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Wild West Trivia

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Test you knowledge of the history of the U. S. West by answering 10 fun trivia questions!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who were the original "forty niners"?
    • A. 

      An outlaw band

    • B. 

      49 famous lawmen

    • C. 

      California gold rush immigrants

    • D. 

      Citizens of the 49th state

  • 2. 
    What is "the deadman’s hand"?
    • A. 

      A famous rock formation in Utah

    • B. 

      The severed hand of the dead outlaw Jesse James

    • C. 

      A coin held by Billy the Kid when he died

    • D. 

      The poker hand held by Wild Bill Hickock when shot

  • 3. 
    How many Native American (Indian) tribes are in the USA?
    • A. 

      565

    • B. 

      127

    • C. 

      1084

    • D. 

      36

  • 4. 
    What is a Chuckwagon?
    • A. 

      A type of stagecoach

    • B. 

      A wagon for transporting feed and grain

    • C. 

      A mobile kitchen

    • D. 

      A wagon for transporting gold and silver ore from the mine

  • 5. 
    Who were the "vigilantes"?
    • A. 

      Volunteer firemen in the western towns

    • B. 

      Citizens that banded together to enforce the laws

    • C. 

      Men who watched over cattle herds at night

    • D. 

      Border patrol watchmen

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