Washington: A Life Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the name of the convention in #129?
(a) The Revolutionary Convention.
(b) The Patriot Convention.
(c) The Constitutional Convention.
(d) The Confederation Convention.

2. Washington found himself in the middle of a controversy as the president of the _______________________ when it came out that membership included a hereditary clause.
(a) Knights of Columbus.
(b) Society of Cincinnati.
(c) Masons.
(d) Republican party.

3. How many years did Washington spend as President of the United States?
(a) 8.
(b) 10.
(c) 3.
(d) 5.

4. Which of the following was NOT strained when Washington was forced to entertain so many visitors after the war?
(a) War stories.
(b) Sense of self.
(c) Patience.
(d) Finances.

5. Which of the following was NOT among Washington's strongest supporters at one time, but who now wrote negative essays about him which were published?
(a) Jefferson.
(b) Monroe.
(c) Westmoreland.
(d) Madison.

6. The overwhelming problem Washington had to deal with in the Summer of 1794 was a rebellion in Virginia and Pennsylvania against ____________________.
(a) Civil rights.
(b) The income tax.
(c) Women's rights.
(d) The whiskey tax.

7. Who did Washington appoint as his Secretary of State?
(a) Benjamin Franklin.
(b) Thomas Jefferson.
(c) Henry Knox.
(d) John Adams.

8. Who did Washington appoint as Chief Justice to the Supreme Court?
(a) James Calvert.
(b) Henry Clay.
(c) John Jay.
(d) John Adams.

9. What was the state of Mount Vernon when Washington returned from war?
(a) Somewhat neglected.
(b) Lush.
(c) Pristine.
(d) Decimated.

10. Who was the commander of West Point in the Fall of 1780?
(a) Benjamin Franklin.
(b) Paul Revere.
(c) Patrick Henry.
(d) Benedict Arnold.

11. How many years was Washington gone from his home to lead the Revolutionary army?
(a) 8.
(b) 10.
(c) 5.
(d) 3.

12. What was the name of the treaty John Jay reached with the British that angered the American people?
(a) The Fairfax Treaty.
(b) The Nottingham Treaty.
(c) The Westmoreland Treaty.
(d) The Jay Treaty.

13. Washington struggled all his life with ________________ problems.
(a) Sight.
(b) Romantic.
(c) Financial.
(d) Speech.

14. In the period following the Revolutionary War, there began a string of rebellions in which state?
(a) Maine.
(b) Virginia.
(c) Massachusetts.
(d) New York.

15. Which foreign dignitary did Washington remain friends with after the war?
(a) Cornwallis.
(b) Burgoyne.
(c) Lafayette.
(d) Clinton.

Short Answer Questions

1. Washington learned that Benedict Arnold had been conspiring with the British to capture ____________________.

2. What did Washington attend before leaving Philadelphia for retirement?

3. General William Howe was replaced by whom after word of the French treat with the Americans?

4. Washington had to borrow _________________ to attend his own inauguration as First President of the United States.

5. How old was the person in #105 when he/she died in 1781?

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