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Trivia Quiz - Robert Morris: Interesting Founding Father


Robert Morris was a physically challenged great intellect that was instrumental in forming the US Government.

Quiz Number: 4004
Date Submitted: August 13, 2011
Quiz Categories: American History, American Founding Fathers
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: patrickryan
Average Score: 42.1 percent
Times Taken: 57 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3
Quiz is about: Robert Morris

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Robert Morris Interesting Founding Father
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1. How old was Robert Morris when he graduated from college?
  A.   16
  B.   18
  C.   20
  D.   22

2. Robert Morris married at what about age?
  A.   late 20s
  B.   late 30s
  C.   late 40s
  D.   late 50s

3. When home from College at 14 years old, Robert Morris had an injury that kept him for school for a year. What was the accident?
  A.   He was severely scalded
  B.   He was run over by a carriage
  C.   He was mugged and stabbed
  D.   He was frozen and nearly drowned

4. Robert Morris failed at re-election to the Continental Congress in 1779; why?
  A.   Morris advocated a strong federal government
  B.   Morris had an affair with a Tory, wife of a British officer
  C.   Morris was a friend of Benedict Arnold
  D.   Martha Washington felt Morris was a drunken lout

5. In 1780, Robert Morris had another severe injury. What was the result?
  A.   Morris lost his left hand
  B.   Morris lost part of his left leg
  C.   Morris lost an eye
  D.   Morris contracted measles and became deaf

6. Robert Morris was returned to Congress as a delegate of the Constitutional Convention in 1787. Which state sent him to the convention?
  A.   New York
  B.   Connecticut
  C.   New Jersey
  D.   Pennsylvania

7. Which of the following men was a strong advocate of Robert Morris at the Constitutional Convention?
  A.   George Washington
  B.   Andrew Jackson
  C.   Patrick Henry
  D.   John Adams

8. Which of the following was a significant change that Robert Morris inserted into the Constitution?
  A.   'Militia' into the 2nd Amendment.
  B.   Protection for slave owners.
  C.   to substitute "We the states" with "We the people."
  D.   Limits to freedom of speech.

9. Robert Morris was primarily responsible for which of the following?
  A.   Design of US coinage
  B.   US publishing laws
  C.   US Bar (Law) Associations
  D.   US adultery Laws

10. As a witness of the French Revolution, which of the following was true about Robert Morris?
  A.   Denounced Louis XVI
  B.   Assisted Louis XVI’s escape attempts
  C.   Provided funding for the Guillotines in Paris
  D.   Fled France in panic


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