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Old West Lingo Trivia - X, Y, & Z

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) Xerga, while packing, a saddle cloth placed between the salea and the packsaddle.

  • True or False?

2) What is a cowboy's name for a stupid person?

  • Yack
  • Yarnell
  • Yoman

3) Yakima is an Indian pony.

  • True or False?

4) What is a cowboy's term for ordinary stealing or petty theft?

  • Yokel
  • Yamping
  • Yomahmah

5) Yannigan bag is what a cowboy sometimes called the bag he used for his personal belongings.

  • True or False?

6) What was a logger's expression meaning to eat?

  • Yo
  • Yaks
  • Yard the grub

7) Yearling is a year-old calf or colt. However, it was a cowboy's word for a child.

  • True or False?

8) What was a cowman's name of a young one or a child?

  • Yucca
  • Yoke up
  • Younker

9) Yucca country is a general tern for the East.

  • True or False?

10) What is an arroyo, or and irrigation ditch, from the Spanish?

  • Zalea
  • Zanja
  • Zapato

Old West Lingo Trivia - X, Y, & Z Answers

  1. True
  2. Yack
  3. True
  4. Yamping
  5. True
  6. Yard the grub
  7. True
  8. Younker
  9. False. Yucca country is a general tern for the Southwest
  10. Zanja

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