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Old West Lingo Trivia - E

What do you know about Old West Lingo? Take this Old West History Made Easy Trivia quiz.  You'll find answers at the bottom of the page.

Trivia powered by Prof. Walter1) Easy of the tripper is a cowboy's expression meaning excitable or quick to anger.

  • True or False?

2) What does a cowboy call the knives, forks and spoons with which he eats?

  • Eatin' irons
  • Eatin' tinsels
  • Eatin' stuff

3) A person who settle in Arizona in 1889 was called an eighty-niner.

  • True or False?

4) The old-time open-range cowman felt that he was being crowded if a neighbor settled within fifty miles of him. What was the term for wide-open spaces?

  • Elbow room
  • Everyone give me space
  • Elk River

5) What did a miner call his shift boss, but not used in his presence?

  • Enemy
  • Evil
  • Encourage

6) What did logger's name the camp doctor?

  • Ernie
  • Epsom salts
  • Everdoc

7) What was a cowboy's name for a pistol?

  • Equalizer
  • Errant
  • Estranged

8) What does a cowboy call being hanged?

  • Examined
  • Exhumed
  • Exalted

9) Excuse-me-ma'am is a cowboy's term for a bump in the road.

  • True or False?

10) What does a cowboy call a meddler?

  • Everyone
  • Eyeballer
  • Evil

Old West Lingo Trivia - E Answers

  1. True
  2. Eatin' irons
  3. False. A person who settle in Oklahoma in 1889 was called an eighty-niner.
  4. Elbow room
  5. Enemy
  6. Epsom salts
  7. Equalizer
  8. Exalted
  9. True
  10. Eyeballer

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