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Quiz about Horse In History
Quiz about Horse In History

Horse In History Trivia Quiz


This should be easy enough, if you know your horseflesh.

A multiple-choice quiz by Ladyleo. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
Ladyleo
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
16,138
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
5
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
3 / 5
Plays
6461
Last 3 plays: Guest 174 (5/5), masfon (3/5), Guest 97 (5/5).
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Question 1 of 5
1. General Robert E. Lee's famous horse was named... Hint


Question 2 of 5
2. A farmer, trying to breed an all-around utility horse, developed this breed, which was named after him. Hint


Question 3 of 5
3. Alexander the Great, according to legend, rode a horse only he could handle. What was this horse's name? Hint


Question 4 of 5
4. This horse, ridden by Capt. Keogh of the U.S. Cavalry, was a survivor of Little Big Horn. Hint


Question 5 of 5
5. This big, red Thoroughbred, owned by Samuel Riddle, and a winner in all but one start, never raced in the Kentucky Derby; thus he never had a chance to win the Triple Crown. Hint



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May 20 2024 : Guest 174: 5/5
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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. General Robert E. Lee's famous horse was named...

Answer: Traveller

Traveller once saved the General's life-by rearing up in battle, just as a cannonball landed at his feet.
2. A farmer, trying to breed an all-around utility horse, developed this breed, which was named after him.

Answer: Morgan

3. Alexander the Great, according to legend, rode a horse only he could handle. What was this horse's name?

Answer: Bucephalus

Bucephalus means 'ox head'. The white star on his forehead was shaped like one.
4. This horse, ridden by Capt. Keogh of the U.S. Cavalry, was a survivor of Little Big Horn.

Answer: Comanche

This horse was cared for and revered by the cavalry until his death.
5. This big, red Thoroughbred, owned by Samuel Riddle, and a winner in all but one start, never raced in the Kentucky Derby; thus he never had a chance to win the Triple Crown.

Answer: Man o' War

His only loss in a race was to a horse named, appropriately, Upset.
Source: Author Ladyleo

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