Native American Cultures Of Kentucky

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Native American Quizzes & Trivia

This is a short quiz over the major Native American tribes of Kentucky. It includes questions over the cultures of Cherokee, Chickasaw, Shawnee, and Iroquois tribes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Shawnee mothers carried their babies on their backs in
    • A. 

      Boxes

    • B. 

      Cradleboards

    • C. 

      Suitcases

  • 2. 
    The Shawnee Native Americans lived in small round dwellings called
    • A. 

      Tents

    • B. 

      Trailers

    • C. 

      Wigwams

  • 3. 
    The Shawnee Native Americans used these to travel down the rivers they lived near...
    • A. 

      Dugout canoes

    • B. 

      Steamboats

    • C. 

      Rafts

  • 4. 
    The Iroquois Native Americans lived in _________ which were made by bending poles from young trees. As many as 20 families might live in one of these.
    • A. 

      Longhouses

    • B. 

      Stadiums

    • C. 

      Teepees

  • 5. 
    Most Iroquois villages were surrounded by...
    • A. 

      Gardens

    • B. 

      Walls

    • C. 

      Watch dogs

  • 6. 
    Many Native Americans passed down stories to their children that told about their tribe's history and beliefs. These stories are know today as...
    • A. 

      Legends

    • B. 

      Picture books

    • C. 

      Blogs

  • 7. 
    The Chickasaw Native Americans were well known as...
    • A. 

      Fierce warriors

    • B. 

      Peacful people

    • C. 

      Nice people

  • 8. 
    The Chickasaw people belonged to their _______ family.
    • A. 

      Second cousin's

    • B. 

      Father's

    • C. 

      Mother's

  • 9. 
    Cherokee women....
    • A. 

      Grew crops, such as corn and squash.

    • B. 

      Were great hunters.

    • C. 

      Did not do much work in the tribe.

  • 10. 
    Cherokee villages were built around large, circle shaped council houses. These council houses were used for....
    • A. 

      Hotels.

    • B. 

      Playrooms for children.

    • C. 

      Religious ceremonies.

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