Soldier's Heart Novel By Gary Paulsen! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the lieutenant who gives Charley instructions in the midst of the battle?
    • A. 

      Massey

    • B. 

      Owens

    • C. 

      Olsen

    • D. 

      Olafson

  • 2. 
    What is Charley's demeanor during the battle?
    • A. 

      Calm and peaceful

    • B. 

      Aggressive and bold

    • C. 

      Disoriented and confused

    • D. 

      Fainted

  • 3. 
    During Charley's first battle--- The Battle of Bull Run, Charley's actions could be characterized as...
    • A. 

      Brave and daring

    • B. 

      Cowardly and scared

    • C. 

      Angry and aggressive

    • D. 

      Calm and went after the enemy

  • 4. 
    What happened to Massey in the battle?
    • A. 

      He deserted in the middle of the battle and went home because he lived near by

    • B. 

      He was shot in the beginning of the battle

    • C. 

      He was attacked and captued by the Confederates

    • D. 

      Lost his head due to a cannon blast

  • 5. 
    What is Charley telling the reader about battle with this statement? " The black powder smoke clouded from the rifles and the rebel guns on the hill..."
    • A. 

      The smoke from the gunfire made it hard to see in the midst of the battle

    • B. 

      The guns were not working properly in the battle

    • C. 

      The smoke played no role in the battle

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    What method did Charley use to survive the battle?
    • A. 

      Fought the enemy bravely

    • B. 

      He laid on the ground and used bodies to shield himself from flying bullets

    • C. 

      He retreated to the tree line for protection

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    When the retreat began, where did the men retreat towards? 
    • A. 

      A line of maple trees near the open meadow where the battle had been fought

    • B. 

      Near the creek

    • C. 

      The bridge over the creek

    • D. 

      Towards Washington DC

  • 8. 
    What happened to Charley after the battle had stopped?
    • A. 

      Screamed for help

    • B. 

      Yelled at the Rebels to go home

    • C. 

      He drank water from the creek and ate a meal

    • D. 

      He became sick

  • 9. 
    Why did Charley say that the officiers had lied to them?
    • A. 

      The officiers told them that they had won the battle

    • B. 

      The officiers had told them they had done well and stood up to the Rebel fire

    • C. 

      They told him that they had won the war and he could go home

    • D. 

      The battle was a huge victory for the Union

  • 10. 
    In Chapter 5, the officiers tell the men to prepare for...
    • A. 

      for more battle tomorrow and rest for now

    • B. 

      Reload weapons because the enemy will attack at any time

    • C. 

      Movement of army to Washington DC

    • D. 

      Movement of army to Richomnd

  • 11. 
    What color is the water in the stream?
    • A. 

      Clear

    • B. 

      Pink

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Blue

  • 12. 
    As Charley was resting after the battle, he thought that he saw "fireflies in the night" but he soon realized that they were not fireflies.  What were they?
    • A. 

      The commanders who were plotting the next moves for the next day

    • B. 

      Horses who were lost in midst of battle

    • C. 

      Lanterns and candles of those who were tending to the injured, and the dead on the battlefield

    • D. 

      The wounded who were trying to get up from the battefield and make it to the retreat site

  • 13. 
    Which of the following items did Charley not do in Chapter 5?
    • A. 

      Ate salt pork and bread and drank water

    • B. 

      Sleep

    • C. 

      Wrote a letter to his mom

    • D. 

      Prepared his weapon for battle

  • 14. 
    On the next morning Charley and the other troops prepare to battle again. What was the command/order that was given to the men as they moved across the open meadow?
    • A. 

      Watch the line of trees for Rebels

    • B. 

      Be ready to retreat if needed

    • C. 

      Be ready to stop and rest

    • D. 

      Move the wounded as we march

  • 15. 
    What did the Union troops find in the earthenworks of the Confederates?
    • A. 

      Gold and silver

    • B. 

      Weapons and horses

    • C. 

      The Rebels had left overnight- the earthenworks were enpty!

    • D. 

      Rebel troops ready to fight and resisit the Union troops who had marched across the meadow

  • 16. 
    What did Charley mean when he said " it was like a blade cutting grain" when he referred to the Battle of Bull Run in Chapter 4?
    • A. 

      Use of the bayonet

    • B. 

      Charley's knife in the battle

    • C. 

      Soldiers were falling fast during the battle

    • D. 

      Soldiers were deserting fast as they could

  • 17. 
    The main foods the soldiers had to eat were...
    • A. 

      Beans, pork, coffee

    • B. 

      Fish, corn, potatoes

    • C. 

      Chicken, potatoes, beans

    • D. 

      Milk, corn, potatoes

  • 18. 
    Why did Charley go to another town to enlist in the Union army?
    • A. 

      The officier told him to go

    • B. 

      No one knew him there

    • C. 

      His mom said to go there

    • D. 

      He wanted to see a new place

  • 19. 
    Why did the surgeon advise the troops to wear clean clothing in battle?
    • A. 

      So they would look nice if they were shot

    • B. 

      So their moms would be proud of them

    • C. 

      It was rude not to be clean

    • D. 

      To help prevent infection if they got shot

  • 20. 
    Why did Charley want to go fight in the Civil War?
    • A. 

      He thought it would make him a man

    • B. 

      He wanted to fight in a shooting war

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

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