How Much Do You Know About the Dust Bowl of the 1930s?

By Heather Cahill on April 06, 2018

About This Quiz

Dust storms swirled around the prairie states for years, devastating the area. The disaster put a stop to many aspects of life and even made going to work or school a chore. It became even more important to not only protect yourself but also the people around you and your belongings. It was a dark time in American history that gave the decade the name, "The Dirty Thirties."

Do you know what name the deadly dust storms were given? Do you know the name of some of the key days throughout the history of the Dust Bowl? What about the name of a water source that saved the land? Luckily, the land was brought back to life after many efforts to stop the Dust Bowl.

Do you know the measures people went to in order to protect themselves and their possessions? What about how farmers made their living at this time? Can you name the famous book that deals with the subject of the Dust Bowl? The disaster left a lasting impact on the people of the United States. Finances and health were both affected.

Through all the damage that the Dust Bowl brought to the United States, it was a learning experience for the country. If you think you're an expert on one of the United States' worst disasters, take the quiz to see your score!

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