Have You Read The Charge Of The Light Brigade?

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Have You Read The Charge Of The Light Brigade?

The Charge of the Light Brigade is the story about the brave ride of the British light cavalry against the Russian army during the Crimean War. After being wrongly informed on the enemy forces, the cavalry bravely executed their orders in the face of evident defeat.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which battle did the charge occur?
    • A. 

      Battle of Waterloo

    • B. 

      Battle of Balaclava

    • C. 

      Battle of Omdurman

    • D. 

      Battle of Mons

  • 2. 
    In which war did these events occur?
    • A. 

      Seven Years War

    • B. 

      Peninsular War

    • C. 

      Suez Crisis

    • D. 

      Crimean War

  • 3. 
    On which day did the event occur?
    • A. 

      25th September

    • B. 

      25th January

    • C. 

      25th October

    • D. 

      25th February

  • 4. 
    Who drafted the order that carried to the cavalry to commence attack?
    • A. 

      Brigadier FitzRoy Somerset

    • B. 

      Brigadier Richard Airey

    • C. 

      Brigadier George Bingham

    • D. 

      Brigadier Louis Nolan

  • 5. 
    Who is the writer of the story?
    • A. 

      William Simpson

    • B. 

      John Keats

    • C. 

      William Wordsworth

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Barrett Brow

  • 6. 
    Who led the British light cavalry in the charge?
    • A. 

      FitzRoy Somerset

    • B. 

      Lord Cardigan

    • C. 

      George Bingham

    • D. 

      John Elliotson

  • 7. 
    Who was the commander the Heavy Brigade?
    • A. 

      Major General Franz Roubaud

    • B. 

      Major General Samuel Parkes

    • C. 

      Major General Alexander Roberts Dunn

    • D. 

      Major General James Yorke Scarlett

  • 8. 
    Who was the opposition in the charge?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 9. 
    Who was the overall commander of the British cavalry?
    • A. 

      Lieutenant General George Bingham

    • B. 

      Lieutenant General FitzRoy Somerset

    • C. 

      Lieutenant General William Simpson

    • D. 

      Lieutenant General John Elliotson

  • 10. 
    Who was the overall commander of the British forces?
    • A. 

      Lord Raglan

    • B. 

      Louis Nolan

    • C. 

      James Brudenell

    • D. 

      Henry Somerset

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