Quiz: 90% Of Americans Will Fail This Wild West History Test. Will You?

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Do you belong in the Wild West?

The history of the Wild West is quite interesting. Do you know about this era of time in terms of people, culture, and more?

 Sep 09, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When did the period of the Wild West start?
1965
1865
1765

2 of 18What is the name of this Wild West animal?

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Texas Curvehorn
Texas Longhorn
Texas Tailhorn

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these legends came from Native Americans in the Wild West?
Abenaki Indian Corn Legend
Legend of the Ghost Princess
Ribbon River Legend

4 of 18What is the name of this Wild West animal?

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American Bison
American Bluson
American Bucker

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When criminal were loose in the Wild West, their faces would be placed on ____ posters.
Detection
Arrest
Wanted

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What shapes do Sheriff's badges come in?
Stars
Octagons
Triangles

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these is the name of a famous cowboy gang from the Wild West?
Bullet Rancheros
Armed Boys of County
Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch

8 of 18What were horseshoes known for in the Wild West?

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Good luck
Fearlessness
Battle wins

9 of 18What is the name of this Wild West animal?

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Tanhorn sheep
Smallhorn sheep
Bighorn sheep

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What were criminals called during the era of the Wild West?
Napsacks
Skippers
Outlaws

11 of 18It is known that ____ hats are a major symbol of the Wild West.

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Cowboy
Farmer
Rancher

12 of 18What is the name of this Wild West animal?

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Canada mynx
Canada pynx
Canada lynx

13 of 18What is this rope called?

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Stringer
Tosser
Lasso

14 of 18What is the name of this Wild West animal?

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Moyote
Poyote
Coyote

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

True or false: The Wild West the frontier territories of Dakota, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Arizona, California New Mexico, and Colorado.
True
False

16 of 18Cowboys would spend a lot of time drinking in bars called what?

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Pubjoint
Guzzlecamp
Saloon

17 of 18What is the name of this Wild West animal?

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Elk
Moose
Reindeer

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When did the period of the Wild West end?
1895
1695
1795
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Think you know a lot of the era of the Wild West? This era of time was all about cowboys, Indians, outlaws, gangs, gunfighters, saloons, and much more! Living during this era of time meant that you probably did whatever you had to do to stay alive, stay safe, and maintain your reputation in the streets. Sebastian Maniscalco is a well-known actor and comedian who was part of some popular entertainment about this historical era of time. He said, "I started working full time as a comedian in 2005, shortly after we did the Vince Vaughn 'Wild West Comedy Show.' I worked at the Four Seasons hotel from 1998 to 2005, so about seven years, just trying to put some food on the table and pay the rent while I went out to the open mics and got my feet wet with stand-up comedy." Steven Pinker is a brilliant scientist who knows a lot about history. he referenced the era of the Wild West when he said, "America had, for one thing, lived in anarchy for - until much more recently than Europe. We had the Wild West, where the cliche of the cowboy movies was the nearest sheriff is 90 miles away, and so you had to pack a gun and defend yourself." He is right about that... guns for defense and the idea of living in anarchy was definitely part of the Wild West past. If you remember a lot of details about this historical era, prove it right now!