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Trivia Quiz - Famous Old West Lawmen


How much do you know about the famous lawmen that brought order and justice to the Old West?

Quiz Number: 4844
Date Submitted: November 30, 2012
Quiz Categories: Old West Lawmen & Outlaws
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 72.1 percent
Times Taken: 152 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5

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Famous Old West Lawmen

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1. This is the best known lawman of the Old West and participated in the "Gunfight at the OK Corral" and despite all his gunfights was never wounded.
  A.   Wyatt Earp
  B.   Morgan Earp
  C.   Virgil Earp
  D.   Doc Holliday

2. This Lawman was a Scout for General Custer before becoming Sheriff of Deadwood, South Dakota. He was friends with Calamity Jane and was killed at a poker table holding a pair of Aces and a pair of Eights.
  A.   Doc Holliday
  B.   Buffalo Bill Cody
  C.   Wild Bill Hickok
  D.   Bat Masterson

3. This Lawman was at center stage for the Dodge City gunfights and a Deputy for Wyatt Earp who was also a Prize Fight Promoter and known for walking with a cane.
  A.   Allan Pinkerton
  B.   Frank Canton
  C.   Bret Maverick
  D.   Bat Masterson

4. This Lawman was a former Saloon keeper who became Sheriff of Lincoln County during the Lincoln County War and is known for killing his friend Billy the Kid in Fort Sumner, New Mexico.
  A.   Wyatt Earp
  B.   Pat Garrett
  C.   Frank Canton
  D.   William Brady

5. This Lawman was a former Dentist and friend of Wyatt Earp that also participated in the "Gunfight at the OK Corral" before dying of tuberculosis at age 36.
  A.   "Doc" Scurlock
  B.   Bat Masterson
  C.   Fred White
  D.   "Doc" Holliday

6. This Lawman foiled an assassination plot in Maryland while guarding Abraham Lincoln on his way to his Inauguration and also created "The Pinkerton National Detective Agency."
  A.   Robert Pinkerton
  B.   William Pinkerton
  C.   Allan Pinkerton
  D.   Fred Pinkerton

7. This Lawman led the life of an outlaw under the name of Joe Horner before becoming Sheriff of Johnson County and participating in the Johnson County War.
  A.   Fred White
  B.   Frank Canton
  C.   Chris Madsen
  D.   Bill Tilghman

8. This Lawman was a third of the "Three Guardsmen" that brought law and order to Oklahoma, helped bring down the notorious Wild Bunch, and single handedly captured outlaw Bill Doolin.
  A.   Frank Canton
  B.   Chris Madsen
  C.   Fred White
  D.   Bill Tilghman

9. This Lawman was the first Sheriff of Tombstone and was replaced by Virgil Earp after accidentally being killed by outlaw "Curly Bill" Brocius.
  A.   Fred White
  B.   Morgan Earp
  C.   Chris Madsen
  D.   Bat Masterson

10. This Lawman was also a third of the "Three Guardsmen" and rode with Teddy Rooselvelt's "Rough Riders."
  A.   Fred White
  B.   Frank Canton
  C.   Chris Madsen
  D.   Virgil Earp


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