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

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New England Native? Prove it.

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
Massachusetts
Florida

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?
Maine
New Hampshire
Vermont

6 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What was New England's main source of commerce?
Tea and flowers
Milk and corn
Fish and timber

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?
Other colonists
Native Americans
England

11 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What was the nickname of the first colony?
A city upon a hill
A fresh start
New England

12 of 18Pick Your Answer!

The Boston Tea Party was actually a protest over what?
Tea taxes
Coffee
A tea ban

13 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Witch trials famously happened in which New England city?
Springfield
Worcester
Salem

14 of 18Pick Your Answer!

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

15 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which state was not a part of the New England Colonies?
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Indiana

16 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What image is on the New England flag?
A house
A horse
A tree

17 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What is one of the colors on the New England flag?
Red
Yellow
Purple

18 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which classic American holiday started in New England with the pilgrims and Native Americans?
Thanksgiving
Tax Day
Halloween
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

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!