Harcourt Social Studies Chapter 2 Quiz

33 Questions | Total Attempts: 234

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A quiz on Chapter 2 in Harcourt's 5th grade Social Studies textbook


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Explain how the Plains People had different governments
  • 2. 
    Give examples of how the Hopi, Zuni, and Navajo tribes adapted to their harsh desert environment
  • 3. 
    The Theory of the _____________________________________________________ says that there was once a connection between Asia & North America.
  • 4. 
    A ___________________________ is an idea based on study and research
  • 5. 
    An ________________________________ is a family member from long ago.
  • 6. 
    A ____________________________ is a movement of people from one place to another
  • 7. 
    An ___________________________ is an object that is made by people and found later on. It gives us clues of how they use to live.
  • 8. 
    True or False, A division of labor existed among the groups of Iroquois with woman preparing meals & the men hunting for food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Animals bones was the most important resource of the groups living in the Eastern Woodlands
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A palisade was a tall wall made from wooden poles built around a village to help protect them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The Iroquois lived in longhouses, each half had 1-2 families living in it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Wampum was a type of plant used for weaving baskets.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Iroquois league was a confederation of 5 nations that loosley worked together and didn't fight with each other.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Algonquians were big farmers and relied on their crops for food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The Algonquians lived in wigwams as well as longhouses
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Eastern Woodland had three main language groups living there.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The Iroquoia groups hunted the buffalo for food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The buffalo was used for
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Clothing

    • C. 

      Tools

    • D. 

      Decoration

  • 19. 
    All the Plains People lived exactly the same
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Plains People like the Souix lived in __________________________________ which held from 20-40 people each.
  • 21. 
    The Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Crow groups lived nomadic lives. Traveling from place to place.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Crow lived in _____________________________, a cone shaped tent
  • 23. 
    The Plains people carried things on a _________________________.
  • 24. 
    To __________________________ is to adjust the way you do something.
  • 25. 
    What two tribes lived in the desert of the Southwest
    • A. 

      The Iroquoian and Algonquian

    • B. 

      The Hopi & the Zuni

    • C. 

      The Cheyenne & The Crow

    • D. 

      The Shoshone & the Chinook

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