The Killer Angels Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Thursday, July 2, 1863, The Second Day, Chapter 5, Longstreet.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why is the slave shot?
(a) He runs from the Confederate ranks.
(b) He assaults an officer.
(c) He tries to help another slave escape.
(d) He asks directions from a white woman.

2. What question continues to occasionally plague Chamberlain?
(a) How could one man take up arms against another?
(b) What if it is he who is wrong?
(c) What is more important, his duty to his men or his duty to his country?
(d) What is this war really about?

3. Why does Longstreet tell Hood not to attack to the right?
(a) He wants Hood to stay where he is as a buffer between Longstreet and the enemy.
(b) He knows the enemy is reforming for just such an attack.
(c) He does not want to go against Lee again.
(d) He thinks an attack on the right will fail.

4. What surprises Chamberlain about his interaction with the escaped slave?
(a) The instant feeling of brotherhood
(b) The similarity between them
(c) The slave's articulateness
(d) His own feelings of revulsion

5. According to Ames, what two things must an officer do to lead men?
(a) Know the men personally and play upon their strengths.
(b) Always be the first to attack and always be the last to retreat.
(c) Care for the men's welfare and show physical courage.
(d) Speak softly and carry a big stick.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose presence does Lee feel during his meeting with Ewell, Early and Rodes?

2. To whom does Buford send a message regarding the Rebel troops?

3. What does Kilrain think is important in fighting this war?

4. Why did the mutineers mutiny?

5. Why does Sorrel not believe the spy?

(see the answer key)

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