Lewis And Clark Expedition Quiz! Trivia

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Do you know anything about the Lewis and Clark Expedition? Do you think you can pass this quiz? The Lewis and Clark Expedition was from 1803 to 1806. It was also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition. It was a select group of US Army and civilian volunteers under the command of Captain Meriwether Lewis and his close friend Second Lieutenant William Clark. If you would like to understand more, try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Because little was known about the Louisiana Purchase President Jefferson sent _______________ and _____________________ on an expedition to record and make maps of the purchase.
    • A. 

      Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett

    • B. 

      Meriwether Lewis and William Clark

    • C. 

      Daniel Boone and William Clark

    • D. 

      Davy Crockett and William Clark

  • 2. 
    How many people were on the team to record and map Louisiana? What was this group known as?
    • A. 

      100 people, Corps of Discovery

    • B. 

      30 people, Corps of Discovery

    • C. 

      40 people , Corps of Discovery

    • D. 

      50 people , Corps of Discovery

  • 3. 
    One of the members of the Corps of Discovery was an enslaved African American named ___________________________.
    • A. 

      Attucks and worked for Clark

    • B. 

      Crispus and worked for Clark

    • C. 

      York and worked for Clark

    • D. 

      Samuel and worked for Clark

  • 4. 
    What was York skilled at doing?
    • A. 

      Cooking and fishing

    • B. 

      Singing and dancing

    • C. 

      Hunting and fishing

    • D. 

      Singing and hunting

  • 5. 
    The expedition set out at _____________________, in May of 1804.
    • A. 

      New York, New York

    • B. 

      St. Louis, Missouri

    • C. 

      Lexington, Kentucky

    • D. 

      Memphis, Tennessee

  • 6. 
    What did Lewis and Clark do on the expedition?
    • A. 

      Drew maps and gathered plants and animals to take back to show the President

    • B. 

      Cooked and cleaned for the people in the expedition

    • C. 

      Attacked the Native Americans that lived in the Louisiana Purchase

    • D. 

      Built homes for the expedition and stayed in the Louisiana area the rest of theri lives

  • 7. 
    Where did the expedition stop in October and for what reason?
    • A. 

      South Dakota for Christmas

    • B. 

      South Dakota for the winter

    • C. 

      North Dakota for the winter

    • D. 

      North Dakota for Christmas

  • 8. 
    Who did Lewis and Clark hire at Fort Mandan?
    • A. 

      An American farmer and his wife Dolly

    • B. 

      A French fur trader and his Shoshne wife Sacagawea

    • C. 

      A German fur trader and his Apache wife Abenaki

    • D. 

      A Dutch fur trader and his Shoshne wife Sacagawea

  • 9. 
    The female guide would guide them threw _______________________.
    • A. 

      French Land

    • B. 

      Spanish land

    • C. 

      Cherokee land

    • D. 

      Shoshone lands

  • 10. 
    After traveling farther up the Missouri river the group went toward the ________________.
    • A. 

      Rocky Mountains

    • B. 

      Pikes Peak

    • C. 

      Yellowstone Park

    • D. 

      Alps

  • 11. 
    Who was the first governor of Tennessee?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Bill Clinton

    • C. 

      John Sevier

    • D. 

      Ben Franklin

  • 12. 
    What ocean did the expedition reach?
    • A. 

      Atlantic

    • B. 

      Pacific

    • C. 

      Indian

    • D. 

      Gulf of Mexico

  • 13. 
    How many miles did the expedition travel in one year?
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      3,000

    • C. 

      30,000

    • D. 

      15,000

  • 14. 
    Because of this expedition the frontier was pushed father west.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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