Old West Quizzes, Trivia and Puzzles
Old West Quizzes, Trivia

Old West Trivia Quizzes

  1. Home
  2. »
  3. Quizzes
  4. »
  5. History Trivia
  6. »
  7. U.S. History

Fun Trivia
63 Old West quizzes and 675 Old West trivia questions.
1.
  Legends of the West: Doc Holliday best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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!
Average, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Dec 22 11
Average
thejazzkickazz gold member
10659 plays
2.
  The American Wild West best quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
This tests your knowledge of actual events and people who made the American Wild West such an interesting subject.
Average, 15 Qns, Big-Al1st, Apr 20 22
Average
Big-Al1st
Apr 20 22
9821 plays
3.
  Gunfighters of the Old West great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz takes a look at some of the most infamous gunfighters and shootouts of the Old West.
Average, 10 Qns, DieHard, Apr 25 12
Average
DieHard
11707 plays
4.
  Oh, no! It's a Legendary Gunslinger! - 10 questions - 5 mins
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?
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, Sep 27 13
Easier
daver852 gold member
3077 plays
5.
  American Wild West great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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!
Average, 10 Qns, msgene, Dec 22 14
Average
msgene
9636 plays
6.
  Desperado top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Aug 04 13
Average
dcpddc478
1517 plays
7.
  Saloon Girl Cindy, in Old Dodge City best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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?
Easier, 10 Qns, beergirllaura, Aug 20 12
Easier
beergirllaura
1321 plays
8.
  The Fastest Mail in the West best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Pony Express service revolutionized mail delivery in 19th century America. Well, maybe not quite as much as the stories might lead you to believe. But they were spectacularly fast for the time!
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 21 20
Average
looney_tunes editor
Dec 21 20
439 plays
9.
  Legends of the West: The Sundance Kid best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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!
Average, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jan 06 18
Average
thejazzkickazz gold member
Jan 06 18
4602 plays
10.
  Violent Death in the Old West great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The "Old West" was certainly colorful, but many of its best-known characters did not enjoy old age or a peaceful passing.
Average, 10 Qns, robert362, May 20 12
Average
robert362
6762 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What was Jesse doing when he was shot by Bob Ford?

From Quiz "Jesse James"




