Chapter 16 History Quiz

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 176

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American History Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz of American history is about Chapter 16


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who discovered the Northwest Passage?
    • A. 

      Lewis and Clark.

    • B. 

      Lewis, Clark and York

    • C. 

      Neither of the above

    • D. 

      There is no Northwest Passage.

  • 2. 
    How many wives could a Mormon man have?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      99

    • E. 

      Infinity

  • 3. 
    Which women were the first to vote?
    • A. 

      French women

    • B. 

      Greek women

    • C. 

      English Women

    • D. 

      Pioneer Women

    • E. 

      A Trapper's Wife

  • 4. 
    Was a miner...
    • A. 

      25er

    • B. 

      Clementine

    • C. 

      39er and his daughter Clementine...

    • D. 

      49er and his daughter Clementine...

  • 5. 
    What were the tools used to mine gold?
    • A. 

      Washpan,hose,hydraulic gun,gold,molderbord,

    • B. 

      Washpan,bucket,hydraulic gun,molderbord,

    • C. 

      Washpan,hose,hydraulic gun,plaster,molderbord,

    • D. 

      Washpan,eggs,hydraulic gun,molderboard,

    • E. 

      Washpan,hose,hydraulic gun,mercury,molderbord,

  • 6. 
    What was the most efficient way to mine gold?
    • A. 

      Hydraulic mining

    • B. 

      Pick and Shovel

    • C. 

      Washpan

    • D. 

      Longtom

    • E. 

      Molderboard

  • 7. 
    Who was the first man to find gold in California?
    • A. 

      Joel Mell

    • B. 

      James Marshall

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      John Sutter

    • E. 

      Santa Anna

  • 8. 
    How many miners did it take to operate a Longtom or a Molderboard?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      4