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Lonesome Dove Quiz: Do You Know This Lonesome Dove Trivia?

Lonesome Dove Quiz: Do You Know This Lonesome Dove Trivia?
Lonesome Dove Quiz: Do You Know This Lonesome Dove Trivia?

Lonesome Dove is one of the greatest westerns ever written. The novel won the Pulitzer Prize, and the 1989 miniseries is regarded as “The Godfather” of westerns. But how well do you really know this Texas classic? Test your knowledge in our legendary Lonesome Dove quiz and see if you’ve got what it takes to ride the trail with Gus and Call! Be sure to share how well you did with your friends.

  • Question of

    Lonesome Dove was originally conceived as a movie to star which trio of actors?

    • Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Duvall, and Robert Urich
    • Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, and Robert Ryan
    • John Wayne, Jimmy Stewart, and Henry Fonda
    • Steve McQueen, James Garner, and Charles Bronson
  • Question of

    Which of these actors has NOT played the character of Woodrow F. Call?

    • Tommy Lee Jones
    • Val Kilmer
    • Jon Voight
    • James Garner
  • Question of

    The characters of Woodrow Call and Augustus McCrae are based on what famous real-life Texans?

    • Charles Goodnight and Oliver Loving
    • John Wesley Hardin and Wild Bill Longley
    • John Bell Hood and Benjamin McCulloch
    • Josiah Wilbarger and John Coffee Hays
  • Question of

    Lonesome Dove was written by which of these great American writers?

    • Cormac McCarthy
    • Louis L’Amour
    • Larry McMurtry
    • Max Evans
  • Question of

    Which of these movies was NOT written by Larry McMurtry or based on one of his novels?

    • No Country for Old Men
    • Hud
    • Terms of Endearment
    • The Last Picture Show
  • Question of

    Lonesome Dove author Larry McMurtry is from which of these Texas small towns?

    • Thalia
    • Archer City
    • Ropesville
    • Marfa
  • Question of

    What quality does Woodrow Call hate in a man? “I won’t tolerate it.”

    • Impolite attitude
    • Rude behavior
    • Cruelty to a horse
    • Drunkenness
  • Question of

    What is Gus McCrae talking about when he says, “It’s not dying I’m talking about, it’s…”

    • Fighting
    • Living
    • Dreaming
    • Loving

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