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John Moore (British Army officer): Quiz


Question 1: This included a two-year stay in ________, where Moore's education continued.

Question 2: When it became clear that Napoleon was planning an invasion of England, Moore was put in charge of the defence of the coast from ________ to Dungeness.
River, KentMaidstoneDoverFolkestone

Question 3: When Napoleon arrived in Spain with 200,000 men, Moore drew the French northwards while retreating to his embarkation ports of La Coruña and ________.

Question 4: He returned to England in 1803 to command a brigade at Shorncliffe camp near ________, where he established the innovative training regime that produced Britain's first permanent light infantry regiments.
New RomneyLyddFolkestoneHythe, Kent

Question 5: In 1779 he distinguished himself in action during the ________, when a small British detachment held off a much larger rebel American force until reinforcements arrived.
Massachusetts State NavyAmerican Revolutionary WarSaratoga campaignPenobscot Expedition

Question 6: In 1791 his unit was assigned to the Mediterranean and he was involved in campaigning in ________ and was wounded at Calvi.

Question 7: He joined the British Army in 1776 as an ensign in the 51st Foot then based in ________.

Question 8: He first saw action in 1778 during the ________ as a lieutenant in the 82nd Regiment of foot under the 8th Duke of Hamilton.
American RevolutionMilitary history of the United StatesAmerican Revolutionary WarNew York and New Jersey campaign

Question 9: Disagreements with Gustavus IV led to him being soon sent home where he was ordered to ________.
East TimorSpainPortugalGreece

Question 10: He was born in ________, the son of John Moore, a doctor and writer, and the older brother of Vice Admiral Sir Graham Moore [4], (1764 - 1843).


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