Chapter One: New World Beginnings

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New World Beginnings Book Quizzes & Trivia

Chapter One, New World Beginnings. 33,000BC- 1796 AD


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the Three Sister method of farming?
  • 2. 
    When did the earth contain one big supercontinent?
    • A. 

      25 million years ago

    • B. 

      69 billion years ago

    • C. 

      225 million years ago

    • D. 

      300 million years ago

  • 3. 
    When the earth was one big supercontinent, there were many different species of freshwater fish on all the continents.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When was the Great Ice Age?
    • A. 

      6 million years ago

    • B. 

      2 million years ago

    • C. 

      800 thousand years ago

    • D. 

      10 billion years ago

  • 5. 
    When did the Ice Age end?
    • A. 

      10,000 years ago

    • B. 

      800 years ago

    • C. 

      69,690, years ago

    • D. 

      8,500 years ago

  • 6. 
    How did nomandic asian hunters come to the American continents during the Ice Age?
    • A. 

      They followed a herd of buffalos.

    • B. 

      By entering through a land bridge that connected Siberia to Alaska.

    • C. 

      By meeting a new civilization and following them.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Which present day location did the Incas inhabit?
    • A. 

      New Mexico

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      Central America

    • D. 

      Peru

  • 8. 
    Which present day location did the Mayans inhabit?
    • A. 

      New Mexico

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      Central America

    • D. 

      Peru

  • 9. 
    Which present day location did the Aztecs inhabit?
    • A. 

      New Mexico

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      Central America

    • D. 

      Peru

  • 10. 
    Incans, Mayans, and Aztecs were among the most highly advanced civilizations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What was the crop that helped sustain Native American civilizations?
    • A. 

      Bean

    • B. 

      Maize

    • C. 

      Squash

    • D. 

      Tomato

  • 12. 
    Maize transformed nomadic groups into hunter-gatherers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Where are the Pueblo people from?
    • A. 

      Illinois

    • B. 

      Mississipi

    • C. 

      Rio Grande Valley

    • D. 

      Mexico

  • 14. 
    Who was the Iriquois led by?
    • A. 

      Chief Hiawatha

    • B. 

      Cheif Monetzuma

    • C. 

      Cheif Tenochtitlan

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    What did the women of Native American civilizations do?
    • A. 

      Gathered

    • B. 

      Raised Children

    • C. 

      Fish

    • D. 

      Make tools

    • E. 

      Tended Crops

  • 16. 
    What did the men of Native American civilizations do?
    • A. 

      Gathered

    • B. 

      Made Tools

    • C. 

      Made Clothes

    • D. 

      Fished

    • E. 

      Hunted

  • 17. 
    Where are the Norse from?
    • A. 

      Vinland

    • B. 

      Scotland

    • C. 

      Newfoundland

    • D. 

      Scandinavia

  • 18. 
    Why are the Norse NOT considered Indirect discoverers?
    • A. 

      They never explored or travelled anywhere.

    • B. 

      They settled at Newfoundland but no strong nation state could support them so they abandoned their settlements.

    • C. 

      They found a place of wild grapes called Vinland but went back home.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    What kind of things did the Crusaders bring back to Europe from Asia?
    • A. 

      Silks

    • B. 

      Spices

    • C. 

      Medicines

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Since transporting goods from Asia to Europe was a long route, they sought to find a shorter route.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What allowed Europeans to begin exploring sub- Sahara Africa?
    • A. 

      Europe was beginning to become wealthy and they were able to afford going to more parts of Africa.

    • B. 

      Spain's new marriage of Ferdinand and Isabella allowed investments in more travel.

    • C. 

      Portugal developed the caravel, a ship that could sail into the wind.

    • D. 

      The compass was introduced and it was easier to explore with the guide of direction.

  • 22. 
    What kind of posts did the Europeans set up along the western shores of Africa?
    • A. 

      Posts for the purchase of maps around Africa.

    • B. 

      Posts for the purchase of gold.

    • C. 

      Posts for the purchase of slaves.

    • D. 

      Both b and c.

  • 23. 
    Who rounded the southern tip of Africa in 1488?
    • A. 

      Vasco De Gama

    • B. 

      Bartholomeu Dias

    • C. 

      Marco Polo

    • D. 

      John Cabot

  • 24. 
    How did Spain become united?
    • A. 

      By joining forces with Portugal and becoming one big nation state.

    • B. 

      From Columbus exploring the new world and christianizing the native americans.

    • C. 

      The marriage of Ferdinand(Aragon) and Isabella(Castile).

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    How did The Renaissance stimulated Europeans to explore?
    • A. 

      The light bulb

    • B. 

      The printing press

    • C. 

      Three Sisters method of farming

    • D. 

      Monet's paintings

    • E. 

      The compass

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