Double Medal of Honor Winners


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Who was the first double Medal of Honor recipient?

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1. During which conflict was the Medal of Honor created?

2. How many individuals have been double recipients of the Medal of Honor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Congressional Medal of Honor is the highest form of recognition that American servicemen and women can achieve. This assessment will test you on the few individuals who were awarded the Medal of Honor twice. These questions are a great way to go over some important facts about the Medal of Honor itself, and the accomplishments of specific two-time recipients.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will go over:

  • The first two-time recipient
  • The origins of the Medal of Honor
  • The number of two-time recipients
  • Reasons the Medal is awarded
  • The total number of medals awarded

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall -use these assessment questions to test your recollection of the history and recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor
  • Reading comprehension - assess your comprehension of the specific criteria for awarding the Medal of Honor
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of the Medal of Honor to identify specific recipients, especially those who received the award twice

Additional Learning

You can go over even more information on this subject with the associated lesson called Double Medal of Honor Winners. In this lesson, you will learn about:

  • The history of the Medal of Honor
  • Criteria for receiving the Medal of Honor
  • Medals of Honor awarded
  • Double recipients