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Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Much of the Southwest cultural area is covered by what?
  1. Grassland
  2. Mountains
  3. Forests
  4. Deserts
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The Great Basin cultural area is located between the Sierra Nevada and                 Mountains.
  1. Rocky
  2. Coastal
  3. Andes
  4. Appalachian
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The Plains cultural area is located between the Rock Mountains and                          .
  1. The Appalachian Mountains
  2. The Mississippi River
  3. The Columbia River
  4. The Pacific Ocean
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
What spirits were an important part of the religion of many Southwestern tribes?
  1. Underwater Panther
  2. Quetzalcoatl
  3. Kachina
  4. Kuksu
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Tribes in the Great Basin cultural area lived in Tipis, and                .
  1. Pithouses
  2. Wickiups
  3. Wigwams
  4. Pueblos
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Not included in the First Nations, Canadian natives to the Arctic are known as what?
  1. Inuit
  2. Aluet
  3. Yupik
  4. Metis
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
How many cultural area were there in North America before the arrival of the Europeans?
  1. 6
  2. 8
  3. 10
  4. 12
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The Native Americans of 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
What was the name of the multiply day ritual many Southeastern tribes preformed to ensure they would have healthy crops?
  1. Green Corn Ceremony
  2. Kachina dances
  3. Sun Festival
  4. Kuksu
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Which river is western boundary of the Northeast and Southeast cultural areas?
  1. Ohio
  2. Potomac
  3. Missouri
  4. Mississippi
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Which nut was commonly eaten by tribes in the Southeast?
  1. Acorn
  2. Pecan
  3. Cashew
  4. Peanut
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
What is the name of the special feasts in the Northwest Coast where the host gives elaborate gifts to show off their wealth?
  1. Potlatches
  2. Tlingit
  3. Kachina
  4. Kuksu
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
What is the name of the light, covered boat used by tribes in the Arctic and Subarctic cultural areas?
  1. Canoes
  2. Kayaks
  3. Coracle
  4. Catamaran
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Tribes in the Plateau and California cultural area both used what building material to make their houses?
  1. Redwood planks
  2. Stone blocks
  3. Tule reed mats
  4. Whale bones
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Subarctic tribes mixed meat with fat and berries to make an easy-to-carry and long lasting food known as               .
  1. Jerky
  2. Maize
  3. Caribou
  4. Pemmican
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
What food was a staple in the California cultural area but not the others?
  1. Saskatoon Berries
  2. Pemmican
  3. Salmon
  4. Acorns
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The Inuit hunted                 .
  1. Seals
  2. Whales
  3. Walruses
  4. All of the Above
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
What did the culture groups in the Arctic call their temporary winter homes made of blocks of snow?
  1. Igloos
  2. Pueblos
  3. Pithouses
  4. Longhouses
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
What kind of houses did the Native Americas In the Southwest cultural area live in?
  1. Tipis
  2. Pueblos
  3. Wigwams
  4. Longhouses
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.
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