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This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of the Oregon Trail.
1. What year was the Oregon Trail first opened?
a.1847
b.1843
c.1899
d.1876
2. From what city did the travelers usually leave out of?
a.Independence/Kansas City
b.Portland, Oregon
c.Williamsburg, Virginia
d.Miami, Florida

3. Which of the following are landmarks on the Oregon Trail?
Which famous party of travelers were forced off the Oregon Trail and stranded in the Sierra Nevadas, and later resorted to cannibalism to survive?
a.Courthouse and Jailhouse Rocks
Scott Party
b.Chimney Rock
Abraham Party
c.Scotts Bluff
Donner Party
d.All of the above
And:d

None of the above
4. The Oregon Trail inspired a computer game bearing its namesake.
a.True
b.False
5. About how many miles did travelers travel when heading west on the trail?
a.about 5000
b.about 4000
c.about 2000
d.about 7000
6. How many modern states did the travelers travel through when crossing the trail?
a.6
b.8
c.3
d.10
7. When was the first transcontinental railroad built that eventually ended the Oregon Trail?
a.1867
b.1870
c.1899
d.1869
8. In the computer game, players are often stricken with diseases characterisitc of the time period.
a.True
b.False
9. Which of the following is a characteristic of the Oregon Trail?
a.the list of deaths
b.covered wagons
c.disease
d.All of the Above
10. Where did the Mormoms settle?
a.Independce
b.Oregon City
c.Salt Lake City
d.Sacremento
11. What is the main food on the Oregon Trail?
a.Chicken
b.McDonalds
c.Meat
d.King Soopers
12. what did the pioneers do for entertainment?
a.watch television
b.tell stories
c.play chess
d.have races
13. What disease killed more people on the trail than any other?
a.small pox
b.plague
c.cholera
d.scarlet fever
14. How many pounds did a family have to take to survive?
a.10
b.100000
c.1000
d.9
15. How many people died on the Oregon Trail?
a.50,000-60,000
b.20,000-30,000
c.90,000-100,000
d.10,000-20,000
16. Who was the leader of the first wagon train?
a.Frank Mullen Jr.
b.Jesse Applegate
c.Marcus Whitman
d.George Donner
17. How many babies were born on the Oragon Trail?
a.100
b.90
c.44
d.none of the above
Last improved on 5/11/2013 at 11:18:05 AM

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What others think about Oregon Trail
By: billy bob on Jul 5, 2013
  I'm still learning
By: Molly Miller on Apr 14, 2013
  I'm glad we can drive or fly now.
By: no one on Mar 10, 2011
  Children played with buffalo chips for entertainment, and sometimes used them like frisbees.
By: kishan on Sep 22, 2010
  i have to do this for school. if it was my choice i would never do it. i consider this very boring. feel sorry for the guy who has to make up all of these stupid question and the even more stupid answers
By: Kiana on May 28, 2009
  The trail is amazing!
By: sally on Apr 19, 2009
  The trail is amazing. Take your family to see the names on rocks.
By: Lindsey on Mar 22, 2009
  i think the oregon trail was dumb. Somany people died and i think I would have rather stayed in my old town than gone on a 2000 mile trail and pobably die.
  

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