Ultimate Quiz On Soldier's Heart Novel! Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Disease spread rapidly throughout the camp of 90,000 men.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Charley stated that he did not want to get close to anyone he met or encountered. Deep down he knew they would die and he did not to face the pain of losing a friend.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Forage means to buy food from the sutler.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Nelson was excited to go up against the Rebels. Charley decided that he was not going to "tell him" about what it was really like, Nelson just needed to experience the battle for himself in order to understand it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Nelson suffered from a shot in the back and then he died.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Guns killed more soldiers than disease in the Civil War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Charley was called a "Yankee" by the Confederate who wanted to trade with him.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Charley was asked to kill horses for meat. It was to help the sick men get better.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The commanders told Charley and the infantry to shoot when the cavalry was a close range to create high casualities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The doctor asked Charley to create a wall of dead bodies to block the wind.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What is Charley's demeanor during the battle? (what is he like during the first battle)
    • A. 

      Calm and peaceful

    • B. 

      Aggressive and bold

    • C. 

      Disoriented and confused

    • D. 

      Fainted

  • 12. 
    During Charley's first battle--- The Battle of Bull Run, Charley's actions could be characterized as...
    • A. 

      Brave and daring

    • B. 

      Cowardly and scared

    • C. 

      Angry and aggressive

    • D. 

      Calm and went after the enemy

  • 13. 
    What happened to Massey in the battle?
    • A. 

      He deserted in the middle of the battle and went home because he lived near by

    • B. 

      He was shot in the beginning of the battle

    • C. 

      He was attacked and captued by the Confederates

    • D. 

      Lost his head due to a cannon blast

  • 14. 
    What is Charley telling the reader about battle with this statement? " The black powder smoke clouded from the rifles and the rebel guns on the hill..."
    • A. 

      The smoke from the gunfire made it hard to see in the midst of the battle

    • B. 

      The guns were not working properly in the battle

    • C. 

      The smoke played no role in the battle

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    What happened to Charley after the battle had stopped?
    • A. 

      Screamed for help

    • B. 

      Yelled at the Rebels to go home

    • C. 

      He drank water from the creek and ate a meal

    • D. 

      He became sick

  • 16. 
    Why did Charley say that the officers had lied to them?
    • A. 

      The officiers told them that they had won the battle

    • B. 

      The officiers had told them they had done well and stood up to the Rebel fire

    • C. 

      They told him that they had won the war and he could go home

    • D. 

      The battle was a huge victory for the Union

  • 17. 
    As Charley was resting after the battle, he thought that he saw "fireflies in the night" but he soon realized that they were not fireflies.  What were they?
    • A. 

      The commanders who were plotting the next moves for the next day

    • B. 

      Horses who were lost in midst of battle

    • C. 

      Lanterns and candles of those who were tending to the injured, and the dead on the battlefield

    • D. 

      The wounded who were trying to get up from the battefield and make it to the retreat site

  • 18. 
    What did Charley mean when he said " it was like a blade cutting grain" when he referred to the Battle of Bull Run in Chapter 4
    • A. 

      Use of the bayonet

    • B. 

      Charley's knife in the battle

    • C. 

      Soldiers were falling fast during the battle

    • D. 

      Soldiers were deserting fast as they could

  • 19. 
    The main foods the soldiers had to eat were...
    • A. 

      Beans, pork, coffee

    • B. 

      Fish, corn, potatoes

    • C. 

      Chicken, potatoes, beans

    • D. 

      Milk, corn, potatoes

  • 20. 
    Why did Charley go to another town to enlist in the Union army?
    • A. 

      The officier told him to go

    • B. 

      No one knew him there

    • C. 

      His mom said to go there

    • D. 

      He wanted to see a new place

  • 21. 
    Why did the surgeon advise the troops to wear clean clothing in battle?
    • A. 

      So they would look nice if they were shot

    • B. 

      So their moms would be proud of them

    • C. 

      It was rude not to be clean

    • D. 

      To help prevent infection if they got shot

  • 22. 
    Why did Charley want to go fight in the Civil War?
    • A. 

      He thought it would make him a man

    • B. 

      He wanted to fight in a shooting war

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    The Rebel on guard duty wanted to trade tobacco for ...? (wanted from Charley)
    • A. 

      Corn

    • B. 

      Shoes

    • C. 

      Coffee

    • D. 

      Chickens

  • 24. 
    How did Charley describe his position at Gettysburg?
    • A. 

      Out in the meadow

    • B. 

      Hiding behind trees

    • C. 

      He did not fight at this battle because he had been shot before this battle and he had lost his gun

    • D. 

      Up on the hill looking down over the Confederate line

  • 25. 
    Charley is not "old"in years but in __________? (Chapter 10)
    • A. 

      Marriage

    • B. 

      Experiences

    • C. 

      Ideas

    • D. 

      Working hard on the farm

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