Common Knowledge - Native Americans

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Native American Quizzes & Trivia

Find out if you know some of the basics of native american history and current events


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When were native americans given universal citizenship in the u.s. 
    • A. 

      1776

    • B. 

      1865

    • C. 

      1890

    • D. 

      1924

    • E. 

      1968

  • 2. 
    When did the u.s. grant native americans the right to vote?
    • A. 

      1492

    • B. 

      1776

    • C. 

      1832

    • D. 

      1924

    • E. 

      1958

  • 3. 
    The reservation system in the united states is managed by the bureau of indian affairs, the bureau of indian affairs is a part of the department of the interior which is a part of....
    • A. 

      Homeland security

    • B. 

      Dept. of war

    • C. 

      Immigration and naturalization

    • D. 

      Social security dept

    • E. 

      Dept. of housing and welfare

  • 4. 
    What percentage of native american children died in the boarding schools
    • A. 

      12%

    • B. 

      18%

    • C. 

      27%

    • D. 

      43%

    • E. 

      50%

  • 5. 
    Lakota people have reservations in...
    • A. 

      The great plains

    • B. 

      The southwest

    • C. 

      Eastern woodlands

    • D. 

      Great basin

    • E. 

      Great lakes

  • 6. 
    Mohawk people have resrvations in...
    • A. 

      Great plains

    • B. 

      Southwest

    • C. 

      Great basin

    • D. 

      Great lakes

    • E. 

      Eastern woodlands

  • 7. 
    Navajo people hav reservations in...
    • A. 

      Eastern woodlands

    • B. 

      Great basin

    • C. 

      Southwest

    • D. 

      Great lakes

    • E. 

      Great plains

  • 8. 
    Which of these athleates is not native american?
    • A. 

      Jim Thorpe

    • B. 

      Tarzan Brown

    • C. 

      Dennis Eckersley

    • D. 

      Billy Mills

    • E. 

      Jacoby Ellsbury

  • 9. 
    All native ameicans used to live in tee-pees
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Native americans cant grow facial hair
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What is the name of the native american who taught the pilgrims how to plant corn?
    • A. 

      Hiawatha

    • B. 

      Pocahontas

    • C. 

      Squanto

    • D. 

      Sitting bull

    • E. 

      Pontiac

  • 12. 
    Do native americans get money from the government? why?
    • A. 

      Yes, because they are on permanant welfare

    • B. 

      Yes, because there is no jobs on reservations

    • C. 

      No, because now they have casinos

    • D. 

      No, but they get free school and dont pay taxes

    • E. 

      Yes, some do from land settlements

  • 13. 
    Which of these entertainers is not native american?
    • A. 

      Chuck Berry

    • B. 

      Lou Reed

    • C. 

      Jimmi Hendrix

    • D. 

      Neil Young

    • E. 

      Johny Cash

  • 14. 
    How manny tribes of native americans are in the u.s. ?
    • A. 

      100-300

    • B. 

      300-500

    • C. 

      500-600

    • D. 

      600-800

    • E. 

      800-1000

  • 15. 
    Which of these foods was not originally cultivated by native americans?
    • A. 

      Pumpkins

    • B. 

      Peas

    • C. 

      Tomatoes

    • D. 

      Corn

    • E. 

      Potatoes

  • 16. 
    Which of these animals are native to north america?
    • A. 

      Horses

    • B. 

      Cows

    • C. 

      Pigs

    • D. 

      Turkeys

    • E. 

      Chickens

  • 17. 
    Which of these states is not named in a native american language?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      Mississippi

    • C. 

      Colorado

    • D. 

      Kentucky

    • E. 

      Utah

  • 18. 
    The "first" native american, chronologically
    • A. 

      Geronimo

    • B. 

      Crazy horse

    • C. 

      Cheif joseph

    • D. 

      Cheif dan george

    • E. 

      Tecumseh

  • 19. 
    Chronologically, who is the "newest" native american?
    • A. 

      Sitting bull

    • B. 

      Cochise

    • C. 

      Black hawk

    • D. 

      Geronimo

    • E. 

      Corn planter

  • 20. 
    Traditionally native american people belived ....
    • A. 

      ....that the mother earth is their god, and they pray to trees and animals

    • B. 

      ....in devil worship, and thats why they had to be saved

    • C. 

      ....in nothing, so they were happy to finally get religion

    • D. 

      ....mostly in a single creator, but that everything has a spirit

    • E. 

      ...in medicine men, who are like gods to them

  • 21. 
    Indians lost the wars because....
    • A. 

      They were allways fighting one another

    • B. 

      They didnt have guns

    • C. 

      They wernt smart

    • D. 

      Of germ warfare

    • E. 

      There was not verry manny of them

  • 22. 
    Today all native americans get casino money
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Native american tribes can operate casinos because...
    • A. 

      ....its their form of reperations

    • B. 

      ....white guilt has prevented anyone from stopping them

    • C. 

      ....its less expensive to the u.s. than welfare

    • D. 

      Tribal goverments are equall to state goverments

    • E. 

      ...special intrest lobbying

  • 24. 
    The last armed conflict fought over land between native americans and the u.s. army was in what year?
    • A. 

      1849

    • B. 

      1868

    • C. 

      1890

    • D. 

      1973

    • E. 

      1990

  • 25. 
    Native americans number about...
    • A. 

      7,000

    • B. 

      133,000

    • C. 

      650,000

    • D. 

      1,000,000

    • E. 

      6,450,000

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