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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Pre-Colonial Period Questions

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Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The nickname for the Iroquois was what?
  1. the Confederacy.
  2. the Tribe.
  3. People of the Longhouse.
  4. Clan Mothers.
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
What is wampum?
  1. a feathered headband
  2. a belt made of shells and beads
  3. a leather bracelet
  4. a knitted belt
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The American Indians who lived in the Great Plains made most of their materials, shelter, and clothing from what animal?
  1. Rabbit
  2. Bear
  3. Buffalo
  4. Deer
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
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 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
The Native Americans of the Plains hunted what to live?
  1. fish
  2. buffalo
  3. deer
  4. sheep
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 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Which Indian tribe built hogans in the desert Southwest for shelter?
  1. Pueblos
  2. Navajos
  3. Eskimos
  4. Zunis
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
A boat made from a hollowed out log is called a                .
  1. wigwams
  2. wampum
  3. hogans
  4. dugouts
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The American Indians hunted what animal during the winter?
  1. Caribou
  2. Polar bears
  3. Bears
  4. Fish
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Most of the indians we covered made their clothing out of WHAT material?
  1. Deer/rabbits
  2. Cotton
  3. Linen
  4. Eagles
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The dry, desert environment--
  1. was home to the Eastern Woodlands Indians.
  2. required the Southwest Indians to adapt their entire way of life to it, planting crops such as corn and storing the surplus.
  3. resulted in the need for extensive trading networks, which used a language developed by the Chinooks.
  4. led archaeologists to develop the land bridge theory of migration.
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Which of the following eras came first?
  1. Colonization
  2. War for Independence
  3. Age of Exploration
  4. Land and People Before Columbus
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. Some New Jordans
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
What were the name of Columbus' three ships?
  1. The Nina, The Pinta and The Santa Maria
  2. The Voyager
  3. The Mayflower
  4. Ferdinand and Isabella
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Which of the following statements are true regarding the English settlement at Roanoke:
  1. In 1585, 107 men, women, and children settled in Roanoke off the coast of North Carolina
  2. Battling and defeating the Spanish Armada helped the settlement at Roanoke thrive
  3. During the first few years, ships full of supplies from England enabled the settlers survival
  4. In July, 1587, 114 additional settlers including women landed at Roanoke
  5. August 18, 1587, Virginia Dare was the English child born on American soil
  6. In 1591, after a late delivery of supplies, a sign reading Croatoan led to the discovery of the new settlement on Croatoan island where the Roanoke settlers had moved
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
This explorer wanted to discover the fountain of youth, but instead, he discovered Florida in 1513?
  1. Ponce De Leon
  2. Pedro Menendez de Aviles
  3. Hernan Cortes
  4. Vasco de Gama
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The Inuit peoples used whales for the following purposes. (Choose all that apply)
  1. food
  2. travel
  3. oil
  4. clothing
  5. tools
  6. pets
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