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Trivia Quiz: The American Revolution

Do you think you've got what it takes to prove that you are a true US patriot? If so, then you're bound to be able to totally ace a trivia quiz about the American Revolutionary War and the events leading up to it, right? It's time to find out!
Battle of Bunker Hill
 
 
In which year did the first battles of the American Revolutionary War take place?
1775
1785
1698
1707
Benedict Arnold
 
 
What did Benedict Arnold do to be considered America's greatest traitor ever?
He defected to the British.
He ordered his troops to surrender.
He poisoned a rival officer.
He freed British prisoners.
American Revolution
 
 
Approximately how many US soldiers fought in the American Revolution?
217,000
517,000
2,170,000
5,170,000
Battle of Bunker Hill
 
 
In which battle were most American soldiers wounded and killed?
Battle of Camden
Battle of Brandywine
Battle of Rhode Island
Battle of Flamborough Head
ship in rough sea
 
 
When the USS Randolph was blown up, how many of the crew survived?
4
44
404
4,404
Siege of Charleston
 
 
How long did the Siege of Charleston last?
One month
One day
One week
One year
crown jewels
 
 
Who was the King of Britain during the American Revolution?
George III
William III
Edward VII
Henry VIII
Battle of Trenton
 
 
In which battle were the most British soldiers wounded and killed?
Battle of Bunker Hill
Battle of Freeman's Farm
Battle of Camden
Battle of Eutaw Springs
naval battle
 
 
What was the name of John Paul Jones’s most famous naval battle called?
Battle of Flamborough Head
Battle of Cape Henry
Battle of the Chesapeake
Battle of Brandywine
Battle of Long Island
 
 
Which of the following did not take part in the American Revolutionary War?
Brazil
Spain
France
The Dutch Republic
American Revolution
 
 
What was the American Colonial army called?
Continental Army
Western Army
Freedom Army
Colonial Army
Declaration of Independence
 
 
When was the Declaration of Independence signed?
1776
1780
1801
1771
money in a barrel
 
 
The taxation of which good caused the start of the colonial unrest?
Tea
Bread
Gold
Potatoes
natural creek
 
 
Which river is George Washington famous for crossing during the Revolution?
Delaware River
Mississippi River
Ohio River
Snake River
Battle of Guiliford Courthouse
 
 
Which American general was known as the Swamp Fox?
Francis Marion
George Washington
Benedict Arnold
Hyder Ali
You've Lost This Battle...
US Revolution
 
Oops! Either you're a British spy (and not a very good one at that) or you're in dire need of brushing up on your history of American events. There's no need to fret though since we're sure that with a little more care and attention you'll be able to get much better results on your next attempt. While many people find it easy to disregard what happened in the past, wise men know that there's much that can be learned from it.
You Know Your Stuff
Battle of Yorktown
 
Good show! From your answers it is clear that you know your facts about the American Revolution pretty well. Even though your score isn't perfect, you show enough enthusiasm for the subject matter to be considered an amateur historian, and with further study you could quite easily become an expert! Make sure to share this quiz with your friends and family to see if they're as patriotic as you are!
Hero of the Revolution
Washington crossing Delaware River
 
Absolutely incredible! Your knowledge of the American Revolution is completely unparalleled. With someone like you on the side of America, the British certainly never stood a chance! It is clear that you are a true patriot and a keen lover of history. The world truly is better off with you in it, since without people like you, we'd be cursed to keep repeating the same historical mistakes over and over again. Make sure to share this quiz with your friends and family to see if they're as patriotic as you are!
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