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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) What does a cowman call a quaking aspen tree?

  • Quaker
  • Quicker
  • Quiver

2) Quarry is any open mining work in rock, excavation of he entire mass.

  • True or False?

3) What is a camp of quart miners?

  • Quartz camp
  • Quartz lodging
  • Quart home

4) What is a mining term for an inferior fuse that burns too quickly.

  • Quartz fuse
  • Quartz mill
  • Quartz miner

5) Quick-draw artist is a cowboy term for an expert in the art of drawing a gun quickly.

  • True or False?

6) Quick freighting where freighting carried on with horses and mules the years round.

  • True or False

7) What is a deep mass of loose or moving sand mixed with water which forms in many western rivers.

  • Quicksand
  • Quick wake
  • Quick storms

8) What is the term for mercury, a metal that is liquid at all ordinary temperatures, used in the amalgamation process of extracting gold and silver from ores.

  • Quicksilver
  • Quick gold
  • Quick mercury

9) Quinine Jimmy was a logger's name for the camp doctor.

  • True or False?

10) Quirley was a cowboy's name for a groceries.

  • True or False?

Old West Lingo Trivia - Q Answers

  1. Quaker
  2. True
  3. Quartz camp
  4. Quartz fuse
  5. True
  6. True
  7. Quicksand
  8. Quicksilver
  9. True
  10. False. Quirley was a cowboy's name for a cigarette.

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