Ranching, as one of the great traditions of America, conjures up scenes of cowboys rounding up the cattle for market. Take this quiz and see if you have what it takes to be a ranch hand.
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What is one of America's most enduring traditions?
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Where were the roots of today's ranches?
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What are vaqueros?
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When did the American settlers begin driving the vaqueros out?
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What happened in 1861 when many of the settlers went off to fight in the Civil War?
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How did ranchers keep track of their cattle?
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What was the result of more and more farmers raising cattle?
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What did the ranchers do in response to this situation?
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How are cattle transported to market today?
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Is a ranch hand the same as a cowboy?
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What are the usual requirements for a ranch hand?
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What range of salaries is offered to ranch hands?
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What kind of unusual benefits are sometime offered to ranch hands?
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Is there a Web site dedicated to connecting potential employers and employees for regular working ranches?
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What is the most common phrase used in wanted ads for ranch hands?
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What is animal husbandry?
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How relevant is physical strength on a modern ranch?
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How much weight does a standard job description require a ranch hand to be able to lift?
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What is the main activity for a ranch hand in spring?
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