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