Roanoke- The Lost Colony

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The Roanoke Colony, also known as the Lost Colony, was established in 1585 on Roanoke Island in what is today's Dare County, North Carolina. This quiz will help you find out how much you knowledge you have on it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where is Roanoke-the lost colony located?
    • A. 

      Narnia

    • B. 

      Coast of new mexico

    • C. 

      Edge of North Carolina

    • D. 

      England

    • E. 

      The equator

  • 2. 
    Who discovered roanoke?
    • A. 

      Spongebob

    • B. 

      Fernando Tallant

    • C. 

      Paul S. Boyer

    • D. 

      Mr.Bickle

    • E. 

      Sir Walter Raleigh

  • 3. 
    Who came to Roanoke in 1590 and found no signs of life? 
    • A. 

      John White

    • B. 

      Sir Walter Raleigh

    • C. 

      Paul S. Boyer

    • D. 

      Jackie Chan

    • E. 

      Queen Elizabeth

  • 4. 
    What happened to the earlier settlers?
    • A. 

      Starved to Death

    • B. 

      Killed each other

    • C. 

      No one knows

    • D. 

      Attacked by Sparta

    • E. 

      John Buttle robbed and killed the rest of the settlers and was never found.

  • 5. 
    What did John White find carved in the mysterious tree? 
    • A. 

      CRA

    • B. 

      CRO

    • C. 

      ORC

    • D. 

      LOL

    • E. 

      COR

  • 6. 
    What kind of letters were carved in the tree? 
    • A. 

      Roman

    • B. 

      Greek

    • C. 

      Chinese

    • D. 

      German

    • E. 

      Indian

  • 7. 
    What indians lived in near Roanoke?
    • A. 

      Nootka Indians

    • B. 

      Kickapoo Indians

    • C. 

      Cherokee indians

    • D. 

      Croation indians

    • E. 

      Pawnee Indians

  • 8. 
    What year was the first attempt to settle in Roanoke?
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      1585

    • C. 

      1583

    • D. 

      1575

    • E. 

      2909

  • 9. 
    BONUS!!!!!!! Q- who sent out people to go to roanoke and settle their?
    • A. 

      King James the second

    • B. 

      Patrick

    • C. 

      Doctor Phil

    • D. 

      John White

    • E. 

      Queen Elizabeth

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