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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 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Why did some Native American groups form permanent villages while others moved around?
  1. Some groups liked to travel and others did not.
  2. Some tribes preferred to stay close to their family in permanent villages rather than move from place to place.
  3. Some groups traveled around for religious purposes.
  4. Some had to move to follow the food they needed to eat or because the weather changed at certain times of the year.
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
De Soto discovered the                  .
  1. Mississippi River
  2. Colorado River
  3. Arkansas River
  4. American River
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
How long ago did the Paleo-Indians live in the Utah area?
  1. 2,000 years ago
  2. 1,000 years ago
  3. 12,000 years ago
  4. 100,000 years ago
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
What people built their homes on cliffs?
  1. Fremont Indians
  2. Desert Gatherers
  3. Paleo Indians
  4. Anasazi Indians
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
The Inuit and Nez Perce both used this natural resource for clothing.
  1. Animal skin and tree bark
  2. Grass and Animal fur
  3. Animal skin and fur
  4. Tree bark and grass
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
10,000 years ago, people had to adapt to life after the ice age. Which was one way in which they needed to adapt?
  1. By traveling across an ocean?
  2. By traveling across the land bridge to Asia and Europe
  3. By singing songs
  4. By hunting smaller animals like deer
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
What area did the Iroquois make their home in?
  1. The Great Plains
  2. The Pacific Northwest
  3. The Eastern Woodlands
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
What people lived in pithouses?
  1. Paleo Indians
  2. Fremont Indians
  3. Anasazi Indians
  4. Desert Gatherers
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Which of these were the first people to occupy what is now called Utah?
  1. Desert Gatherers
  2. Navajo Indian
  3. Fremont Indian
  4. Paleo Indian
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Which of these people were nomads?
  1. Fremont Indians
  2. Paleo Indians
  3. Anasazi Indians
  4. All of the above
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Longhouses were the permanent houses of the ....
  1. Inuit and Nez Perce
  2. Kwakuitl and Nez Perce
  3. Only the Kwakuitl
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
The Inuit tribe of the United States are also known as Eskimos who live in igloos. They previously lived a nomadic lifestyle in a constant search for food. What does nomadic mean?
  1. To live in no man's land.
  2. To move from place to place.
  3. To stay in one place and settle in a permanent village.
  4. To be adventurous and carefree.
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