Paleo America

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Paleo America


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    AGRICULTURE allowed early Americans to?(choose 1 only)
    • A. 

      Form communities

    • B. 

      Kill mammoths

    • C. 

      Hunt more efficiently

    • D. 

      Travel farther

  • 2. 
    CLOVIS Peoples..... (check 3 that are true)
    • A. 

      Were hunter / gathers

    • B. 

      Came across Beringia

    • C. 

      Chased Mammoths

    • D. 

      Walked across an ice bridge

  • 3. 
    In the 1500s what CHANGED the ways of life for Native Americans forever?(choose 1 only)
    • A. 

      A changing climate

    • B. 

      Wars between nations

    • C. 

      Skateboards

    • D. 

      Arrival of the Europeans

  • 4. 
    Mayan priests' interest in changing seasons, farming and astronomy led to the CREATION of.....?(choose 1 only)
    • A. 

      A 365-day calendar

    • B. 

      An alien invasion

    • C. 

      Human sacrifices

    • D. 

      Cave paintings

  • 5. 
    NAME the huge mound pyramid at Cahokia?(choose 1 only)
    • A. 

      Serpent Mound

    • B. 

      Moundsville

    • C. 

      Munks Mound

    • D. 

      Sigurd Mounds

  • 6. 
    PRE-CLOVIS peoples.....?(check 4 that are true)
    • A. 

      Likely migrated & lived along the coast.

    • B. 

      Little evidence exists of this group

    • C. 

      Includes the sites of Meadowcroft & Monte Verde

    • D. 

      Raised corn

    • E. 

      Sites are covered by the ocean

  • 7. 
    The PLEISTOCENE?(choose 1 only) 
    • A. 

      Was an ice cream sandwich

    • B. 

      Was a megafauna grocery store.

    • C. 

      Was the Ice Age when the first peoples migrated to the Americas

    • D. 

      Was an ice bridge

  • 8. 
    FOLSOM peoples?(choose 1 only)
    • A. 

      Hunted Bison

    • B. 

      Hunted Mammoths

    • C. 

      Hunted Mastodons

    • D. 

      Hunted for watermelons

  • 9. 
    What discovery turned nomads into FARMERS?(choose 1 only)
    • A. 

      Maize

    • B. 

      Tomatoes

    • C. 

      Clay

    • D. 

      Skittles

  • 10. 
    What is the correct title for this map?(choose 1 only)
    • A. 

      Native American Culture Regions

    • B. 

      Highway 89 to Burrville

    • C. 

      Prehistoric Migrations Through the Americas

    • D. 

      Native American Population Distribution

  • 11. 
    What was the CAPITOL of the Inca Empire?(choose 1 only)
    • A. 

      Macchu Picchu

    • B. 

      Cuzco

    • C. 

      Tenochtitlan

    • D. 

      Chicken Itza

  • 12. 
    WHERE was the OLMEC civilization located?(choose 1 only)
    • A. 

      Gulf coast of Mexico

    • B. 

      Near Cahokia

    • C. 

      In Chaco Canyon

    • D. 

      East of Burrville

  • 13. 
    Which civilization built stone-paved ROADS over mountains?(choose 1 only)
    • A. 

      Aztec

    • B. 

      Maya

    • C. 

      Olmec

    • D. 

      Inca

  • 14. 
    What civilization SACRIFICED people to the Gods? Note the dress of the culture and what they worshipped?(answer must be in all CAPS)
  • 15. 
    CHECK all that are associated with the MOUNDBUILDERS.(choose 2 )
    • A. 

      Serpent Mound and the Mississippian Culture

    • B. 

      Pueblo Bonito and the Hohokam

    • C. 

      Hopewell and Cahokia

    • D. 

      Burrville and Snake Rock Village

  • 16. 
    Kennewick Man...(choose 3)
    • A. 

      Was Native American

    • B. 

      Could change our understanding of early America

    • C. 

      Was likely from Europe

    • D. 

      Was older than 8000 years old

    • E. 

      Was buried near the Burrville River

  • 17. 
    Which was the main FOOD of the peoples of the Pacific coast? (choose 1 only)
    • A. 

      Pork chops and apple sauce

    • B. 

      BBQed whale with fry sauce

    • C. 

      Salmon and roots

    • D. 

      Fish n chips

  • 18. 
    Which tribes belonged to the Great Plains culture group, used the tepee and lived off the  wily Bison?CHOOSE 2 from the following: Apache, Goshute, Paiute,  Great Basin, Sioux, Cheyenne, Cherokee, Anasazi, Navajo.(Choices must be in order as above, use the conjunction "and",  be spelled correctly and use all CAPS)
  • 19. 
    Which tribes were hunter gatherers from the Great Basin culture group and sometimes referred to as digger Indians? CHOOSE 2 from the following:  Apache, Goshute, Paiute, Fremont, Sioux, Cheyenne, Cherokee, Anasazi, Navajo, Eskimo?(Choices must be in order as above, use the conjunction "and",  be spelled correctly and use all CAPS)
  • 20. 
    What new technologies developed when hunter/gatherers started farming?(CHECK ALL that apply)
    • A. 

      Pottery and Corn

    • B. 

      Pot belly stoves and carrots

    • C. 

      Bow and arrow

    • D. 

      Pit houses

    • E. 

      Basketry, cordage, and turkeys

  • 21. 
    Tribes from the Southwest culture group lived mainly from....?(choose the 1 best answer) 
    • A. 

      Fishing, hunting turkeys and gathering seeds

    • B. 

      Fishing, corn and Buffalo

    • C. 

      Mammoths and later the Great Horned Bison

    • D. 

      Maize farming, beans, squash, raising turkeys and later sheep

  • 22. 
    Name the shelter used by the Digger Indians?(answer must be correctly spelled / use all CAPS)
  • 23. 
    The 5 CIVILIZED tribes....?(choose the 1 best answer)
    • A. 

      ALL of the following

    • B. 

      Were in the Southeast in a rich wooded environment

    • C. 

      Included the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek and Seminole

    • D. 

      Lived peacefully among the Americans until the Trail of Tears

  • 24. 
    By AD 1500, how many tribal nations lived in North America? 
  • 25. 
    Early hunters were challenged to find new sources of food when the megafauna died off.  What caused extinction of the Mammoth?(choose the 1 best answer)
    • A. 

      Hunters with spears

    • B. 

      Climate change

    • C. 

      Disease

    • D. 

      ALL of the previous