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Trivia Quiz - Old West Grab Bag #1


What do you know about the characters of the Old West? Great Old West trivia here!

Quiz Number: 475
Date Submitted: June 29, 2006
Quiz Categories: American History
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: catherine
Average Score: 66.8 percent
Times Taken: 362 times
Taken by Registered Users: 22

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Old West Grab Bag 1
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1. Butch Cassidy got his nickname from working in what trade?
  A.   barber shop
  B.   grocery store
  C.   butcher shop
  D.   horseshoeing

2. By what other name was Marthy Cannary known?
  A.   Calamity Jane
  B.   Belle Starr
  C.   Charley Parkhurst
  D.   Cattle Kate

3. Famous cowboy Buffalo Bill's real name was:
  A.   Bill Hickok
  B.   William Bonney
  C.   Daniel Boone
  D.   William F. Cody

4. In what state would you find the grave site of Doc Holliday?
  A.   Colorado
  B.   Wyoming
  C.   Montana
  D.   Utah

5. What famous old west U.S. Marshall was known for saying "I don't think I'll let you arrest me today?"
  A.   Pat Garrett
  B.   Wild Bill Hickok
  C.   Wyatt Earp
  D.   Judge Roy Bean

6. What was the real name of Billy the Kid?
  A.   Henry McCarty
  B.   William Bonney
  C.   Harold Boston
  D.   William Baines

7. What 'old west' woman became famous because of her accurate shooting ability?
  A.   Calamity Jane
  B.   Mary Fields
  C.   Etta Place
  D.   Annie Oakley

8. Judge Roy Bean was known as the "law west of the _________."
  A.   Badlands
  B.   Mississippi River
  C.   Rockies
  D.   Pecos River

9. Who was the deputy sheriff of Dodge City in 1876?
  A.   Pat Garrett
  B.   Wild Bill Hickok
  C.   Wyatt Earp
  D.   Bat Masterson

10. What type of doctor was John Henry "Doc" Holliday?
  A.   doctor of dentistry
  B.   doctor of medicine
  C.   doctor of psychology
  D.   doctor of law


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