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American Wild West

Do you remember the events and famous figures from American Wild West?
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Last updated: December 30, 2022
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1. The Wild West is generally considered as a period between what years?
1790-1830
1860-1890
1760-1790
1830-1860
2. There were five Earp brothers. Which one did not exist?
Wyatt
Morgan
Billy
Virgil
3. What was Buffalo Bill's real name?
William Cody
Ed Schieffelin
Marion Morrison
Henry McCarty
4. Who joined Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show in 1884 and later got nickname “Little Miss Sureshot?”
Annie Oakley
Calamity Jane
Pearl Hart
Belle Starr
5. Which Native American chief worked in Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West show?
Crazy Horse
Geronimo
Red Cloud
Sitting Bull
6. What was the name of Butch Cassidy's gang of criminal outlaws?
The Wild Bunch
The Young Guns
The Regulators
The House
7. What was the name of the hideout where Butch Cassidy would hide?
Blindman Hills
The Unknown Castle
The Fortress
Hole in the Wall
8. What country's military forces shot dead Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid?
Bolivia
Venezuela
Mexico
Canada
9. In which state is Dodge City located?
Kansas
Nevada
Arizona
Colorado
10. Kid Curry was part of which notorious gang?
The Wild Bunch
The Rustlers
The Cowboys
The James-Younger
11. What was the profession of gunfighter and gambler Doc Holliday?
Banker
Veterinarian
Laywer
Dentist
12. What did Doc Holliday die from?
Poisoning
Thrown from his horse
Tuberculosis
Dysentery
13. In which state is the town of Deadwood located?
New Mexico
Missouri
Nevada
South Dakota
14. What cards was Wild Bill Hickok holding when he was shot? Today, that is known as the "Dead Man's Hand".
Aces & jacks
Aces & fours
Aces & queens
Aces & eights
15. Where was Wild Bill Hickok killed?
Tombstone
Santa Fe
Lincoln
Deadwood
16. Who was the leader of Comanche tribe?
Chief Joseph
Quanah Parker
Cochise
Red Cloud
17. Which famous Indian leader was killed in the early skirmishes leading up to the Wounded Knee battle?
Red Cloud
Chief Joseph
Sitting Bull
Crazy Horse
18. Which Indian tribe was involved in the Wounded Knee massacre?
Cree
Navajo
Sioux
Apache
19. Which Apache leader is second only to Geronimo when it comes to that tribe’s historical significance?
Red Cloud
Squanto
Cochise
Crazy Horse
20. Who was the leader of the Lakota Tribe, who defeated US forces in the Battle of Little Bighorn?
Sitting Bull
Crazy Horse
Cochise
Geronimo
21. What was the most useful and important animal Native Americans used?
Bear
Coyote
Buffalo
Beaver
22. Calamity Jane, was an American frontierswoman known for being an acquaintance of...
Billy the Kid
Wild Bill Hickok
George Armstrong Custer
Wyatt Earp
23. Henry McCarty was better known by what nickname?
Sundance Kid
Butch Cassidy
The Tall Texan
Billy the Kid
24. In which state is the town of Tombstone located?
Arizona
Kansas
Missouri
Texas
25. What was Jesse James' gang called?
The Young Guns
The Jesse-Frank Gang
The James-Younger Gang
The Wild Bunch
26. Who killed Jesse James?
Doc Holliday
Billy Clanton
Robert Ford
Wyatt Earp
27. What happened to him after he was convicted of the murder of Jesse James?
He was murdered
He was released
He was hanged
He was imprisoned
28. Who offered a $10,000 reward for the capture of Jesse James, dead or alive?
Attorney Brewster
President Chester A. Arthur
Private detective Pinkerton
Governor Crittenden
29. Who did the Pinkerton's detectives kill when they threw a bomb through the window of Jesse James' house?
Jesse's young half-brother
Jesse's brother Frank
Jesse's father
Jesse's mother
30. A heroic sheriff named Pat Garrett caught and jailed Billy the Kid. Then what happened?
Billy escaped
Billy killed Pat Garrett
Billy was hanged
Billy wounded Pat Garrett
31. Who killed Billy the Kid?
Jesse James
Ike Clanton
Pat Garrett
John Henry Tunstall
32. How old was Billy the Kid when he was murdered?
21
15
25
33
33. In what town did the gunfight at the O.K. corral take place?
Lincoln
El Paso
Tombstone
Dodge City
34. How long the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral lasted?
30 minutes
30 seconds
3 hours
3 minutes
35. How many people were killed in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral?
7
3
4
5
36. Who was not killed in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral?
Frank McLaury
Tom McLaury
Ike Clanton
Billy Clanton
37. Whose pseudonym was William H. Bonney?
Billy the Kid
Ike Clanton
Jesse James
Buffalo Bill
38. Where was Allan Pinkerton, the founder of Pilkerton's Detective Agency from?
Scotland
Ireland
United States
Waled
39. What was Harry Longabaugh's outlaw nickname?
Buffalo Bill
Black Bart
Butch Cassidy
Sundance Kid
40. Who was "The Queen of the Oklahoma Outlaws"?
Pearl Hart
Calamity Jane
Belle Starr
Laura Bullion
41. Which US president promised peace with Indians and then provoked one of the bloodiest conflicts in the West?
Ulysses S. Grant
Rutherford B. Hayes
Andrew Johnson
James A. Garfield
42. What was the name of a mail service using relays of horse-mounted riders in American Wild West?
Buffalo Express
Royal Express
Cowboy Express
Pony Express
43. What was the route of that service?
Nebraska-California
Nevada-California
Mississippi-California
Missouri-California
44. Who was the U.S. commander that lost the Battle of the Little Bighorn?
George Armstrong Custer
Ulysses S. Grant
George S. Patton
Jesse James
45. What weapon has become known as "the gun that won the west"?
Winchester riffle
Smith & Wesson revolver
Sharps derringer
Colt peacemaker
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Level 55
Feb 25, 2022
Cool quiz! I love the wild west
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Level 53
Feb 25, 2022
Thanks for playing :)
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Level 63
Feb 25, 2022
Great quiz. I got the Robert Ford one wrong because he WAS eventually murdered, but not by the law (which is likely what the question meant). He faced no legal repercussions, but someone angry over it murdered him years later.

If you haven’t seen it, ‘The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,’ covers it. It is a fantastic movie far too few people have seen.

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Level 53
Feb 25, 2022
Thanks. I haven't seen the movie but I definitely will.
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Level 52
Feb 25, 2022
Tremendous film. Easily one of the best westerns of the past 20 years.
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Level 71
Nov 4, 2023
Cool quiz, but I think #4 gives away the answer to #1.
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Level 53
Nov 4, 2023
Yes, you are right. I will fix it.
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Level 87
Nov 4, 2023
Nice quiz. It's got a few typos which, if fixed, would make this a quiz I'd nominate
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Level 53
Nov 4, 2023
Thanks. Please let me know.