Undaunted Courage Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Upon Lewis' death, the expedition journals fell into the hands of
(a) George Shannon
(b) Nicholas Biddle
(c) Thomas Jefferson
(d) William Clark

2. Lewis felt that within ten years, Americans would
(a) Easily make the journey across the continent
(b) Be the biggest fur traders on earth
(c) Be moving to Canada to avoid taxes
(d) Settle the west coast

3. Cut Nose planned to send two guides to the expedition to help them get to
(a) The falls of the Missouri
(b) The end of the Columbia
(c) The pass through the Rockies
(d) The plains at the foot of the Bitterroots

4. Unlike the coastal Chinook Indians, the Walla-Walla Indians prove to be
(a) Taller and meaner
(b) Independent and healthy
(c) Trustworthy and kind
(d) Ready to assimilate

5. Of Lewis' many talents, his weakness lay in
(a) Math
(b) Astronomy
(c) Follow-through
(d) Politics

6. While on the Columbia, the primary interest of the group was to
(a) Eat, drink and dance
(b) Reach the Pacific Ocean
(c) Trade for otter skins
(d) Stay dry and warm

7. Lewis recommended compensation to all of the members of his party, with the exception of
(a) York
(b) Shields
(c) Charbonneau
(d) Newman

8. Lewis tried to spin the bad news that
(a) He and Clark were no longer friends
(b) He was injured and disabled
(c) He had lost most of his specimens
(d) There was no water passage to the Pacific

9. Jefferson's huge expenditures on the expedition were, to him,
(a) Not as extravagant as they might have been
(b) A waste of hard earned dollars
(c) An investment in the future
(d) Exorbitant by any standards

10. The Captains decided to ride out some very dangerous rapids, which resulted in
(a) A divide between the two Captains
(b) The men deciding that Lewis was still unwell
(c) Old Toby leaving the expedition
(d) Broken canoes and lost equipment

11. Lewis felt deeply betrayed by the government's
(a) Attitude toward his governorship
(b) Accusations of fraud
(c) Refusal to pay his drafts
(d) Dismissal of his great work

12. Lewis puts into place a number of rules to keep order at the fort, the primary one being that
(a) No one was to carry a gun around the Indians
(b) There were to be no Indians within the compound
(c) All outsiders must leave and the fort locked at sunset
(d) No drinking was allowed within the fort

13. A strong, affectionate bond was forged between
(a) The Captains and the Blackfoot chief
(b) The Indian guides and Seaman
(c) The Nez Perce guides and white soldiers
(d) The two Indian guides

14. Captain Lewis has his doubts about Jefferson's hope to
(a) Incorporate Indians into the body politic
(b) Learn about Western wildlife
(c) Pick the men up by ship
(d) Bring Indian chiefs to Washington

15. St. Louis in 1808 was
(a) The capital of the US
(b) A dangerous town for the French
(c) A scene of great poverty
(d) A melting pot of different cultures

Short Answer Questions

1. During Clark's journey to Yellowstone,

2. Government officials began to pester Lewis over

3. Jefferson felt that the Indians would give over their land in exchange for

4. In his role as governor of the Louisiana territory, Lewis

5. Rather than the expected horses for their food, below The Dalles the expedition found

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