Test Quiz On Civil War

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Civil War Quizzes & Trivia

This is a brief quiz on the basics of Civil War


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the only woman to receive the Medal of Honor in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Jennie Rodgers

    • B. 

      Ellen Goodridge

    • C. 

      Mary Walker

    • D. 

      Ella Gibson

  • 2. 
    During the U.S. Civil War, how did women from New Orleans get even with Union General Butler for harsh treatment they received?
    • A. 

      Stole His Horses

    • B. 

      Kidnapped His Son And Dog

    • C. 

      Had His Picture Painted On Chamber Pots

    • D. 

      Set His House Ablaze

  • 3. 
    What was the purpose of the group "Sons Of America" which formed in the South during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Help Union Prisoners Escape The Confederacy

    • B. 

      Collect Dresses To Sew Together For Use As Observation Balloons

    • C. 

      Collect Money To Build Ships In The South

    • D. 

      Helped To Instigate Native American Indians To Attack Northerners

  • 4. 
    What did Confederate Soldiers call their sewing kits for uniform repair in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Daily Chore Kits

    • B. 

      Spyspigots

    • C. 

      Housewives

    • D. 

      Lifebloods

  • 5. 
    What item did the Nashville Plow Works produce during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Counterfeit Money

    • B. 

      Flame Throwers

    • C. 

      Rifles

    • D. 

      Swords

  • 6. 
    What Confederate General had the most famous hat in the Confederacy in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Simon Bolivar Buckner

    • B. 

      George Pickett

    • C. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • D. 

      J.E.B. Stuart

  • 7. 
    What was the "Cracker Line" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Nickname For Firing Squads

    • B. 

      Line Of Soldiers Sent Out To Bury The Dead After Battles

    • C. 

      Union Supply Route In Alabama And Tennessee

    • D. 

      Nickname Of The Confederate Government's Cabinet Members

  • 8. 
    What U.S. Civil War Union General wrote the book "Ben Hur"?
    • A. 

      General Alexander Asboth

    • B. 

      General George Stoneman

    • C. 

      General John Logan

    • D. 

      General Lew Wallace

  • 9. 
    What state supplied most of the iron used by the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Georgia

    • B. 

      Florida

    • C. 

      Texas

    • D. 

      Alabama

  • 10. 
    What was a soldier's "Horizontal Refreshment" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      A Long Stay In A Hospital

    • B. 

      A Nap After A Long March

    • C. 

      Visiting A Prostitute

    • D. 

      The Condition A Soldier Is In After Indulging In Moonshine

  • 11. 
    In the U.S. Civil War movie "Gone With the Wind" what Confederate leaders appear?
    • A. 

      Stonewall Jackson And James Longstreet

    • B. 

      Jefferson Davis And Robert E. Lee

    • C. 

      President Jefferson Davis And Vice President Alexander Stephens

    • D. 

      None

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

      Nickname For Sutlers

    • B. 

      Unit Of Germans And Irish That Came From Philadelphia

    • C. 

      Cadets From The Virginia Military Institute

    • D. 

      Nickname For The Massachusetts 54th

  • 13. 
    When did the Confederacy declare war on the Union, starting the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      January 1,1861

    • B. 

      October 2,1861

    • C. 

      May 6, 1861

    • D. 

      August 17,1860

  • 14. 
    What was considered the "Breadbasket of the Confederacy" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Central Part Of North Carolina

    • B. 

      Area From Atlanta, Georgia To Savannah, Georgia

    • C. 

      South Carolina

    • D. 

      Shenandoah Valley

  • 15. 
    What were "Sinks" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Government Officials Who Took Kickbacks And Became Wealthy During The War

    • B. 

      Name For Camp Prostitutes

    • C. 

      Slang Term For Latrines

    • D. 

      Explosion Holes Made By Artillery

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