Pocahontas and the Strangers 2
Contributed by: Rogers

  • 1. What tradition normally took place when a king was crowned?
A) A song was sung by the people.
B) A feast was held in the middle of the town.
C) People did not work on that day.
D) Guns were fired.
  • 2. What was one of the gifts that Captain Newport gave to Chief Powhatan?
A) a wooden bed
B) a glass vase
C) an umbrella
D) a picture of the London Bridge
  • 3. What gift did Chief Powhatan give to Captain Newport?
A) a tobacco pipe
B) a deer skin blanket
C) a shell necklace
D) an old, worn fur cloak
  • 4. What did it mean when women and children went to the "hiding place"?
A) War was to begin.
B) Winter was coming.
C) A suprise festival was taking place.
D) A secret wedding was to occur.
  • 5. What did Pocahontas do once she overheard that her father was planning to kill John Smith?
A) She cried and asked her father to let her and John Smith get married.
B) She went to Nantaquas to ask for advice.
C) She went in the night to warn John Smith with the news.
D) She and Hapsis planned to rescue him.
  • 6. What news did Tom Savage bring Pocahontas about John Smith?
A) He had been taken away to a nearby village.
B) He had been killed in a gun explosion.
C) He had been attacked by a bear.
D) He had been given a new job as Governor in France.
  • 7. What item did Tassana probably get from Captain Argall for persuading Pocahontas to go on board the ship?
A) a gold mirror
B) a copper kettle
C) a beaded hair comb
D) a silver chain
  • 8. Why was Pocahontas taken as a prisoner by Captain Argall?
A) She was an Indian princess.
B) The English wanted to get back their men and guns that had been stolen by the natives.
C) They were angry at her for her kindness only to John Smith.
D) She had not helped them find any gold.
  • 9. What did it mean to everyone when they heard the bells ringing?
A) It was time for church.
B) A wedding was to take place.
C) The workday was to begin.
D) A visitor had entered their settlement.
  • 10. What new English name was Pocahontas given?
A) Emma
B) Elizabeth
C) Rebecca
D) Mary
  • 11. What gift was she given by John Rolfe?
A) copper earrings
B) a music box
C) a shell necklace
D) a wooden chain
  • 12. Who did Pocahontas eventually marry?
A) Captain Newport
B) Governor Gates
C) John Smith
D) John Rolfe
  • 13. What crop was planted by John Rolfe that the English had not tried to grow before?
A) tobacco
B) wheat
C) rice
D) barley
  • 14. What was the name given to Pocahontas's baby?
A) Robert
B) Thomas
C) William
D) Benjamin
  • 15. What was the weather quite often like in London?
A) humid and dry
B) gray and rainy
C) hot and sunny
D) bright and snowy
  • 16. What animal did Pocahontas's son see and pretend to be that caused such great excitement?
A) an elephant
B) a cat
C) a pig
D) a horse
  • 17. What royalty did Pocahontas meet when she went to the palace?
A) Queen Anne and King James
B) Princess Isabella and Prince Edward
C) Lady Elizabeth and Lord Earl
D) Duchess Maria and Duke Malcolm
  • 18. What did Pocahontas do when John Smith came to see her?
A) invited him in for tea
B) went to him and hugged him
C) ran to her bedroom
D) smiled brightly and laughed with excitement
  • 19. Pocahontas became very sick. Which of the following symptoms did she have with her illness?
A) a broken ankle
B) pains in her stomach
C) an ache in her side
D) a high fever
  • 20. If the English came to her village in 1607 and she had seen eleven summers, how old was Pocahontas when she died if the New Year was 1617?
A) 42 years old
B) 34 years old
C) 21 years old
D) 59 years old
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Answer Key

1.D   2.A   3.D   4.A   5.C   6.B   7.B   8.B   9.A   10.C   11.D   12.D   13.A   14.B   15.B   16.D   17.A   18.C   19.D   20.C  

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