Mayflower Test | Final Test - Easy

Nathaniel Philbrick
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who had pledged his country's support to Philip in the fall?
(a) A German.
(b) A Canadian.
(c) A Scotsman.
(d) A Frenchman.

2. What diseases afflicted the Pokanokets in 1634?
(a) Measles and mumps.
(b) Typhus and influenza.
(c) Typhus and measles.
(d) Smallpox and influenza.

3. Who were the most feared warriors in the Northeast?
(a) The Sakonnet.
(b) The Mohawks.
(c) The Nipsachuck.
(d) The Narragansett.

4. Who was the settlement leader of Wessagussett in 1623?
(a) Phineas Pratt.
(b) John Smythe.
(c) John Sanders.
(d) John Hamden.

5. How far away was the nearest Indian village from Plymouth?
(a) 60 miles.
(b) 15 miles.
(c) 5 miles.
(d) 40 miles.

6. How many ships arrived in New England in 1630?
(a) 12.
(b) 3.
(c) 25.
(d) 17.

7. What colony did Roger Williams found?
(a) Maine.
(b) Massachusetts.
(c) Rhode Island.
(d) New Hampshire.

8. Who was the sachem of Sakonnet?
(a) Weetamoo.
(b) Sagamore Sam.
(c) Awashonks.
(d) Quinnapin.

9. What did England become after the death of King Charles?
(a) A Catholic state.
(b) A oligarchy.
(c) A Puritan state.
(d) An autocracy.

10. What man was one of the first New Englanders to embrace the wilderness?
(a) Talcott.
(b) Church.
(c) Lathrop.
(d) Moseley.

11. Why did the Great Migration come to an end in the early 1640s?
(a) There was too great a threat of Indian attacks.
(b) The land was becoming too settled.
(c) English civil war.
(d) The colonies had become too religious for many people.

12. Which group of Indians became the first in New England to disown Philip?
(a) Narragansett Indians.
(b) Massachusetts Indians.
(c) Pokanoket Indians.
(d) Nantucket Indians.

13. Who succeeded Bradford as governor?
(a) John Brown.
(b) Thomas Prence.
(c) Edward Winslow.
(d) Roger Williams.

14. What did Winslow designate Thursday, June 24, 1675?
(a) A day of fasting and humiliation.
(b) A day of feasting.
(c) A day of prayer.
(d) A day of celebration.

15. What vandalism in 1675 caused Governor Winslow to ask for assistance from the Massachusetts Bay colony?
(a) The church was destroyed.
(b) Boats were damaged.
(c) Crops were destroyed.
(d) Burning of two houses.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happened to Philip's nine-year-old son?

2. Who became sachem after Alexander died?

3. Why was Massasoit sick?

4. When the Sakonets wished to stay out of the conflict, where did Bradford ask them to go?

5. What ominous event occurred the night of June 26, 1675.

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