Native American Regions Quiz

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Native American Regions Quiz


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  • 1. 
    The Plains:How did the Blackfoot Natives get their names?
    • A. 

      Their feet would look black from all the mud during the rainy season.

    • B. 

      They would walk across burnt prairies, turning their Moccasins black.

    • C. 

      They would paint their Moccasins black before they would go to war.

    • D. 

      Their feet would get dirty from all the dirt.

  • 2. 
    The Plains:Which crop was the most important for the Plains Natives?
    • A. 

      Corn

    • B. 

      Berries

    • C. 

      Wheat

    • D. 

      Squash

  • 3. 
    The Eastern Woodlands:What was the most popular game in the Eastern Woodlands? 
    • A. 

      Ring and Pin

    • B. 

      The Running Game

    • C. 

      Lacrosse

    • D. 

      Stick Dice

  • 4. 
    The Eastern Woodlands:What were dream catchers used for?
    • A. 

      For children to practice sewing.

    • B. 

      To help children have good dreams.

    • C. 

      To catch evil spirits before they reached your dreams.

    • D. 

      To hang as pieces of art.

  • 5. 
    Native American Homes:Match the Native American homes to the regions they belong to. 
    • A. Teepees
    • A.
    • B. Longhouses
    • B.
    • C. Igloos
    • C.
    • D. Adobe
    • D.
    • E. Wigwams
    • E.
  • 6. 
    The Plains:The Plains Natives would have 2 ceremonies to celebrate their gods and the beginning and end of the crop season.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Pacific Northwest:How would many tribes in the Pacific Northwest pay for their goods?
    • A. 

      With blankets.

    • B. 

      With animal meat they hunted.

    • C. 

      With animal furs.

    • D. 

      With beautifully woven baskets.

  • 8. 
    The Eastern Woodlands:If a man wanted to marry a woman, he would bring meat. If the woman cooked it, they would be considered married.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Pacific Northwest:The Pacific Northwest would use whale oil to make food more flavorful.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The Pacific Northwest:How many people could fit in a single canoe?
    • A. 

      50 people.

    • B. 

      10 people.

    • C. 

      5 people.

    • D. 

      20 people.

  • 11. 
    The Arctic:Which animal did the Arctic Natives NOT hunt?
    • A. 

      Walrus

    • B. 

      Beaver

    • C. 

      Snowshoe Hare

    • D. 

      Beluga Whale

  • 12. 
    The Arctic:What language did many of the Arctic Natives speak?
    • A. 

      Cherokee

    • B. 

      Navajo

    • C. 

      Cree

    • D. 

      Eskimo Aleut

  • 13. 
    The Arctic:Animals skins were used for clothes, carpets, and homes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Desert Southwest:What were Kachina Dolls used for?
    • A. 

      As learning tools.

    • B. 

      The toys for children.

    • C. 

      To be displayed in an adobe.

    • D. 

      As art.

  • 15. 
    The Desert Southwest:What were the Desert Southwest Natives first to make in the Americas?
    • A. 

      Bows and arrows.

    • B. 

      The first to make beautifully designed pottery.

    • C. 

      Dream Catchers.

    • D. 

      Scarves.

  • 16. 
    The Desert Southwest:The Desert Southwest men governed the land, hunted, and grew the crops, while the women owned the land and cared for the property.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False