American Sphinx Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How are Jefferson's political beliefs during those revolutionary times?
(a) Radical.
(b) Unknown.
(c) Liberal.
(d) Conservative.

2. Of what is the pamphlet "A Summary of the Rights of British America" a first draft?
(a) Constitution for the Freedom of Colonial America.
(b) Declaration of Treachery by King George III.
(c) Declaration of Independence.
(d) Articles of the Confederation.

3. How much does Jefferson believe the war will cost?
(a) $3 million.
(b) $6 billion.
(c) $6 million.
(d) $3 billion.

4. What makes American ships easy prey?
(a) They are in a harbor far out at sea.
(b) Jefferson all but eliminates the U.S. Navy.
(c) They are not as technologically-advanced as other country's ships.
(d) The sailors are poorly trained.

5. Jefferson's nail-making laborer's are compared to what author's characters?
(a) Emily Dickinson.
(b) Jane Seymour.
(c) Charles Manson.
(d) Charles Dickens.

Short Answer Questions

1. Of what descent is Hamilton?

2. To what is Jefferson compared at an elaborate dinner party?

3. How does Jefferson arrive in Philadelphia for the first Continental Congress?

4. Who constantly attends Jefferson at Monticello?

5. Who is deeply in debt?

(see the answer key)

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