11.
  Wild West great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
If you know the lawmen and outlaws of the Wild West, this is the quiz for you.
Average, 15 Qns, Ethel Mermbut, Apr 21 10
Average
Ethel Mermbut
6303 plays
12.
  The Wild, Wild West great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match the historic towns from America's Wild West period with the state in which they are located. Some states had more than one wild town and some town names are found in more than one state.
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, May 03 16
Average
CmdrK gold member
May 03 16
764 plays
13.
  Battle of the Little Big Horn best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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 Qns, KingCanute, Feb 26 08
Difficult
KingCanute
4154 plays
14.
  The Wounded Knee Massacre best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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 Qns, CmdrK, Jun 28 18
Average
CmdrK gold member
Jun 28 18
1002 plays
15.
  Difficult When the West Was Wild Trivia great trivia quiz - 20 questions - 7 mins
I'm going to take you on a journey to the Old West. Come along, and see how much you really know.
Difficult, 20 Qns, laughinggirl, May 23 08
Difficult
laughinggirl
5730 plays
16.
  Outlaws of the American West popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
A quiz about some of the outlaws and other disreputable people that lived (and died) in the American West. Good luck!
Average, 15 Qns, ashlybug, May 05 11
Average
ashlybug
5843 plays
17.
  The Life of Jesse James great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, jkgregg, Mar 24 12
Average
jkgregg
5196 plays
18.
  Dodge City - Home to Saints & Sinners best quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
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.
Tough, 15 Qns, kathyr_1, May 12 09
Tough
kathyr_1
1668 plays
19.
  The Legendary American West great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Old West wasn't only about Wild Bill Hickok, Billy the Kid and Jesse James. There were many other colorful characters and events.
Average, 10 Qns, robert362, Apr 09 16
Average
robert362
Apr 09 16
6555 plays
20.
  The Real Wyatt Earp best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Wyatt Earp lived a long and colorful life. Here are some questions about that life.
Tough, 10 Qns, steelman86, May 01 09
Tough
steelman86 gold member
3910 plays
21.
  Outlaw or Hero? You Decide... - 10 questions - 4 mins
Jesse James was one of the Old West's most notorious outlaws, and the subject of a folk song covered by the Pogues on their album 'Rum, Sodomy and the Lash', which portrays him as a tragically murdered hero. The song inspired this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, Kankurette, Jul 22 21
Average
Kankurette gold member
Jul 22 21
225 plays
22.
  Time To Hit The trail popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
What do you know about the famous trails of the Old West? Git along little doggie and mosey on in. Where gonna hit the trail at sun-up with the cowboys, school marms, rustlers, sod-busters, dudes and preachers.
Average, 10 Qns, prof_electro, Jul 13 10
Average
prof_electro
1472 plays
23.
  Who Killed Who? top quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
We all know who shot Jr but who killed these men of the Old West?
Average, 15 Qns, gbretthof99, Jan 15 12
Average
gbretthof99
4051 plays
24.
  Jesse James top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is about one of the most controversial outlaws of the Old West. I hope you enjoy it.
Average, 10 Qns, diamondjim68, Aug 22 11
Average
diamondjim68
3378 plays
25.
  Women of the Wild West top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Not to be outdone by the men, these women also made a name for themselves way out West.
Average, 10 Qns, Evangeline30, Aug 22 11
Average
Evangeline30
1810 plays
26.
  Early Westward Expansion: 1775 - 1812 popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
This quiz covers the early part of American expansion into the western frontier. Good luck.
Average, 15 Qns, historyprofessor, Mar 06 11
Average
historyprofessor
4652 plays
27.
  Win The West - 10 questions - 3 mins
Test your knowledge of the Old West and its bad boys.
Average, 10 Qns, monalissa, Sep 30 11
Average
monalissa
5000 plays
28.
  Colonel Cody and Cody Country top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
If you love Willam F. Cody or "Buffalo Bill" then try this great quiz about his life and the town he founded.
Tough, 10 Qns, dani2str84u, Jan 27 17
Tough
dani2str84u
Jan 27 17
1629 plays
29.
  Where Did They Die? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
They are known as legends of the Old West, but where did they die?
Average, 10 Qns, routesixtysix, Aug 25 05
Average
routesixtysix
1844 plays
30.
  After Billy The Kid Came Lash LaRue popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
Cowboys and outlaws provided a romantic image of the American Wild West, though the reality was probably different. Here are 15 real and fictional cowboys and outlaws and the actors who played them for you to identify.
Average, 15 Qns, darksplash, Nov 13 11
Average
darksplash gold member
702 plays
31.
  Famous Gunfighters of the Old West #1 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a quiz based on the famous of the gunslinging characters in the Old West. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, spyro3d, Jun 25 05
Average
spyro3d
3327 plays
32.
  Lesser Known Wild West Outlaws top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, kingscourt, Jan 31 12
Average
kingscourt
892 plays
33.
  The Old West (Part C) - 10 questions - 4 mins
Cowboys, Indians, outlaws, lawmen. Maybe a battle or two. Frontier life, dates, crime and punishment. A mix, have fun. Let me know what you think.
Average, 10 Qns, colmosby, Apr 12 06
Average
colmosby gold member
2929 plays
34.
  Women of the Old West top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
From pioneers to prostitutes, there were some facinating women in the American West.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, kirk645, Nov 05 04
Very Difficult
kirk645
2761 plays
35.
  When The West Was Wild: 15 Questions great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
A quiz on some famous people when the West was wild.
Difficult, 15 Qns, boonedog, Jun 24 15
Difficult
boonedog
3799 plays
36.
  The Donner Party: Journey of Sorrow. popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Donner Party remains one of the most poignant episodes in the history of the American West. The disaster they faced and the desperate steps they took to survive.
Tough, 10 Qns, lindybarr, May 29 18
Tough
lindybarr
May 29 18
232 plays
37.
  Good Times Rolling: Conestoga Wagons popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Mar 07 19
Average
lompocjoe
Mar 07 19
1243 plays
38.
