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

2. What son of Massasoit became Pokanokets' new leader?
(a) Canonicus.
(b) Miontonimo.
(c) Uncas.
(d) Wamsutta.

3. What happened to Philip's nine-year-old son?
(a) Given to the Sakonnets.
(b) Sold into slavery.
(c) Went to live in Swansea.
(d) Went to live with the Narragansetts.

4. What did some of the Wessagussett settlers trade for food?
(a) Cooking pots.
(b) Clothing.
(c) Ammunition.
(d) Muskets.

5. Out of an estimated 400 hundred Sakonnets in 1700, how many remained in 1774?
(a) One hundred men and fifty women.
(b) Six men and nineteen women.
(c) Forty men and thirty women.
(d) Seventy-five men and eighty women.

6. In Chapter 9, where did Miles Standish travel to pick up some corn?
(a) Sowams.
(b) Mattapoisett.
(c) Patuxet.
(d) Manomet.

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

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

9. What did the colonists at Wessagussett have to do in order to seek food?
(a) Trade with the Indians.
(b) Leave the safety of their fortress.
(c) Trade with the Pilgrims.
(d) Use some of their precious ammunition.

10. What was the chief concern of Weston's men?
(a) Building a fort.
(b) Hunger.
(c) Fear of the Indians.
(d) Catching typhus.

11. What ominous event occurred the night of June 26, 1675.
(a) A meteor shower.
(b) A midnight raid.
(c) Total eclipse of the moon.
(d) An large piece of an asteroid fell on the ground.

12. Who did Bradford blame for the difficulties the Pilgrims had paying off the colony's debt?
(a) Isaac Allerton.
(b) Weston.
(c) Roger Williams.
(d) Roger Conant.

13. Who decided to escape the sorry settlement of Wessagusett and find his way to Plymouth?
(a) John Hamden.
(b) Phineas Pratt.
(c) Edward Johnson.
(d) Rogers.

14. Who became pastor at Plymouth in 1667?
(a) William Bradford.
(b) John Robinson.
(c) John Cotton.
(d) Roger Williams.

15. Who insisted that the Indians were the legal owners of their lands?
(a) Roger Conant.
(b) William Bradford.
(c) Thomas Morton.
(d) Roger Williams.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who bought the Mount Hope Peninsula went it was for sale in 1680?

2. Toward the end of the war, what did the New Englanders do with Indian captives?

3. To whom did Alexander keep selling land?

4. Who became sachem after Alexander died?

5. What prophecy had Philip's pow-wows spoken about his death?

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