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Military leadership in the American Revolutionary War: Quiz


Question 1: ________, admiral
Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount HoodHoratio Nelson, 1st Viscount NelsonAmerican Revolutionary WarRoyal Navy

Question 2: Matías de Gálvez y Gallardo was a Spanish general and ________ of Spanish Guatemala, which included territory that is now Honduras and Nicaragua.
Captain GeneralSpanish EmpireSpainFrancisco Franco

Question 3: Iman Willem Falck was the governor of Trincomalee, the principal outpost of the Dutch East India Company on the island of ________.
MaldivesMalaysiaSri LankaPakistan

Question 4: He failed to gain control over New Jersey, and his actions in taking Philadelphia contributed to the failure of John Burgoyne's ________.
Sullivan ExpeditionNew York and New Jersey campaignAmerican Revolutionary WarSaratoga campaign

Question 5: ________, admiral North American fleet
Richard Howe, 1st Earl HoweGeorge CollierSir George Collier, 1st BaronetAmerican Revolutionary War

Question 6: Some states, most notably Pennsylvania and ________, also had their own navies.
ConnecticutMassachusettsRhode IslandMaine

Question 7: Active in the New York campaign, Washington sent him to assist Horatio Gates in the Northern Department, where he was wounded in the ________, and was present at Burgoyne's surrender.
Siege of Fort Ticonderoga (1777)Battles of SaratogaNew York and New Jersey campaignSaratoga campaign

Question 8: Active from the first days of the revolution, he led the forces in the field at the ________.
Battle of Bunker HillSiege of BostonBattles of Lexington and ConcordThomas Gage

Question 9: ________: Friedrich Wilhelm von Lossberg succeeded Knyphausen as commander of the Hessians until their departure at the end of the war.
Hesse-KasselWorms, GermanyWaldeck (state)Upper Rhenish Circle

Question 10: Luc Urbain de Bouexic, comte de Guichen was Lieutenant Général des Armées Navales (roughly equivalent to ________) in the French Navy.
Major General3 star rankVice AdmiralLieutenant-General (Canada)


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