Jamestown Unit Test
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. In what year was the Jamestown Colony founded?
    answer choices
    1492
    1776
    1607
    1619
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What were the names of the three ships that left England headed for Jamestown in December of 1606?
    answer choices
    the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria
    the Titanic, the Lusitania, and the Queen Mary
    the Susan Constant, the Godspeed, and the Discovery
    the Clara Oswald, the Rose Tyler and the Bad Wolf
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Who was the Captain of the Susan Constant and part of the original seven member council of the Jamestown Colony?
    answer choices
    Captain Christopher Newport
    John Rolfe
    Thomas Dale
    Lord De La Warr
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Who granted the charter which gave the Virginia Company of London permission to start a colony in Virginia?
    answer choices
    King Henry VIII
    Mary, Queen of Scots
    King Phillip II
    King James I
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. The Virginia Company of London wanted to _______________ by starting a colony in the New World.
    answer choices
    make King Jame I angry
    make a profit
    become famous
    make people starve
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. The Jamestown colony was a(n) ___________________ .
    answer choices
    bad idea
    trading outpost
    economic venture
    political venture
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. One of the benefits of the Jamestown location was that
    answer choices
    it was on a deep, navigable river
    it was a highland
    it was swampy
    it had brackish water
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. The colonists thought Jamestown would be a good place to settle because it was on a peninsula and would be easy to ________________ .
    answer choices
    farm
    defend
    visit
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. During the early years of the colony the settlers often experienced famine. This means they did not have enough _______________________ .
    answer choices
    shelter
    food
    clothing
    space
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. The Starving time occurred during the winter of ______________ .
    answer choices
    1609-1610
    1619-1620
    1775-1776
    1643-1644
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. The Sea Venture, which wrecked off the shore of Bermuda, was part of the _______________________ .
    answer choices
    House of Burgesses
    Third Supply
    first charter
    Virginia Company of London
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Shortly after Captain Newport arrived with supplies in January of 1608 this burned.
    answer choices
    the storehouse
    the palisade
    the well
    the Governor's house
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. During the early years of the colony many settlers died from
    ______________________________ .
    answer choices
    famine and disease
    chicken pox and measles
    old age and cancer
    dragon pox and spattergroit
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. The water at Jamestown made the colonists sick because it was ________________________ .
    answer choices
    polluted
    hot
    fresh
    brackish
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. The colonists built a palisade for protection. It had _________ sides.
    answer choices
    5
    6
    4
    3
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. The Virginia Company was hoping to find __________ and ___________ in Virginia.
    answer choices
    gold and silver
    Powhatan and Pocahontas
    pottery and baskets
    squash and beans
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the name for an official document that gives permission to a group or person?
    answer choices
    burgess
    charter
    legislative government
    General Assembly
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. Which charter gave the Virginia Company of London permission to settle in Virginia?
    answer choices
    First
    Second
    Third
    Great
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Which Charter allowed for a representative government in the Virginia Colony?
    answer choices
    First
    Second
    Third
    Great
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. Which charter extended English rights to the colonists?
    answer choices
    First
    Second
    Third
    Great
  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q. Who did the Virginia Company and the colonists THINK would be attacking them?
    answer choices
    the Spanish
    Cherokee Indians
    the French
    Powhatan Indians
  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q. Did Spain ever attack the Jamestown settlement?
    answer choices
    yes
    no
  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the name of the river that Jamestown was situated near?
    answer choices
    York
    James
    Roanoke
    Potomac
  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q. King James I was the king of __________.
    answer choices
    Spain
    Portugal
    France
    England
  • Question 25
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    Q. The group of investors who established the first permanent English settlement in North America was called ____________________ .
    answer choices
    The House of Burgesses
    The Privy Council
    The Virginia Company of London
    The Continental Congress
  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q. He was responsible for developing a type of tobacco that both grew in Virginia and was liked by the English.
    answer choices
    Thomas Dale
    John Rolfe
    Powhatan
    Lord De La Warr
  • Question 27
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    Q. This man was the first Governor of Virginia. He made the colonists turn around when they tried to abandon the colony.
    answer choices
    Governor Berkeley
    Lord De La Warr
    John Rolfe
    Prince Henry
  • Question 28
    30 seconds
    Q. He was the leader of the Powhatan Indians when the English landed at Jamestown in 1607
    answer choices
    Opechancanough
    Powhatan
    Pocahontas
    Sitting Bull
  • Question 29
    30 seconds
    Q. She is credited with "saving" John Smith's life. She was a friend to the settlers and convinced her father to help them learn to survive in Virginia.
    answer choices
    Pocahontas
    Anne Burras
    Opechancanough
    Virginia Dare
  • Question 30
    30 seconds
    Q. He was Powhatan's brother. He led the Powhatan tribe in a vicious attack on the settlers known as the Massacre of 1612.
    answer choices
    Roanoke
    Pocahontas
    Opechancanough
    Werowocomoco
  • Question 31
    30 seconds
    Q. What did the settlers trade with the Powhatan for food?
    answer choices
    corn, beans and squash
    pots, tools and copper
    ships, muskets and clothes
    fez, sunglasses and sonic screwdrivers
  • Question 32
    30 seconds
    Q. John Smith helped the colonists survive the Great Frost by trading with the Native Americans for _____________ .
    answer choices
    food
    shelter
    clothing
    canoes
  • Question 33
    30 seconds
    Q. The native peoples helped the settlers learn to grow _________ and ____________ .
    answer choices
    corn and tobacco
    rice and beans
    peppers and onions
    trees and bushed
  • Question 34
    30 seconds
    Q. The drought during the summer of 1609 led to a poor harvest. This contributed to many deaths during the ____________ .
    answer choices
    great frost
    annus horribilis
    starving time
    bicentennial
  • Question 35
    30 seconds
    Q. Eventually, as the colonists expanded their settlement beyond the fort at Jamestown, the Powhatan started to see them as _________ .
    answer choices
    invaders
    friends
    compatriots
    sunshine patriots
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