A River Ran Wild

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Name three animals lived along the river.

    Explanation
    The given answer lists a variety of animals that are known to live along rivers such as bears, moose, deer, hawks, owls, geese, beavers, turtles, and fish. These animals are commonly found in or near rivers due to the availability of water and food sources. They have adapted to the river ecosystem and rely on it for their survival.

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  • 2. 

    What mountain did the natives settle near?

    • A.

      Mt. Washington

    • B.

      Rocky Mountains

    • C.

      Mt. Wachusset

    • D.

      Mt. Kilimanjaro

    Correct Answer
    C. Mt. Wachusset
    Explanation
    The natives settled near Mt. Wachusset.

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  • 3. 

    How did the native people get everything they needed?

    • A.

      From the grocery store or Walmart.

    • B.

      They traded with their friends.

    • C.

      From the river, land and forest.

    Correct Answer
    C. From the river, land and forest.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "From the river, land and forest." This suggests that the native people relied on the resources provided by their natural surroundings to obtain everything they needed. They likely gathered food and materials from the river, land, and forest, demonstrating their ability to live off the land and utilize the resources available to them.

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  • 4. 

    When the white man came with gifts, what was built?

    Correct Answer
    Trading post.
    Explanation
    When the white man arrived with gifts, a trading post was established. A trading post is a place where goods are exchanged or traded between different groups of people. The arrival of the white man with gifts suggests that they were interested in establishing trade relationships and potentially exploiting resources from the area. Therefore, it would make sense for them to build a trading post as a central location for conducting trade and negotiations with the local population.

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  • 5. 

    What were some bad things that the new white skinned settlers started doing?

    Correct Answer
    Killing more animals than they needed, cut down forest, and built dams.
    Explanation
    The new white-skinned settlers engaged in destructive practices such as killing more animals than necessary, cutting down forests, and constructing dams. These actions had negative consequences on the environment, leading to loss of biodiversity, deforestation, and disruption of natural water systems.

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  • 6. 

    What happened at the time of the American Revolution?

    • A.

      Logs were floated down the river for saw mills.

    • B.

      Many new machines were invented.

    • C.

      Materials from the land were used to make everything.

    Correct Answer
    B. Many new machines were invented.
    Explanation
    During the American Revolution, there was a surge in innovation and technological advancements. This led to the invention of numerous new machines that played a crucial role in various aspects of the revolution. These machines improved productivity, transportation, and communication, which ultimately contributed to the success of the revolution.

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  • 7. 

    What happened to the river after the Industrial Revolution?

    Correct Answer
    It was polluted.
    Explanation
    After the Industrial Revolution, the river was polluted. This is because the rapid industrialization led to the discharge of large amounts of industrial waste and pollutants into the river. Factories and industries released untreated sewage, chemicals, and other pollutants directly into the water, causing contamination and degradation of the river's ecosystem. The pollution had detrimental effects on the river's water quality, aquatic life, and the overall health of the river system.

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  • 8. 

    What happened to the animals in the river after it became polluted?

    Correct Answer
    They got sick or died.
    Explanation
    The animals in the river suffered negative consequences after it became polluted. This pollution likely caused them to become sick or even die. The contamination of the river likely had a detrimental impact on the health and well-being of the animals, leading to these unfortunate outcomes.

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  • 9. 

    What was the main source of pollution in the Nashua River?

    • A.

      Dye

    • B.

      Fiber

    • C.

      Chemicals

    • D.

      Pulp

    Correct Answer
    D. Pulp
    Explanation
    The main source of pollution in the Nashua River was pulp. This suggests that the discharge of pulp waste into the river was a significant contributor to the pollution problem. Pulp waste can contain various chemicals and contaminants that can harm the river ecosystem and impact water quality.

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  • 10. 

    What was the Indian's nick name for the Nashaway River?

    • A.

      The clear River.

    • B.

      Dirty River.

    • C.

      River of hope.

    • D.

      River with the Pebbled Bottom.

    Correct Answer
    D. River with the Pebbled Bottom.
    Explanation
    The Indian's nickname for the Nashaway River was "River with the Pebbled Bottom." This name suggests that the river had a bottom covered with pebbles, which could have been a distinctive feature of the river. It is possible that the pebbles in the riverbed made it easier for the Indians to cross or navigate the river, hence the nickname.

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  • 11. 

    What event made the Indians realize that something must be done to help their river?

    • A.

      A dream.

    • B.

      All of the pollution.

    • C.

      A T.V. show.

    • D.

      A ghost.

    Correct Answer
    A. A dream.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A dream." This suggests that the Indians had a dream that made them realize the urgency of taking action to help their river. The dream might have conveyed a message or a vision that highlighted the consequences of the pollution and the need for intervention. This realization prompted them to take steps towards addressing the issue and finding solutions to protect and restore the river.

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  • 12. 

    The Indians convinced the towns:

    • A.

      To stop polluting.

    • B.

      To clean up the waste.

    • C.

      To build plants to process waste.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because the statement mentions that the Indians convinced the towns to stop polluting, clean up the waste, and build plants to process waste. Therefore, all three options are included in the answer.

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  • 13. 

    How long did it take for the Nashua river to become clean again?

    • A.

      A few months.

    • B.

      Several years.

    • C.

      A couple of days.

    • D.

      Three weeks.

    Correct Answer
    B. Several years.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is several years because it takes a significant amount of time for a river to become clean again after being polluted. This process involves various steps such as implementing pollution control measures, restoring the ecosystem, and allowing natural processes to purify the water. These processes can take several years to complete and ensure that the river is clean and healthy again.

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  • 14. 

    The river in the end of the story is:

    • A.

      Still polluted.

    • B.

      Gone.

    • C.

      Similar to the way it was a long time ago.

    Correct Answer
    C. Similar to the way it was a long time ago.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Similar to the way it was a long time ago." This suggests that the river has been restored to its previous state and is no longer polluted or gone. The story likely describes efforts to clean up the river and restore it to its natural state, resulting in a positive outcome.

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  • 15. 

    How did the Indians feel about the new settlers?

    • A.

      They became close friends.

    • B.

      They didn't care that they were their.

    • C.

      They disliked them.

    Correct Answer
    C. They disliked them.
    Explanation
    The Indians felt negatively towards the new settlers.

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