US History Trivia: MCQ Trivia Facts! Quiz

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US History Trivia: MCQ Trivia Facts! Quiz

US history MCQ trivia facts quiz! If one was to read about the history of what is not the United States of America, they would have a deeper understanding on not only how many challenges the country has overcome but what makes it one of the strongest countries on earth. Did you know that there was a time the British ruled over the country and were defeated after the revolutionary war by the founding fathers? This quiz will help you see how much you know about America.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Letter B marks the location of
    • A. 

      New Hampshire

    • B. 

      Connecticut

    • C. 

      Rhode Island

    • D. 

      Massachusets

  • 2. 
    Letter F marks the location of
    • A. 

      Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Connecticut

    • C. 

      Rhode Island

    • D. 

      Massachusetts

  • 3. 
    The legislative assembly established in Virginia in the 1640s was known as the 
    • A. 

      Parliament

    • B. 

      House of Burgesses

    • C. 

      Continental Congress

    • D. 

      House of Representatives

  • 4. 
    The Middle Colonies were more diverse than New England or the Southern Colonies because they had a greater variety of
    • A. 

      Climate.

    • B. 

      Geography.

    • C. 

      Cultural groups

    • D. 

      Political systems.

  • 5. 
    Characteristics of the New England colonies included all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Formation of communities based on covenants

    • B. 

      Intolerance of religious beliefs different from Puritanism.

    • C. 

      Acquisitions of large land grants from the King of England.

    • D. 

      Desire for economic opportunity as well as religious and political freedom.

  • 6. 
    Early European contact devastated Native American populations by introducing
    • A. 

      Alcoholism

    • B. 

      Infectious disease

    • C. 

      Manufactured goods

    • D. 

      Weapons that used gun powerder

  • 7. 
    The early colonists who worked for a specific number of years in exchange for their passage to America were called
    • A. 

      Slaves

    • B. 

      Patrons

    • C. 

      Indentured servants

    • D. 

      Sharecroppers

  • 8. 
    The main economic activities of the New England colonies were
    • A. 

      Shipbuilding and fishing

    • B. 

      Mining and plantation farming

    • C. 

      Agriculture and mining

    • D. 

      Ironworks and agriculture

  • 9. 
    In which region were agriculture and plantation life most prevalent?
    • A. 

      The Middle Colonies

    • B. 

      The Southern Colonies

    • C. 

      The New England Colonies

    • D. 

      The Western Colonies

  • 10. 
    The Great Awakening of the 18th Century was a(n)
    • A. 

      Movement supporting public education.

    • B. 

      Intellectual renaissance

    • C. 

      Industrial revolution.

    • D. 

      Religious revival.

  • 11. 
    The Great Awakening of the 18th Century was a(n)
    • A. 

      Movement supporting public education.

    • B. 

      Intellectual renaissance.

    • C. 

      Industrial revolution.

    • D. 

      Religious revival.

  • 12. 
    Settlers of Virginia included all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Indentured servants seeking passage to the New World.

    • B. 

      Small farmers and artisans

    • C. 

      Puritans seeking refuge from religious persecution by the Quakers

    • D. 

      English nobility provided with large land grants

  • 13. 
    The event which led to the growth of the Methodist and Baptist religions and which challenged the premise of an established church as well as the governmental order was
    • A. 

      The Mayflower Compact

    • B. 

      The Great Awakening

    • C. 

      Bacon's Rebellion

    • D. 

      The Zenger Trial

  • 14. 
    What replaced the system of indentured servants?
    • A. 

      Slavery

    • B. 

      Tenancy

    • C. 

      Bondsmen

    • D. 

      Sharecropping

  • 15. 
    Which of the following was NOT a cash crop in the Southern Colonies?
    • A. 

      Tobacco

    • B. 

      Wheat

    • C. 

      Rice

    • D. 

      Indigo

  • 16. 
    Letter M marks the location of 
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Maryland

    • C. 

      North Carolina

    • D. 

      South Carolina

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