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Pre-Colonial Period Questions - All Grades

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Grade 8 Pre-Colonial Period
Which city was the first founded by Europeans in North America?
  1. Jamestown
  2. Boston
  3. St. Augustine
  4. Washington
  5. New York
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The Hopi and Navajo were Native Americans of what area?
  1. Northwest
  2. Southeast
  3. Southwest
  4. Northeast
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
What was the most important reason that decided how/what the Indians made their shelter out of?
  1. Their weath
  2. The climate (temperature)
  3. Their religion
  4. The animals around them
Grade 3 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 3 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 7 Pre-Colonial Period
A type of written communication used by Native Americans in Mississippi:
  1. Pictography
  2. Caligraphy
  3. Hieroglyphs
  4. Text messages
Grade 1 Pre-Colonial Period
Natives means...
  1. people who are nice.
  2. babies who need food to eat.
  3. people with a lot of friends.
  4. people who lived somewhere first.
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
What is the continent that Columbus hoped to reach?
  1. Asia
  2. Europe
  3. North America
  4. South America
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Which of these allowed American Indians to be able to stay in the same place?
  1. Being able to hunt
  2. Being able to trade
  3. Being able to herd animals
  4. Being able to grow crops
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
De Soto discovered the                  .
  1. Mississippi River
  2. Colorado River
  3. Arkansas River
  4. American River
Grade 6 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
What was Christopher Colombus looking for on his voyage?
  1. A short cut to the Indies
  2. The New World
  3. Canada
  4. The Silk Road
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Which of these bodies of water was the most important resource of the Northwest Coast indians?
  1. The Pacific Ocean
  2. The Atlantic Ocean
  3. The Gulf of Mexico
  4. The Mississippi River
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 3 Pre-Colonial Period
What was the environment like where the Yurok lived?
  1. It only had water deep underground.
  2. It had rivers full of salmon.
  3. It had few trees.
  4. It had few fish.
Grade 3 Pre-Colonial Period
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