Lewis And Clark Expedition

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Lewis And Clark Expedition - Quiz

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. 
    Which of these was NOT  a goal of the Lewis and Clark expedition?
    • 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

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