Battle Of The Alamo Trivia!

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Battle Of The Alamo Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 

    Why did the battle of the Alamo start?

    • A.

      B. Mexico tried to take over Texas, but Texas won and Mexico had to retreat.

    • B.

      A. Texas tried to take over Mexico

    • C.

      C. Texas tried to take over Louisiana

    Correct Answer
    A. B. Mexico tried to take over Texas, but Texas won and Mexico had to retreat.
    Explanation
    The battle of the Alamo started because Mexico attempted to take over Texas, but Texas was able to defend itself and ultimately force Mexico to retreat.

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  • 2. 

    When did the battle of the Alamo start?

    • A.

      A. 1839

    • B.

      B. 1700

    • C.

      C. 1836

    Correct Answer
    C. C. 1836
    Explanation
    The correct answer is c. 1836. The Battle of the Alamo started in 1836.

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  • 3. 

    How many cannons did the Texans have at the battle of the Alamo?

    • A.

      A. 21

    • B.

      B. 18

    • C.

      C. 16

    Correct Answer
    A. A. 21
    Explanation
    At the Battle of the Alamo, the Texans had 21 cannons.

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  • 4. 

    How many Texan soldiers died at the battle of the alamo?

    • A.

      A. 600

    • B.

      B. 250

    • C.

      C. 150

    Correct Answer
    A. A. 600
  • 5. 

    Santa Anna had more soldiers than the Texans. True False

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Santa Anna had more soldiers than the Texans. This statement is true because Santa Anna, as the leader of the Mexican army, had a larger number of soldiers compared to the Texans who were fighting for independence. This numerical advantage gave Santa Anna's forces a strategic advantage in battles and contributed to the challenges faced by the Texans during the Texas Revolution.

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  • 6. 

    General Sam Houston demanded that the Texans march all the way to New Mexico. True False

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    General Sam Houston did not demand that the Texans march all the way to New Mexico. This statement is false.

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  • 7. 

    Susana Dickinson's husband died right infront of her. True False

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Susana Dickinson's husband died in front of her. Since the question does not provide any context or additional information, we can assume that the answer is true based solely on the given statement.

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  • 8. 

    When did the battle of the Alamo end?

    • A.

      A. 1839

    • B.

      B. 1836

    • C.

      C. 1789

    Correct Answer
    B. B. 1836
    Explanation
    The battle of the Alamo ended in 1836. This significant battle took place during the Texas Revolution, where a small group of Texan defenders held off Mexican forces for thirteen days before ultimately being overwhelmed. The battle ended on March 6, 1836, with the Mexican army storming the Alamo and killing all of the Texan defenders. This event became a symbol of bravery and sacrifice for the Texan cause, and it played a crucial role in the eventual Texan victory and independence from Mexico.

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  • 9. 

    Write an essay on Santa Anna's first decision of attack. Explain.

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