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History Quiz
Battle of Cooch's Bridge

Multiple Choice

Question 1.) The only Revolutionary War battle fought in Delaware occurred on:
  1. July 4, 1776
  2. December 1, 1776
  3. September 3, 1777
 
Question 2.) The Cooch Monument is just a few feet west of:
  1. the Christina River
  2. the Brandywine River
  3. the White Clay Creek
 
Question 3.) The Cooch Monument is:
  1. made of brick
  2. a statue of George Washington
  3. surrounded by four cannons
 
Question 4.) The Cooch Monument was dedicated in:
  1. 1785
  2. 1901
  3. 1956
 
Question 5.) The Cooch Monument was erected by:
  1. the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution)
  2. the Newark Historical Society
  3. the Cooch family
  4. the Patriotic Societies and Citizens of Delaware
 
Question 6.) While on the Cooch property the British:
  1. occupied the house
  2. stabled their horse in the parlor
  3. burned the mill on the property
  4. all of the above
 
Question 7.) The British commander that occupied the Cooch house was:
  1. Lord Cornwallis
  2. General Howe
 
Question 8.) The road that passes by the monument was previously called:
  1. Old Post Road
  2. Old Coach Road
  3. Newark-Elkton Road
 
Question 9.) General Washington ordered the mill stone be removed from the Cooch’s Grist mill so that:
  1. the British could not make flour
  2. the British would not steal the stone
  3. all of the above
 
Question 10.) As Delaware was preparing for the Revolution in 1775 Thomas Cooch was elected to the following position:
  1. Colonel for the lower half of the County
  2. Lieutenant for all of Pencader Hundred
  3. Quartermaster for all three counties.
 
The Pencader Heritage Area Association would like to offer a special thank you to Marcia Adams for her ideas for the History's Mysteries Section of the Web Site and for preparing and editing these questions.
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