Quiz: Only 1 in 49 People Can Pass This New England History Test. Can You?

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Take this fun and challenging quiz about the history of New England and see how much you know about where America started.

 May 13, 2018
1 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Settlers of New England were mainly _____.
women
preachers
farmers
2 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What religion were many of the people of New England?
Buddhists
Atheists
Puritans
3 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What state was a part of the New England Colonies?
Alabama
Florida
Massachusetts
4 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What ship brought over the pilgrims?
The Flagship
The Titanic
The Mayflower
5 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Which state name means "green mountain" in French?
Vermont
New Hampshire
Maine
6 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What was New England's main source of commerce?
Fish and timber
Tea and flowers
Milk and corn
7 of 18Pick Your Answer!
When was New England founded?
1600s
1200s
1800s
8 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Colonists started the first college in the U.S., which is called what?
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Duke
Harvard University
9 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Separatists wanted to _____.
create a religion with Puritans
destroy the Puritans
break away from the Church of England
10 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Who did the colonists trade furs with?
Native Americans
England
Other colonists
11 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What was the nickname of the first colony?
A fresh start
A city upon a hill
New England
12 of 18Pick Your Answer!
The Boston Tea Party was actually a protest over what?
Tea taxes
A tea ban
Coffee
13 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Witch trials famously happened in which New England city?
Salem
Worcester
Springfield
14 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Where did the American Revolution start?
Austin
Tallahassee
Lexington and Concord
15 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Which state was not a part of the New England Colonies?
Rhode Island
Indiana
New Hampshire
16 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What image is on the New England flag?
A tree
A house
A horse
17 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What is one of the colors on the New England flag?
Purple
Red
Yellow
18 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Which classic American holiday started in New England with the pilgrims and Native Americans?
Halloween
Tax Day
Thanksgiving
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This quiz is all about the history of New England! It may be called "New" but this region of the United States is quite old! It has a rich history of events that date all the way back before the United States even existed. Do you remember all that there is to know about the original colonies, the pilgrims, Puritans, and the historical events that all went down in this time? You'll really have to use some brain power, after all, this time dates back to the 1600s. Take this 18 question quiz to prove that you're a history buff, a Native New Englander, a New England lover, or just that you're a great guesser. It's the perfect five minute escape from your hectic day. We'd love to see you take this quiz and get 100%. Prove what you know!