How Well Do You Know TV Westerns?

TV westerns can transport us back to a time long ago when towns were lawless and the local saloon ruled all. Do you think you know TV westerns better than most? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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Who played Wagonmaster Major Seth Adams on "Wagontrain?"
Robert Horton
Ward Bond
Clint Eastwood
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What western town did Marshall Dan Troop protect on "Lawman?"
Tombstone
Laramie
Dodge City
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Who owned the Long Branch Saloon on the classic Western series "Gunsmoke?"
Doc Adams
Kitty Russell
Festus Haggen
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What year did "Bonanza" premiere on TV?
1954
1959
1971
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What was the name of Hopalong Cassidy's faithful horse?
Topper
Silver
Champion
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"Death Valley Days" was a popular western drama series that was at one time hosted by a man who was to become President of the United States. Who was this host?
Ronald Reagan
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
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Who played Rowdy Yates on the hit television classic "Rawhide?"
John Wayne
Clint Eastwood
Ty Hardin
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On the series "Cheyenne," Clint Walker played the feature role. What was Cheyenne's last name?
Brodie
Bodie
Broady
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"Have Gun Will Travel" featured Richard Boone as the hired gun, Paladin. What symbol was featured on his business card?
Ace of spades
Crossed pistols
A white knight chess piece
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In "Rawhide," Paul Brinegar played the whiskery cook for the outfit. What was the cook's name?
Wishbone
Rooster
Charlie
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What state did "The Big Valley" take place in?
Nevada
California
Texas
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Which actor stared as Josh Randall on "Wanted: Dead or Alive?"
Clint Eastwood
John Wayne
Steve McQueen
Result
We get it, you love westerns. Who doesn't! Unfortunately, love does always lead to the wisdom. You can love a thing to death and barely know it from the inside out. While we appreciate your enthusiasm and fandom where westerns are concerned, your trivia game could use a bit of work! Don't beat yourself up, study up on the western genre and try again soon!

C+, Western Witless

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When it comes to the world of classic TV westerns you're just one ladder rung below expert status! You love this genre of television the way only a true fan really could. From Gunsmoke to Bonanza, you love them all! Sometimes true fandom is holding onto the little parts of a show that make it truly special. You've done that and then some!

B+, Western Worldly

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When it comes to the world of television westerns, you're a genius! You know this genre the way that some people only know their children. You've spent many hours dedicating yourself to learning what makes this genre so special. For that, we crown you the master of classic westerns!

A+, Western Genius

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1
Who played Wagonmaster Major Seth Adams on "Wagontrain?"
Robert Horton
Ward Bond
Clint Eastwood
2
What western town did Marshall Dan Troop protect on "Lawman?"
Tombstone
Laramie
Dodge City
3
Who owned the Long Branch Saloon on the classic Western series "Gunsmoke?"
Doc Adams
Kitty Russell
Festus Haggen
4
What year did "Bonanza" premiere on TV?
1954
1959
1971
5
What was the name of Hopalong Cassidy's faithful horse?
Topper
Silver
Champion
6
"Death Valley Days" was a popular western drama series that was at one time hosted by a man who was to become President of the United States. Who was this host?
Ronald Reagan
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
7
Who played Rowdy Yates on the hit television classic "Rawhide?"
John Wayne
Clint Eastwood
Ty Hardin
8
On the series "Cheyenne," Clint Walker played the feature role. What was Cheyenne's last name?
Brodie
Bodie
Broady
9
"Have Gun Will Travel" featured Richard Boone as the hired gun, Paladin. What symbol was featured on his business card?
Ace of spades
Crossed pistols
A white knight chess piece
10
In "Rawhide," Paul Brinegar played the whiskery cook for the outfit. What was the cook's name?
Wishbone
Rooster
Charlie
11
What state did "The Big Valley" take place in?
Nevada
California
Texas
12
Which actor stared as Josh Randall on "Wanted: Dead or Alive?"
Clint Eastwood
John Wayne
Steve McQueen