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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Pre-Colonial Period Questions

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Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Originally the Iroquois Confederacy was made up of how many nations?
  1. 3
  2. 5
  3. 7
  4. 9
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The Iroquois Confederacy primarily traded what good with European colonists?
  1. furs
  2. gold
  3. marbles
  4. copper
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
What was a common kind of dwelling for tribes in the Southwest cultural area?
  1. tipis
  2. pueblos
  3. wigwams
  4. longhouses
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The tribes on the Great Plains made most of their shelter and clothing from what animal?
  1. caribou
  2. rabbit
  3. bison
  4. deer
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
In the 1720s, the Erie tribe joined the Iroquois Confederacy.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The nations of the Iroquois were divided in their support of the opposing sides in the American Revolution.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Member tribes of the Iroquois Confederacy took turns leading the alliance.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Because of his speaking skills, Hiawatha helped to spread the Great Peacemaker's messages to other nations.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The Iroquois allied themselves with the British during the French and Indian War.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The Great Law of Peace, the agreement that bound the Five Nations together, was recorded on a                 wampum belt.                 .
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Which river is the western boundary of the Northeast and Southeast cultural areas?
  1. Ohio
  2. Potomac
  3. Missouri
  4. Mississippi
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The Arctic igloo was a permanent home.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Match the home type with its region.
Great Basin Plateau Subarctic Northwest Coast
dugout
pit house
long house
wickiup
tipi
quiggly hole
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Match the type of home to the cultural area where it was found.
Eastern Woodlands Arctic Interior Plains Southwest
earth lodge
hogan
igloo
jacal
pit house
qarmaq
wigwam
tipi
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
A wigwam is the same as a tipi.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The petroglyph that consists of two spirals and is lit during the summer solstice is called the              sun dagger             .
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Many of the buildings at Chaco Canyon were constructed so that they are in line with astronomical events.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Chaco Canyon had the largest buildings in North America for over 800 years until the 19th century.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
It is believed that the great houses were used as large apartment buildings for thousands of residents.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The Great House at Pueblo Bonito was ten stories tall.
  1. True
  2. False
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