Revolutionary War Exam Practice

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Revolutionary War Quizzes & Trivia

Review main people associated with the Revolutionary War, allies, and main events.

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  • 1. 
    During the war the French sided with:
    • A. 

      Patriots.

    • B. 

      British.

    • C. 

      Both.

  • 2. 
    During the war the Native Americans sided with:
    • A. 

      Patriots.

    • B. 

      British.

    • C. 

      Both.

  • 3. 
    During the war the Loyalists sided with:
    • A. 

      Patriots.

    • B. 

      British.

    • C. 

      Both.

  • 4. 
    During the war the Hessian Mercenaries sided with:
    • A. 

      Patriots.

    • B. 

      British.

    • C. 

      Both.

  • 5. 
    During the war the African Americans sided with:
    • A. 

      Patriots.

    • B. 

      British.

    • C. 

      Both.

  • 6. 
    During the war Lord Cornwallis sided with:
    • A. 

      Patriots.

    • B. 

      British.

    • C. 

      Both.

  • 7. 
    During the war George Washington sided with:
    • A. 

      Patriots.

    • B. 

      British.

    • C. 

      Both.

  • 8. 
    During the war Marques de Lafayette sided with:
    • A. 

      Patriots.

    • B. 

      British.

    • C. 

      Both.

  • 9. 
    During the war John Paul Jones sided with:
    • A. 

      Patriots.

    • B. 

      British.

    • C. 

      Both.

  • 10. 
    During the war John "Gentle Johny" Burgoyne sided with:
    • A. 

      Patriots.

    • B. 

      British.

    • C. 

      Both.

  • 11. 
    The author of the Declaration of Independence was
    • A. 

      Ben Franklin.

    • B. 

      John Adams.

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson.

  • 12. 
    Captured the British warship called Serapis.
    • A. 

      Nathan Hale.

    • B. 

      John Paul Jones.

    • C. 

      Ethan Allen.

  • 13. 
    Author of Common Sense.
    • A. 

      Thomas Paine.

    • B. 

      John Hancock.

    • C. 

      John Jay.

  • 14. 
    Was hung for being a spy on the British.
    • A. 

      Nathan Hale.

    • B. 

      William Howe.

    • C. 

      Benedict Arnold.

  • 15. 
    A Patriot who was known for his guerilla tactics against the British.
    • A. 

      John Paul Jones.

    • B. 

      Ethan Allen.

    • C. 

      Thomas Paine.

  • 16. 
    British general who surrendered at the Battle of Yorktown.
    • A. 

      Nathanael Greene.

    • B. 

      Marquis de Lafayette.

    • C. 

      Lord Cornwallis.

  • 17. 
    The final conflict of the American Revolution was the
    • A. 

      Battle of Bunker Hill.

    • B. 

      Battle of Yorktown.

    • C. 

      Battle of Cowpens.

  • 18. 
    This battle was won by General Morgan through his use of unconventional war tactics.
    • A. 

      Battle of Cowpens.

    • B. 

      Battle of Trenton.

    • C. 

      Battle of Saratoga.

  • 19. 
    The first major battle of the Revolutionary War was the
    • A. 

      Battle of Yorktown.

    • B. 

      Battle of Saratoga.

    • C. 

      Battle of Bunker Hill.

  • 20. 
    The turning point of the Revolutionary War was the
    • A. 

      Battle of Trenton.

    • B. 

      Battle of Saratoga.

    • C. 

      Battle of Cowpens.