Native Americans Of The West

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Native American Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz tests student knowledge of Native Americans of the West.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Reflecting various life-styles, some native Americans were farmers and had permanent settlements, while others lived nomadically, combining hunting with farming and sheep herding. Therfore, a nomad is a person who moves from place to place.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which group of Indians constituted the largest group in the West?
    • A. 

      Apache

    • B. 

      Navajo

    • C. 

      Plains

  • 3. 
    What did the Indians use as a source of food, clothing, fuel, and weapons?
    • A. 

      Dogs

    • B. 

      Cats

    • C. 

      Buffalo

  • 4. 
    In 1867, an Indian Peace Commission, established by Congress, decided that all Plains tribes would be relocated on two reservations. These reservations are located in_________________&______________________.
    • A. 

      Mississippi & Tennessee

    • B. 

      California & Washington

    • C. 

      Okalhoma & Dakotas

  • 5. 
    Which organization was in charge of the reservations?
    • A. 

      Bureau of Congress

    • B. 

      Bureau of Indian Affairs

    • C. 

      Bureau of Statistics

  • 6. 
    Indians relied heavily on the buffalo.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Who was hired by railroad companies to kill buffalo.
    • A. 

      Wild Bill Hitchcock

    • B. 

      Buffalo Bill Cody

    • C. 

      Wild Wounded Knee