Chapter 1 Practice Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 25

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the Bering Strait?
    • A. 

      Waterway in South America

    • B. 

      Waterway that connected Canada and Asia long ago

    • C. 

      Waterway that used to be land bridge to Asia

    • D. 

      Land bridge from North America to South America

  • 2. 
    What is potlatch?
    • A. 

      Pottery to celebrate communities

    • B. 

      Ceremonies to celebrate weddings

    • C. 

      Pottery given at ceremonies

    • D. 

      Ceremonies to celebrate wealth of individuals

  • 3. 
    What is a kayak?
    • A. 

      Small boat made from wood

    • B. 

      Small boat made from animal skins

    • C. 

      Small boat made from hollowed trees

    • D. 

      Small boat made from mud bricks

  • 4. 
    The Silk Road linked which two areas?
    • A. 

      Europe and Asia

    • B. 

      Middle East and Asia

    • C. 

      Europe and the Middle East

    • D. 

      China and India

  • 5. 
    Which civilization were harsh warriors that believed in human sacrifice?
    • A. 

      Aztecs

    • B. 

      Incas

    • C. 

      Mayans

    • D. 

      Anasazi

  • 6. 
    The Greeks gave European nations, and later America, a basis for law and equal punishment under the law.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following native groups gave women a lot of power and included 5 clans?
    • A. 

      Mound builders

    • B. 

      Alogonquin

    • C. 

      Iroquois

    • D. 

      Incas

  • 8. 
    Which early civilization is the oldest?
    • A. 

      Aztecs

    • B. 

      Mayans

    • C. 

      Incas

    • D. 

      Mexicans

  • 9. 
    The Algonquin group of natives were located in the Eastern Woodlands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which area of the early US did natives hunt buffalo?
    • A. 

      Great Plains

    • B. 

      Eastern Woodlands

    • C. 

      Southwest

    • D. 

      Far North

  • 11. 
    Type question here
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following areas of the early U.S. did families live in pit houses dug into the ground?
    • A. 

      Northwest

    • B. 

      Far West

    • C. 

      Southeast

    • D. 

      Southwest

  • 13. 
    The Incas were located in Mexico and built their capital at present day Mexico city.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Romans were concerned with laws and justice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Describe how farming helps create civilizations.
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