The Alamo And The Texas War Of Independence

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This is a multiple choice quiz on The Alamo and The Texas War of Independence.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What State was Davy Crockett a congressman Of??

    • A.

      Texas

    • B.

      Alabama

    • C.

      Maine

    • D.

      Tennessee

    Correct Answer
    D. Tennessee
    Explanation
    Davy Crockett was a congressman of Tennessee. He represented the state in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1827 to 1831. Crockett is well-known for his role in the Texas Revolution and his death at the Battle of the Alamo, but he served as a congressman from Tennessee before his involvement in Texas.

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  • 2. 

    How many people were protecting the alamo?

    • A.

      188

    • B.

      64

    • C.

      200

    • D.

      Just Davy Crockett

    Correct Answer
    A. 188
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 188 because it is the only option that provides a specific number of people protecting the Alamo. The other options do not give a specific number or suggest that only one person, Davy Crockett, was protecting the Alamo.

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  • 3. 

    Wants the leader of the mexicans name?

    • A.

      Bob

    • B.

      William Barret Travis

    • C.

      General Custered

    • D.

      General Santa Anna

    Correct Answer
    D. General Santa Anna
    Explanation
    General Santa Anna is the correct answer because he was a prominent leader of Mexico during the 19th century. He served as both the President and the General of the Mexican army. Santa Anna played a significant role in various conflicts, including the Texas Revolution and the Mexican-American War. His leadership and military strategies had a profound impact on Mexican history, making him an important figure in the country's political and military landscape.

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  • 4. 

    How many people actually survived the fighting?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      000

    • D.

      100

    Correct Answer
    C. 000
  • 5. 

    When did the Alamo happen?

    • A.

      1836

    • B.

      2012

    • C.

      1799

    • D.

      1820

    Correct Answer
    A. 1836
    Explanation
    The Alamo happened in 1836. This refers to the Battle of the Alamo, which took place from February 23rd to March 6th, 1836. It was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution, where Texian rebels fought against the Mexican army. The battle resulted in the death of all Texian defenders, but it became a symbol of resistance and inspired others to join the cause for Texas independence.

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  • 6. 

    When did the Texas war of Independence start?

    • A.

      1820

    • B.

      1776

    • C.

      1821

    • D.

      1836

    Correct Answer
    D. 1836
    Explanation
    The Texas war of Independence started in 1836. This conflict was a rebellion of the Texian settlers in the Mexican province of Texas against the Mexican government. The war began with the Battle of Gonzales in October 1835 and culminated in the decisive Battle of San Jacinto in April 1836, where the Texian army led by General Sam Houston defeated the Mexican army and secured Texian independence.

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  • 7. 

    What city was the Alamo protecting?

    • A.

      Houston

    • B.

      Mexico City

    • C.

      L.A.

    • D.

      San Antonio

    Correct Answer
    D. San Antonio
    Explanation
    The Alamo was a mission and fortress located in San Antonio, Texas. It was built in the 18th century and served as a defensive structure during the Texas Revolution. The city of San Antonio was the location that the Alamo was protecting, making it the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    How did Davy Crockett die?

    • A.

      Was knifed

    • B.

      Shot

    • C.

      No one really knows

    • D.

      Got his head chopped off

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Shot
    C. No one really knows
    Explanation
    Davy Crockett's death is believed to have occurred during the Battle of the Alamo in 1836. While some accounts suggest that he was shot during the battle, there is also a lack of concrete evidence to confirm this. The exact circumstances of his death remain uncertain, leading to the possibility that no one really knows how he died.

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  • 9. 

    How long did the Battle of The Alamo Last?

    • A.

      About 2 weeks

    • B.

      1 hour

    • C.

      About 6 years

    Correct Answer
    A. About 2 weeks
    Explanation
    The Battle of The Alamo lasted for about 2 weeks. This implies that the battle took place over a relatively short period of time.

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  • 10. 

    What became a battle crie for the Texas War of Independence after the Alamo?

    • A.

      Think of the Alamo!!

    • B.

      Remember the Alamo!!

    • C.

      Fight for or right to party!!

    • D.

      Dont eat Brccoli!

    Correct Answer
    B. Remember the Alamo!!
    Explanation
    After the Battle of the Alamo, where Texan forces were defeated by the Mexican army, "Remember the Alamo!!" became a battle cry for the Texas War of Independence. This phrase symbolized the Texan's determination to avenge the Alamo's fallen soldiers and their commitment to fight for their independence from Mexico. It served as a rallying call to inspire and unite the Texan forces in their struggle for freedom.

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