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War of 1812 Hidden Words

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Instructions: Twelve sentences are listed below. Each contains the last name of a well-known person related to the War of 1812 hidden within it. For example, if the sentence were "Rum and rye offered for sale", the answer would be Yeo (rye offered). Enter the hidden name in the box below the sentence. Click the "Check Answers" button at the bottom of the page when done.

  1. The blast from the bomb rocked the fort.
  2. Was the goalkeeper with the lacerated ear borne off the field on a stretcher?
  3. This ice cream ad is one of the weirdest I've ever seen!
  4. Why are these cords all tangled up?
  5. I provide Sal a berry or two whenever I get some.
  6. Ireland is the home of the leprechaun; Ceylon is the home of the elephant.
  7. That rude cat urgently needs etiquette lessons.
  8. She purchased rum Monday before going to the party.
  9. She worked on a crossword puzzle on Tuesday.
  10. Every Slav in central Europe rejoiced at the fall of Communism.
  11. The home team's mascot tumbled off the bleachers.
  12. Monty Python's "Lumberjack Song" is one of their best-known sketches.

Permission is hereby granted to make a reasonable number of copies of this quiz for use in a classroom or similar setting, provided that the author (James Yolkowski) and the source ( are credited.