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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. Why does Clark leave signs for the Indians on his trail?
(a) To lead them into danger
(b) To show they are peaceful
(c) To show they are ready for an attack
(d) To confuse them

2. What does the Corps name the island they discover in this chapter?
(a) Good Hope Island
(b) Island of the Americas
(c) Black Rock Island
(d) New World Island

3. What is the name of the man who gives Lewis detailed information about the Indian tribes?
(a) Mr. Tomlinson
(b) Mr. Gravelines
(c) Mr. Headstone
(d) Mr. Open

4. Whose protection does the captain say a warring nation will lose?
(a) The President
(b) The UN
(c) The buffalos
(d) God

5. What makes the terrain so difficult in this chapter?
(a) Strong winds
(b) Hail storms
(c) Prickly pears and rocks
(d) Muddy conditions

6. Which of the following animals does the party not kill in this chapter?
(a) Buffalo
(b) Grizzly bears
(c) Antelope
(d) Mule deer

7. What is the name of the French village the party reaches in this chapter?
(a) St James
(b) St. Camus
(c) St. Charles
(d) St. Frederic

8. Who is responsible for piloting the keel boat?
(a) Captain Clark
(b) Captain Lewis
(c) Joseph Gravelines
(d) Richard Warfington

9. What material do the men use to build huts?
(a) Pinewood
(b) Cane
(c) Buffalo skin
(d) Cottonwood

10. What kind of animal does the Corps catch alive in this chapter?
(a) Coyote
(b) Beaver
(c) Grizzly bear
(d) Wolf

11. What does Jean Valle operate from his house?
(a) A grocery store
(b) A post office
(c) A bar
(d) A trading post

12. Who does Captain Clark protect in this chapter?
(a) Captain Lewis
(b) His wife
(c) The Pawnees
(d) The Mandans

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

14. Which character acts as a doctor for the Corps?
(a) Captain Clark
(b) Captain Lewis
(c) Sacawagea
(d) Bratton

15. What does the Corps find on the shore of the Poncha River?
(a) Guns
(b) An empty village
(c) Buffalo carcasses
(d) Starving people

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the Corps put in the mound where the king is buried?

2. What is the name of Captain Clark's dog?

3. What kind of medicine does Lewis give Sacagawea in this chapter?

4. What do the men name the river near the buffalo carcasses?

5. What is the name of Charbonneau's youngest wife?

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