Patriot Camp 2011 Before Quiz

20 Questions
Camping Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test your knowledge on subjects that will be taught at Patriot Camp 2011. See how you score before camp! Then after camp is over, you can take the quiz again and see how much you learned!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was Nathan Hale?
    • A. 

      The British captain at the Battle of Bunker Hill

    • B. 

      A spy for George Washington who was hanged

    • C. 

      The first African American to die for the patriot cause

  • 2. 
    Where is the Statue of Liberty located?
    • A. 

      Washington DC near the Lincoln Memorial

    • B. 

      San Francisco, California near the Golden Gate Bride

    • C. 

      New York City, on an island in the Hudson River

  • 3. 
    The Statue of Liberty was a gift from...
    • A. 

      The people of France, to celebrate America's 100th birthday

    • B. 

      The French government, as a thank you for help in their revolution

    • C. 

      The British, as a peace offering after the war of 1812

  • 4. 
    The name of the first American submarine was ...
    • A. 

      The Turtle

    • B. 

      The Shark

    • C. 

      The Liberty

  • 5. 
    The turtle was designed and built by
    • A. 

      Two brothers named David and Ezra Bushnell

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin and his brother

  • 6. 
    Patrick Henry is most famous for the line ...
    • A. 

      "I regret that I have but one life to lose for my country"

    • B. 

      "Give me Liberty, or give me Death!"

    • C. 

      "Taxation without Representation is Tyranny!"

  • 7. 
    What right does the 4th Amendment guarantee?
    • A. 

      Guards against unreasonable searches and seizures

    • B. 

      Freedom to practice any religion you want

    • C. 

      The right to a fair trial

  • 8. 
    The Statue of Liberty's skin (the part you see) is made out of what material?
    • A. 

      Vinyl siding

    • B. 

      Copper sheets

    • C. 

      Stainless steel

  • 9. 
    Which of the following methods of spying were not used in the Revolutionary War?
    • A. 

      Hiding messages inside balls of yarn

    • B. 

      Invisible ink made visible using heat

    • C. 

      Photographs taken using hidden cameras

    • D. 

      Hanging laundry on a clothesline

  • 10. 
    Writs of Assistance were British government documents that made it legal for customs officials and British officers to
    • A. 

      Search homes, property, and people for smuggled goods without a good reason

    • B. 

      Kick colonists out of their homes and live there

    • C. 

      Sell newspapers on Sundays

  • 11. 
    Who was the founding father (and lawyer) who quit his job working for the British to argue in court against Writs of Assistance - and he did it without pay?
    • A. 

      Patrick Henry

    • B. 

      James Otis Jr.

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

  • 12. 
    Thomas Jefferson was from
    • A. 

      Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Delaware

    • C. 

      Virginia

  • 13. 
    Thomas Jefferson wrote most of the
    • A. 

      Treaty of 1780

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

  • 14. 
    Thomas Jefferson became
    • A. 

      President of the United States

    • B. 

      Ambassador to the United Nations

    • C. 

      Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court

  • 15. 
    Ben Franklin flew a kite during a thunder storm to prove
    • A. 

      That the kite would fly in the rain

    • B. 

      That lightning was made of electricity

    • C. 

      That lightning could destroy the kite

  • 16. 
    Ben Franklin founded
    • A. 

      A library and a fire department

    • B. 

      A drug store and a 5&10 store

    • C. 

      The first tailor shop and police department

  • 17. 
    Ben Franklin signed the
    • A. 

      Mayflower Compact

    • B. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

    • C. 

      Declaration of Independence

  • 18. 
    Uncle Sam was a real person
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Uncle Sam's painting was used in a
    • A. 

      Revolutionary War poster

    • B. 

      Civil War poster

    • C. 

      World War I poster

  • 20. 
    In 1961, Uncle Sam became the official United States symbol for
    • A. 

      Liberty and justice

    • B. 

      Independence and freedom

    • C. 

      National and states' rights