Creating America Section 1 Quiz

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Creating America Section 1 Quiz

Chapter 1 - The First Americans, Section 1 - Early Peoples


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did Hopwell mounds represent?
    • A. 

      Burial sites

    • B. 

      Temples

    • C. 

      Near homes

    • D. 

      Near hunting areas

    • E. 

      Near crops

  • 2. 
    A. To move from one location to another.B. A form of culture characterized by trade centers, specialized workers, organized forms of government and religion, systems of record keeping, and advanced tools. C. A tool or other object made by humans. D. The practice of breeding plants and taming animals to meet human needs. E. Scientists that study the human past by examining things people left behind. F. A way of life shared by people with similar arts, beliefs, and customs. G. Early Native Americans who built large earthen structures. H. The practice of bringing water to crops.
  • 3. 
    Who were the oldest Mound Builders?
    • A. 

      Olmec and Hohokam

    • B. 

      Anasazi and Iroquois

    • C. 

      Maya and Sioux

    • D. 

      Cherokee and Hopi

    • E. 

      Adena and Hopwell

  • 4. 
    Where do scientists believe early Americans came from?
    • A. 

      Mexico

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      USA

    • E. 

      Jupiter

  • 5. 
    What happened to the Mississippians?
    • A. 

      They split up

    • B. 

      They died from diseases they caught from Europeans

    • C. 

      Their community was burnt down

    • D. 

      They are still alive today

    • E. 

      They were killed by cowboys

  • 6. 
    An ice age provided access to the Americas through the:
    • A. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • B. 

      Mississippi River

    • C. 

      Ellis Island

    • D. 

      Beringia

    • E. 

      Nile River

  • 7. 
    When people began to farm and were able to stop traveling for food, what did they focus on?
    • A. 

      Meeting other tribes

    • B. 

      Traveling distances

    • C. 

      Building communities

    • D. 

      Hunting

    • E. 

      Sleeping

  • 8. 
    What did archaeologists gather from artifacts left by Mayans?
  • 9. 
    What tribe started irrigation?
    • A. 

      Maya

    • B. 

      Anasazi

    • C. 

      Olmec

    • D. 

      Hohokam

    • E. 

      Iroquois

  • 10. 
    What kind of leaders did the tribes have?
    • A. 

      Smart leaders

    • B. 

      Wealthy leaders

    • C. 

      Religious leaders

    • D. 

      Funny leaders

    • E. 

      Elders

  • 11. 
    The Mississippians were the last group of Mound Builders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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