Pioneer Women: Voices from the Kansas Frontier Multiple Choice Test Questions

Joanna Stratton
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Chapter 1 and Chapter 2

1. What was Kansas known as prior to the middle of the 19th century?
(a) The Great American Desert.
(b) God's Country.
(c) The Middle of Nowhere.
(d) Halfway to Heaven.

2. What act was passed which opened up Kansas to settlement?
(a) Kansas Title Act.
(b) Kansas Settlement Act.
(c) Kansas Land Act.
(d) Kansas-Nebraska Act.

3. In what year was the Kansas-Nebraska Act passed?
(a) 1854.
(b) 1912.
(c) 1899.
(d) 1810.

4. What lured people from the east to head to Kansas to settle?
(a) Low taxes.
(b) Cheap land.
(c) Fertile soil.
(d) Abundant water.

5. What was a popular and relatively comfortable mode of transportation to reach Kansas?
(a) Covered wagon.
(b) Boat.
(c) Stage coach.
(d) Train.

6. What was the method of transportation chosen by single people or small families to get to Kansas?
(a) Covered wagon.
(b) Train.
(c) Boat.
(d) Stagecoach.

7. At what distance were horses changed on a stagecoach route?
(a) 5 miles.
(b) 50 miles.
(c) 15 miles.
(d) 10 miles.

8. Construction on what railroad began in 1862?
(a) Kansas Pacific Railroad.
(b) B&O Railroad.
(c) Norfolk Southern Railroad.
(d) Union Pacific Railroad.

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