The Ultimate
The Red Badge of Courage
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 13

What does the tattered soldier keep asking Henry about?

  • What wound he suffered
  • About his girlfriend
  • About his family
  • Who his commander is

Question 2 of 13

How did Henry's mother feel about him enlisting in the army?

  • She was opposed
  • She was really excited
  • She threw him a big party
  • She didn't care

Question 3 of 13

What side of the Civil War did Henry fight for?

  • The Union
  • The Confederates
  • The Wigs
  • The Tories

Question 4 of 13

When did Jim get injured?

  • In the regimens first battle
  • In the regimens last battle
  • He didn't get injured
  • Before the first battle

Question 5 of 13

When asked if he would run from battle how did Jim respond?

  • He would run if everyone else ran or fight if they fought
  • He would for sure run away from the fight
  • He started laughing
  • He started crying

Question 6 of 13

How does Henry describe himself at the end of the book?

  • He was a man
  • He was an embarrassment
  • He was a lone wolf
  • He was the new Napoleon

Question 7 of 13

What does Henry do in his first battle?

  • Runs away
  • Leads a bayonet charge
  • Falls into a marsh
  • Climbs a tree as a sharpshooter

Question 8 of 13

Who does Henry meet when he joins the wounded regimen?

  • The tattered soldier
  • Wilson
  • His mother
  • His future wife

Question 9 of 13

Who is described as the loud soldier?

  • Wilson
  • Jim
  • Henry
  • Lloyd

Question 10 of 13

What does the phrase "a red badge of courage" mean?

  • A bleeding war wound
  • A medal to wear on a uniform
  • Dishonorable discharge from the Army
  • To kill an enemy soldier

Question 11 of 13

How does Henry get wounded?

  • He is hit in the head by a fleeing Union soldier
  • He is stabbed while leading a bayonet charge
  • He falls off a horse
  • He is struck when his gun misfires

Question 12 of 13

What object does Henry pick up during a battle and carry in an attempt to prove his courage?

  • A flag
  • A helmet
  • A bayonet
  • A scalp

Question 13 of 13

Who does Henry feel guilty about abandoning?

  • The tattered soldier
  • Wilson
  • General Lee
  • General Grant

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