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Trivia Quiz - John Wesley Hardin: Frontier Bad Guy

An unbelievable bad guy. Shot many, many people in frontier gunfights, went to prison, was pardoned and released, became a lawyer, and then later on a professional gambler. John Wesley Hardin facts and trivia.

Quiz Number: 4652
Date Submitted: August 18, 2012
Quiz Categories: Crime & Law, Serial Killers, Old West Lawmen & Outlaws, American Culture
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: KenKraska
Average Score: 42.8 percent
Times Taken: 179 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6

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John Wesley Hardin Frontier Bad Guy

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1. Which pop culture superstar named an album after Hardin as well as a song about him included on it in 1967?
  A.   Leo Kottke
  B.   Elvis Presley
  C.   Bob Dylan
  D.   Pete Seeger

2. How many tries did Hardin need to pass the Texas Bar Association lawyer's exam needed to become qualified to practice law in Texas?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   More than than 3

3. What place was Hardin visiting when he was shot and killed?
  A.   Laredo, TX
  B.   El Paso, TX
  C.   Austin, TX
  D.   Pensacola, FL

4. Hardin's favorite place to hide out from the law was where?
  A.   New Mexico
  B.   Mexico
  C.   Indian Reservations
  D.   Florida

5. Hardin was once arrested by this legendary frontier lawman.
  A.   Wyatt Earp in Tombstone, AZ
  B.   Quick Draw McGraw in Bullhead City, AZ
  C.   Bat Masterson, Dodge City, KS
  D.   "Wild Bill" Hickok in Abilene, KS

6. How much did the state of Texas offer as a bounty for anyone who could capture Hardin in 1875?
  A.   $500
  B.   $1,500
  C.   $4000
  D.   $10,000

7. How many "confirmed" kills did Hardin make?
  A.   15
  B.   22
  C.   27
  D.   "13, not counting Mexicans and Indians of course."

8. Which one of these aliases did Hardin not go by?
  A.   Little Arkansaw
  B.   Young Seven-Up
  C.   Dead Eye John
  D.   J.H. Swain

9. What was the calibre of the revolver Hardin had on his person when he was killed?
  A.   .22
  B.   .38
  C.   .44
  D.   .45

10. The bullet that killed Hardin was sold at an auction in 2002 for how much?
  A.   $10,000
  B.   $50,000
  C.   $80,000
  D.   $100,000®   

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