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Trivia Quiz - Louis L'Amour: Great American Author

How much do you know about this great American author?

Quiz Number: 2621
Date Submitted: June 07, 2008
Quiz Categories: American Authors
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: scarlettem
Average Score: 61.9 percent
Times Taken: 99 times
Taken by Registered Users: 9
Quiz is about: Louis D L'Amour

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1. In what state was Louis born?
  A.   Arkansas
  B.   Florida
  C.   North Dakota
  D.   New York

2. What did Louis occasionally do on a professional basis?
  A.   He played baseball for minor league teams
  B.   He was a dentist
  C.   He was a professional boxer
  D.   Captained a riverboat on the Mississippi River

3. What was Louis' birth name?
  A.   Louis Lawerence Larrimorre
  B.   Robert Lewis Stevens
  C.   James Baton LeMaster
  D.   Louis Dearborn LaMoore

4. What award did President Ronald Reagan award to Louis in 1984?
  A.   American Author of The Year
  B.   Medal of Freedom
  C.   Westerner of the Year
  D.   A Purple Heart he had earned but did not receive during WWII

5. What is the name of the family featured in many of Louis' books?
  A.   Sackett
  B.   Walton
  C.   Ingalls
  D.   Clement

6. Which of his books did Louis like best?
  A.   Hondo
  B.   Hanging Woman Creek
  C.   He liked them all
  D.   The Haunted Mesa

7. At the time of his death how many books had Louis had published?
  A.   88
  B.   101
  C.   73
  D.   227

8. What rank did Louis attain during his service in WWII?
  A.   Private 1st Class
  B.   Captain
  C.   2nd Lieutenant
  D.   Major

9. What Western television hero did Louis write stories about?
  A.   The Lone Ranger
  B.   Palladin
  C.   Hopalong Cassidy
  D.   Zorro

10. Louis left school while in what grade?
  A.   10
  B.   6
  C.   12
  D.   8®   

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