Buffalo Trivia: A Quiz
by Donald Ray Burger
Attorney at Law
For answers, click here.

1. What is a Buffalo Run?
A) A narrow portion of a fast flowing river, where the rapids produce a loud roar.
B) A narrow canyon where Indians herded buffalo so as to be able to shoot them from the sides of the canyon.
C) A cliff, and especially the bottom of a cliff.
D) A stampede of buffalo caused by thunder on the open range.

2. Who was Buffalo Bill?
A) William Hickok
B) William Cody
C) William Elliott
D) William Bayh Sohn

3. Which animal injures the most visitors to Yellowstone Park each year?
A) Bear
B) Mountain Lion
C) Buffalo
D) Timber Rattlesnake

4. During what years was the Buffalo Nickel minted?
A) 1880 to 1910
B) 1895 to 1920
C) 1913 to 1938
D) 1920 to 1929

5. Does Texas have a town named Buffalo? YES NO
If yes is it in:
A) West Texas
B) East Texas
C) The Valley
D) The Panhandle

6. Why are they called Buffalo wings?
A) The bones on the wings mimic the bones in buffalo ankles.
B) They were invented on an airplane flight from Buffalo, NY to San Francisco, CA.
C) The inventor of the sauce was born in Bison, Montana.
D) They were invented at a restaurant in Buffalo, NY.

7. Why were they called Buffalo Soldiers?
A) The troops were charged with procuring fresh meat, which they did by shooting buffalo.
B) The troops were mainly composed (60%) of volunteers from Buffalo, NY.
C) The hair of the black troops reminded the Indians of buffalo fur.
D) The skin color of the black troops reminded northern racists of buffalo fur.

8. How many states do not have a town or city named Buffalo?
A) 5
B) 8
C) 16
D) 21

9. Which of the following states does not have a town or city named Buffalo?
A) Wisconsin
B) New Hampshire
C) Missouri
D) Arizona

10. One of the following does not exist. Which one?
A) Buffalo berry
B) Buffalo beetle
C) Buffalo fish
D) Buffalo bug

11. If you type in “buffalo” on Amazon.com, how many books will there be?
A) 294
B) 494
C) 794
D) 994

12. What is the gestation period for a buffalo calf?
A) 6.5 months
B) 8.5 months
C) 9.5 months
D) 11.5 months

13. During which month are most buffalo calves born?
A) February
B) May
C) July
D) September

14. How fast can buffalo run?
A) 20 mph
B) 25 mph
C) 30 mph
D) 35 mph

15. How long do buffalo live, on average?
A) 10 to 15 years
B) 15 to 20 years
C) 20 to 25 years
D) 25 to 30 years

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