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) A song was sung by the people.
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) an umbrella
B) a glass vase
C) a picture of the London Bridge
D) a wooden bed
  • 3. What gift did Chief Powhatan give to Captain Newport?
A) a tobacco pipe
B) a shell necklace
C) an old, worn fur cloak
D) a deer skin blanket
  • 4. What did it mean when women and children went to the "hiding place"?
A) A suprise festival was taking place.
B) A secret wedding was to occur.
C) Winter was coming.
D) War was to begin.
  • 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 and Hapsis planned to rescue him.
C) She went in the night to warn John Smith with the news.
D) She went to Nantaquas to ask for advice.
  • 6. What news did Tom Savage bring Pocahontas about John Smith?
A) He had been killed in a gun explosion.
B) He had been taken away to a nearby village.
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 copper kettle
B) a silver chain
C) a beaded hair comb
D) a gold mirror
  • 8. Why was Pocahontas taken as a prisoner by Captain Argall?
A) The English wanted to get back their men and guns that had been stolen by the natives.
B) She was an Indian princess.
C) She had not helped them find any gold.
D) They were angry at her for her kindness only to John Smith.
  • 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) It was time for church.
D) A wedding was to take place.
  • 10. What new English name was Pocahontas given?
A) Rebecca
B) Emma
C) Mary
D) Elizabeth
  • 11. What gift was she given by John Rolfe?
A) a wooden chain
B) a shell necklace
C) a music box
D) copper earrings
  • 12. Who did Pocahontas eventually marry?
A) Governor Gates
B) John Rolfe
C) John Smith
D) Captain Newport
  • 13. What crop was planted by John Rolfe that the English had not tried to grow before?
A) barley
B) rice
C) wheat
D) tobacco
  • 14. What was the name given to Pocahontas's baby?
A) William
B) Thomas
C) Benjamin
D) Robert
  • 15. What was the weather quite often like in London?
A) bright and snowy
B) humid and dry
C) gray and rainy
D) hot and sunny
  • 16. What animal did Pocahontas's son see and pretend to be that caused such great excitement?
A) a horse
B) a cat
C) an elephant
D) a pig
  • 17. What royalty did Pocahontas meet when she went to the palace?
A) Lady Elizabeth and Lord Earl
B) Princess Isabella and Prince Edward
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) went to him and hugged him
B) ran to her bedroom
C) smiled brightly and laughed with excitement
D) invited him in for tea
  • 19. Pocahontas became very sick. Which of the following symptoms did she have with her illness?
A) an ache in her side
B) pains in her stomach
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) 21 years old
C) 42 years old
D) 59 years old
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Answer Key

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

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