The Killer Angels Test | Final Test - Easy

Michael Shaara
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Stuart's initial response when Lee tells him there are officers who want Stuart court-martialed?
(a) He wants to know who those officers are.
(b) He bows his head in shame.
(c) He protests his innocence.
(d) He offers to resign from his post.

2. Which of these is NOT something Chamberlain thinks about his men?
(a) Those who remain are the best of the best.
(b) They deserve recognition for what they accomplished the day before.
(c) Another battle like the one the day before, and the regiment will be gone.
(d) They would be better off under the command of someone else.

3. Which of these countries is NOT represented at breakfast?
(a) England
(b) Prussia
(c) Austria
(d) France

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

5. On whose eagerness for battle is Lee depending?
(a) McLaws and Hood
(b) Ewell and Early
(c) Stuart and Pickett
(d) Longstreet and Rodes

6. What is the outcome of Lee's discussion with Longstreet?
(a) The attack at the center will go ahead.
(b) The attack will move to the right.
(c) They will attack both the left and the right simultaneously.
(d) The attack will move to the left.

7. What does Pitzer tell Chamberlain about Meade?
(a) He is issuing new orders.
(b) He is resigning his position.
(c) He had wanted to retreat.
(d) He is the bravest man Pitzer had ever seen.

8. What concerns Armistead about this battle?
(a) He may not survive to see his wife again.
(b) He believes Lee was wrong to attack the middle.
(c) He is too old to fight anymore.
(d) He may have to face his old friend, Hancock.

9. What had Sickles done that causes difficulty for the Union?
(a) Swings his men around the Confederate troops to the south.
(b) Removes his troops from battle.
(c) Engages in battle without permission.
(d) Moves his troops down off the hill.

10. What does Fremantle think the war is really about?
(a) Slavery
(b) Adaptation vs. rejection of European customs
(c) States' rights
(d) The superiority of those of English descent

11. Why does Fremantle say the English have not entered the war?
(a) They don't have the resources.
(b) They are engaged in their own war with France.
(c) They will not fight to support slavery.
(d) They believe the North will win in the end.

12. What does Marshall request of Longstreet?
(a) Ask Lee to court-martial Stuart.
(b) Talk Lee into an attack on the right.
(c) Talk Lee into a frontal attack.
(d) Speak to Lee on Stuart's behalf.

13. What does Longstreet contemplate when he realizes the battle is lost?
(a) Changing sides and fighting for the North.
(b) Committing suicide by walking toward the enemy.
(c) Finding Lee and yelling at him.
(d) Going home and leaving the war behind.

14. Which of these is NOT a reason Longstreet gives for advising against a frontal assault?
(a) The enemy has plenty of artillery.
(b) The enemy is well entrenched.
(c) His men will refuse.
(d) An attack would be uphill over open ground.

15. What does Col. Vincent tell Chamberlain he must do?
(a) Not withdraw under any circumstances.
(b) Keep his men hidden behind rocks to surprise the enemy.
(c) Hold as long as he can but preserve his men.
(d) Send frequent messages to Vincent updating him on the progress of the battle.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Lee generally handle a battle?

2. How does the battle go for the Confederates?

3. What does the Baptist minister say to Chamberlain about slavery?

4. What makes the Confederate troops turn back as they start to retreat?

5. Where does Tom get the coffee that he brings to Chamberlain?

(see the answer keys)

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