Do You Know Confederate Memorial Day?

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Do You Know Confederate Memorial Day? - Quiz

Confederate Memorial Day is a unique day observed by southern states of the United States in the celebration of confederate soldiers and great sailors who lost their lives in the American civil war. This holiday is celebrated annually by citizens of the concerned states and the day is also known as Confederate Heroes Day.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these states is the day called " Confederate Heroes Day? 

    • A.

      Texas

    • B.

      Illinois

    • C.

      San Francisco

    • D.

      Ohio

    Correct Answer
    A. Texas
    Explanation
    Confederate Heroes Day is a holiday observed in Texas. It is a day to honor and remember those who fought for the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. This holiday is specific to Texas and is not observed in any of the other states listed (Illinois, San Francisco, Ohio). Therefore, the correct answer is Texas.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these date is the day being celebrated?

    • A.

      January 17

    • B.

      January 19

    • C.

      January 20

    • D.

      January 18

    Correct Answer
    B. January 19
  • 3. 

    Which year was the day firstly celebrated?

    • A.

      1888

    • B.

      1867

    • C.

      1866

    • D.

      1877

    Correct Answer
    C. 1866
  • 4. 

    What is the estimated number of fighters who lost their lives in the war? 

    • A.

      25800

    • B.

      2580

    • C.

      285000

    • D.

      258000

    Correct Answer
    D. 258000
    Explanation
    The estimated number of fighters who lost their lives in the war is 258,000.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these organizations passed the resolution of the celebration of the day?

    • A.

      Girls Memorial Association

    • B.

      Boys Memorial Association

    • C.

      Ladies Memorial Association

    • D.

      Men Memorial Association

    Correct Answer
    C. Ladies Memorial Association
    Explanation
    The Ladies Memorial Association passed the resolution for the celebration of the day.

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  • 6. 

    Which date was announced by Elizabeth Rutherford Ellis as the celebration day? 

    • A.

      April 23

    • B.

      April 24

    • C.

      April 26

    • D.

      April 25

    Correct Answer
    C. April 26
    Explanation
    Elizabeth Rutherford Ellis announced April 26 as the celebration day.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these states does not observe the Confederate Day? 

    • A.

      Alabama

    • B.

      Mississippi

    • C.

      South Carolina

    • D.

      Ohio

    Correct Answer
    D. Ohio
    Explanation
    Ohio does not observe Confederate Day because it was not a part of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Confederate Day is typically observed in states that were part of the Confederacy, which Ohio was not.

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  • 8. 

    When was the ending American Civil War?

    • A.

      1864

    • B.

      1867

    • C.

      1866

    • D.

      1865

    Correct Answer
    D. 1865
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1865. The American Civil War ended in 1865 with the surrender of the Confederate Army and the subsequent assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. This marked the end of a four-year-long conflict between the Union and Confederate states, which had begun in 1861. The year 1865 is significant in American history as it brought an end to the bloodiest war in the country's history and led to the abolition of slavery with the passage of the 13th Amendment.

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  • 9. 

    What is the name of the general who surrendered to the Union major-general?

    • A.

      Johnston

    • B.

      Johnson

    • C.

      Pittman

    • D.

      Joseph

    Correct Answer
    A. Johnston
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Johnston. This answer is based on the information given in the question, which states that a general surrendered to a Union major-general. Out of the options provided, Johnston is the only name that matches this description.

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  • 10. 

    Which year's death marked the end of the civil war?

    • A.

      1863

    • B.

      1865

    • C.

      1866

    • D.

      1864

    Correct Answer
    B. 1865
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1865 because it marks the end of the civil war. This is significant because it signifies the year in which the war came to a close and peace was restored.

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