Test Your IQ On Civil War

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Civil War Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the first secretary of war for the Lincoln Administration in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Thaddeus Lowe

    • B. 

      Eppa Hunton

    • C. 

      Simon Cameron

    • D. 

      Benjamin Wade

  • 2. 
    Who was the keynote speaker at the dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      George Meade

    • C. 

      Thaddeus Lowe

    • D. 

      Edward Everett

  • 3. 
    How many enlisted men were exchanged for Generals in the Civil War?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      25

  • 4. 
    Who was the Secretary of War in the south during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      John Floyd

    • B. 

      Judah Benjamin

    • C. 

      Harry Buford

    • D. 

      Richard Taylor

  • 5. 
    Where was the bloodiest 8 minutes of the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Gettysburg

    • B. 

      Cold Harbor

    • C. 

      Malvern Hill

    • D. 

      Antietam

  • 6. 
    Keetsville Road and Elkhorn Tavern were places on what battlefield in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Cedar Mountain

    • B. 

      Pea Ridge

    • C. 

      Spotsylvania

    • D. 

      Missionary Ridge

  • 7. 
    What battle featured Alsop House and Blockhouse Bridge in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Fredericksburg

    • B. 

      5 Forks

    • C. 

      Spotsylvania

    • D. 

      Brandy Station

  • 8. 
    At what battle were Dowdall's Tavern and Orange Plank Road in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Chattanooga

    • B. 

      Pea Ridge

    • C. 

      Petersburg

    • D. 

      Chancellorsville

  • 9. 
    At what battle did the Confederacy lose 6 generals as prisoners in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      5 Forks

    • B. 

      Atlanta

    • C. 

      Shiloh

    • D. 

      Sayler's Creek

  • 10. 
    Wilkinson's Pike and Hell's Half Acre are landmarks at what battle site of the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Stones River

    • B. 

      Spotsylvania

    • C. 

      Perryville

    • D. 

      Antietam

  • 11. 
    Who killed Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      John Huff

    • B. 

      Clement Clay

    • C. 

      Henry Heth

    • D. 

      Felix Zollicoffer

  • 12. 
    What was the "Virginia Quickstep" in the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Dance Done By Tipplers

    • B. 

      Diarrhea

    • C. 

      Run Across An Open Field

    • D. 

      Sweeping Attack

  • 13. 
    Who was nicknamed "Old Slow Trot" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      General George Thomas

    • B. 

      General Herman Haupt

    • C. 

      General Ambrose Burnside

    • D. 

      General Edward Baker

  • 14. 
    Who was Medical Director for the Union Army during the American Civil War?
    • A. 

      Simon Cameron

    • B. 

      Dudley Dubose

    • C. 

      John Crittenden

    • D. 

      Jonathan Letterman

  • 15. 
    What Union state had the most deserters in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Ohio

    • B. 

      Kansas

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      New York

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