• 1. 
    Why did soldiers in the Revolutionary War wear uniforms?

  • They made the soldiers stronger and faster
  • They helped to determine who was a friend and who was an enemy during battle
  • The uniforms were made from bullet proof material
  • The uniforms provided camouflage when hiding in the woods
  • 2. 
    What did the typical uniform of the American militia look like?

  • Most militia just wore their regular clothes
  • They wore red, white, and blue striped coats and hats
  • They dressed in red coats so they could sneak up on the British
  • They were green with yellow piping
  • 3. 
    What was the first official color of the American uniforms?

  • Red
  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Green
  • 4. 
    Which of the following was NOT a name for the British soldiers?

  • Red coats
  • Red Riders
  • Regulars
  • Lobster backs
  • 5. 
    What important part of the uniform was always wearing out from long marches?

  • Shoes
  • Hat
  • Coat
  • Pants
  • 6. 
    What was the most common weapon carried by the average foot soldier?

  • Knife
  • Sword
  • Spear
  • Musket
  • 7. 
    What was the nickname for the musket used by the British?

  • Brown Bess
  • Dead Eye
  • Red Shooter
  • Fire Starter
  • 8. 
    What was a volley?

  • A type of battle between ships in the ocean or large sea
  • The name for when a canon was fired
  • When a large number of soldiers fired their muskets at the same time
  • The type of hat worn by most soldiers in the Revolutionary War
  • 9. 
    What color of coats did the British army wear?

  • Blue
  • Brown
  • White
  • Red
  • 10. 
    What was a bayonet?

  • A type of badge that indicated the rank of officers in the army
  • A blade that was placed on the end of a musket for hand to hand combat
  • A small cannon that could be easily carried from battle to battle
  • A type of sack that soldiers used to carry their food rations
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