Comanche Native American Tribe (Mountain Region)

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Comanche Native American Tribe (Mountain Region) - Quiz


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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Comanche artists are famous for their______and______Jewelry and fine beadwork.

    • A.

      Diamond;Silver

    • B.

      Gold;Jade

    • C.

      Silver;Copper

    Correct Answer
    C. Silver;Copper
    Explanation
    Comanche artists are famous for their silver and copper jewelry and fine beadwork. These materials are commonly used in Comanche craftsmanship, reflecting their cultural traditions and skills. Silver and copper are both versatile metals that can be shaped and engraved to create intricate designs, making them ideal for creating beautiful jewelry pieces and beadwork. The use of these materials showcases the artistic talent and craftsmanship of the Comanche people.

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  • 2. 

    A white girl raised by the Comanches, ________ bare a child who became was Chief Quanah Parker.

    Correct Answer
    Cynthia Ann Parker
    Cynthia Parker
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cynthia Ann Parker. Cynthia Ann Parker was a white girl who was captured and raised by the Comanches. She went on to have a child who became Chief Quanah Parker.

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  • 3. 

    What does the word "Comanche" mean?

    • A.

      Red men

    • B.

      Enemy

    • C.

      Friend

    Correct Answer
    B. Enemy
    Explanation
    The word "Comanche" means "enemy." This term refers to a Native American tribe known for their fierce warrior culture and resistance against European settlers during the 19th century. The Comanche people were formidable adversaries to many other tribes and to the United States government. Their reputation as skilled fighters and their resistance against colonization earned them the label of "enemy."

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  • 4. 

    On April 3, 1868, Comanche was sold to the army for the average price of $90. A week after his purchase, Comanche and an unknown number of horses were loaded onto railroad cars and shipped west to ___________, Kansas.

    Correct Answer
    Fort Leavenworth
    fort leavenworth
    Explanation
    Comanche and an unknown number of horses were loaded onto railroad cars and shipped west to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

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  • 5. 

    They didn't fight over territory but instead to prove their _______

    • A.

      Courage

    • B.

      Strength

    • C.

      Love

    Correct Answer
    A. Courage
    Explanation
    The correct answer is courage because the statement suggests that the individuals did not engage in a fight for territorial reasons, but rather to demonstrate their bravery or boldness. This implies that they were willing to put themselves in potentially dangerous situations in order to prove their courage.

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  • 6. 

    Texan settler Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped at the age of_____by the Comanches.

    Correct Answer
    nine
    9
    Explanation
    Cynthia Ann Parker, a Texan settler, was kidnapped by the Comanches at the age of nine.

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  • 7. 

    To prevent Comanches from defending their homelands, the U.S. Army killed most of their children in the 1800s. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The US Army killed most of their horses.

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  • 8. 

    In the past what was the Comanche Indian tribe made up of?

    • A.

      Clubs

    • B.

      Bands

    • C.

      Teams

    Correct Answer
    B. Bands
    Explanation
    The Comanche Indian tribe in the past was made up of bands.

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  • 9. 

    The Comanches lived in buffalo-hide houses called______

    Correct Answer
    tipis
    teepees
    tepees
    Explanation
    The Comanches lived in buffalo-hide houses called tipis, teepees, or tepees. These structures were made by stretching buffalo hides over a wooden frame, providing a portable and durable shelter for the Comanche people. The use of buffalo hides allowed them to easily move their homes as they followed the buffalo herds, which were a vital resource for their survival. The different spellings of "tipis," "teepees," and "tepees" all refer to the same type of dwelling used by the Comanches.

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  • 10. 

    A travoise is a bed used for traveling.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It is a type of sled used to carry goods.

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