Lewis and Clark's Expedition Quiz

See how much you know about Lewis and Clark's historical expedition with this quiz.

Quiz

1. How much did Lewis and Clark's expedition cost?

  • $2,500
  • $103,000
  • $39,000
  • $5,000

2. What was Lewis and Clark's expedition called?

  • Northwest Passage Corps
  • Corps of Discovery
  • Jefferson's Brigade
  • Pioneers to the Pacific

3. When did Lewis and Clark set out on their expedition?

  • 1803
  • 1862
  • 1789
  • 1804

4. Sacagawea, the only woman guide and interpreter on the expedition, was a member of what Indian tribe?

  • Cherokee
  • Navajo
  • Shoshone
  • Apache

5. What names did Lewis and Clark give to the Three Forks of the Missouri River?

6. Which was NOT a purpose of Lewis and Clark's expedition?

7. What type of dog was Seaman, the only non-human member of the Corps of Discovery?

8. Thomas Jefferson suggested to Lewis and Clark that they teach the Native Americans to inoculate themselves against what disease?

9. The members of the Corps of Discovery were the first Americans to see what animal?

10. In 1803, the United States bought Louisiana Territory from France. The deal, known as the Louisiana Purchase, doubled the size of the U.S. and opened a new frontier for exploration. How much did the U.S. pay France for the land?

  • $15 million
  • $500,000
  • $105 million
  • $50,000

1. How much did Lewis and Clark's expedition cost?
$39,000

2. What was Lewis and Clark's expedition called?
Corps of Discovery

3. When did Lewis and Clark set out on their expedition?
1804

4. Sacagawea, the only woman guide and interpreter on the expedition, was a member of what Indian tribe?
Shoshone

5. What names did Lewis and Clark give to the Three Forks of the Missouri River?
Jefferson, Gallatin, and Madison

6. Which was NOT a purpose of Lewis and Clark's expedition?
to look for gold

7. What type of dog was Seaman, the only non-human member of the Corps of Discovery?
Newfoundland

8. Thomas Jefferson suggested to Lewis and Clark that they teach the Native Americans to inoculate themselves against what disease?
Smallpox

9. The members of the Corps of Discovery were the first Americans to see what animal?
coyote

10. In 1803, the United States bought Louisiana Territory from France. The deal, known as the Louisiana Purchase, doubled the size of the U.S. and opened a new frontier for exploration. How much did the U.S. pay France for the land?
$15 million

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