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Quiz: How Ranch Caretakers Work
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Ranch caretakers work extremely hard. How knowledgeable are you when it comes to understanding the daily tasks of a ranch caretaker?

What is one of the most well-known ranch caretaker publications?

  • Caretaker Gazette
  • Caretaker Chronicle
  • Caretaker Times

Which of the following ranch caretaker jobs is easiest to find?

  • seasonal ranch caretaker
  • permanent ranch caretaker
  • dude ranch caretaker

What's another name for a dude ranch?

  • western ranch
  • guest ranch
  • horse ranch

How did dude ranches get their name?

  • In the 20th century, the Easterners traveling west were called "dudes." Hence, the term dude ranch was born.
  • Ranch caretakers during the 20th century often referred to themselves as "dudes." Hence, the term dude ranch was born.
  • Ranch caretakers during the 20th century often referred to their horses as "dudes." Hence, the term dude ranch was born.

Which of the following statements is true?

  • Today, the dude ranch is struggling to survive.
  • Today, the dude ranch is alive and well.
  • Today, the dude ranch is widely growing in popularity.

What skills do ranch caretakers need to possess?

  • hiking skills
  • camping skills
  • all of the above

What is the most popular ranch job?

  • wrangling
  • horse training (cowboy/cowgirl)
  • all of the above

Wranglers often serve as what?

  • trail guides
  • veterinarian aids
  • all of the above

What are the daily tasks of a ranch caretaker?

  • feeding/maintaining horses
  • preparing meals
  • all of the above

How are ranch caretakers paid?

  • with an hourly wage
  • with equity in the ranch
  • wages vary from ranch to ranch