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Guns of the Old West Quiz

Test your knowledge of firearms from the Old West by taking the following quiz:

  • This 1830s revolver was the first revolver produced in history

    • Colt Walker
    • Colt Paterson
    • Colt Dragon
  • This was the first successful cartridge revolver in an era where cap-and-ball was standard issue

    • Smith & Wesson Model 1
    • Smith & Wesson Schofield Model 3
    • Colt M1873 Single Action Army
    • Remington 1875
  • This Colt revolver was also commonly known as the ‘Colt Navy’

    • Colt 1860
    • Colt 1873
    • Colt 1851
    • Colt 1872
  • This revolver became popular due to the fact that it could be loaded and unloaded very quickly with its top break cylinder

    • Smith & Wesson Model 3 Schofield
    • Remington 1875
    • Colt Single Action Army
    • Smith & Wesson Model 3 Schofield
  • This Civil War-era revolver became popular due to its durable metal top strap over the cylinder

    • Colt Walker
    • Remington 1858
    • Colt 1860
    • Colt Dragoon
  • This rifle was the first lever action to be chambered for the .45-70 cartridge

    • Marlin 1881
    • Winchester 1876
    • Winchester 1873
  • This was the first lever action rifle to be chambered for the .30-30 Winchester cartridge

    • Winchester 1892
    • Winchester 1894
    • Marlin 1894
    • Winchester 1886
  • This was the best-selling handgun of the Old West following the Civil War

    • Remington 1875
    • Colt 1873 Single Action Army
    • Smith & Wesson Model 3 Schofield
    • Colt 1860
  • This revolver was believed to have been the gun that Wyatt Earp carried at the OK Corral

    • Colt Single Action Army
    • Smith & Wesson Model 3 Schofield
    • Remington 1875
    • Colt 1851 Cartridge Conversion
  • This was Colt’s first official cartridge revolver from the factory

    • Yes
    • No
    • Colt 1872
    • Colt Thunderer