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Test Your Knowledge of Founding Father John Hancock
What was John Hancock's profession?

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1. Born on January 12, 1737, John Hancock has become a synonym for what?
   Hat
   Bicycle
   Signature
   Bond
   Coin
2. What was John Hancock's profession?
   Merchant
   Whaler
   Gentry
   Cooper
   Steward
3. The passage of what act turned Hancock towards the patriot cause?
   Paper Act
   Tobacco Act
   Rum Act
   Oil Act
   Stamp Act
4. What revolutionary group was Hancock a member of?
   Liberty Bell
   Tree of Hope
   Red Caps
   Sons of Liberty
   Men of Freedom
5. What did the British charge John Hancock for in 1768?
   Moonshining
   Smuggling
   Forgery
   Graft
   Murder
6. Who rode to warn Hancock and Sam Adams that the British might put them under arrest?
   Franklin
   Revere
   Washington
   Otis
   Greene
7. Hancock served in the Second Continental Congress and was unanimously elected to what position?
   Governor
   Lord
   President
   Astrologer
   Senator
8. Hancock was elected to what post after the new Massachusetts Constitution went into effect?
   President
   Chief Justice
   Minister
   Representative
   Governor
9. What rebellion shook Massachusetts in 1786-1787?
   Shay's Rebellion
   Rum Rebellion
   Springfield Rebellion
   Massachusetts Minutemen
   Farmer's Rebellion
10. Hancock played an integral role in adopting what document?
   Bill of Rights
   1st Amendment
   Treaty of Paris
   Constitution
   Gettysburg Address



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