History Quiz: American Revolution Edition! Can You Score Above 75%?

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How much do you really know about the land of the free and the home of the brave?

This quiz will test your knowledge of U.S. history, specifically the time of the Revolutionary War and America's independence from Great Britain.

 Aug 23, 2018

1 of 20Pick your answer!

How many American colonies fought for independence from Britain?
13
24
9

2 of 20Pick your answer!

The ________ became allies with America against Great Britain.
French
Swedes
Russians

3 of 20Pick your answer!

American soldiers who fought against Great Britain were called _________.
warriors
Patriots
heretics

4 of 20Pick your answer!

The Revolutionary War began with the ______.
Battles of Lexington and Concord
Battle of Waterloo
Battle of the Alamo

5 of 20Pick your answer!

The American forces used what type of warfare during the Revolution?
Biological warfare
Nuclear weapons
Guerilla warfare

6 of 20Pick your answer!

If someone was a "loyalist" during the American Revolution, they supported ________.
The King of England
The Spanish
The Native Americans

7 of 20Pick your answer!

Based on their uniforms, British soldiers were nicknamed _____.
Redcoats
Scallywags
Hooligans

8 of 20Pick your answer!

The United States declared its independence from which country?
Russia
Great Britain
France

9 of 20Pick your answer!

The Boston Tea Party was a protest against ______.
Native Americans
Caffeinated goods
Taxation

10 of 20Pick your answer!

Where was the Battle of Bunker Hill?
Miwaukee
Los Angeles
Boston

11 of 20Pick your answer!

Which state was the first to declare independence from Great Britian?
Florida
New Hampshire
Indiana

12 of 20Pick your answer!

What did the patriots disguise themselves as at the Boston Tea Party?
Canadians
Native Americans
Californians

13 of 20Pick your answer!

Where did the American Revolution start?
Tallahassee
Lexington and Concord
Austin

14 of 20Pick your answer!

Who is known for his Midnight Ride to warn the colonial militia that the British were coming?
Samuel Adams
Francis Scott Key
Paul Revere

15 of 20Pick your answer!

What year did the Revolutionary War end?
1925
1783
2006

16 of 20Pick your answer!

Which president was a military leader in the Revolutionary War and is considered the father of the country?
George Washington
Ronald Reagan
Theodore Roosevelt

17 of 20Pick your answer!

Where was the last major battle of the American Revolution?
Yorktown
Newark
Tarrytown

18 of 20Pick your answer!

When was the Declaration of Independence signed?
1592
1907
1776

19 of 20Pick your answer!

What role did Thomas Jefferson play in the Revolutionary War?
He was a decorated general
He was the first president of the U.S.
He wrote the Declaration Of Independence

20 of 20Pick your answer!

Who is known for his large signature on the Declaration of Independence?
John Hancock
Teddy Roosevelt
George Washington
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