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Hastings Cutoff: Quiz


Question 1: Korns, J. Roderic, and ________, eds.
UtahDale MorganSalt Lake CityFawn M. Brodie

Question 2: The west end of the cutoff is marked as ________ 4.
Nevada Historical MarkersDouglas County, NevadaNevada State CapitolReno, Nevada

Question 3: The ________ created an enormous increase in westward traffic and several parties of 1849 and 1850 used Hastings Cutoff.
San FranciscoLos AngelesCalifornia Gold RushSacramento, California

Question 4: Subsequently, the Hastings route was abandoned, except for portions east of Salt Lake City, where it remained as the end of the ________.
Capitol Reef National ParkMormon TrailUtahBryce Canyon National Park

Question 5: Revised and updated by ________ and Harold Schindler.
UtahSalt Lake CityWill BagleyMountain Meadows massacre

Question 6: In July 1847, Mormon leader ________ led a vanguard company of emigrants from Winter Quarters (Omaha), Nebraska to the future site of Salt Lake City, Utah.
Joseph Smith, Jr.Brigham YoungSidney RigdonLorenzo Snow

Question 7: After becoming snowbound in the Sierra Nevada, many died and some of the emigrants resorted to ________.
Self-cannibalismSexual cannibalismCannibalism (zoology)Cannibalism

Question 8: Logan: ________, 1994.
Brigham Young UniversityUtah State Aggies men's basketballUtah State AggiesUtah State University

Question 9: The ________, following in the wake of this initial party in 1846, had an unsuccessful experience with the Hastings Cutoff.
Donner Party timelineGeorge DonnerCalifornia TrailDonner Party

Question 10: A few years later, Mormon emigration companies abandoned the majority of the cutoff route for a new section which today is Parley's Canyon, passing near ________.
Coalville, UtahPark City, UtahFrancis, UtahSalt Lake City

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