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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Wild game animals were not afraid of the men, perhaps because
(a) They posed no threat
(b) They talked gently to them
(c) They had never seen one before
(d) They smelled like other naimals
2. Twisted Hair was a
(a) Dishonest person
(b) Greedy man
(c) Nez Perce chief
3. One of the unique "new" creatures found by Clark is the
(a) Domestic cat
(c) Prairie dog
4. After the hungry men gorged themselves on dried fish and roots,
(a) Their strength was regained
(b) They became violently ill
(c) They put off traveling for another week
(d) They reverted to horse meat
5. Because Lewis' iron-frame boat failed, Clark directed the men to
(a) Walk instead of float
(b) Pack themselves into the boats they had
(c) Store their belongings in a cave
(d) Make new canoes
Short Answer Questions
1. Clark noted that he was concerned that the expedition had insufficient
2. In addition to his detailed descriptions of the plains, Lewis' reports resembled a
3. When the funds were appropriate from Congress for the expedition, Jefferson undertook to
4. In the Spring at Fort Mandan, Lewis felt that the expedition was really
5. Clark's feet sufferred from wounds made by
Short Essay Questions
1. Did Jefferson see something special in Meriwether Lewis?
2. Why did it take so long for Lewis' keelboat to be built?
3. Was Sacagawea treated with the respect she was due?
4. Why was progress down the Ohio River so abominably slow?
5. Why was it fortuitous that the group encountered the Nez Perce Indians?
6. How did the expedition manage to drag its boats over land?
7. Why did the Shoshones hesitate to go with Lewis to meet Clark and help the expedition over the Lemhi River?
8. What is Lewis' plan at this point for the remainder of the trip?
9. What in Lewis' childhood may have contributed to his later accomplishments?
10. Why was Jefferson so interested in exploring the West?
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