Native Americans Culture Quiz: Trivia!

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How well do you know about Native American culture? Native Americans were the indigenous people found in North America. They included tribes such as the Cherokee, Chickasaw, and the Creek. Native Americans had a fascinating culture full of diverse and different people and practices. Take our very informative quiz, and find out what aspect of the culture is relevant today.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of the buffalo was not used for daily survival by the Plains Indians?
    • A. 

      The Intestines

    • B. 

      The Dung

    • C. 

      No Part Went Unused

    • D. 

      The Meat And Hide

  • 2. 
    What kind of feathers are used on a Native American Chief's ceremonial bonnet?
    • A. 

      Yellow-Bellied Sap Sucker Feathers

    • B. 

      Golden Eagle Feathers

    • C. 

      Hawk Feathers

    • D. 

      Canadian Honker Feathers

  • 3. 
    In the old days, why did Northwest Indians create forest fires?
    • A. 

      To Give Edible Foods A Chance To Grow With The Seasons

    • B. 

      They Used Fire To Chase Deer And Elk Out Into The Open When Hunting For Winters Food

    • C. 

      To Use Fire To Detract Their Enemies So They Could Retreat To Safe Ground

    • D. 

      Because Indians Were Natural Fire Bugs

  • 4. 
    What was a sure way for an Indian not to get lost while hunting in strange territory of the vast wilderness on overcast days?
    • A. 

      They Always Carefully Looked For Landmarks

    • B. 

      Always Paid Attention To Which Way The Wind Blew

    • C. 

      Prayed For The Sun To Come Out

    • D. 

      They Knew Moss Grew On The North Side Of The Tree

  • 5. 
    What happened to Cynthia Ann Parker when she was returned by force to her White relatives?
    • A. 

      She Died Of Old Age

    • B. 

      She Became A Spokesperson For Comanche Rights

    • C. 

      She Starved Herself To Death

    • D. 

      She Married Her Old Sweetheart

  • 6. 
    In the movie "Thunder Heart", if the case wasn't wrapped up fast, what food would they be eating for "many moons to come"?
    • A. 

      Chicken And Carrotts

    • B. 

      Rice And Beans

    • C. 

      Deer Meat And Onions

    • D. 

      Frybread And Dog Soup

  • 7. 
    Which of these ceremonial chiefs was also known for his knowledge of healing techniques?
    • A. 

      Chief Nelson Wallulatum

    • B. 

      Chief Quanah Parker

    • C. 

      Chief Sitting Bull

    • D. 

      Chief Crazy Horse

  • 8. 
    Why did Comanche's thrust the battle spear from under the arm, rather than throw it javelin-style?
    • A. 

      Underarm, Rather Than Overarm, Was A Sign Of Prowess

    • B. 

      It Was The Personal Choice Of The Warrior

    • C. 

      If Thrust Overarm, The Spear Might Hit Bone And Break The Point

    • D. 

      The Weight Of The Battle Spear Made It Awkward To Throw

  • 9. 
    Did all Comanche warriors carry battle spears?
    • A. 

      No, Only The Bravest Men Carried A Spear

    • B. 

      No, Only The Eldest Son Carried The Battle Spear

    • C. 

      Yes, It Was Part Of The Comanche War Ceremony

    • D. 

      Yes, It Gave Them An Advantage

  • 10. 
    What is unusual about the name of Quanah Parker, the last chief of the Comanche Indians?
    • A. 

      Only Chiefs Were Given That Name

    • B. 

      Only Chief To Have The Last Name

    • C. 

      Never Changed His Name At Manhood

    • D. 

      Not His Real Name

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