North American Culture Quiz 4

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North American Culture Quiz 4

This quiz tests your knowledge of the Pilgrims and the Columbian Exchange.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Tell me if this sentence is TRUE or FALSE:Columbus was the first person to discover America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Tell me if this sentence is TRUE or FALSE:The Pilgrims had the first Thanksgiving dinner.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Tell me if this sentence is TRUE or FALSE:The pilgrims had a peaceful relationship with the Native Americans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Tell me if this sentence is TRUE or FALSE:Slavery has always been illegal in the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Tell me if this sentence is TRUE or FALSE:The Pilgrims were well-prepared and ready to live in the new world.  They brought the right supplies and they brought people who knew how to survive in America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Choose the best answer:In what region of America did the Mayflower arrive?
    • A. 

      The Southeast

    • B. 

      The Northwest

    • C. 

      The Northeast

    • D. 

      The South

  • 7. 
    Why did the Pilgrims come to America?
    • A. 

      To fight with the Native Americans

    • B. 

      To get rich

    • C. 

      For religious freedom

    • D. 

      To find a faster route to China

    • E. 

      Both B and C

  • 8. 
    Why did the Pilgrims choose Plymouth Rock as their place to live?
    • A. 

      It was the first place that they landed after months at sea.

    • B. 

      Some Pilgrims had relatives there.

    • C. 

      There was an abandoned Indian village there.

    • D. 

      They thought God told them to go there.

    • E. 

      Both A and B

  • 9. 
    Some of these events happened.  Some did not.  Select all the events that did happen.
    • A. 

      The Pilgrims robbed graves

    • B. 

      The Pilgrims and Native Americans often got married to each other

    • C. 

      The Pilgrims brought gifts for the Native Americans from Europe

    • D. 

      The Pilgrims stole from the Native Americans

    • E. 

      None of these are true

  • 10. 
    Some of these sentences describe the Pilgrims.  Some do not.  Select all the phrases that describe the Pilgrims.
    • A. 

      They were strict, Puritan Christians

    • B. 

      They believed God wanted them to have America

    • C. 

      They did not like drinking or gambling

    • D. 

      They thought that America was full of gold

  • 11. 
    After Europeans came to America, plants, animals and diseases traveled between North America and Europe.  This process is called the:
    • A. 

      Amherst Initiative

    • B. 

      The Pilgrim Genocide

    • C. 

      The Traveling Problem

    • D. 

      Columbian Exchange

    • E. 

      The Stock Exchange

  • 12. 
    Which of the following items came from North America?
    • A. 

      Horses

    • B. 

      Chocolate

    • C. 

      Tomatoes

    • D. 

      Paper

    • E. 

      Pumpkins

  • 13. 
    Tell me if this sentence is TRUE, or if it is FALSE:Squanto lived in both America and Europe
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Tell me if this sentence is TRUE, or if it is FALSE:Squanto spoke English
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The Columbian Exchange brought lots of disease to North America.  How many Indians died because of disease?
    • A. 

      Less than 10%

    • B. 

      Around 35%

    • C. 

      About half

    • D. 

      Less than 75%

    • E. 

      More than 80%

  • 16. 
    What products were involved in the Trade Triangle between North America, Europe, and Africa?
    • A. 

      Sugar, tomatoes, and clothing

    • B. 

      Guns, tobacco and new ships

    • C. 

      Slaves, guns, and sugar

    • D. 

      Sugar, slaves, and animals

    • E. 

      Tobacco, clothing and sugar

  • 17. 
    What products were not in America until Europeans came?  Select all of the products that Europe brought to America.
    • A. 

      Horses

    • B. 

      Turkey

    • C. 

      Wheat

    • D. 

      Chocolate

    • E. 

      Rice

  • 18. 
    What products did North America give to Europe?  Select all of the products that America gave to Europe.
    • A. 

      Tobacco

    • B. 

      Chocolate

    • C. 

      Potatoes

    • D. 

      Tomatoes

    • E. 

      Corn

  • 19. 
    What were the effects of the Columbian exchange?  Select all of the effects of the Columbian Exchange. 
    • A. 

      Diseases killed most Native Americans

    • B. 

      Slavery became a part of America's economy

    • C. 

      Christopher Columbus became King of America

    • D. 

      New products were brought to Europe and America.

    • E. 

      Baseball became an important sport all over the world

  • 20. 
    Which situation describes "cognitive dissonance"?
    • A. 

      I am a Cleveland Cavaliers basketball fan. I don't like Los Angeles Lakers fans. I don't like Kobe Bryant and I hope that they lose every game they play.

    • B. 

      I am a student. I cheat on tests because I think it is OK to cheat if I get a good grade. If nobody finds out, it doesn't matter if I cheat.

    • C. 

      I am a soldier. My boss tells me to kill someone, but I say no. I drop my gun and I quit being a soldier because I do not want to hurt anyone. I will get in trouble, but I don't care.

    • D. 

      I am from France. I think it's OK to hurt people from England, because English people are "below" me anyway. I think they have a lower status than me, so I don't care if someone hurts them. T think they are like animals.

    • E. 

      I don't like horror movies because they scare me.

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