The Traitor Named Benedict Arnold

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The Traitor Named Benedict Arnold - Quiz

Benedict Arnold betrayed the Patriot cause and fought for the British.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many American ships did Benedict Arnold get blamed for losing?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    C. 10
    Explanation
    Benedict Arnold, a general during the American Revolutionary War, is famously known for betraying the American cause and defecting to the British side. As a result, he was blamed for the loss of several American ships. The correct answer, 10, indicates that he was held responsible for the loss of 10 American ships.

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  • 2. 

    Did Benedict Arnold truly feel his nation's gratitude? true or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Benedict Arnold did not truly feel his nation's gratitude. He was a military officer during the American Revolutionary War who later betrayed his country by attempting to surrender the American fort at West Point to the British. This act of treason shows that he did not have a genuine sense of loyalty or gratitude towards his nation.

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  • 3. 

    At what age did Benedict Arnold die at?

    • A.

      85

    • B.

      70

    • C.

      60

    • D.

      74

    Correct Answer
    C. 60
    Explanation
    Benedict Arnold died at the age of 60.

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  • 4. 

    How did Benedict Arnold get into the British army?

    • A.

      By force

    • B.

      Contacting the general

    • C.

      Bribing

    • D.

      Begging

    Correct Answer
    B. Contacting the general
    Explanation
    Benedict Arnold got into the British army by contacting the general. This implies that he reached out to someone in a position of authority within the British army and expressed his desire to join their forces. It suggests that he actively sought out this opportunity and made a direct connection with the general, rather than being forced, bribed, or begging to be accepted into the army.

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  • 5. 

    Who did Benedict Arnold betray?

    • A.

      Patriots

    • B.

      British

    • C.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Patriots
    Explanation
    Benedict Arnold betrayed the Patriots.

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  • 6. 

    In which part of Connecticut was Benedict Arnold born in?

    • A.

      Bridgeport

    • B.

      Norwich

    • C.

      Asonia

    • D.

      Hartford

    Correct Answer
    B. Norwich
    Explanation
    Benedict Arnold was born in Norwich, Connecticut.

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  • 7. 

    What role did Benedict Arnold during the American Revolutionary War?

    • A.

      Soldier

    • B.

      General

    • C.

      Patriot

    • D.

      Englishman

    Correct Answer
    B. General
    Explanation
    Benedict Arnold played a significant role as a General during the American Revolutionary War. He initially fought for the American cause and was known for his bravery and strategic skills. However, he later switched sides and became a traitor by joining the British army. Despite his betrayal, Arnold's military expertise and leadership qualities as a General had a lasting impact on the war.

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  • 8. 

    Did Benedict Arnold enlist in the militia?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Benedict Arnold did enlist in the militia. He was a general during the American Revolutionary War and initially fought for the American side. However, he later betrayed his country and switched sides, becoming a British loyalist. Despite his later actions, he did initially enlist in the militia.

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  • 9. 

    What army did Benedict Arnold switch over to?

    • A.

      Chicago army

    • B.

      American army

    • C.

      Native american army

    • D.

      British army

    Correct Answer
    D. British army
    Explanation
    Benedict Arnold switched over to the British army during the American Revolutionary War. He was initially a general in the Continental Army, fighting for the American cause. However, due to various reasons, including perceived lack of recognition and financial difficulties, Arnold decided to betray his country and join the British side. He provided crucial information to the British and even led their forces in battles against his former comrades. His actions made him one of the most infamous traitors in American history.

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  • 10. 

    What group did Benedict Arnold join?

    • A.

      Sugar act

    • B.

      The Sons Of Liberty

    • C.

      The Boycotting

    • D.

      Continental

    Correct Answer
    B. The Sons Of Liberty
    Explanation
    Benedict Arnold joined The Sons of Liberty. The Sons of Liberty was a secret organization formed in the American colonies to protest against British taxation and policies. They played a significant role in the American Revolution and were known for their acts of resistance and rebellion against British rule. Benedict Arnold, initially a strong supporter of the American cause, later became a traitor and switched sides to join the British forces during the war.

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