Pocahontas and the Strangers 2
Contributed by: Rogers

  • 1. What tradition normally took place when a king was crowned?
A) A feast was held in the middle of the town.
B) Guns were fired.
C) A song was sung by the people.
D) People did not work on that day.
  • 2. What was one of the gifts that Captain Newport gave to Chief Powhatan?
A) an umbrella
B) a wooden bed
C) a picture of the London Bridge
D) a glass vase
  • 3. What gift did Chief Powhatan give to Captain Newport?
A) a tobacco pipe
B) a deer skin blanket
C) an old, worn fur cloak
D) a shell necklace
  • 4. What did it mean when women and children went to the "hiding place"?
A) A secret wedding was to occur.
B) Winter was coming.
C) War was to begin.
D) A suprise festival was taking place.
  • 5. What did Pocahontas do once she overheard that her father was planning to kill John Smith?
A) She went in the night to warn John Smith with the news.
B) She and Hapsis planned to rescue him.
C) She cried and asked her father to let her and John Smith get married.
D) She went to Nantaquas to ask for advice.
  • 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 attacked by a bear.
C) He had been killed in a gun explosion.
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 silver chain
C) a copper kettle
D) a beaded hair comb
  • 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) The workday was to begin.
B) It was time for church.
C) A wedding was to take place.
D) A visitor had entered their settlement.
  • 10. What new English name was Pocahontas given?
A) Rebecca
B) Elizabeth
C) Emma
D) Mary
  • 11. What gift was she given by John Rolfe?
A) copper earrings
B) a wooden chain
C) a music box
D) a shell necklace
  • 12. Who did Pocahontas eventually marry?
A) Captain Newport
B) John Rolfe
C) John Smith
D) Governor Gates
  • 13. What crop was planted by John Rolfe that the English had not tried to grow before?
A) barley
B) wheat
C) rice
D) tobacco
  • 14. What was the name given to Pocahontas's baby?
A) William
B) Benjamin
C) Thomas
D) Robert
  • 15. What was the weather quite often like in London?
A) bright and snowy
B) gray and rainy
C) humid and dry
D) hot and sunny
  • 16. What animal did Pocahontas's son see and pretend to be that caused such great excitement?
A) an elephant
B) a pig
C) a cat
D) a horse
  • 17. What royalty did Pocahontas meet when she went to the palace?
A) Lady Elizabeth and Lord Earl
B) Queen Anne and King James
C) Princess Isabella and Prince Edward
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) ran to her bedroom
C) went to him and hugged him
D) smiled brightly and laughed with excitement
  • 19. Pocahontas became very sick. Which of the following symptoms did she have with her illness?
A) an ache in her side
B) a broken ankle
C) pains in her stomach
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) 59 years old
C) 34 years old
D) 21 years old
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Answer Key

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

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