Quiz: The Original Tea Party Movement Test your knowledge of the events surrounding the Boston Tea Party. By Debra Bell April 23, 2010 | 10:00 a.m. EDT + More On what date did the Boston Tea Party occur? Oct. 4, 1770 April 15, 1772 Dec. 16, 1773 March 12, 1775 Many of the people who tossed the tea belonged to which organization? Patriotic Sons of America Knights of Liberty Order of Patriots Sons of Liberty Which Founding Father organized the meetings that eventually led to the Boston Tea Party? John Adams Samuel Adams Benjamin Franklin George Washington True or false: The Tea Act actually reduced the tax on imported British tea. True False Which law imposed duties on imports to the Colonies? Gardner Act Porter Acts Taxation of Colonies Act Townshend Acts True or false: The Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party took place within one month of one another. True False Where did the colonists congregate right before the "party" started? Old South Meeting House King's Chapel Faneuil Hall Old City Hall What was the name of the company that owned the tea? British Tea Company East India Company English Tea Company West Indian Company The three ships that brought the tea to Boston hailed from which country? The Colonies (America) China England India How many chests of tea were dumped into Boston Harbor? 68 194 342 861 Click here for the answers.