The Killer Angels Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Friday, July 3, 1863, Chapter 5, Longstreet.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. From what is the book's title derived?
(a) A line of Edgar Allan Poe's.
(b) A speech Chamberlain made at school.
(c) A letter Chamberlain receives from his father.
(d) A sermon from a visiting preacher.

2. What is unusual about Buford's reaction to Reynolds' arrival?
(a) Buford is disappointed that Reynolds is taking command.
(b) Buford is angry that it has taken Reynolds so long to respond.
(c) Buford is more frightened of Reynolds than of Heth.
(d) It is the first time Buford is happy to see the appearance of higher command.

3. What does Longstreet think he should do but cannot?
(a) Lead the attack from the front line.
(b) Send scouts for additional ammunition.
(c) Resign his position.
(d) Find a place to get some rest.

4. Which of these is the prevailing opinion held by others about General Meade?
(a) He knows a great deal about the tactics of Robert E. Lee.
(b) He will not be any help.
(c) He is the best general either side had ever seen.
(d) He is the only hope for the Union army.

5. How does Lee think one wins victories?
(a) By knowing when to attack and when to retreat.
(b) By knowing one's enemy better than one's friends.
(c) By coming up with clever strategies.
(d) By attacking with courage and with faith.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. How does Armistead get his men's attention when he goes to help Kemper?

3. Why does Longstreet say Lee should put Hill in command instead of Longstreet?

4. Who do Hood's officers blame for their loss?

5. What is the situation when Reynolds arrives?

(see the answer key)

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