Iroquois Tribe (Northeast Region)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The women in the Iroquois tribe wore jewelry.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    True, they wore necklaces and bracelets .

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  • 2. 

    The Iroquois live in______.

    • A.

      Longhouses

    • B.

      Wigwams

    • C.

      Chickees

    Correct Answer
    A. Longhouses
    Explanation
    The Iroquois live in longhouses, which are traditional dwellings that can house multiple families. These longhouses are typically made of wood and have a long rectangular shape. They are designed to be communal living spaces, with each family having their own section within the structure. Longhouses are an important part of Iroquois culture and are still used today for ceremonies and cultural events.

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  • 3. 

    The Iroquois Tribe was also known as the “People of the Woods”.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False, they were known as the Haudenosaunee or “People of the Longhouse”

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  • 4. 

    What Region is the Iroqois Tribe from?

    • A.

      Northeast

    • B.

      Southeast

    • C.

      Southwest

    • D.

      South

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Northeast
    Explanation
    The Iroquois Tribe is from the Northeast region.

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  • 5. 

    The Iroquois______clothing

    • A.

      Bought

    • B.

      Made their own

    • C.

      Didn't wear

    Correct Answer
    B. Made their own
    Explanation
    The Iroquois made their own clothing. This suggests that they were skilled in the art of garment making and had the necessary resources and materials to create their own attire. This self-sufficiency in clothing production allowed them to have control over the design, style, and quality of their garments, reflecting their cultural identity and traditions.

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  • 6. 

    Where did the Iroquois live by/at?

    • A.

      Lake Ontario

    • B.

      Minnesota

    • C.

      Arkansas

    • D.

      Kansas

    Correct Answer
    A. Lake Ontario
    Explanation
    The Iroquois lived by Lake Ontario.

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  • 7. 

    The Iroquois Mainly eat____.

    • A.

      Corn, squash, beans and game or fish

    • B.

      Crackers and Peanut Butter

    • C.

      Broccoli, wheat and grass

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Corn, squash, beans and game or fish
    Explanation
    The Iroquois mainly eat corn, squash, beans, and game or fish. These were staple foods in their diet and provided essential nutrients for their survival. Corn, squash, and beans were known as the "Three Sisters" and were often grown together as they complemented each other's growth. Game or fish were also important sources of protein in their diet. This answer accurately reflects the traditional food choices of the Iroquois people.

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  • 8. 

    The Iroquois killed game with_____.

    • A.

      bow and arrows

    • B.

      Guns

    • C.

      Stones

    • D.

      Knives

    Correct Answer
    A. bow and arrows
    Explanation
    The Iroquois killed game with bow and arrows because they were skilled hunters who relied on this traditional method for hunting. The bow and arrow allowed them to hunt from a distance, giving them a better chance of catching their prey without scaring it away. The Iroquois had mastered the use of bow and arrows over generations, making it an effective and efficient tool for hunting game.

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  • 9. 

    The Iroquois associated with more than one other tribe

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    They were affiliated with Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, and Seneca.

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  • 10. 

    The Iroquois Tribe was part of the "League of Peace and Power"? **

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    True, they came together with different tribes to create the "League of Peace and Power".

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