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1 Legends of the West: Doc Holliday
Among the most revered and storied figures of the old American west, Doc Holliday is most well-known for his role in the infamous shootout at the O.K. Corral. Below is the key trivia about his life that you'll 'need to know'...good luck!
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10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Feb 29 04
9180 plays
2 The Wounded Knee Massacre
The last large battle of the U.S. Indian Wars occurred in 1890. This quiz is about what came to be known as the Wounded Knee Massacre.
Average
10 Q
CmdrK
Feb 16 13
543 plays
3 Legends of the West: The Sundance Kid
Certainly one of the most storied figures of the wild American west was The Sundance Kid. Let's find out together a bit more about this famed old west figure with ten interesting questions on his life...good luck!
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10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Mar 23 04
4008 plays
4 The Real Wyatt Earp
Wyatt Earp lived a long and colorful life. Here are some questions about that life.
Tough
10 Q
steelman86
Apr 28 09
3111 plays
5 Saloon Girl Cindy, in Old Dodge City
Cindy Goldluci was inspired by Horace Greeley's quote, "Go west, young man," and decided to follow his urging. With her parents' approval, she headed west - all the way to Kansas. Can you guess who she met there?
Easy
10 Q
beergirllaura
Aug 20 12
777 plays
6 Oh, no! It's a Legendary Gunslinger!
The American frontier was a violent place. How much do you know about the men, both outlaws and lawmen, who made a name for themselves in the Old West?
Easy
10 Q
daver852
Sep 27 13
894 plays
7 Battle of the Little Big Horn
This will test you knowledge of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, more popularly known as "Custer's Last Stand,". This battle was fought along the ridges, hills, and ravines above the Little Bighorn River on June 25th & 26th, 1876.
Difficult
10 Q
KingCanute
Dec 02 07
3573 plays
8 Women of the Old West
From pioneers to prostitutes, there were some facinating women in the American West.
Very Difficult
10 Q
kirk645
Nov 05 04
2430 plays
9 Desperado
Whether you call them gunslingers, desperados, gunfighters, or shootists, the men in this quiz are all a part of the mythology and history of America's Old West. Here is a little about some of these men.
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10 Q
dcpddc478
Mar 01 13
627 plays
10 The American Wild West
This tests your knowledge of actual events and people who made the American Wild West such an interesting subject.
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15 Q
Big-Al1st
Apr 28 07
8520 plays
11 Dodge City - Home to Saints & Sinners
This is the first of several quizzes on famous towns of the Old West. Some of these towns are still thriving; others are gone but certainly not forgotten.
Difficult
15 Q
kathyr_1
May 12 09
1410 plays
12 Who Killed Who?
We all know who shot Jr but who killed these men of the Old West?
Average
15 Q
gbretthof99
Nov 22 04
3366 plays
13 Good Times Rolling: Conestoga Wagons
It could very well be called the 'wagon that won the West.' Conestoga wagons carried pioneers from the East to the wide-open West. Come along on a bouncy but enjoyable journey.
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10 Q
lompocjoe
May 20 09
855 plays
14 Jesse James
This quiz is about one of the most controversial outlaws of the Old West. I hope you enjoy it.
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10 Q
diamondjim68
Sep 03 05
2538 plays
15 Colonel Cody and Cody Country
If you love Willam F. Cody or "Buffalo Bill" then try this great quiz about his life and the town he founded.
Tough
10 Q
dani2str84u
Dec 09 06
1473 plays
16 Gunfighters of the Old West
This quiz takes a look at some of the most infamous gunfighters and shootouts of the Old West.
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10 Q
DieHard
Feb 15 03
10560 plays
17 Women of the Wild West
Not to be outdone by the men, these women also made a name for themselves way out West.
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10 Q
Evangeline30
May 12 10
1365 plays
18 Lesser Known Wild West Outlaws
The American Wild West was won in some cases because of, but mostly in spite of the activities of these larger-than- life bad guys.
Tough
10 Q
kingscourt
Jan 12 12
534 plays
19 Death in the Old West
The American west was full of people who led interesting lives. How much do you know about their deaths?
Difficult
10 Q
kirk645
Nov 04 04
2265 plays
20 When the West Was Wild
I'm going to take you on a journey to the Old West. Come along, and see how much you really know.
Difficult
20 Q
laughinggirl
Mar 17 03
5394 plays
21 The Life of Jesse James
Of all the world's legendary characters, few have attracted world-wide fascination like the outlaw, Jesse James. This quiz will test your knowledge of this notorious character in History.
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10 Q
jkgregg
Jan 17 03
4911 plays
22 Violent Death in the Old West
The "Old West" was certainly colorful, but many of its best-known characters did not enjoy old age or a peaceful passing.
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10 Q
robert362
Oct 11 04
6081 plays
23 Wild West
If you know the lawmen and outlaws of the Wild West, this is the quiz for you.
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15 Q
Ethel Mermbut
Apr 09 03
5532 plays
24 Calamity Jane--Old West Legend
Martha Jane Cannary-Burke, or Calamity Jane, was an Old West fixture in American history. Let's see how much you know about her.
Difficult
10 Q
redraven
Mar 08 09
963 plays
25 American Wild West
Like the legends of America's Wild Wild West? Then you should have no trouble answering the questions in this quiz! Enjoy and good luck!
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10 Q
msgene
May 16 00
8742 plays
26 The Legendary American West
The Old West wasn't only about Wild Bill Hickok, Billy the Kid and Jesse James. There were many other colorful characters and events.
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10 Q
robert362
Dec 15 00
5934 plays
27 Pony Express in Nevada
Grab your mail bag, hop on your horse, grab the reins and head out for your next station!
Difficult
10 Q
ghosttowner
May 14 09
600 plays
28 When The West Was Wild
A quiz on some famous people when the West was wild.
Difficult
15 Q
boonedog
May 15 01
3603 plays
29 The Pony Express
The Pony Express ran for only a little while but was an important part of history. It is a somewhat forgotten part of history.
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10 Q
Livia
Dec 28 00
3450 plays
30 The Old West (Part E)
Let's take a look at the gunfight at the OK Corral. The movie may not be an entirely accurate representation of really happened. Have fun let me know what you think of the quiz. Thank you.
Tough
10 Q
colmosby
Mar 01 05
2082 plays
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* Who did the Earp brothers and Doc Holliday fight at the OK Corral?
* What disease did Doc Holliday suffer from?
* Since we are on the subject of Doc Holliday, what kind of doctor was he?
* Where was Wild Bill Hickok killed?
* Wild Bill Hickok was playing poker when he was killed by Jack McCall. What cards was he holding, now known as the Dead Mans Hand?


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