Answers to "Paint Your Wagon, Rose" Quiz 

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The correct answers to each question are listed below in blue.

1. Ward Bond

- wagon master Major Seth Adams on TV’s Wagon Train

- Rev. Clayton in the greatest Western ever made, The Searchers

- Yankee Captain Tom in the greatest movie ever made, Gone With the Wind

- all the above


2. chuck wagon

- a wagon carrying supplies and provisions for cooking

- a wagon carrying supplies and provisions for branding cattle

- a wagon carrying supplies and provisions for farming

- (capped) the first wagon master to travel the Oregon Trail


3. prairie schooner

- a portable boat used by pioneers to cross rivers

- a singer of ballads

- a covered wagon used by pioneers in cross-country travel

- a light farm wagon equipped with springs


4. crump

- a hole in the ground made by the explosion of a bomb or shell

- a sighting device for aiming bombs

- a barricade to provide shelter (as against bomb fragments or strafing)

- shell, bomb


5. in the rose family

- apple

- cherry

- raspberry

- all the above

- none of the above


6. gallica

- the head of a preceptory of Knights Templars

- any of a genus (Rubus) of usually prickly shrubs of the rose family including the raspberries and blackberries

- a compact fragrant European rose (Rosa gallica) having usually pink, red, or crimson flowers that yield an oil used especially in perfumery

- any of various climbing roses with long flexible canes and rather small often double flowers in large clusters


7. Scotland Yard

- Great Britain’s military intelligence agency, formerly known as MI-5

- the detective department of the London metropolitan police

- the detective department of the Edinburgh metropolitan police

- a Scotch brewery


8. hawkshaw

- criminal

- mystery writer

- detective

- playwright


9. wainwright

- a maker and repairer of wagon wheels

- a person who drives a wagon or transports goods by wagon

- a maker and repairer of wagons

- a wagon or motortruck equipped with a tank or barrels for hauling water or for sprinkling


10. elementary

- markedly simple or unadorned

- of, relating to, or dealing with the simplest elements or principles of something

- of, relating to, or constituting a grammatical form or category characteristically indicating predication of an action or state in some manner other than as a simple fact

- of, relating to, or characterized by simplism


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