• 1. 
    Where did most of the fighting take place during the Battle of Bunker Hill?

  • Breeds Hill
  • Bunker Hill
  • Concord
  • Lexington
  • 2. 
    What year did the battle take place?

  • 1776
  • 1779
  • 1775
  • 1770
  • 3. 
    Who led the British troops in their attack on the hill?

  • General William Howe
  • John Parker
  • Benedict Arnold
  • Admiral Samuel Graves
  • 4. 
    How many charges did the British make before the Americans retreated?

  • Three
  • Four
  • Two
  • One
  • 5. 
    What was the result of the battle?

  • The Americans gained confidence despite losing the hills to the British.
  • The English won control of the hills.
  • All of the above
  • The English lost many more men and officers than the Americans.
  • 6. 
    Why did the Americans wait to fire on the British until they saw the whites of their eyes?

  • Because they were low on ammunition and waiting until the British were close helped to make every bullet count
  • Because they wanted to see the British up close when they died
  • Because this gave them something to aim for
  • Because this way they were sure that the British soldiers had their eyes open
  • 7. 
    What did the Americans do during the night in order to help them defend Breeds Hill?

  • They slept in so they were well rested
  • They built up piles of rocks that they could throw on the British as they came up the hill
  • They built up fortifications including a wall that was six feet high
  • They built huge fires and made lots of noise in order to scare the British
  • 8. 
    What leading American patriot died during the fighting?

  • Dr. Joseph Warren
  • Israel Putnam
  • John Adams
  • Paul Revere
  • 9. 
    True or False: The Americans lost a lot more men that the British in the battle.

  • TRUE
  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT true about the Battle of Bunker Hill?

  • The British had a large number of officers killed and wounded.
  • It was mostly fought on Breeds Hill.
  • The Americans were led by Colonel William Prescott.
  • The Americans retreated as soon as they saw the first British soldier charge up the hill.
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