Lewis And Clark Expedition

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Lewis And Clark Expedition

This quiz addresses 5th grade learning expectations concerning the exploration of the Louisiana Purchase territory by Merriwether Lewis and William Clark in the early 1800's.  


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was President at the time of the Louisiana Purchase?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 2. 
    The United States purchases the Lousiana Territory from which country?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      England

  • 3. 
    Lewis and Clark began and ended their journey at a city on the banks of the Mississippi River. Now known as the "Gateway to the West," what city is this?
    • A. 

      Chicago

    • B. 

      New Orleans

    • C. 

      Fort Smith

    • D. 

      Saint Louis

  • 4. 
    What year did the explorers begin their travels?
    • A. 

      1804

    • B. 

      1904

    • C. 

      1774

    • D. 

      1864

  • 5. 
    Who was Sacajawea?
    • A. 

      A young slave who Lewis and Clark met in Saint Louis

    • B. 

      A Shoshone woman who helped guide the explorers

    • C. 

      A mountain man who showed the explorers how to trap wild game

    • D. 

      An Indian chief who traded goods with Lewis and Clark

  • 6. 
    Which was the river most traveled by Lewis and Clark during their exploration of the Louisiana Territory?
    • A. 

      The Ohio River

    • B. 

      The Mississippi River

    • C. 

      The Arkansas River

    • D. 

      The Missouri River

  • 7. 
    How many years did the Lewis and Clark expedition last?
    • A. 

      Less than one year

    • B. 

      A little more than two years

    • C. 

      Over five years

    • D. 

      Almost ten years

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Search for a water route to the Pacific Ocean

    • B. 

      Establish relationships with the Native Americans

    • C. 

      Pay close attention to the soil and face of the country

    • D. 

      Conquer any Indian tribes and move them to Indian Territory