Test Your Knowledge About Civil War Movies

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Do you like watching civil war movies? You can test your knowledge about civil war movies with this movie quiz. We have created this quiz to test your memory of civil war movies. Along with the memory test, we will see how much knowledge you have about these movies. It will be fun to recall the movie stories and characters. You must give this quiz a try. So, go for it, and try to get a 100% score. Do share your result with others.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In which state the film "Lincoln" was mostly shot mostly?

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      Virginia

    • C.

      California

    • D.

      North Carolina

    Correct Answer
    B. Virginia
    Explanation
    The film "Lincoln" was mostly shot in Virginia.

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  • 2. 

    In which movie did Stolen Confederate gold provide a major plot point?

    • A.

      "Gods and Generals"

    • B.

      "They Died with their Boots On"

    • C.

      "Free States of Jones"

    • D.

      "The Good, The Bad and the Ugly"

    Correct Answer
    D. "The Good, The Bad and the Ugly"
    Explanation
    In "The Good, The Bad and the Ugly," stolen Confederate gold plays a significant role in the plot. The movie follows three main characters who are searching for a hidden cache of gold during the American Civil War. The stolen gold becomes a major motivator for the characters and drives the story forward as they compete and cooperate to find it.

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  • 3. 

    What was George Peppard's role in "How the West Was Won?"

    • A.

      A Confederate colonel

    • B.

      A Lieutenant

    • C.

      An indifferent shopkeeper

    • D.

      A Union private

    Correct Answer
    D. A Union private
    Explanation
    In the movie "How the West Was Won," George Peppard played the role of a Union private. This means that his character was a soldier fighting for the Union side during the American Civil War. As a private, he would have held a lower rank in the military hierarchy.

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  • 4. 

    Which Academy Award did "Gone with the Wind" NOT win?

    • A.

      Best Actress

    • B.

      Best Actor

    • C.

      Best Director

    • D.

      This movie has not won any Academy Awards.

    Correct Answer
    B. Best Actor
    Explanation
    "Gone with the Wind" did not win the Academy Award for Best Actor. This means that none of the actors in the movie were recognized with this award.

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  • 5. 

    In which 1956 film did Anthony Perkins play the lead role?

    • A.

      "Morgan's Last Raid"

    • B.

      "Friendly Persuasion"

    • C.

      "The Littlest Rebel"

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. "Friendly Persuasion"
    Explanation
    Anthony Perkins played the lead role in the 1956 film "Friendly Persuasion".

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  • 6. 

    Who does John Wayne play in "How the West Was Won?"

    • A.

      William Sherman

    • B.

      Stonewall Jackson

    • C.

      Robert E. Lee

    • D.

      James Brown

    Correct Answer
    A. William Sherman
    Explanation
    In the movie "How the West Was Won," John Wayne plays the character of William Sherman. This character is not to be confused with the historical figure of the same name who was a Union general during the American Civil War. In the movie, Wayne's portrayal of William Sherman is a fictional character and not based on the real-life general.

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  • 7. 

    In which of these movie draft riots was a critical part?

    • A.

      "Gangs of New York"

    • B.

      "Secret Service"

    • C.

      "Lincoln"

    • D.

      "Glory"

    Correct Answer
    A. "Gangs of New York"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Gangs of New York." This movie depicts the historical events of the New York City draft riots that took place in 1863 during the American Civil War. The draft riots were a critical part of the movie's plot, showcasing the violent clashes between different ethnic and social groups in the city, as well as highlighting the social and political tensions of the time.

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  • 8. 

    Which actor starred in "The Horse Soldiers"?

    • A.

      Clark Gable

    • B.

      Clint Eastwood

    • C.

      John Wayne

    • D.

      Marlon Brando

    Correct Answer
    C. John Wayne
    Explanation
    John Wayne is the correct answer because he starred in the movie "The Horse Soldiers." The other options, Clark Gable, Clint Eastwood, and Marlon Brando, did not appear in this particular film.

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  • 9. 

    "Rocky Mountain" was originally slated to be called?

    • A.

      Bloody Mountain

    • B.

      Union Mountain

    • C.

      Human Mountain

    • D.

      Ghost Mountain

    Correct Answer
    D. Ghost Mountain
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the original name for "Rocky Mountain." The correct answer, "Ghost Mountain," suggests that the mountain was initially intended to be named after ghosts. This implies that there may have been legends, stories, or supernatural beliefs associated with the mountain, leading to the choice of this name.

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  • 10. 

    Which director took responsibility for "Lincoln" in 2012?

    • A.

      Larry Gottheim

    • B.

      Steven Spielberg

    • C.

      Francis Ford Coppola

    • D.

      Terrence Malick

    Correct Answer
    B. Steven Spielberg
    Explanation
    Steven Spielberg took responsibility for "Lincoln" in 2012. Spielberg is a renowned director known for his ability to create compelling and emotionally impactful films. "Lincoln" is a historical drama that focuses on the final months of Abraham Lincoln's presidency and his efforts to pass the Thirteenth Amendment. Spielberg's direction in this film was praised for its attention to detail, strong performances, and ability to bring history to life on the screen.

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