The Ultimate Quiz On African Buffalo Defense

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The Ultimate Quiz On African Buffalo Defense

The African Buffalo is very determined to defend its territory and its herd from hunter.. If it is hunted it can run then circle back to attack its hunter. What more do you know about the defense mechanisms this buffalo uses? Take the quiz below and see how much. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Buffalo have extremely sharp senses of
    • A. 

      Sight and hearing

    • B. 

      Hearing and touch

    • C. 

      Hearing and smell

  • 2. 
    In winter, a buffalo hunter would sometimes
    • A. 

      Disguise himself with a buffalo robe

    • B. 

      Hide under a mound of snow

    • C. 

      Train a wolf to track the buffalo

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      The Blackfoot legend says that the buffalo were born from a volcano

    • B. 

      The Blackfoot legend says that the buffalo were born beneath a lake

    • C. 

      The Blackfoot legend says that the buffalo were born from a cave

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      They hunted buffalo on foot, using arrows and spears.

    • B. 

      They hunted with pack dogs.

    • C. 

      They hunted on horses surrounding the buffalo in a circle.

  • 5. 
    How did horses come to North America?
    • A. 

      Horses were brought to North America by the Mexicans crossing through the Texas panhandle

    • B. 

      Horses were brought to North America by the white traders.

    • C. 

      Horses were brought to North America by Spanish explorers in the 1500s.

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      They wanted to make more money selling buffalo jerky to the white man.

    • B. 

      They wanted to follow and hunt the buffalo herds instead.

    • C. 

      Drought had destroyed their farm lands, so they followed the buffalo instead.

  • 7. 
    What did the Plains Indians do once or twice a year?
    • A. 

      Once or twice a year, all the different bands of Plains Indians gathered to trade meat.

    • B. 

      Once or twice a year, all the different bands of Plains Indians gathered for the weddings of their chiefs.

    • C. 

      Once or twice a year, all the different bands of Plains Indians gathered for a big religious ceremony.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      The women's responsibilities were to skin and butcher the buffalo, preserve the meat, and tan the hides.

    • B. 

      The women's responsibilities were to kill the buffalo.

    • C. 

      The women's responsibilities were to track and find herds of buffalo.

  • 9. 
    One good-sized buffalo cow could feed
    • A. 

      Ten people

    • B. 

      Fifty people

    • C. 

      One hundred people

  • 10. 
    What is the main idea of this story?
    • A. 

      Horses made it easier for Plains Indians to hunt buffalo

    • B. 

      The female buffalo is called a cow

    • C. 

      Plains Indians depended on the buffalo for many things

  • 11. 
    Indian storytellers speak of a legendary figure called Old Man. If something is legendary, it is
    • A. 

      Told only by older men

    • B. 

      About far-away places

    • C. 

      Told of for generations

  • 12. 
    As recently as 150 years ago, countless buffalo roamed the prairies and plains. Another word for roamed is
    • A. 

      Wandered

    • B. 

      Chased

    • C. 

      Protected

  • 13. 
    It was a woman's job to preserve the meat and tan the hides. To preserve something means to
    • A. 

      Share it with people who are in your own family

    • B. 

      Make it look fancy enough to wear as clothing

    • C. 

      Prepare it so that it can be eaten in the future

  • 14. 
    A typical tipi had sufficient living space for the family. If something is sufficient, it is
    • A. 

      Lacking

    • B. 

      Enough

    • C. 

      Wonderful

  • 15. 
    A scout was given a ceremonial pipe to smoke after a herd had been found. Ceremonial means
    • A. 

      Related to a ceremony

    • B. 

      From another country

    • C. 

      Dealing with buffalo