Thunder Rolling In The Mountains Quiz!

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Thunder Rolling In The Mountains Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Once the Nez Perce had crossed the Snake River what did Chief Joseph want his people to do?
    • A. 

      Return to their homeland of Wallowa.

    • B. 

      Fight General Howard and his soldiers.

    • C. 

      Start a new home right beside the Snake River.

    • D. 

      Make the short march to their new home in Lapwai

  • 2. 
    On the last day before we left for the march to Lapwai, there was a _________  of all our clans.
  • 3. 
    Sound of Running Feet says to Swan Necklace, "What has happened to make your tongue go to sleep in your mouth?"  What did Sound of Running Feet mean?
    • A. 

      He bit his tongue and it hurt to talk.

    • B. 

      He had not talked in a long time.

    • C. 

      He was exhausted (tired) and had to catch his breath.

    • D. 

      He swallowed his tongue and was unable to talk.

  • 4. 
    Sound of Running Feet was very proud that Swan Necklace had wanted to start to fight and become a warrior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The first time five warriors rode to meet the soldiers near White Bird Canyon what event happened next?
    • A. 

      The soldiers shot at the warriors killing all 5.

    • B. 

      The soldiers shot at the warriors and the warriors returned to their tribe shouting "war".

    • C. 

      The soldiers captured the 5 warriors and made them prisoners.

    • D. 

      The 5 warriors shot arrows at the soldiers killing 34 of them.

  • 6. 
    Sound of Running Feet did not want to go into battle with the warriors.  She felt safer staying with the children.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Two Moons rode among the warriors holding__________ above his head that he gave to his son Swan Necklace?
    • A. 

      The scalp of the white soldier he killed.

    • B. 

      A rifle for Swan Necklace to use to kill more white soldiers.

    • C. 

      A new bow and arrow for Swan Necklace to use.

    • D. 

      A red jacket for Swan Necklace to wear.

  • 8. 
    Swan Necklace said to Red Owl, "Foolish child!", "You will be the death of us."    . . . .  He would not be so boastful in front of the others.  What do you think the word boastful means?
    • A. 

      Proud and brave

    • B. 

      Ashamed and embarrassed

    • C. 

      confident and sure of himself

    • D. 

      Silly and immature

  • 9. 
    Chief Joseph said, "We must not shoot first," he said.  "Maybe they come with good hearts."  What does Chief Joseph mean when he says this?
    • A. 

      The white soldiers may come with gifts for peace.

    • B. 

      The white soldiers might be willing to listen and not start a war.

    • C. 

      Chief Joseph wants the chance to get the first shots on the white soldiers.

    • D. 

      None

  • 10. 
    Swan Necklace said, "I have plenty of bullets now." "And all the warriors have rifles.  The soldiers won't need them anymore."  What did Swan Necklace mean by this?
    • A. 

      The white soldiers surrenedred and retreated.

    • B. 

      Swan Necklace went into the white soldiers fort and stole the bullets and rifles.

    • C. 

      The white soldiers dropped their rifles and bullets and ran away.

    • D. 

      The white soldiers that were killed can't fight anymore because they are dead and don't need these supplies.