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Mountain Men

written by: sdeadlift
 
This quiz contains questions about the short lived era of the mountain men of the 1800's.

Question 1:

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There was a mountain man named Liver Eating Johnson.
False
True


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Question 2:

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Who was the first white man to cross the future state of Nevada?
Jedediah Strong Smith
Peter Skene Ogden
Buffalo Bill Cody
Jim Bridger


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Question 3:

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This mountain man found a pass, eventually named after him that shortened the Oregon Trail by 61 miles.
Jim Bridger
William Bent
Miles Goodyear
Kit Carson


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Question 4:


American fur trapper Hugh Glass made a cross-country trek after being mauled by a grizzly bear.
False
True

Question 5:


John Jacob Astor, the first multi-millionaire in the United States, started out as a fur trader.
False
True

Question 6:

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There were no African American mountain men during the 1800s.
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False


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Question 7:

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The Hudson's Bay Company, which controlled the fur trade throughout much of North America for several centuries, is the oldest commercial corporation in North America.
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True


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Question 8:

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What word refers to annual gathering at which trappers and mountain men sold their furs?
Festival
None of these
Rendezvous
Jamboree


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Question 9:

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The title character in the novel The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams is based on a real life trapper named Grizzly Adams.
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No


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Question 10:

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Jim Bridger, one of the first men of European descent to see the Great Salt Lake, believed the lake was a giant mineral springs.
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