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Trivia Quiz - Confederate States of America


What facts and trivia do you know about the Confederate States of America?

Quiz Number: 4549
Date Submitted: June 19, 2012
Quiz Categories: American History, American Civil War
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 70.9 percent
Times Taken: 300 times
Taken by Registered Users: 10

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1. Who was the first and only president of the Confederate States of America?
  A.   Jefferson Davis
  B.   Robert Toombs
  C.   Christopher Memminger
  D.   LeRoy Pope Walker

2. How many states comprised the Confederate States of America?
  A.   10
  B.   11
  C.   12
  D.   13

3. What was the first state to secede from the Union?
  A.   South Carolina
  B.   Mississippi
  C.   Florida
  D.   Alabama

4. Who was the commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia?
  A.   Braxton Bragg
  B.   Stonewall Jackson
  C.   Robert E. Lee
  D.   JEB Stuart

5. What was the capital of the Confederate States of America?
  A.   Richmond, VA
  B.   Jacksonville, FL
  C.   Jackson, MS
  D.   Atlanta, GA

6. The first Confederate victory was also the first battle of the Civil War. What battle was it?
  A.   Battle of Big Bethel
  B.   Battle of Fort Sumter
  C.   Battle of Carthage
  D.   First Battle of Bull Run

7. The Confederate's foreign policy centered on gaining recognition and military assistance from what European country?
  A.   Great Britain
  B.   France
  C.   Germany
  D.   both a and b

8. Who was the Confederate commander who was was tried and executed after the war for conspiracy and murder relating to his command of his prison camp near Andersonville, GA?
  A.   Col. John Salmon Ford
  B.   Captain H. A. M. Henderson
  C.   Captain Henry Wirz
  D.   Lt. Thomas Pratt Turner

9. What Civil War battle marked the first and only time in which the Confederate Army invaded Union territory?
  A.   Seven Days Battles
  B.   Battle of Gettysburg
  C.   Battle of the Wilderness
  D.   Battle of Wilson's Creek

10. Tough question! Who was the first and only vice president of the Confederate States of America?
  A.   George Davis
  B.   Thomas Bragg
  C.   Robert Hunter
  D.   Alexander H. Stephens


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