Civil War Exam Trivia

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Civil War Quizzes & Trivia

A General Science test on different types of Civil War


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name of the freshwater spring that opened up at the Andersonville Prison during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Providence Spring

    • B. 

      Swamp Of Life

    • C. 

      The Oil Of Gladness

    • D. 

      Abe Lincoln's Fountain

  • 2. 
    What famous Civil War General first commanded in the War Of 1812?
    • A. 

      Winfield Scott

    • B. 

      Ulysses Grant

    • C. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • D. 

      William Sherman

  • 3. 
    What patriotic song of the U.S. Civil War was sung to the tune of "O Christmas Tree"?
    • A. 

      Maryland, My Maryland

    • B. 

      Dixie

    • C. 

      Bonnie Blue Flag

    • D. 

      Just Before The Battle, Mother

  • 4. 
    What article was Confederate General Stonewall Jackson known for sucking during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      His Thumb

    • B. 

      Lemons

    • C. 

      Eggs

    • D. 

      A Lollipop

  • 5. 
    Which of these Civil War battles was fought in Union territory?
    • A. 

      Vicksburg

    • B. 

      Shiloh

    • C. 

      Chancellorsville

    • D. 

      Antietam

  • 6. 
    The Civil War battle of Perryville was fought in what state?
    • A. 

      South Carolina

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Kentucky

    • D. 

      Tennessee

  • 7. 
    What western outlaw fought in a guerilla group during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Billy The Kid

    • B. 

      Jesse James

    • C. 

      Butch Cassidy

    • D. 

      Sundance Kid

  • 8. 
    What was the first state to secede from the Union during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Georgia

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Tennessee

    • D. 

      South Carolina

  • 9. 
    In what state did General Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House to end the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Pennsylvania

    • C. 

      Georgia

    • D. 

      South Carolina

  • 10. 
    What Civil War-era distinction did South Carolina bear?
    • A. 

      First To Abolish Slavery

    • B. 

      Birthplace Of Secession

    • C. 

      Last Seceding State

    • D. 

      No Battles Fought There

  • 11. 
    Who was the first man to lose his life in the American Civil War?
    • A. 

      Noble Leslie Devotie

    • B. 

      Patrick Garand Crain

    • C. 

      William Colin Levere

    • D. 

      Clifford Edward Rice

  • 12. 
    What Civil War Union general was known as the "Rock of Chickamauga"?
    • A. 

      George McClellan

    • B. 

      George Thomas

    • C. 

      William Rosecrans

    • D. 

      Phillip Sheridan

  • 13. 
    Who was the youngest General for the Union during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Galusha Pennypacker

    • B. 

      Godfrey Weitzel

    • C. 

      George Custer

    • D. 

      Judson Kilpatrick

  • 14. 
    How many future United States Presidents fought in the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Six

  • 15. 
    What did Gabriel and George Rains do during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Supplied The Confederacy With Weapons And Ammo

    • B. 

      Twins Killed Together On The Merrimac

    • C. 

      Bodyguards Of Jefferson Davis

    • D. 

      Chief Surgeons In Richmond Hospitals

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