• 1. 
    What are some terms used to refer to the people who first lived in America before the Europeans arrived?

  • American Indians
  • Native Americans
  • Indigenous peoples
  • All of the above
  • 2. 
    Why were Native Americans called Indians?

  • Because the name Indian sounded similar to the name that they used to refer to themselves
  • Because they first came from the land of India
  • Because the first explorers to come to the Americas were from India
  • Because Christopher Columbus thought he landed in India and assumed the natives were Indian
  • 3. 
    True or False: Before the Europeans arrived, Native Americans only lived in the western half of the United States.

  • TRUE
  • 4. 
    What is a group of Native American peoples based on their culture and language usually called?

  • A Clan
  • A Tribe
  • An Empire
  • A Country
  • 5. 
    How do archeologists know about the history and culture of Native Americans?

  • From notes written by the first Europeans to arrive in the Americas
  • By digging up tools used by Native Americans
  • By stories passed down from previous generations of Native Americans
  • All of the above
  • 6. 
    Where do most of the descendants of Native Americans live today?

  • In the wilderness
  • In various places around the country and the world
  • In tribes
  • On reservations
  • 7. 
    Which of the following are names of Native American tribes?

  • Apache
  • Navajo
  • Cherokee
  • All of the above
  • 8. 
    What are the lands that the United States government set aside for Native Americans called?

  • Colonies
  • Plains
  • Reservations
  • Counties
  • 9. 
    True or False: The Native American tribes were constantly warring with each other prior to the arrival of the Europeans.

  • TRUE
  • 10. 
    About how many Native American tribes were there?

  • 15
  • 4
  • 50
  • 100s
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