Chapter 7 Social Studies Test
  • 1. The act created in 1767 put a tax on tea, glass, lead, paint, and paper.
A) Townshend Act
B) Stamp act
C) Sugar Act
D) Tea Act
  • 2. The act passed in 1773 is also known as the Coercive Act.
A) Stamp Act
B) Townshend Act
C) Intolerable Acts
D) Tea Act
  • 3. The tax passed in 1764 that placed a tax on sugar, molasses, and many other imported goods.
A) Tea Act
B) Stamp Act
C) Sugar Act
D) Townshend Act
  • 4. The tax passed in 1765 taxed anything printed on paper
A) Sugar Act
B) Coercive Act
C) Stamp Act
D) Tea Act
  • 5. The Intolerable Acts were passed as a result of the ______________________
A) The Battle at Bunker Hill
B) Boston Tea Party
C) The Tea Act
D) The Boston Massacre
  • 6. Why did British soldiers march to Concord?
A) To destroy colonist weapons and military supplies
B) To protect the colonists
C) To pass the tea act
D) To declare war
  • 7. What group was founded to protest taxation without representation?
A) The Daughters of Liberty
B) The patriots
C) The loyalists
D) The Sons of Liberty
  • 8. The treaty that ended the French and Indian War
A) The Treaty of Paris
B) The Proclamation of 1763
C) The Townshend Act
D) The Coercive Act
  • 9. Why were the colonist upset about new taxes?
A) the tax money went to the French
B) they did not have a voice in passing tax laws
C) the colonists were not members of the East India Company
D) merchants wanted to tax their own goods
  • 10. Which groups fought in the French and Indian War?
A) Britain and Spain
B) Britain and the Colonies
C) France and Britain
  • 11. Who was the King of England during the American Revolution
A) King James III
B) King George I
C) King James I
D) King George III
  • 12. Why did Britain begin taxing the colonies?
A) To pass the tea act.
B) To cause a war between Spain and the colonists
C) To pay for the French and Indian War
  • 13. What was the purpose of the Committees of Correspondence?
A) to petition King George for lower taxes
B) to share news between colonies
C) to convince the colonies to join together
D) to warn John Hancock and Samuel Adams of the British advance
  • 14. What did the Albany Plan propose?
A) the colonies should pay Britain to defend them
B) the colonies should remain separate
C) Colonies should unite under on common government
D) the colonies should declare independence from Britain
  • 15. Which historical figure was an important leader of the Sons of Liberty?
A) George Washington
B) Samuel Adams
C) Ben Franklin
D) John Hancock
  • 16. Who was the commander of the Colonial Army?
A) Samuel Adams
B) George Washington
C) John Hancock
D) Benjamin Franklin
  • 17. What was the result of the Proclamation of 1763?
A) fur trading increased
B) Britain gave Spain all land west of the Appalachians
C) colonists were forbidden from settling west of the Appalachian
D) colonists were taxed for sugar, molasses, and cloth
  • 18. The Second Continental Congress attempted to make peace with Britain when they sent the ___________________to King George III
A) the Treaty of Paris
B) Olive Branch Petition
C) the Committees of Correspondence
D) the Albany Plan
  • 19. What was the purpose of the 1st Continental Congress?
A) to write the Declaration of Independence
B) to discuss how to respond to the Intolerable Acts
C) to discuss how to fight the British
D) to create Committees of Correspondence
  • 20. Who proposed the Albany plan of Union?
A) Benjamin Franklin
B) George Washington
C) Sam Adams
D) John Hancock
  • 21. Why did colonial militia commander William Prescott say, "Do not fire until you see the whites of their eyes!"
A) he wanted the militia to retreat
B) he wanted revenge against the British
C) he wanted to conserve ammunition
D) he wanted the British to see who was attacking them
  • 22. A colonist who opposed British Rule called themselves _______________
A) loyalists
B) Redcoats
C) Militia
D) Patriots
  • 23. What was the purpose of Paul Revere's Midnight Ride?
A) to bring George Washington to his troops
B) To warn the minutemen that the British soldiers were coming.
C) to send a letter to Hancock and Adams in Concord
  • 24. At the Boston Tea Party, the Son of Liberty dressed as _______________________ to throw tea of a ship and into the harbor.
A) Indians
B) Loyalists
C) Partiots
D) Redcoats
  • 25. During the Boston Massacre, ______________________were killed.
A) loyalists
B) British soldiers
C) minutemen
D) five colonists including Crispus Attucks
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