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The Battle of Trenton

written by: StewPid
 
Test you knowledge of this pivotal battle of the American Revolutionary War.

Question 1:


When did the Battle of Trenton take place?
December 25, 1776
December 26, 1776
December 24, 1776
December 24, 1775

Question 2:


During the Battle of Trenton, Americans managed to surprise the Hessian Garrison because Hessian soldiers were hungover and tired from the Christmas celebration.
True
False

Question 3:


What was the name of the tough Colonel who commanded the Hessian Garrison during the Battle of Trenton?
Johann Rall
Ernst Von Klieg
Heinrich Bannerman
Karl Stern

Question 4:


The crossing of the Delaware, that preceded the Battle of Trenton, was aided by a regiment of boatmen from this Massachusetts town.
Salem
Marblehead
Wooster
Boston

Question 5:


The American victory at Trenton during the Revolutionary War temporarily prevented the British from capturing what important city?


Question 6:


How many men did Washington have in his attack force during the Battle of Trenton?
7000
2400
1256
3500

Question 7:


Was there a second battle in the town of Trenton on January 17, 1777?
Yes
No

Question 8:


What were Washington's passwords for the crossing of the Delaware River and the attack on Trenton?
Liberty or Death
Let Us Roll
Victory or Death
Victory and Liberty

Question 9:


The Battle of Trenton lasted over three hours.
True
False

Question 10:


At the time of the Battle of Trenton, the Hessian garrison numbered some 1500 men. Twenty soldiers were killed and eighty wounded. About how many soldiers were taken prisoner?
250
600
75
900

Question 11:


The commander of the Hessian Garrison during the Battle of Trenton was taken to Philadelphia where he was questioned by the Congress on January 7th, 1777.
False
True

Question 12:


At the time of the Battle of Trenton, some Hessians were quartered in a stone building that is now a Trenton museum. What is the name of this museum?
The Stone House
St. Anthony's Church
The Old Barracks Museum
Battlefield House

 


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