Civil War Unit 1

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Civil War Quizzes & Trivia

It's time to answer some cool questions about civil war!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What strange item did Union Naval personnel confiscate from the Confederate blockade runner "Fanny and Jenny" during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      2 Horses Painted Green

    • B. 

      A Shipload Of Paintings

    • C. 

      Jewel Studded Sword For Robert E. Lee

    • D. 

      Several Tons Of Bananas

  • 2. 
    What valuable item did the Confederate ship "Florida" capture from the Union ship "Harriet Stevens" in 1864 during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Enfield Rifles

    • B. 

      Opium

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Gun Powder

  • 3. 
    Who was the head of the Confederate Navy Ordnance Bureau in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      William Hardee

    • B. 

      Richard Page

    • C. 

      Mercer Brooke

    • D. 

      John Braise

  • 4. 
    What was a "Colporteur" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      A Name For Moonshiners Who Sold Their Wares To Confederate Troops

    • B. 

      Man Who Gave Out Religious Books To Soldiers

    • C. 

      A Name For Southern Sutlers

    • D. 

      Men From Foreign Countries Who Served In The Confederate Navy

  • 5. 
    Where were the "Confederate Naval Works" located during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      New Orleans, Louisiana

    • B. 

      Savannah, Georgia

    • C. 

      Charleston, South Carolina

    • D. 

      Charlotte, North Carolina

  • 6. 
    What were "Hells" in Richmond during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Death, Hunger, And Greed

    • B. 

      Black Market Houses That Sold Food At Inflated Prices

    • C. 

      Gambling Houses

    • D. 

      Houses Of Prostitution

  • 7. 
    On what holiday did Jefferson Davis take the oath of office as President of the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Washington's Birthday

    • B. 

      Christmas Day

    • C. 

      4th Of July

    • D. 

      New Year's Day

  • 8. 
    Who was the first man to sign the Confederate Constitution at the start of the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      John Setcher

    • B. 

      Beriah Magoffin

    • C. 

      Howell Cobb

    • D. 

      Jefferson Davis

  • 9. 
    What was the "Republic of Jones" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Small Island Of The Coast Of Florida Where Pirates And Deserters Were

    • B. 

      Pro-Union Guerrillas In Mississippi

    • C. 

      Appalachian Mountain Area Where Confederate Deserters Were

    • D. 

      Slang Term For The Confederate Congress

  • 10. 
    What Confederate city was called "An American Rome" during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Atlanta, Georgia

    • B. 

      Savannah, Georgia

    • C. 

      Winchester, Virginia

    • D. 

      Richmond, Virginia

  • 11. 
    What phrase did author David Christy contribute to the Southern vocabulary that was used throughout the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Stonewall Jackson

    • B. 

      King Cotton

    • C. 

      Rebel Yell

    • D. 

      Secession

  • 12. 
    Who were the "Red Strings" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Young Recruits Who Trained At The Virginia Military Institute

    • B. 

      Men Who Belonged To The Peace Society 'Heroes Of America'

    • C. 

      Nickname For Quantrell's Raiders

    • D. 

      Nickname For Camp Prostitutes

  • 13. 
    Where was "Little Dixie" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Southern Missouri

    • B. 

      Central North Carolina

    • C. 

      Arkansas

    • D. 

      Between Atlanta And Savannah, Georgia

  • 14. 
    Who was "Little Aleck" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Union Drummer Boy Who Shot A Confederate Officer

    • B. 

      Vice-President Of The Confederacy, Alexander Stephens

    • C. 

      Nickname Of Moonshine Made By Confederate Soldiers

    • D. 

      Name Of General Lee's Pet Chicken

  • 15. 
    Who was called the "Arkansas Comedian" during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Beriah Magoffin

    • B. 

      Harry McCarthy

    • C. 

      William Pendleton

    • D. 

      John Garrett

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