The Thirteen Colonies History Trivia: Quiz!

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Thirteen Colonies Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which colony was founded as a safe haven for Catholics?
    • A. 

      Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Delaware

    • C. 

      Maryland

  • 2. 
    What is the name of the colony that was founded by James Oglethorpe as an alternative to the overcrowding in English debtors' prisons?
    • A. 

      South Carolina

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Georgia

  • 3. 
    Which colony contributed the first representative form of government (the House of Burgesses)?
    • A. 

      South Carolina

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

  • 4. 
    Name the colony that was created by Quakers.
    • A. 

      Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Connecticut

    • C. 

      Massachusetts

  • 5. 
    Name the colony that was once "New Netherlands".
    • A. 

      North Carolina

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      New York

  • 6. 
    Which colony had an economy based on the production of rice and indigo?
    • A. 

      South Carolina

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      Maryland

  • 7. 
    This colony was founded by Thomas Hooker and contributed the Fundamental Orders of ________________, which later served as an example for the drafting of the U.S. Constitution. 
    • A. 

      Delaware

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Connecticut

  • 8. 
    Which colony was founded by Puritans that wanted it to be an example of a "city upon a hill" for all the world to see?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Delaware

  • 9. 
    Which colony was founded by Roger Williams who believed that Native Americans should be paid for their land instead of forcing them off without payment?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      Rhode Island

    • C. 

      Delaware

  • 10. 
    Name the middle colony that was known for wheat production, as well as a center for entrepreneurs. 
    • A. 

      Maryland

    • B. 

      Delaware

    • C. 

      New Jersey

  • 11. 
    Name the colony founded by Lord Berkley and Sir George Carteret. 
    • A. 

      New Jersey

    • B. 

      Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Delaware

  • 12. 
    Which colony is the present day location of the Lost Colony of Roanoke?
    • A. 

      South Carolina

    • B. 

      North Carolina

    • C. 

      Virginia

  • 13. 
    Which colony was founded by John Mason as a fishing colony?
    • A. 

      Rhode Island

    • B. 

      New Hampshire

    • C. 

      New Jersey

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