Pocahontas and the Strangers 2
Contributed by: Rogers

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

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

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