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

2. Which of these is NOT a reason Longstreet gives for why Meade will not attack?
(a) He is General Meade.
(b) He will be reluctant to move without his full force.
(c) He will have orders from Washington not to attack.
(d) He has just arrived on the field and will not understand the position.

3. What action does Chamberlain take that haunts him afterward?
(a) He sends his men to scavenge ammunition from the dead.
(b) He shoots an enemy officer at point-blank range.
(c) He sends Tom into a gap to fill it.
(d) He leaves Kilrain wounded on the battlefield.

4. Who does Lee blame for the attack's failure?
(a) Pickett
(b) Himself
(c) Longstreet
(d) Ewell

5. 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 thinks an attack on the right will fail.
(c) He does not want to go against Lee again.
(d) He knows the enemy is reforming for just such an attack.

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

7. Whose absence is once again affecting the Confederate troops?
(a) Stuart
(b) Meade
(c) Law
(d) Campbell

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

9. How is Pettigrew of the Confederates like Chamberlain of the Union?
(a) They both have a brother serving under them.
(b) They are both intellectuals.
(c) They are both from Maine.
(d) They both are 34 years old.

10. What does Kilrain think is important in fighting this war?
(a) Unity
(b) Equality
(c) Justice
(d) Race

11. Whose advice has Lee taken regarding strategy?
(a) McLaws
(b) Pickett and Hood
(c) Longstreet
(d) Ewell and Early

12. Why does Sykes want to see Chamberlain?
(a) To compliment him on his leadership the day before.
(b) To promote him to a new command.
(c) To inquire after his casualties.
(d) To make sure he and his men had enough food.

13. Which of these is NOT troubling Longstreet before this battle?
(a) He is fighting men he once commanded.
(b) He breaks his vow to the U.S. military.
(c) He believes a defensive strategy is the best option.
(d) He is concerned they will not get needed supplies from Virginia.

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

15. When the South seceded, why did Lee give up his position in the U.S. military?
(a) He could not fight against his own people.
(b) He believed strongly in the cause of the South.
(c) His wife asked him to.
(d) He was about to be removed from power anyway.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Chamberlain think about the ground they're holding?

2. Which of these countries is NOT represented at breakfast?

3. What difficulty faces Longstreet?

4. What does Chamberlain hope to get for his men very soon?

5. From whom does the Confederacy get many of its guns and most of its wagons?

(see the answer keys)

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