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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Make the short march to their new home in Lapwai
    Explanation
    After crossing the Snake River, Chief Joseph wanted his people to make the short march to their new home in Lapwai. This suggests that Chief Joseph believed that settling in Lapwai would be a better option for his people rather than returning to their homeland of Wallowa or engaging in a fight with General Howard and his soldiers.

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  • 2. 

    On the last day before we left for the march to Lapwai, there was a _________  of all our clans.

    Correct Answer
    parade, celebration, gathering
    Explanation
    The correct answer is parade, celebration, gathering. On the last day before leaving for the march to Lapwai, there was a festive event where all the clans came together. This event involved a parade, where the clans marched together in a procession. It was also a celebration, as it marked the culmination of their time together before the march. Additionally, it was a gathering, as all the clans gathered in one place to participate in the event.

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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    C. He was exhausted (tired) and had to catch his breath.
    Explanation
    The phrase "What has happened to make your tongue go to sleep in your mouth?" suggests that Sound of Running Feet is asking Swan Necklace why she is unable to speak or is having difficulty speaking. The answer "He was exhausted (tired) and had to catch his breath" implies that Sound of Running Feet meant that Swan Necklace was too tired and out of breath to speak properly.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Sound of Running Feet felt proud because Swan Necklace expressed a desire to become a warrior and start fighting. This indicates that Sound of Running Feet values bravery and warrior-like qualities, and sees Swan Necklace's aspirations as something to be proud of. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    B. The soldiers shot at the warriors and the warriors returned to their tribe shouting "war".
    Explanation
    After the soldiers shot at the warriors, the warriors did not get killed or captured. Instead, they returned to their tribe and shouted "war". This suggests that the warriors were not defeated or discouraged by the soldiers' attack. Instead, they saw it as a declaration of war and responded by alerting their tribe and preparing for battle.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is "Sound of Running Feet did not want to go into battle with the warriors. She felt safer staying with the children." The correct answer is False because the statement implies that Sound of Running Feet preferred staying with the children rather than going into battle, which means she did not want to go into battle with the warriors.

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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    D. A red jacket for Swan Necklace to wear.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A red jacket for Swan Necklace to wear. This can be inferred from the context of the sentence, which mentions that Two Moons gave something to his son Swan Necklace. The options of a scalp, a rifle, and a bow and arrow are all violent items, which would not be appropriate for a son to receive. Therefore, the most suitable option is a red jacket, which is a non-violent and symbolic gift.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. confident and sure of himself
    Explanation
    The word "boastful" means being confident and sure of oneself. In the given context, Swan Necklace is described as not being boastful in front of others, implying that he would not be overly confident or sure of himself when others are present. This suggests that Swan Necklace may be displaying a different demeanor or attitude when he is alone with Red Owl.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. The white soldiers might be willing to listen and not start a war.
    Explanation
    Chief Joseph means that the white soldiers might be willing to listen and not start a war. He believes that instead of resorting to violence, it is important to give them a chance and consider that they may have good intentions. He advocates for peaceful communication and understanding, rather than shooting first and escalating the conflict.

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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    D. The white soldiers that were killed can't fight anymore because they are dead and don't need these supplies.
    Explanation
    Swan Necklace meant that since the white soldiers who were killed in battle can no longer fight, they don't need the bullets and rifles anymore. Therefore, Swan Necklace has plenty of bullets now because they were taken from the dead soldiers.

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