placeholder image to represent content

Civil War Test Review

Quiz by Diane Domiteaux

Feel free to use or edit a copy

includes Teacher and Student dashboards

Measure skills
from any curriculum

Tag the questions with any skills you have. Your dashboard will track each student's mastery of each skill.

With a free account, teachers can
  • edit the questions
  • save a copy for later
  • start a class game
  • automatically assign follow-up activities based on students’ scores
  • assign as homework
  • share a link with colleagues
  • print as a bubble sheet

Our brand new solo games combine with your quiz, on the same screen

Correct quiz answers unlock more play!

New Quizalize solo game modes
14 questions
Show answers
  • Q1
    What was the bloodiest single day battle of the Civil War?
    First Battle of Bull Run
    Battle of Antietam
    Battle of Fort Sumter
    Battle of Shiloh
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of the following WAS a Border State?
    Question Image
    Pennsylvania
    Maryland
    Louisiana
    Virginia
    30s
  • Q3
    North Advantages South Advantages 22,000 miles of railroad Morale 11,250 miles of telegraph wire Military Leadership 4) Agriculture Which of the following fits into the missing box?
    Mountainous
    Industrial
    Urban
    Desert
    30s
  • Q4
    After the victory at Vicksburg, President Abraham Lincoln made General Ulysses S. Grant commander of the entire Union Army. What can be inferred about why Lincoln made this decision?
    Union Generals went home after the military contracts expired
    Grant showed compassion to the people of Vicksburg and lived up to the name “unconditional surrender” and Grant and was a military genius
    No other General would advance against the Confederacy
    Grant was in the West and now Lincoln demanded Grant be in the East
    30s
  • Q5
    Which were the ONLY two battles to be fought on Northern soil?
    First and Second Battle of Bull Run
    Battle of Gettysburg and Battle of Antietam
    Siege of Vicksburg and Battle of Fredericksburg
    Battle of Fort Sumter and Battle of Shiloh
    30s
  • Q6
    What battle tactic/strategy did William Tecumseh Sherman do in Sherman’s March to Sea, including the burning of Atlanta
    Siege
    Trench Warfare
    Guerilla Warfare
    Total War
    30s
  • Q7
    Which answer choice DOES NOT fit with the other three?
    Union
    Confederacy
    North
    Yankee
    30s
  • Q8
    Which answer choice DOES NOT fit with the other three?
    Confederacy
    Rebel
    Blue
    South
    30s
  • Q9
    Which Union Civil War General battled Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg?
    William Tecumseh Sherman
    George McClellan
    Ulysses S. Grant
    George Meade
    30s
  • Q10
    TRUE OR FALSE: The Emancipation Proclamation had legal binding document that was enforced, by law
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q11
    TRUE OR FALSE: Abraham Lincoln in the 1860 Presidential Election was on every states’ ballot?
    True
    False
    30s
  • Q12
    "We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting-place for those who here gave their lives, that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this. But, in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate—we cannot hallow—this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract.”- Abraham Lincoln Gettysburg Address November 1863 What is the main idea of the above passage?
    Gettysburg is the first national cemetery to honor those that served
    Abraham Lincoln is campaigning for re-election
    There needs to be a new government of the people, by the people, and for the people
    Describes the details of the Battle of Gettysburg
    30s
  • Q13
    “…that all persons held as slaves [within the rebellious areas] are, and henceforward shall be free”- Abraham Lincoln Emancipation Proclamation January 1863 What does this passage mean?
    Freed slaves can move West
    Freed slaves can now vote
    Slaves in the Border States AND Southern States are free
    Slaves in the Southern States are free
    30s
  • Q14
    What were President Abraham Lincoln’s intentions in the beginning of the Civil War?
    Preserve (keep) the Union together at all costs
    Fight for the Union Army
    Admit new states into the US
    Abolish (get rid) of slavery
    30s

Teachers give this quiz to your class