Lewis And Clark Expansion Unit Test

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 362

SettingsSettingsSettings
Lewis And Clark Expedition Quizzes & Trivia

This practice test will prepare you for the end of unit test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When the Corps of Discovery needed the human-made resource of canoes, they traded with the _______________ tribe.
    • A. 

      Chinook

    • B. 

      Shoshone

    • C. 

      Hidatsa

    • D. 

      Sioux

    • E. 

      Omaha

  • 2. 
    One of the leaders of the expedition, __________________ greatly benefitted after return from the adventure with wealth in land and pay.
  • 3. 
    During the second winter at ______________a woman and a slave got to place a vote on which side of the river to stay, a first in history.
    • A. 

      Fort Mandan

    • B. 

      Fort Calhoun

    • C. 

      Fort Clatsop

    • D. 

      Fort Becker

    • E. 

      Fort Kandido

  • 4. 
    The expedition began and ended in _____________________.
    • A. 

      St. Sacagawea

    • B. 

      Omaha

    • C. 

      Council Bluffs

    • D. 

      St. Louis

    • E. 

      St. James

  • 5. 
    After the expedition, some believed _____________________ killed himself with two pistols, while others say it was murder.
  • 6. 
    The person who provided the human resource of interpreting was named __________________.
  • 7. 
    The name of the re-enactor from the expedition who shot most of the meat for the men was _______________________. He was also able to do sign language in some Native American languages.
    • A. 

      Chief Cameawhait

    • B. 

      York

    • C. 

      Drouillard

    • D. 

      Lewis

    • E. 

      Clark

  • 8. 
    When returning from the expedition, all but one man was paid with land and money; _________________ wanted his freedom from slavery after serving on the expedition but had to wait 10 years before Clark granted him manumission.
  • 9. 
    Thanks to the leadership of __________________________ during his slave revolt in Saint Dominique, citizens of the U.S. do not speak French.
    • A. 

      Touissant Charbonneau

    • B. 

      Toussaint L'Overture

    • C. 

      Jean Jaques Dessalines

    • D. 

      Napoleon Bonaparte

    • E. 

      Pat Becker

  • 10. 
    The Rocky Mountains were home to the ______________ people and the interpreter was from this tribe as well.
  • 11. 
    The United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France’s leader, ___________________.
  • 12. 
    President ____________________ asked the Corps of Discovery to sail up the Missouri River to explore the newly purchased Louisiana Territory.
    • A. 

      Obama

    • B. 

      Bush

    • C. 

      Reagan

    • D. 

      Jefferson

    • E. 

      Washington

  • 13. 
    Thanks to their translator’s brother, Chief ____________________, the Corps of Discovery was able to get the much needed resources, horses, to get over the Rocky Mountains.
    • A. 

      Kandido

    • B. 

      Hidatsa

    • C. 

      Cameahwait

    • D. 

      Becker

    • E. 

      Sakkagawea

  • 14. 
    During their first winter, the Corps of Discovery stayed at ____________________ where they built a three-sided fort to protect them.
    • A. 

      Fort Knox

    • B. 

      Fort Worth

    • C. 

      Fort Apache

    • D. 

      Fort Mandan

    • E. 

      Fort Sioux

  • 15. 
    The Corps of Discovery benefited when they returned. What were their benefits?
    • A. 

      Go where no white men had gone.

    • B. 

      Wealth and land.

    • C. 

      Risk of death by grizzly bear.

    • D. 

      Becoming ill from too many mosquito bites.

    • E. 

      A and B

  • 16. 
    What kind of resource was provided by Sacagawea?
    • A. 

      Human--translating

    • B. 

      Natural--trees.

    • C. 

      Man-made--moccassins

  • 17. 
    What are some human-made (capital) resources from the expedition?
    • A. 

      Trees, horses, river

    • B. 

      York, Sacagawea, Cameawhait

    • C. 

      Guns, beads, needles

    • D. 

      Guns, horses, York

    • E. 

      Beads, trees, Sacagawea

  • 18. 
    When the Native Americans were willing to trade many canoes for just one gun, this is an example of what?
    • A. 

      Mistranslation

    • B. 

      Miscommunication

    • C. 

      Exploitation

    • D. 

      Supply and Demand

    • E. 

      Beckernomics

  • 19. 
    What was one scarce resource on the expedition?
    • A. 

      Space for all their stuff in their keelboat

    • B. 

      Horses when they were in the Rockies

    • C. 

      Food during the winter

    • D. 

      Buffalo and elk

    • E. 

      A, B, and C

  • 20. 
    What did Jefferson believe would be a worthy opportunity cost?
    • A. 

      Paying with taxpayers money to achieve trade.

    • B. 

      Paying with taxpayers money so he could gain fame.

    • C. 

      He never wanted the expedition.

    • D. 

      He lost the opportunity to go on the expedition himself.

Back to Top Back to top