California Gold Rush
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  • Question 1
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    Q.  What year did the gold rush in California begin? 
    answer choices
    1492
    1619
    1776
    1848
  • Question 2
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    Q. Where was gold first discovered in California? 
    answer choices
    Comstock Lode
    Sutter's Mill
    San Francisco
    Lowell Mills
  • Question 3
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    Q. What was the nickname for people who moved to California during the gold rush? 
    a. Coasters
    b. Carpet Baggers
    c. Surfers
    d. Raiders
    e. Forty Niners
    answer choices
    Raiders
    Carpet Baggers
    Surfers
    Forty Niners
  • Question 4
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    Q. What state was admitted as the 31st member of the United States? 
    answer choices
    California
    Arizona
    Oregon
    Utah
  • Question 5
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    Q. Some store owners became rich selling gold prospectors their supplies.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What were towns called that grew rapidly when gold was discovered nearby? 
    answer choices
    Rush towns
    Cities of gold
    Boomtowns
    Ghost towns
  • Question 7
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    Q. What was it called when miners used pans to separate dirt from gold? 
    answer choices
    Gold sifting
    Dirt panning
    Panning for gold
    Pan searching
  • Question 8
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    Q. What were towns called that were abandoned once the gold was gone? 
    a. Empty cities
    b. Ghost towns
    c. Bust towns
    d. Lonelyvilles
    e. Boomtowns
    answer choices
    Empty cities
    Ghost towns
    Lonelyvilles
    Boomtowns
  • Question 9
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    Q. Around how many people moved to California in 1849 to mine for gold? 
    answer choices
    1,000
    5,000
    20,000
    90,000
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Despite the hype, very little gold was mined during the California gold rush. 
    answer choices
    True
    False
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