Pvhs Arizona History Final

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Arizona Quizzes & Trivia

This test will contain information from the PVHS Arizona History coursework section 3


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Indigenous Voices of the Colorado Plateau:  The Colorado Plateau's geographic landscape straddles the Four Corners Region of the United States, an area that includes Colorado, _____, Arizona, and New Mexico.
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      Nevada

    • C. 

      Utah

    • D. 

      Texas

  • 2. 
    Hopi:  The village of Kykotsmovi, located at the base of _____ Mesa, is the tribal government seat.
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fourth

  • 3. 
    Hopi:  The archaeological record shows that agriculture was introduced to the northern Southwest from Mesoamerica as early as ____ B.C.
    • A. 

      1100

    • B. 

      1300

    • C. 

      1500

    • D. 

      1700

  • 4. 
    Hopi:  Some of the garden terraces at Paaqavi (Bacavi) have been in use since, approximately, A.D. _____.
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      1200

    • C. 

      1400

    • D. 

      1600

  • 5. 
    Hopi Places:  The village of Old Oraibi, established in ____ A.D., is considered the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in North America.
    • A. 

      700

    • B. 

      900

    • C. 

      1100

    • D. 

      1300

  • 6. 
    Hopi Places:  In the mid______, the Hopi and Navajo, joint owners of the coal, at the urging of the United States and various energy companies, signed coal leases establishing the largest surface coal mining operation in the nation.
    • A. 

      1950’s

    • B. 

      1960's

    • C. 

      1970’s

    • D. 

      1980s

  • 7. 
    Hopi Places:  San Francisco Peaks. This ancient volcanic mountain range is located just north of Flagstaff, Arizona. Mount Humphrey, one of the five peaks of the range (other peaks are Agassiz, Fremont, Schultz and Doyle), is the highest point in Arizona with an elevation of _________ feet above sea level.
    • A. 

      13,266

    • B. 

      12,366

    • C. 

      13,622

    • D. 

      12,633

  • 8. 
    Navajo:  The Navajo Nation extends into the states of Utah, Arizona and New Mexico, covering over ______ square miles.
    • A. 

      27,000

    • B. 

      28,000

    • C. 

      29,000

    • D. 

      30,000

  • 9. 
    Navajo:  In______, the United States Army decided to gather all the Navajo people for relocation, though many hid near such locations as Canyon de Chelly and Navajo Mountain.
    • A. 

      1862

    • B. 

      1864

    • C. 

      1866

    • D. 

      1868

  • 10. 
    Navajo:  The Peace Commission and the Treaty of ______ allowed the Navajo to return to their homeland after four terrible years of incarceration.
    • A. 

      1864

    • B. 

      1865

    • C. 

      1867

    • D. 

      1868

  • 11. 
    Navajo:  Navajo tribal membership encompasses over _______ people, spanning more than 14 million acres of reservation land as well as nearby cities.
    • A. 

      100,000

    • B. 

      200,000

    • C. 

      300,000

    • D. 

      400,000

  • 12. 
    Navajo Places:  Puebloan Basket Makers, who occupied this canyon from ____ to 1300 C.E.
    • A. 

      150

    • B. 

      250

    • C. 

      350

    • D. 

      450

  • 13. 
    Navajo Places:  Canyon de Chelly was designated a national monument in ___ to protect and preserve the numerous archeological resources existing on the canyon rims, walls and bottomlands.
    • A. 

      1930

    • B. 

      1931

    • C. 

      1932

    • D. 

      1933

  • 14. 
    Navajo Places:  The formation of Monument Valley began about _________ million years ago.
    • A. 

      Sixty

    • B. 

      Seventy

    • C. 

      Eighty

    • D. 

      Ninety

  • 15. 
    Navajo Places:  Window Rock Window Rock, Arizona is a place of unsurpassed beauty and power. The "Window" has an arch of about _____ feet.
    • A. 

      Fifty

    • B. 

      Sixty

    • C. 

      Seventy

    • D. 

      Eighty

  • 16. 
    Navajo Places:  Subsequent weathering, freezing and thawing created the smooth oval front entrance of the arch. This process continues to the present--in _____, a slab of rock fell from the west abutment.
    • A. 

      1966

    • B. 

      1976

    • C. 

      1986

    • D. 

      1996

  • 17. 
    Havasupai:  Supai Village sits at the bottom of the _____-foot deep Havasu Canyon and is the tribal government seat.
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      3000

    • D. 

      4000

  • 18. 
    Havasupai:  The Havasupai Reservation was founded in June ____ and was originally confined to a small area in the populated part of Havasu Canyon, formerly known as Cataract Canyon.
    • A. 

      1879

    • B. 

      1880

    • C. 

      1881

    • D. 

      1882

  • 19. 
    Hvasupai:  In 1975 the Havasupai Reservation's area was expanded and now totals _______ acres.
    • A. 

      177,088

    • B. 

      188,077

    • C. 

      178,078

    • D. 

      187,087

  • 20. 
    Havasupai:  The Havasupai Reservation was finally established by the United States Government in June ____ and was confined to a small area within Havasu Canyon.
    • A. 

      1860

    • B. 

      1870

    • C. 

      1880

    • D. 

      1890

  • 21. 
    Havasupai Places:  A main attraction of the Havasupai Reservation are its blue-green waterfalls. There are three major falls: Navajo, Havasu, and Mooney. Each has an average height of more than ___ feet.
    • A. 

      45

    • B. 

      55

    • C. 

      65

    • D. 

      75

  • 22. 
    Havasupai Places:  Navajo Falls is located ____ miles downstream from the Havasupai village.
    • A. 

      .5

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      2.5

  • 23. 
    Havasupai Places:  Mooney Falls is the most magnificent of the three and tumbles down from a height of about ____ feet.
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      150

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      250

  • 24. 
    Hualapai:  The Hualapai (also referred to as "Walapai") Reservation is located in the western Grand Canyon corridor. This area comprises a million acres adjacent to _____ miles of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River.
    • A. 

      105

    • B. 

      106

    • C. 

      107

    • D. 

      108

  • 25. 
    Hualapai:  According to the 2003 census, the total population of the Hualapai Indian Reservation is _______ members.
    • A. 

      1,491

    • B. 

      1,941

    • C. 

      1,419

    • D. 

      1,914