Chapter 2: Native Americans Test

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Native American Quizzes & Trivia

This test is designed to cover Chapter 2 Native Americans of North America.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is another word for small plateau?
    • A. 

      Mesa

    • B. 

      Adobe

    • C. 

      Dugout

    • D. 

      Pueblo

  • 2. 
    What is another word for a canoe made from half a tree trunk?
    • A. 

      Mesa

    • B. 

      Adobe

    • C. 

      Dugout

    • D. 

      Pueblo

  • 3. 
    What was the main problem farmers faced in Southwest America?
    • A. 

      Lack of seeds

    • B. 

      Lack of sunlight

    • C. 

      Lack of space

    • D. 

      Lack of water

  • 4. 
    The Plains Indians were _______________ because they moved to follow their prey.
    • A. 

      Nomads

    • B. 

      Warriors

    • C. 

      Friendly

    • D. 

      Farmers

  • 5. 
    The Desert Southwest tribes used which of the following types of housing?
    • A. 

      Igloos

    • B. 

      Longhouses

    • C. 

      Pueblos

    • D. 

      Tepees

  • 6. 
    The Iroquois League was
    • A. 

      A famous baseball team

    • B. 

      A council that met to settle disputes

    • C. 

      A fictional story passed down from one generation to another

    • D. 

      A traditional ceremony

  • 7. 
    A travois was used to ________
    • A. 

      Trade

    • B. 

      Decorate

    • C. 

      Fight

    • D. 

      Move

  • 8. 
    Which two inventions allowed some Native American tribes to be nomads?
    • A. 

      Tepees and travois

    • B. 

      Spears and arrowheads

    • C. 

      Horses and lodges

    • D. 

      Travois and dogs

  • 9. 
    What is a potlatch?
    • A. 

      A hunting weapon

    • B. 

      A utensil used for cooking

    • C. 

      A handle for holding hot pots

    • D. 

      A celebration given by the wealthy

  • 10. 
    Wampums were made out of ____________
    • A. 

      Animal bones and rocks

    • B. 

      Beads made from wood

    • C. 

      Beads made from shells

    • D. 

      Adobe clay

  • 11. 
    Which feature of their environment most affected the lives of all the Pueblo and Navajo peoples?
    • A. 

      A dry climate

    • B. 

      Forested land

    • C. 

      A cold climate

    • D. 

      Mountains

  • 12. 
    How did a person become a chief of a Plains Indian group?
    • A. 

      They had to be the tribe's greatest warrior

    • B. 

      They had to be chosen by the people

    • C. 

      They were born to be a ruler

    • D. 

      They had to marry the prior chief's daughter

  • 13. 
    How were the leaders chosen to represent the Iroquois Tribes at the Grand Council?
    • A. 

      They were the greatest warriors

    • B. 

      They were chosen by the clan mothers

    • C. 

      They won a contest

    • D. 

      They were the oldest men

  • 14. 
    The Central Plains Indians' most important natural resource was _______
    • A. 

      Redwood

    • B. 

      Corn

    • C. 

      Buffalo

    • D. 

      Salmon

  • 15. 
    Which of the following was NOT a natural resource for the Pacific Northwest tribes?
    • A. 

      Redwood

    • B. 

      Whales

    • C. 

      Buffalo

    • D. 

      Salmon

  • 16. 
    In which two regions did American Indians live in longhouses?
    • A. 

      Desert Southwest and Arctic

    • B. 

      Eastern Woodlands and Pacific Northwest

    • C. 

      Pacific Northwest and Desert Southwest

    • D. 

      Eastern Woodlands and Central Plains

  • 17. 
    What was one major purpose of the Iroquois League?
    • A. 

      To trade goods

    • B. 

      To establish a common language for communication

    • C. 

      To resolve conflicts

    • D. 

      To lead religious groups

  • 18. 
    A series of actions performed during a special event.
    • A. 

      Ceremony

    • B. 

      Adapt

    • C. 

      Surplus

    • D. 

      Council

  • 19. 
    The most important natural resource for the Eastern Woodland tribes was ______
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Soil

    • C. 

      Buffalo

    • D. 

      Trees

  • 20. 
    The Central Plains Indians lived in houses called _________
    • A. 

      Travois

    • B. 

      Longhouses

    • C. 

      Pueblos

    • D. 

      Tepees and lodges

  • 21. 
    The Hopi and Zuni tribes lived in __________
    • A. 

      Northwest Coast

    • B. 

      Southwest Desert

    • C. 

      Central Plains

    • D. 

      Eastern Woodlands

  • 22. 
    Who made the decisions in the Iroquois League?
    • A. 

      Great Council

    • B. 

      Older Men

    • C. 

      Women

    • D. 

      Oldest Tribe

  • 23. 
    In addition to meat, what did animals provide to the people of the Eastern Woodlands?
    • A. 

      Successful hunting methods

    • B. 

      Friendship and skills for hunting

    • C. 

      Oil and grains for warmth

    • D. 

      Skins and furs for clothing

  • 24. 
    What was one way that horses affected the lifestyle of the Cheyenne?
    • A. 

      Travois were no longer needed

    • B. 

      Hunting buffalo was easier

    • C. 

      Dogs had to do more work

    • D. 

      Horses wandered north to Canada

  • 25. 
    What was a shaman's main role in Kwakiutl society?
    • A. 

      To teach farming

    • B. 

      To cure sick people

    • C. 

      To teach dancing

    • D. 

      To wear special masks

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