Revolutionary War Quiz 8th Grade

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Do you know about the Revolutionary War? If you have studied well during your school, you can take the revolutionary war quiz for 8th grade and check your knowledge. A lot of things happened during the revolutionary war, and remembering everything is hard. So, it is a practice test for you to recall whatever you remember about the revolutionary war. The more correct answers, the more your score is. All the best! You can share the quiz with your friends or family who are interested in history.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How did Thomas Jefferson contribute to the success of the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      He helped with food and supplies to troops during winters at Valley Forge.

    • B. 

      He was the main author of the Declaration of Independence.

    • C. 

      He captured King George III, and forced the British Army to surrender.

    • D. 

      He helped in negotiating the Treaty of Paris with Great Britain to end the war.

  • 2. 
    Which excerpt from the Independence Declaration best explains the reason why colonists were not happy about their lack of representation in the British parliament?
    • A. 

      “For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent.”

    • B. 

      “He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people.”

    • C. 

      “ For transporting us beyond Seas to be tried for pretended offenses."

    • D. 

      “He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.”

  • 3. 
    In the Declaration of Independence, it is stated that everyone is born with certain “unalienable rights.” Which of the following is an example of an unalienable right?
    • A. 

      A free education

    • B. 

      Owning a home

    • C. 

      Employment

    • D. 

      Personal liberty

  • 4. 
    Which of the following newspaper headlines described the significance of the events at Yorktown?
    • A. 

      “The Fight for Independence is Over”

    • B. 

      “English Parliament has Repealed the Stamp Act.”

    • C. 

      “The Americans Gain two Crucial Allies.”

    • D. 

      “The French have Surrendered to the Spanish.”

  • 5. 
    Who operated as a double agent to spy for the Continental Army?
    • A. 

      Crispus Attucks

    • B. 

      Wentworth Cheswell

    • C. 

      Benedict Arnold

    • D. 

      James Armistead

  • 6. 
    Which of these statements best describes the progress of the war?
    • A. 

      The British won every battle till the final one.

    • B. 

      In the beginning, the Americans were outmatched, but their skills and tactics improved.

    • C. 

      The Americans overrid the British, defeating them at the Battle of Yorktown.

    • D. 

      The British soldiers lost many battles against the disciplined American soldiers.

  • 7. 
    What was the result of the Treaty of Paris in 1783?
    • A. 

      The colonists won representatives in the British Parliament.

    • B. 

      The United States extended the western border to the Mississippi River.

    • C. 

      African-Americans who were serving in the army were granted full citizenship.

    • D. 

      Americans were stopped from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains.

  • 8. 
    What is a grievance from the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      Colonists were asked to serve two years in the British Army.

    • B. 

      Colonists who were born in America were not denied British citizenship.

    • C. 

      Colonists could not have their own legislative bodies.

    • D. 

      Colonists could not hold any public office in the colonies or England.

  • 9. 
    How many colonies were there in the First Continental Congress?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      13

  • 10. 
    Who won the Battle of Bunker Hill?
    • A. 

      British

    • B. 

      Germans

    • C. 

      English

    • D. 

      Americans

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