers in Trenton, New Jersey. The American forces successfully captured nearly 1,000 prisoners and only suffered minimal casualties. This victory boosted morale for the American army and inspired more soldiers to join the cause. It also demonstrated Washington's strategic abilities and helped to convince France to form an alliance with the United States.

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    What river is being crossed in the picture below?

    • A.

      Hudson River

    • B.

      Delaware River

    • C.

      Saratoga River

    • D.

      Mssissippi River

    Correct Answer
    B. Delaware River
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Delaware River. This can be determined by analyzing the picture and comparing it to known images and descriptions of the Delaware River.

    Rate this question:

  • 12. 

    What American victory took place 8 days after their victory at Trenton?  

    • A.

      Lexington and Concord

    • B.

      Bunker Hill

    • C.

      Princeton

    • D.

      Gettysburg

    Correct Answer
    C. Princeton
    Explanation
    Princeton is the correct answer because it was the American victory that occurred 8 days after their victory at Trenton. The Battle of Princeton took place on January 3, 1777, during the American Revolutionary War. After their surprise attack on the Hessian troops in Trenton, the American forces, led by General George Washington, continued their momentum and defeated British forces at Princeton. This victory boosted American morale and proved that they were capable of defeating the British in battle.

    Rate this question:

  • 13. 

    Which one do you like?

    • A.

      Option 1

    • B.

      Option 2

    • C.

      Option 3

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Option 1
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.