Exam One: Native American Art History

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Medicine Quizzes & Trivia

This exam covers information from quizzes 1-6: prehistory in north america, prehistoric eastern woodlands, and historic southeast.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Long coats" or "medicine man's coats" were worn only by men of high rank or of special stature in Seminole society.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Approximately when did Seminole women invent patchwork?
    • A. 

      1880

    • B. 

      1900

    • C. 

      1920

    • D. 

      1930

  • 3. 
    Approximately when did sewing machines become available to Seminole women?
    • A. 

      1920

    • B. 

      1880

    • C. 

      1900

    • D. 

      1940

  • 4. 
    Approximately when, according to your authors, did possession of the sewing machine begin to affect the appearance of Seminole clothing?  
    • A. 

      1920

    • B. 

      1880

    • C. 

      1940

    • D. 

      1900

  • 5. 
    The invention and utilization of patchwork coincided with what event?
    • A. 

      Early european contact

    • B. 

      Influences of merging tribes with african americans

    • C. 

      The trail of tears

    • D. 

      Seminole employment in local tourist attractions

  • 6. 
    The Seminole tribe is composed of various culturally related tribes who migrated into Florida about 1750.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Seminole women used to wear hundreds of strings of glass beads around their necks. Each string was given to hear in an annual ceremony and they were worn for ritual reasons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which system do the Seminole follow to trace their family heritage?
    • A. 

      Matrilineal

    • B. 

      Patrilineal

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a method used to reconstruct early clothing styles of the Seminole people?
    • A. 

      From studying early paintings of seminole

    • B. 

      By examining the few items that have survived over the years

    • C. 

      Interviews with seminole women

    • D. 

      Looking at the similar outfits of other southeastern tribes

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are NOT materials used in construction of the Seminole chickee?
    • A. 

      Cypress logs

    • B. 

      Pine Boughs

    • C. 

      Palm thatch leaves

    • D. 

      Paletto branches

  • 11. 
    According to Ken Masters, author of the webpage Cherokee Images: Baskets, Cherokee weavers use the double-weave technique for river cane baskets most commonly today.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    According to Ken Masters, author of the webpage Cherokee Images: Baskets, all of the following materials are used by basket weavers EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      River cane

    • B. 

      Honeysuckle

    • C. 

      Oak

    • D. 

      Buckbrush

    • E. 

      Sweetgrass

  • 13. 
    According to Ken Masters, author of the webpage Cherokee Images: Baskets, which of the following materials was most commonly used by Cherokee basket weavers before the Trail of Tears?
    • A. 

      Sweetgrass

    • B. 

      Buckbrush

    • C. 

      River cane

    • D. 

      Oak

    • E. 

      Honeysuckle

  • 14. 
    According to Ken Masters, author of the webpage Cherokee Images: Baskets, which of the following is the NEWEST material used by Cherokee weavers to make baskets?
    • A. 

      Buckbrush

    • B. 

      Honeysuckle

    • C. 

      Sweetgrass

    • D. 

      Oak

    • E. 

      River cane

  • 15. 
    According to MariJo Moore, author of The Traditional Art of Basketmaking, in which period did basket weaving begin in the Southeast?
    • A. 

      Archaic

    • B. 

      Woodland

    • C. 

      Paleoamerican

    • D. 

      Mississippian

  • 16. 
    According to the author of the webpage, Traditional Choctaw Crafts, what percentage of Choctaw still speak their native language?
    • A. 

      A mere 1%

    • B. 

      Less than 20%

    • C. 

      Approximately 50%

    • D. 

      Approximately 90%

  • 17. 
    In what year were the Chrokee, Choctaw and Creek peoples "removed" to Oklahoma, according to Rion Wilhelm, author of the webpage, Five Civilized Tribes?
    • A. 

      1838

    • B. 

      1900

    • C. 

      1852

    • D. 

      1745

  • 18. 
    The webpage Traditional Choctaw Crafts discusses the crafts of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw, not Oklahoma's.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is NOT considered one of the "Five Civilized Tribes" accordinig to Rion Wilhelm, author of the webpage, Five Civilized Tribes.
    • A. 

      Creek

    • B. 

      Choctaw

    • C. 

      Cherokee

    • D. 

      Shawnee

    • E. 

      Chickasaw

    • F. 

      Seminole

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is NOT a trait that lead Europeans to label certain tribes as "civilized," according to Rion Wilhelm, author of the webpage, Five Civilized Tribes?
    • A. 

      Lived in settled towns

    • B. 

      Were farmers

    • C. 

      Converts to christianity

    • D. 

      Held elected offices

  • 21. 
    According to Berlo and Phillips, Mississippian cultures built upon the legacy of Archaic and Woodland era peoples and were stimulated by renewed contacts with Mesoamerica.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    According to Dr. Knight, author of the webpage on Moundville, AL, the people who built and lived at this site were divided into two classes: nobles and commoners.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The "busk" or Green Corn Ceremony was a thanksgiving for the harvest and a rite of renewal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The historic-period Creeks, Muscogulges, Chickasaws, and Choctaws are confederations of remnant Mississippian peoples.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    When did Hernando de Soto's expedition travel through the Southeast?
    • A. 

      1539-1540

    • B. 

      1514-1515

    • C. 

      1550-1551

    • D. 

      1545-1546

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