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Practice Quiz Gilded Age

Quiz by Gonzales, David

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30 questions
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  • Q1
    Who were the two companies that built the railroad, Central Pacific and?
    Union Pacific
    Pennsylvania
    Short Line
    Reading
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  • Q2
    What was completed on May 10, 1869 at Promontory Point, Utah?
    The Light Bulb
    The first Marathon
    First U.S. Transcontinental Railroad
    The first Sewer System
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  • Q3
    What was considered “green gold” in the 1800's?
    green paper with pink ink
    4 leaf clovers
    trees
    moss
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  • Q4
    Approximately how many buffalo were roaming the Great Plains in the 1800’s?
    a gazillion
    100 trillion
    one thousand
    30 million
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  • Q5
    What invention threatened the cowboy’s way of life and ended the Open Range?
    the light bulb
    the telephone
    barbed wire
    pace picante sauce
    30s
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  • Q6
    Where do most Indians wind up living as settlers moved west?
    reservations
    plantations
    national parks
    oil fields
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  • Q7
    He developed a mail order catalog, utilizing mail and railroads to ship goods.
    Richard Sears
    George Custer
    Wild Bill Hickock
    Thomas Edison
    30s
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  • Q8
    Battle where Lt. Col. George Custer and his men were killed
    Picacho Peak
    Alamo
    Wounded Knee
    Little Big Horn
    30s
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  • Q9
    Where 7th Cavalry massacred 200 Sioux and Cheyenne men, women, and children.
    Bull Run
    Wounded Knee
    Picacho Peak
    Little Big Horn
    30s
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  • Q10
    What country gave the Statue of Liberty to the United States?
    Germany
    England
    France
    Rome
    30s
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  • Q11
    Who organized the fund raiser to pay for the assembly of the Statue of Liberty?
    Joseph Pulitzer
    Teddy Roosevelt
    William Hurst
    Horace Greelee
    30s
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  • Q12
    Where did most immigrants arrive as they entered the United States on the east coast?
    Niagara Falls
    Fort Lauderdale
    Juarez
    Ellis Island
    30s
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  • Q13
    Who used the Bessemer Steel Process that blasts hot air through molten iron to produce steel in Pittsburgh, PA?
    Dan Marino
    Ben Roethlisberger
    Andrew Carnegie
    Honus Wagner
    30s
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  • Q14
    What was one breakthrough that allowed buildings to grow so tall?
    elevator
    zepplins
    stairs
    wifi
    30s
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  • Q15
    Famous Photographer who showed the desperation of life in the slums of America.
    Ansel Adams
    Thomas Edison
    Robert Frank
    Jacob Riis
    30s
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  • Q16
    What was the nickname given to the Greenwood neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma?
    Alpine
    Black Wall street
    Division Avenue
    White Wall Street
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  • Q17
    Nickname for the group Led by Col. George Waring, sanitation workers who cleaned up the streets of NYC.
    purple horseshoes
    red raiders
    white ducks
    blue diamonds
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  • Q18
    Who invented the light bulb?
    Jacob Riis
    George Custer
    Thomas Edison
    George Waring
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  • Q19
    What material finally worked as a filament for the light bulb?
    hot cheetos
    carbonized cardboard
    solid gold
    human hair
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  • Q20
    What problem was created when people worked in the tall buildings of cities?
    where to put the restrooms
    how many windows are allowed
    escaping when fire breaks out
    where to drink your coffee
    30s
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