Colonial America - Homes and Dwellings

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Colonial America - Homes and Dwellings.

1. This type of home was made from a wooden frame, sticks, and mud.
a. Plantation
b. Georgian
c. Wattle and daub
d. Teepee
e. Mansion

2. How many rooms did the homes built by the first settlers typically have?
a. 1
b. 3
c. 5
d. 7
e. 9

3. What were the homes called that wealthy landowners in the South built?
a. Wattle and daub
b. Southerners
c. Saltboxes
d. Carolinas
e. Plantations

4. True or False: City homes were typically smaller than country homes.

5. What type of homes built by settlers could be built quickly and with just a few people?
a. Plantations
b. Georgia Colonials
c. Saltboxes
d. Log Cabins
e. All of the above

6. What was the Georgia Colonial home style named after?
a. Colony of Georgia
b. King George III
c. George Bush
d. George Washington Carver
e. A city in England

7. Which of the following is a feature of a Georgia Colonial style home?
a. Symmetrical
b. White trim
c. Rectangular Shaped
d. Windows across the front
e. All of the above

8. What upper area in early settlers homes was used for storage and sometimes for the older children to sleep?
a. Garage
b. Sitting Room
c. Parlor
d. Drawing room
e. Attic

9. Around how many servants and slaves did the governor of Virginia have to help run his household?
a. 1
b. 5
c. 15
d. 25
e. 100

10. What material was commonly used when building Georgia Colonial style homes?
a. Steel
b. Sticks and mud
c. Brick
d. Large tree logs
e. None of the above

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