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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the name of the paper where almost a whole page was dedicated to Jim Bridger?
(a) Missouri Journal.
(b) Frontier Sun.
(c) Kearney Herald.
(d) Buffalo Post.

2. The words "Hell's full of greenhorns" was known as what?
(a) The Indian and trapper agreement.
(b) The frontier gospel.
(c) The Mountain Man oath.
(d) The Indian wisdom.

3. What year did Gore pack up his things and move to Tongue River?
(a) 1852.
(b) 1857.
(c) 1849.
(d) 1856.

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

5. The summer of 1842, Bourdeaux was in charge at Fort Laramie with how many clerks?
(a) Two.
(b) One.
(c) Three.
(d) Four.

6. How many men did Sir George Gore have in his entourage?
(a) 55.
(b) 50.
(c) 37.
(d) 62..

7. The trail Jim Bridger proposed would later be the route of the Overland Stage, the Union Pacific Railroad, and what else?
(a) The Morman Calvery.
(b) The Mountain Man Rendezvous Camp.
(c) The gold rush trail.
(d) The Pony Express.

8. Chapter 16 mentions a cold afternoon when Bridger's dogs began to bark. Bridger peers through his loophole and sees how many dark figures?
(a) Two.
(b) Four.
(c) Three.
(d) One.

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

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

11. Where did Jim Bridger travel to give his opinion of the Mormons?
(a) Chicago.
(b) St. Louis.
(c) Washington D.C.
(d) New York City.

12. What Valley did Bridger lead Captain Howard Stansbury down from?
(a) Green.
(b) Utah.
(c) Cache.
(d) Ogden.

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) Piece of gold.
(b) Treasure chest.
(c) Diamond.
(d) Bank.

14. In Chapter 14, Jim Bridger is described as being as slick as what?
(a) A tear on a squaw's cheek.
(b) A rainy river bank.
(c) A buffalo's nose.
(d) A mud pie in the summer.

15. What did Jim Bridger find on the side of a trail that had Indian signs marked on them?
(a) Horse saddles.
(b) Indian belts.
(c) Peace pipes.
(d) Buffalo skulls.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who told Bridger they wanted him to find a more direct route for wagons from Fort Bridger to the South Platte.

2. In Chapter 26, there wasn't enough ammunition for what?

3. What country was Sir George Gore from?

4. In Parkman's words, the poles that were used to erect the lodges were carried by what?

5. Who was John C. Fremont's topographer?

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