Kaelyn's Virginia History Test

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History of Virginia's Indian groups


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What language did the Cherokee Indians speak?
    • A. 

      Iroquoian

    • B. 

      Algonquian

    • C. 

      Siouan

  • 2. 
    How did the Indians help the colonists?
    • A. 

      Taught them survival skills

    • B. 

      Taught them how to build boats

    • C. 

      Taught them how to make weapons

  • 3. 
    Who is someone who studies artifacts to learn what life was like long ago?
    • A. 

      Archaeologist

    • B. 

      Anthropologist

    • C. 

      Gemologist

  • 4. 
    How many state recognized Indian tribes are in Virginia?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      8

  • 5. 
    What Indian tribe was part of the Iroquoian Language group?
    • A. 

      Cherokee

    • B. 

      Powhatan

    • C. 

      Algonquin

  • 6. 
    What Indian tribe was part of the Algonquian Language group?
    • A. 

      Cherokee

    • B. 

      Powhatan

    • C. 

      Piedmont

  • 7. 
    The Powhatan Indians spoke what language?
    • A. 

      Iroquoian

    • B. 

      Algonquian

    • C. 

      Siouan

  • 8. 
    In what region were the American Indian traditional homelands?
    • A. 

      Tidewater

    • B. 

      Piedmont

    • C. 

      Blue Ridge

  • 9. 
    The Indians of the Siouan Language group lived in what region of Virginia?
    • A. 

      Piedmont

    • B. 

      Tidewater

    • C. 

      Blue Ridge

  • 10. 
    Why are Virginia's Indians referred to as Eastern Woodland Indians?
    • A. 

      They lived in the East

    • B. 

      They lived in Virginia

    • C. 

      They lived in land covered by woods

  • 11. 
    Who were the very first people to live on Virginia land?
    • A. 

      American Indians

    • B. 

      British

    • C. 

      Spanish

  • 12. 
    Who called the people in North America Indians because he thought he was in India?
    • A. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • B. 

      John Smith

    • C. 

      Barack Obama

  • 13. 
    What did Indians use to make their clothes?
    • A. 

      Animal skins

    • B. 

      Tree bark

    • C. 

      Leaves

  • 14. 
    How do Native Americans live today?
    • A. 

      Like other Americans

    • B. 

      Like other Indians

    • C. 

      Like animals

  • 15. 
    Historians use _______________ to tell about how people lived long ago?
    • A. 

      Artifacts

    • B. 

      Arrowheads

    • C. 

      Books

  • 16. 
    What are groups of Native Americans united under one leader sharing one culture called?
    • A. 

      Tribes

    • B. 

      Packs

    • C. 

      Families

  • 17. 
    What is the large Indian town used by Indian leaders for several hundred years?
    • A. 

      Werewocomoco

    • B. 

      Algoquian

    • C. 

      Heremonoco

  • 18. 
    What did the Indians eat in the spring?
    • A. 

      Fish and berries

    • B. 

      Animals and berries

    • C. 

      Animals and fish

  • 19. 
    The Cherokee were members of which Native American language group?
    • A. 

      Iroquoian

    • B. 

      Algonquian

    • C. 

      Siouan

  • 20. 
    The Cherokee Indians lived in what region of Virginia?
    • A. 

      Appalachian Plateau

    • B. 

      Valle and Ridge

    • C. 

      Blue Ridge

  • 21. 
    What did Indians use to build their homes?
    • A. 

      Items around them from their environment

    • B. 

      Wood

    • C. 

      Mud

  • 22. 
    What did the Indians eat in the summer?
    • A. 

      Crops

    • B. 

      Fish

    • C. 

      Berries

  • 23. 
    The Powhatan Indians lived in what region of Virginia?
    • A. 

      Tidewater

    • B. 

      Appalachian Plateau

    • C. 

      Piedmont

  • 24. 
    What did the Indians eat in the winter?
    • A. 

      Animals

    • B. 

      Fish

    • C. 

      Crops

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