  The Pony Express great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The Pony Express ran for only a little while but was an important part of history. It is a somewhat forgotten part of history.
Average, 10 Qns, Livia, Oct 11 18
Average
Livia
Oct 11 18
3675 plays
39.
  The Wild West : Tombstone, AZ popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is on the Old West, specifically dealing with matters related to Tombstone, Arizona.
Average, 10 Qns, HarryTripper, Mar 26 12
Average
HarryTripper
700 plays
40.
  The Old West (Part E) great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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 Qns, colmosby, Oct 07 07
Tough
colmosby gold member
2251 plays
41.
  One-way ticket to Boot Hill - 10 questions - 4 mins
Can you identify these old gunfighters and their nicknames.
Average, 10 Qns, zambesi, Nov 02 16
Average
zambesi
Nov 02 16
483 plays
42.
  People of the Old West popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here's a quiz about some of the interesting people that inhabited the American West.
Difficult, 10 Qns, kirk645, Feb 16 10
Difficult
kirk645
2595 plays
43.
  Death in the Old West top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The American west was full of people who led interesting lives. How much do you know about their deaths?
Difficult, 10 Qns, kirk645, Nov 04 04
Difficult
kirk645
2490 plays
44.
Most people think they know the truth about Billy the Kid just because they've heard a few songs about him or seen a few movies. The truth, however, is different. Find out how much you know about the Kid and his "21 years and 21 kills".
Average, 10 Qns, navycarla, Apr 20 12
Average
navycarla
3139 plays
45.
  Calamity Jane--Old West Legend great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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 Qns, redraven, Mar 08 09
Difficult
redraven
1098 plays
46.
  The Old West (Part B) - 10 questions - 4 mins
Will keep the quiz between 1860-1900. No spelling questions. Everything from outlaws, indians, battles. Have fun.
Tough, 10 Qns, Colmosby, Mar 30 17
Tough
Colmosby gold member
Mar 30 17
3248 plays
47.
  Old West Gunmen and Lawmen - 10 questions - 4 mins
Another quiz to test your knowledge of the old west.
Tough, 10 Qns, PapaG, Jul 06 09
Tough
PapaG
3259 plays
48.
  Old West Outlaws by State - 10 questions - 3 mins
These are some well known outlaws; all you have to do is tell me what state different events happened in.
Average, 10 Qns, bobby82, Dec 08 05
Average
bobby82
2604 plays
49.
  Famous Gunfighters of the Old West #2 - 10 questions - 4 mins
My second quiz based on some famous gunfighters of the Old West. Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, spyro3d, Apr 01 05
Tough
spyro3d
1398 plays
50.
  Everyday Life in the Old West great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
If you lived west of the Mississippi River in the 19th century you'd think this was an easy quiz.
Difficult, 10 Qns, kirk645, Apr 01 06
Difficult
kirk645
1963 plays
51.
  The Old West (Part G) popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I'm going to make this quiz easy. I may have a middle name, an alias, or a name not related to my real name, or I'm just famous. All famous Old West people. Have fun.
Tough, 10 Qns, Colmosby, Jul 10 15
Tough
Colmosby gold member
1873 plays
52.
  Outlaw History - 5 questions - 3 mins
So you want to be a cowboy, baby? Draw at own risk.
Average, 5 Qns, foxespop, Mar 31 11
Average
foxespop
5029 plays
53.
  Pony Express in Nevada - 10 questions - 4 mins
Grab your mail bag, hop on your horse, grab the reins and head out for your next station!
Tough, 10 Qns, ghosttowner, May 27 09
Tough
ghosttowner gold member
753 plays
54.
  The Wild Western Life of Bill Cody - 10 questions - 4 mins
A man of legend and mystique, Bill has helped make America's Western History what it is.
Average, 10 Qns, fishymom, Oct 12 12
Average
fishymom
402 plays
55.
  Cowboys And Indians - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz has a western flavor. Good luck.
Tough, 10 Qns, steiny1, Jul 14 14
Tough
steiny1
1719 plays
56.
  Old West Bad Guys: How Did They Die? - 10 questions - 5 mins
These are not Jessie James, Billy the Kid, and others written often about in the news. In this quiz a hanging and a lynching are different, hangings were legal. Also a shootout and a gunfight are different.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, foxgap, Apr 02 03
Very Difficult
foxgap
2394 plays
57.
  Wild Bill Hickok popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Wild Bill Hickok - Part 1.
Difficult, 10 Qns, caseywb14, Feb 26 10
Difficult
caseywb14
789 plays
58.
  America's 'Destiny' Westward - 10 questions - 6 mins
A quiz on American expansion from 1820 to 1860
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, mario672, Nov 27 12
Very Difficult
mario672
3056 plays
59.
  The Old West (Part A) - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is my first quiz on this subject. I will try to make it easy but hard so please let me know what you think.
Tough, 10 Qns, colmosby, Aug 15 05
Tough
colmosby gold member
2739 plays
60.
  Winchester Rifles - 10 questions - 4 mins
Test your knowledge of early Winchester Rifles and their cartridges
Tough, 10 Qns, mantee, Feb 21 10
Tough
mantee
1455 plays
61.
  The Old West (Part F) - 10 questions - 5 mins
Outlaws, Indians, soldiers, criminals. A mixed quiz about the Old West and those who lived it. Good Luck.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Colmosby, Feb 06 07
Difficult
Colmosby gold member
1282 plays
62.
  Rocky Mountain Rendezvous - 10 questions - 5 mins
A quiz on the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Rendezvous. 1825-1840 The Rendezvous was an annual gathering of people in the mountains to resupply the trappers and sell furs.
Difficult, 10 Qns, cohocola44003, Mar 30 20
Difficult
cohocola44003
Mar 30 20
1206 plays
63.
  The Old West (Part D) - 10 questions - 5 mins
Another quiz on the Old West. It will make it easy, I hope. Have fun. No spelling questions.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Colmosby, Aug 15 05
Difficult
Colmosby gold member
2280 plays
This is category 3973
Last Updated Nov 26 2022 5:45 AM
play trivia = Top 5% Rated Quiz, take trivia quiz Top 10% Rated Quiz, test trivia quiz Top 20% Rated Quiz, popular trivia A Well Rated Quiz
new quizzes = added recently, editor pick = Editor's Pick editor = FunTrivia Editor gold = Gold Member

Teachers / educators: FunTrivia welcomes the use of our website and quizzes in the classroom as a teaching aid or for preparing and testing students. See our education section. Our quizzes are printable and may be used as question sheets by k-12 teachers, parents, and home schoolers.

 ·  All questions, answers, and quiz content on this website is copyright FunTrivia, Inc and may not be reproduced without permission. Any images from TV shows and movies are copyright their studios, and are being used under "fair use" for commentary and education.