Revolution Quiz

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Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

This is a hard quiz that is short but proves if you're a wiz or not.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Samuel Adams

    • B. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • C. 

      Alfred Higgins

    • D. 

      John Hanncock

  • 2. 
    The declaration of Indapendence was written by Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Robert R. Livingston and ---------- ?
  • 3. 
     Which was not a part of the Colonial cities before the British came? Hint: There are two answers.
    • A. 

      New Netherlands

    • B. 

      New France

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      New Orleans

  • 4. 
    In the town of Basto, located in New Jersey, what was the primary job, and good made here, that was given to the continental army?
    • A. 

      Wool for bedding and clothing

    • B. 

      Glass for lanterns and bottles

    • C. 

      Muskets

    • D. 

      Iron ore for cannons

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Breeds Hill Massachusetts

    • B. 

      Breeds Hill Virginia

    • C. 

      Breeds Hill Maryland

    • D. 

      Breeds Hill South Carolina

    • E. 

      Bunker Hill New York

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      General Howe

    • B. 

      Colonel Smith

    • C. 

      King George

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      There was lime stone in the soil lining the area.

    • B. 

      The place used to be where indians camped and had old structures.

    • C. 

      It was located in a bowl area with hills, and a river.

    • D. 

      The river ad perfect drinking potable water.

  • 8. 
     "Without supplies no army is brave"Who said this at Valley forge?  
    • A. 

      NONE of the folowing

    • B. 

      Lord Baden Powel (1777)

    • C. 

      George Washington (1777)

    • D. 

      Frederick the Great (1747)

  • 9. 
    True of False, the Sugar act was not an act placed on the colonists?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When the Americans put forth a ROUGH DRAFt of the Declaration of Independence, which two states did not vote for it to pass?
    • A. 

      Virginia and Georgia

    • B. 

      Pennsylvania and South Carolina

    • C. 

      Massachusetts and South Carolina

    • D. 

      New York and New Jersey

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Charles Thompson

    • B. 

      Ben Franklin

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      John Hancock

  • 12. 
    Congratulations did you pass or fail?
    • A. 

      Pass

    • B. 

      Fail

    • C. 

      Didn't pay attention

    • D. 

      Uhhhh......

    • E. 

      I want to keep going

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      58

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      9

  • 14. 
    Th revolution lasted__________ years
  • 15. 
    In 1779, the amount of Soldiers who fought for pure Indapendence was less then the amount of _______________
    • A. 

      The Population of Loyalists

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      Already dead soldiers

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The town of Atsion gave Iron to the Revolutionary army, and neighbored Basto. It is located in the Wharton State Forrest in what area of New Jersey? 
    • A. 

      Continental District

    • B. 

      Pine Barrens

    • C. 

      Ternton Banks

    • D. 

      South Eastern

  • 17. 
    Why was the Princeton Battle so important for the Americans?
    • A. 

      It defeated the Hessians, killing off many of the British support.

    • B. 

      It gave the Continental Army a moral victory.

    • C. 

      Showed the first point in the turn of the war.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 18. 
    True or False?New York City was the first capital under the Constitution from March 4, 1789 to August 12, 1790.
  • 19. 
    True or False?There were two Boston tea parties!
  • 20. 
    The first submarine attack took place where, during the Revolution?
    • A. 

      Baltimore

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Boston

    • D. 

      No submarines were used in the Revolution silly.

  • 21. 
    True Or False?Washington was an awful spy, so he sent others to spy for him.
    • A. 

      True, George got caught three times spying on British troops. Why would he need to spy?

    • B. 

      False, but George did send assistants to spy

  • 22. 
    In the final battle of Yorktown, what was the ratio for American, to French soldiers?
    • A. 

      Split almost perfectly

    • B. 

      2-1 Continental army

    • C. 

      5-1 French

    • D. 

      3-1 French

  • 23. 
    True or False?Many of the Women, on the Patriots side helped the Continental army. What they didn't do was fight, the men thought that was barbaric, not even one women got to shoot a single musket or cannon.
  • 24. 
    • A. 

      1 out of every 2

    • B. 

      1 out of 7

    • C. 

      None, they were used as slaves to mend and clean.

    • D. 

      I never knew that there were Black's in the 1700's

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      60%-0%

    • B. 

      61%-70%

    • C. 

      71%-80%

    • D. 

      81%-90%

    • E. 

      Too good for anyone.