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Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the scouting party have to find up the southern fork of the river?
(a) A monument
(b) A waterfall
(c) A mound
(d) A graveyard

2. What tribe of Indians does Clarke send La Liberte to talk to?
(a) Yoopees
(b) Pawnees
(c) Haha
(d) Otos

3. What river is the White Catfish camp located above?
(a) Platte River
(b) Neptune River
(c) Whitman River
(d) Goat River

4. What does the Corps buy from a trading cargo?
(a) Meat
(b) Buffalo grease
(c) Limes
(d) Guns

5. What kind of animal almost jumps on Clark?
(a) Puma
(b) Cougar
(c) Wolf
(d) Coyote

6. How does Clark kill the cougar?
(a) Shoots it
(b) Spears it
(c) Stabs it
(d) Strangles it

7. Who is the Great Father the captains talk about?
(a) God
(b) The British King
(c) The French King
(d) The American President

8. Which of the following fish do the men not catch in the river?
(a) Goldfish
(b) Salmon
(c) Bass
(d) Pike

9. Who does the man who visits two days before Christmas want to make peace with?
(a) God
(b) The Mandan Indians
(c) His wife
(d) The officer he thought slept with his wife

10. What scares the buffalo away from the camp?
(a) A fire
(b) A gun shot
(c) Seaman the dog
(d) Shouting

11. What does Lewis order his men to sleep with in this chapter?
(a) Their guns
(b) Each other
(c) A squaw
(d) Their knives

12. What animal swims across the river in this chapter?
(a) A grizzly bear
(b) A wolf
(c) A coyote
(d) A buffalo

13. Who is attacked by a grizzly bear in this chapter?
(a) Fields
(b) Jones
(c) Lewis
(d) Gass

14. How does Private Howard try to get back into the fort?
(a) Scales the wall
(b) Tunnels under the wall
(c) Steals a key
(d) Knock on the gate

15. What does the Corps put in the mound where the king is buried?
(a) A dead chicken
(b) Flowers
(c) A cross
(d) An American flag

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the Frenchman who lives among the the Mandans?

2. What do most of the men like about the Mandan village?

3. What do the captains send out a party to look for?

4. Who is responsible for piloting the keel boat?

5. Which of the following animals does the party not kill in this chapter?

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