Easy Social Studies Questions

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  • 1. 
    Who was sent by King Philip II to conquer England and make it a catholic nation again?
    • A. 

      Spanish Armada

    • B. 

      John Cabot

    • C. 

      Samuel de Champlin

    • D. 

      Giovanni da Verrazzano

    • E. 

      Henry Hudson

  • 2. 
    Who explored the St. Lawrence river and established a trading post at Quebec?
    • A. 

      Spanish Armada

    • B. 

      Jaques Carter

    • C. 

      Henry Hudson

    • D. 

      Samuel de Champlin

    • E. 

      John Cabot

  • 3. 
    Who explored the Atlantic coastline of North America for France while looking for the Northwest Passage?
    • A. 

      John Smith

    • B. 

      John Rolfe

    • C. 

      Giovanni da Verrazzano

    • D. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • E. 

      Hacienda

  • 4. 
    Who explored the St. Lawrence river as far as present day Montreal while looking for the Northwest passage?
    • A. 

      Henry Hudson

    • B. 

      Jaques Cartier

    • C. 

      Leonardo DaVinci

  • 5. 
    Who sailed to North America and claimed what is now Newfoundland for England?
    • A. 

      Henry Hudson

    • B. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • C. 

      John Cabot

  • 6. 
    Who explored in what is now New York for the Dutch?
    • A. 

      John Cabot

    • B. 

      Henry Hudson

    • C. 

      Spanish Armada

    • D. 

      Jaques Catier

    • E. 

      Samuel de Champlin

  • 7. 
    The English named their first colony on the North American continent Jamestown but it failed when all the colonist mysteriously disappeared.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In order to set up a colony, organizers had to first obtain a charter from England's monarch.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

    • C. 

      Who cares?

  • 9. 
    A dispute between some poor colonists and virginia's govenor over Native American land sparked Powhatan's Rebellion in 1676.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Democratic government began in the colonies in 1619 when the virginia colonists elected representatives to an assembly called Virginia Company.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 11. 
    After most of Jamestown's colonist died, John Rolfe took control of the colony and forced the remaining colonist to work to save it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    At first the English at Jamestown were helped by Native American people called the Powhatan, but relations worsened when the colonists demanded more land.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Poor European colonist became slaves in exchange for the cost of their passage to America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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