Mayflower Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Nathaniel Philbrick
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1: Chapter 2, Dangerous Shoals and Roaring Breakers.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where was the ship's helmsman stationed?
(a) In steerage.
(b) On the poop deck.
(c) In the pilot's room.
(d) On the main deck.

2. Where did Jones decide they were near as the Mayflower headed toward shore?
(a) Cape Cod.
(b) Hudson River
(c) Virginia.
(d) Jamestown.

3. In 1676, what ship left the shores of New England?
(a) Little James.
(b) The Seaflower.
(c) Fortune.
(d) Speedwell.

4. What is the name of the war that occurred in 1675?
(a) King Philip's War.
(b) French and Indian War.
(c) War of the English.
(d) Wapanoags' War.

5. For how many days had the Mayflower blundered through storms and headwinds before reaching the New World?
(a) 65 days.
(b) 2 months.
(c) 4 months.
(d) 45 days.

Short Answer Questions

1. When did the Pilgrims sail to the New World in search of religious freedom?

2. What was the author researching when he decided to learn more about the Pilgrims?

3. Who led the author to write about the Pilgrims?

4. Who did William Bradford marry?

5. Where did the Pilgrims live most of their time in Holland?

(see the answer key)

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