Northwest Coast Native Americans
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following was a resource available to the NW Coast tribes? {Select all that apply.}

    answer choices

    cedar trees

    fertile farming land

    birch trees

    whales

    salmon

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Why was it difficult for NW Coast tribes to farm crops? {Choose 2.}

    answer choices

    The land was fertile.

    The growing season was short.

    The climate was too wet.

    There were too many trees in the way.

  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Along which river was the Dalles located?

    answer choices

    Ohio River

    Columbia River

    Mississippi River

    Colorado River

  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What type of boat was carved out of cedar trees as a way of transportation?

    answer choices

    birch-bark canoe

    totem pole

    dugout canoe

    kayak

  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q.

    How did the natives use the whale's blubber? {Choose all that apply.}

    answer choices

    They used it to make bags for storage and cooking.

    They ate it.

    They used it to make ropes.

    They burned it for fuel.

    They made tools with it.

  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q.

    How did the natives use the whale's bones? {Choose all that apply.}

    answer choices

    They used it to make bags for storage and cooking.

    They ate it.

    They used it to make ropes.

    They burned it for fuel.

    They made tools with it.

  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q.

    How did the natives use the whale's meat and skin? {Choose all that apply.}

    answer choices

    They used it to make bags for storage and cooking.

    They ate it.

    They used it to make ropes.

    They burned it for fuel.

    They made tools with it.

  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q.

    How did the natives use the whale's intestines? {Choose all that apply.}

    answer choices

    They used it to make bags for storage and cooking.

    They ate it.

    They used it to make ropes.

    They burned it for fuel.

    They made tools with it.

  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q.

    How did the natives use the whale's stomach? {Choose all that apply.}

    answer choices

    They used it to make bags for storage and cooking.

    They ate it.

    They used it to make ropes.

    They burned it for fuel.

    They made tools with it.

  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q.

    When people in the NW Coast were sick, who did they see to heal them?

    answer choices

    Bookwus

    the Dalles

    a shaman

    a priest

  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q.

    How did people understand each other at the Dalles since they came from so many different areas, speaking so many different languages?

    answer choices

    A new language was created that all tribes could understand while trading at the Dalles.

    Since they all came from Asia, they all spoke the same language.

    They learned how to speak using sign language.

    They only bartered with people who spoke their original language.

  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q.

    If you were a GUEST at a potlatch, which of the following would you experience? {Choose all that apply.}

    answer choices

    There would be singing.

    There would be dancing.

    You would eat a feast.

    You would give gifts.

    You would receive gifts.

  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which type of structure did NW Coast tribes sometimes build over a hole dug into the earth?

    answer choices

    a pithouse

    a dugout

    a dalles

    a totem pole

  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What did many native tribes carve to show their family history and importance?

    answer choices

    longhouses

    dugout canoes

    kachina dolls

    totem poles

  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which family line did the Chinook trace their clan?

    answer choices

    their sister

    their brother

    their father

    their mother

  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following was NOT something whale hunters did to prepare for the whale hunt?

    answer choices

    They repaired their boats and harpoons.

    They had a feast with lots of food.

    They prayed to the gods for a successful hunt.

    They made wooden harpoons.

  • Question 17
    120 seconds
    Q.

    How did the hunters show respect to the whale? {Choose 2.}

    answer choices

    They prayed and thanked the whale for all the food it would provide.

    Almost none of the whale was wasted.

    They towed the whale to shore.

    They harpooned them with seal-skin floats so it wouldn't dive down.

  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following was a tribe of the NW Coast? {Select all that apply.}

    answer choices

    Kwakiutl

    Makah

    Shaman

    Chinook

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