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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, 1775
December 24, 1776

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
Karl Stern
Heinrich Bannerman

Question 4:


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

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?
3500
2400
1256
7000

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

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?
600
75
900
250

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?
St. Anthony's Church
Battlefield House
The Old Barracks Museum
The Stone House

 


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