How Much Do You Know About Mound Builders? Trivia Quiz

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How Much Do You Know About Mound Builders? Trivia Quiz

In the Mississippi area thousands of years ago, there existed a certain community that used to build earth molds for ceremonies such as burials, residency, or religious fetes. Some of these structures are still in existence today in the Mississippi state. What do you know about the mound builders? Take up the quiz below and get to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Inuit were .... (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Mound Builders

    • B. 

      Hunters and Gatherers

    • C. 

      Earliest Americans

    • D. 

      The people

  • 2. 
    Who were the hunters and gatherers? (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Earliest Americans

    • B. 

      Mound Builders

    • C. 

      The Inuit

    • D. 

      Chief of the Iroquois

  • 3. 
    Inuit means .... (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      The people

    • B. 

      The Canadians

    • C. 

      A medicine man

    • D. 

      Sachem

  • 4. 
    Homes made of ice are called .... (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Icicles

    • B. 

      Igloos

    • C. 

      Wigwams

    • D. 

      Longhouses

  • 5. 
    The Inuit made home from ice in .... (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Summer

    • B. 

      Fall

    • C. 

      Spring

    • D. 

      Winter

  • 6. 
    Who were Mound Builders? (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Construction workers

    • B. 

      Farmers

    • C. 

      Europeans

    • D. 

      Earliest Americans

  • 7. 
    Who were the farmers who grew many crops including corn, squash, and beans? (choose the correct answer)  
    • A. 

      Mound Builders

    • B. 

      Anasazi

    • C. 

      Woodland people

    • D. 

      Inuit

  • 8. 
    What crops did the Mound Builder farmers grow? (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Squash, corn and beans

    • B. 

      Wheat, asparagus and cabbage

    • C. 

      Corn, cabbage and ginger

    • D. 

      Beans, wheat and corn

  • 9. 
    Who built houses and villages on top of the mounds? (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Europeans

    • B. 

      Mound Builders

    • C. 

      Anasazi

    • D. 

      Inuit

  • 10. 
    What did the Mound Builders use to build mounds? (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Ice

    • B. 

      Baskets filled with dirt

    • C. 

      Baskets filled with crops

    • D. 

      Igloos

  • 11. 
    What killed the the Mound Builders? (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Earliest Americans

    • B. 

      European diseases

    • C. 

      Ice

    • D. 

      Baskets filled with dirt

  • 12. 
    What is Beringia? (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      The area of land that the Earliest Americans crossed to get to North American

    • B. 

      The kind of house the Eastern Woodlands Indians lived in

    • C. 

      European disease

    • D. 

      Elephant-life animal

  • 13. 
    The name of the area of land that the Earliest Americans crossed to get to North  American is... (choose the correct answer)  
    • A. 

      Midwest

    • B. 

      Beringia

    • C. 

      Arctic

    • D. 

      Antartic

  • 14. 
    Where did the Inuit live? (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      The Antartic

    • B. 

      The Arctic

    • C. 

      The Midwest

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 15. 
    What is a cliff dwelling? (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      The elephant-like animal

    • B. 

      Type of home that the Anasazi lived in

    • C. 

      Type of home that Eastern Woodland Indians lived in

    • D. 

      The houses that the Mound Builders lived in

  • 16. 
    The Mound Builder lived in.... (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      The Arctic

    • B. 

      The igloos

    • C. 

      The Midwest

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 17. 
    Who lived in the Midwest? (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      The Inuit

    • B. 

      The Mound Builders

    • C. 

      The Anasazi

    • D. 

      The Earliest Americans

  • 18. 
    Who lived in the Arctic? (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      The Mound Builders

    • B. 

      The Inuit

    • C. 

      The Eastern Woodland Indians

    • D. 

      The Iroquois

  • 19. 
    What is the wooly mammoth? (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      The house made of ice

    • B. 

      The elephant-like animal

    • C. 

      European disease

    • D. 

      The type of home that the Anasazi lived in

  • 20. 
    The elephant-like animal is called ...? (choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      A cliff dwelling

    • B. 

      Igloo

    • C. 

      Shaman

    • D. 

      Wooly mammoth