Who was Alvin C. York? - Biography & Quotes


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In what war did Sergeant York earn the Medal of Honor?

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1. Who awarded Sergeant York the Medal of Honor?

2. In what battle did Sergeant York perform the act of valor that earned him the Medal of Honor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet includes questions on the life of Sergeant Alvin C. York, focusing on the details of his time at war as well as his cultural presence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet you'll be tested on:

  • In what war Sergeant York earned the Medal of Honor
  • Who gave Sergeant York the Medal of Honor
  • The battle in which Sergeant York performed the act that earned him the Medal of Honor
  • Who played Sergeant York in the 1941 movie chronicling his life

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between facts that are and aren't true of Sergeant York
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you've drawn important information from the lesson on Sergeant York's Medal of Honor
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained to identify who played Sergeant York in the movie about his life

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Sergeant, you can read the accompanying lesson, Who was Alvin C. York? - Biography & Quotes. This lesson is comprised of the following objectives:

  • Know where and when Sergeant York was born
  • Familiarize yourself with the details of Sergeant York's military experience
  • Learn about the awards Sergeant York was given by France
  • Examine some of Sergeant York's quotes