How Much Do You Know About The American Revolution?

The American Revolution changed the history of a nation forever. Do you think you know all there is to know about this historic war? Take this quiz and find out!
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What month and year did the American Revolution begin?
April 1775
June 1775
May 1776
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Who ruled Great Britain at the time of the American Revolution?
King George III
King George II
King Henry II
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What was the first major battle of the Revolution?
The Battle of Lexington
The Battle of Bunker Hill
The Battle of Yorktown
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Why did the colonists oppose the Tax Act?
They didn't feel they were being fairly represented
Tea was too expensive
They didn't want any kind of taxation
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Who wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence?
John Hancock
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
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How many delegates signed the Declaration of Independence?
50
56
60
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Who was the commander of the Continental Army?
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Ben Franklin
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What year was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
1776
1777
1775
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What year did the Revolutionary War officially end?
1783
1777
1790
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What was the nickname of the British army?
Cardinals
Redcoats
Brits
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How many American casualties were there during the war?
25,000
10,000
30,000
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True or false: France and Spain both secretly supplied the revolutionaries with ammunition.
True
False
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You are a Revolutionary ace. Even though you missed a few questions, you've still got a strong aptitude for one of America's most important time periods.

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You are a history master. When it comes to the American Revolution, you know way more than the average Joe. You're well versed on one of America's most challenging time periods.

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You are a rad revolutionary! Let's face it, you are a history virtuoso, especially when it comes to the American Revolution. There's not much you don't know about this challenging time period and we think that's pretty great!

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1
What month and year did the American Revolution begin?
April 1775
June 1775
May 1776
2
Who ruled Great Britain at the time of the American Revolution?
King George III
King George II
King Henry II
3
What was the first major battle of the Revolution?
The Battle of Lexington
The Battle of Bunker Hill
The Battle of Yorktown
4
Why did the colonists oppose the Tax Act?
They didn't feel they were being fairly represented
Tea was too expensive
They didn't want any kind of taxation
5
Who wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence?
John Hancock
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
6
How many delegates signed the Declaration of Independence?
50
56
60
7
Who was the commander of the Continental Army?
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Ben Franklin
8
What year was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
1776
1777
1775
9
What year did the Revolutionary War officially end?
1783
1777
1790
10
What was the nickname of the British army?
Cardinals
Redcoats
Brits
11
How many American casualties were there during the war?
25,000
10,000
30,000
12
True or false: France and Spain both secretly supplied the revolutionaries with ammunition.
True
False