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George Washington, Part Two

written by: nstross
 
His early years laid the cornerstone of American freedom. The second of four quizzes takes you from the French and Indian War to the 2nd Continental Congress.

Question 1:

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Who painted this portrait showing Colonel George Washington during the French and Indian War?
Gilbert Stuart
Charles Wilson Peale
Jean-Baptiste Le Paon
Jean Antoine Houdon


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Question 2:


What Governor appointed Major George Washington to lead a mostly diplomatic party to the Ohio Valley to confront the French?
Dinwiddie
Clinton
Shirley
Botetourt

Question 3:


What French officer was killed in 1754 by Washington's army about six miles from future Fort Necessity?
Jumonville
Le Boeuf
Montcalm
Saint-Pierre

Question 4:


What year did George Washington marry the widow Martha Custis?
1762
1773
1751
1759

Question 5:


What were the names of George Washington's two step-children?
William and Ida
Peter and Anne
Jacky and Patsy
James and Maria

Question 6:


Like most Virginia planters, George Washington was a one-crop (tobacco) farmer.
False
True

Question 7:

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Which of these ladies was George Washington most likely in love with based on a few letters analyzed by historians?
Sally Fairfax
Sally Hemings
Lucy Mercer
Peggy Eaton


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Question 8:


George Washington was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses.
False
True

Question 9:


What passion did George Washington and King George III share?
Soldiering
Growing Tobacco
Surveying
Agriculture

Question 10:


Where was George Washington chosen as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army?
New York
Philadelphia
Boston
Williamsburg

 


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