Statistics for American Revolution Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 21,997 times
  • The average score is 13 of 20

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Question Answer % Correct
What kind of "party" was held in Boston Harbor?Tea
95%
Who wrote the "Declaration of Independence"?Thomas Jefferson
94%
Who led the Continental Army?George Washington
92%
Who was the King of Great Britain at this time?King George III
87%
In what city did the Continental Congress meet?Philadelphia
83%
What were the British soldiers called? (based on the the color of their uniform)Redcoats
83%
Whose "midnight ride" warned that the British were coming?Paul Revere
81%
And who was the first person to sign it?John Hancock
76%
Who traveled to France to negotiate an alliance?Ben Franklin
74%
The first battles were at the cities of Lexington and what?Concord
71%
Who wrote Common Sense?Thomas Paine
60%
Which American general defected to the British?Benedict Arnold
58%
Who said "Give me liberty, or give me death!"Patrick Henry
50%
Where did the Continental Army spend a damp and miserable winter in 1777-8?Valley Forge
49%
What German mercenaries did the British hire?Hessians
44%
"Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes" came from what battle?Battle of Bunker Hill
43%
In what city did Cornwallis surrender?Yorktown
41%
Crispus Attucks died in what engagement?Boston Massacre
36%
What American naval hero said "I have not yet begun to fight!"John Paul Jones
29%
What series of battles were considered the turning point of the war?Battles of Saratoga
27%

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