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The Butch and Sundance Quiz
by Nathan Chandler
These criminals were hunted for years and finally driven out of the Wild West they so loved. How much do you know about Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid?

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid are best known for committing which kinds of crimes?

  • Robbery
  • Kidnapping
  • Murder

What was Butch Cassidy's real first name?

  • Bobby
  • Henry
  • Robert

Cassidy was the oldest of how many children?

  • 8
  • 11
  • 13

What was the Sundance Kid's real name?

  • Ulysses
  • Trenton
  • Harry

How did Sundance get his nickname?

  • His first girlfriend was a Native American.
  • He stole a horse.
  • He liked to dance in the morning.

What was Butch Cassidy's first crime?

  • shoplifting
  • assault
  • robbery

At which job was Cassidy working when he got his nickname?

  • meat shop
  • cattle ranch
  • bank

How much money did Cassidy take from the first bank that he robbed?

  • $2,400
  • $8,800
  • $21,000

Where was the first bank that Cassidy robbed?

  • Colorado
  • Wyoming
  • New Mexico

What was the name of the gang that Cassidy and Sundance joined?

  • The Madmen
  • The Wild Bunch
  • The Cutthroats

The Wild Bunch was known for being scary and vicious, but non-violent.

  • True
  • False

In 1894, Cassidy was imprisoned for stealing a horse that had what value?

  • $5
  • $50
  • $500

What was the name of the organization that took a leading role in hunting the gang?

  • National Guard
  • Texas Rangers
  • Pinkerton National Detective Agency

How many times was Sundance arrested in his life?

  • once
  • three times
  • four times

What was Cassidy's reputation amongst his neighbors?

  • He was kind and friendly.
  • He was short-tempered and mean.
  • He was downright violent.

After a robbery, what did the members of the Wild Bunch tend to do?

  • They would head for the nearest large city.
  • They headed for Mexico.
  • They scattered.

Who was the fastest gunslinger in the Wild Bunch?

  • Cassidy
  • Sundance
  • neither

Cattle queen Ann Bassett reportedly had a relationship with which one of the gangsters?

  • Cassidy
  • Sundance
  • both

When law enforcement failed time and again to stop the railroad robberies, how did Union Pacific Railroad respond?

  • They offered Cassidy a job.
  • They booby-trapped the trains.
  • They hired mercenaries with machine guns.

What was the name of the hideout that the Wild Bunch gang used in southern Utah?

  • Killers Canyon
  • Liars Lair
  • Robbers Roost

For how long did the Robbers Roost serve as a hideout for various outlaws?

  • 10 years
  • 20 years
  • 30 years

Why did Sundance decide to buy a ranch in Argentina in 1901?

  • To escape the law
  • Land was ridiculously cheap.
  • He had a fight with Cassidy.

In June 1899, the gang robbed a train loaded with gold intended for what purpose?

  • city infrastructure
  • soldier payroll
  • orphanage

In the famous movie, "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," which actor played Butch?

  • Paul Newman
  • Robert Redford
  • Alan Alda

To which country did Cassidy and Sundance flee to escape law enforcement?

  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Bolivia

Cassidy and Sundance didn't commit any robberies once they left the U.S.

  • True
  • False

How many men did Sundance kill in the United States?

  • zero
  • three
  • five

How did Cassidy and Sundance die?

  • No one knows.
  • in a wagon accident
  • in a shootout in Bolivia

Whatever happened to Sundance's girlfriend, Etta Place?

  • She was killed in the Bolivian shootout.
  • No one knows.
  • She died in Utah.

Cassidy and Sundance were best friends.

  • true
  • false