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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In the beginning of Chapter 25, when French Pete's wife and children were discovered, it was discovered that the Indians had not killed what?
(a) Pete.
(b) Pete's animals.
(c) Pete's father.
(d) Pete's mother.

2. How much did Jim Bridger agree to lease Fort Bridger to the government for?
(a) $60 a day.
(b) $600 a year.
(c) $600 every quarter.
(d) $6,000 a year.

3. French Pete had a Sioux wife and how many children?
(a) Five.
(b) Ten.
(c) Three.
(d) Two.

4. Sir George Gore brought a lot of men to help him hunt what two animals?
(a) Bear and buffalo.
(b) Dear and buffalo.
(c) Bear and elk..
(d) Elk and buffalo.

5. When Jim Bridger opened his gate after hearing someone knock, which of his friends was there?
(a) Kit Carson.
(b) Joe Meek.
(c) Brigham Young.
(d) Tom Fitzpatrick.

6. What was Jim Bridger's daughters name who he sent to Whitman Mission School?
(a) Rebekah.
(b) Cynthia.
(c) Marie.
(d) Mary Ann.

7. Who said, "Boys, the trouble with you is you're all spunk and no gumption"?
(a) Horation S. Bingham.
(b) Jim Bridger.
(c) Phil Kearney.
(d) George W. Grummond.

8. In Chapter 26, who said he was "sure a single company of regulars could whip a thousand Indians"?
(a) William J. Fetterman.
(b) Sir Walter Scott.
(c) Phil Kearney.
(d) Mark Twain.

9. Who did the Indians say "talked sense and told the truth"?
(a) Father Pierre Jean de Smet.
(b) Hugh Glass.
(c) General Richard Gerard.
(d) Jim Bridger.

10. General Connor told Jim Bridger that his three columns were to meet at the mouth of what river?
(a) Greene.
(b) Tongue.
(c) Mississippi.
(d) Missouri.

11. What place was the largest trading post in the West?
(a) Fort Laramie.
(b) Fort Hood.
(c) Fort Bridger.
(d) Fort Union.

12. Who was Jim Bridger's friend that he persuaded to come out to Fort Bridger and be partners with him?
(a) Kit Carson.
(b) Louis Vasquez.
(c) Gerald Lund.
(d) Tom Fitzpatrick.

13. Jim Bridger once told a group of eager treasure hunters that on the top of a mountain they could find a great big what?
(a) Bank.
(b) Treasure chest.
(c) Diamond.
(d) Piece of gold.

14. Who was Sir George Gore's favorite author?
(a) Leo Tolstoy.
(b) Nathaniel Hawthorne.
(c) Louisa May Alcott.
(d) Shakespeare.

15. When Bridger left Fort Leramie, he rode back to Fort Bridger where he married a woman from what tribe?
(a) Sioux.
(b) Snake.
(c) Blackfeet.
(d) Crow.

Short Answer Questions

1. The trail Jim Bridger proposed would later be the route of the Overland Stage, the Union Pacific Railroad, and what else?

2. In Chapter 26, what that Jim Bridger possessed is something he took for granted?

3. What was the name of the Cheyenne chief in Chapter 25?

4. When Sir George bought cattle, how much did he spend per head?

5. Who believed Americans had a false notion of war?

(see the answer keys)

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