Test Your Knowledge About The 15th Pennsylvania Calvary

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Test Your Knowledge About The 15th Pennsylvania Calvary - Quiz

It is also known as the Anderson Cavalry and the 160th Volunteers. It was a 3-year Cavalry regiment in the Union Army, during the American civil war and it was very useful to the troops during battling. How much do you know about this cavalry? Would you take the chance to pass our quiz?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was this regiment formed?

    • A.

      In 1850

    • B.

      In 1845

    • C.

      In 1862

    • D.

      In 1870

    Correct Answer
    C. In 1862
    Explanation
    This regiment was formed in 1862.

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  • 2. 

    In how many battles was this regiment used?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      1

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3 because the question asks how many battles the regiment was used in, and the number 3 is the only option that represents a quantity of battles.

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  • 3. 

    Who had once commanded this Cavalry?

    • A.

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B.

      Lt. Baron Dukes

    • C.

      Col.William. Jackson Palmer.

    • D.

      General Lee

    Correct Answer
    C. Col.William. Jackson Palmer.
    Explanation
    Col. William Jackson Palmer is the correct answer because the question asks who had once commanded this Cavalry, implying that the person being referred to had a connection to the mentioned Cavalry. Out of the given options, Col. William Jackson Palmer is the only one who had a command over this Cavalry.

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  • 4. 

    Who did this unit supposedly report to?

    • A.

      The Confederates

    • B.

      The Unionists

    • C.

      The Army of Cumberland.

    • D.

      The US government.

    Correct Answer
    C. The Army of Cumberland.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Army of Cumberland. This unit supposedly reported to The Army of Cumberland, which indicates that it was under their command and received orders from them.

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  • 5. 

    What was the initial purpose of this unit?

    • A.

      To assist with medicine.

    • B.

      To perform escort, scouting, courier, etc.

    • C.

      To bring food to the troops.

    • D.

      To alert the troops when the rival Army advances.

    Correct Answer
    B. To perform escort, scouting, courier, etc.
    Explanation
    The initial purpose of this unit was to perform various tasks such as escorting, scouting, and delivering messages as a courier. This suggests that the unit was intended to provide support and assistance in different areas, possibly in a military or strategic context.

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  • 6. 

    How many men were recruited in that regiment?

    • A.

      1000

    • B.

      1200

    • C.

      1500

    • D.

      1700

    Correct Answer
    A. 1000
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1000 because it is the only option given that directly answers the question. The question asks for the number of men recruited in the regiment, and 1000 is the only option that provides a specific number of men.

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  • 7. 

    What was the average age of the people recruited?

    • A.

      20

    • B.

      25

    • C.

      18

    • D.

      30

    Correct Answer
    A. 20
    Explanation
    The average age of the people recruited is 20. This means that when you add up the ages of all the people recruited and divide it by the number of people, the result is 20.

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  • 8. 

    How many men died of diseases?

    • A.

      1100

    • B.

      103

    • C.

      300

    • D.

      500

    Correct Answer
    B. 103
  • 9. 

    When was it dismounted in 1863?

    • A.

      On March 12th

    • B.

      On February 7th

    • C.

      On June 1st

    • D.

      On August 10th

    Correct Answer
    B. On February 7th
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "On February 7th". This answer indicates that the dismounting occurred on February 7th in 1863.

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  • 10. 

    How many lives were lost during the war?

    • A.

      50 enlisted men.

    • B.

      100 enlisted men

    • C.

      3 officers and 22 enlisted men.

    • D.

      2 officers and 100 enlisted men.

    Correct Answer
    C. 3 officers and 22 enlisted men.
    Explanation
    The answer "3 officers and 22 enlisted men" suggests that a total of 25 lives were lost during the war. This is inferred by adding the number of officers (3) and enlisted men (22) mentioned in the answer option.

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