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Practice Test 2 Oregon Trail. Which is not a fort on the Oregon Trail?. A. Fort Boise B. Fort Vancouver C. Fort Independence D. Fort Laramie. answer. C. Boise, Vancouver, and Laramie were all forts on the trail. Which disease was not common on the trail?. A. measles B. cholera C. aids
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Which is not a fort on the Oregon Trail? • A. Fort Boise • B. Fort Vancouver • C. Fort Independence • D. Fort Laramie
answer • C. • Boise, Vancouver, and Laramie were all forts on the trail.
Which disease was not common on the trail? • A. measles • B. cholera • C. aids • D. malaria • E. small pox
answer • C • Measles, cholera, smallpox, malaria, and dysentery were all common on the trail.
Which is not a reason to stop at a fort? • A. to buy supplies • B. to get advice • C. to rest • D. to see old friends
answer • D. • Pioneers left friends and family back east when they went west.
Which was the least common way to die on the trail? • A. accident • B. cholera • C. gun fight • D. drowning • E. disease
answer • C. gun fight • All of the others were common ways to die on the trail.
Which was not a reason to travel on the Oregon Trail? • A. to start a new better life • B. to get to Florida • C. to get 640 acres of free land • D. adventure • E. to get better farm land
answer • B. The trail didn’t go to Florida.
When was the Oregon Trail? • A. 1840-1869 • B. 1865-1895 • C. 1942-1985 • D. 1804-1835
answer • A. 1841-1869 • From the Whitman wagon train to the coming of the transcontinental railroad.
Which of these was the most common way to die on the trail? • A. Indian attack • B. disease • C. train robbers • D. old age • E. gun fights
answer • B. disease
Which was the year for the start of the Lewis and Clark expedition? • A. 1804 • B. 1840 • C. 1902 • D. 1888
answer • A. 1804-1806
Which would not be a good way to go down Windlass Hill or Laurel Hill? • A. lock the wheels and slide down • B. take the wagon apart and lower it • C. have the oxen pull the wagon down • D. use a rope and lower it down
answer • C. • If you have the oxen in front, they would be run over by the wagon rolling downhill.
Which animal was not found along the Oregon Trail? • A. mountain goat • B. bison • C. gray wolf • D. deer • E. gazelle
answer • E. • No gazelles. They are found in Africa.
Where does the trail cross the Rocky Mountains and Continental Divide? • A. South Pass • B. Blue Mountains • C. Columbia River • D. Devil’s Gate
answer • South Pass
Before Washington and Oregon were states were they both part of Oregon Territory?
True • It went through the future states of Missouri, Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho, (Early on ) Washington, and finally Oregon
After the Dalles how were the supplies carried? • A. mules • B. by hand • C. large oxen • D. by raft
answer • D. by raft
How many are in a yoke of oxen? • A. 2 • B. 3 • C. 4 • D. 8 • D. 12