Pocahontas and the Strangers 2
Contributed by: Rogers

  • 1. What tradition normally took place when a king was crowned?
A) Guns were fired.
B) A song was sung by the people.
C) People did not work on that day.
D) A feast was held in the middle of the town.
  • 2. What was one of the gifts that Captain Newport gave to Chief Powhatan?
A) an umbrella
B) a picture of the London Bridge
C) a wooden bed
D) a glass vase
  • 3. What gift did Chief Powhatan give to Captain Newport?
A) a deer skin blanket
B) a shell necklace
C) a tobacco pipe
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) A suprise festival was taking place.
C) Winter was coming.
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 went in the night to warn John Smith with the news.
B) She went to Nantaquas to ask for advice.
C) She and Hapsis planned to rescue him.
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 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 silver chain
D) a beaded hair comb
  • 8. Why was Pocahontas taken as a prisoner by Captain Argall?
A) She was an Indian princess.
B) They were angry at her for her kindness only to John Smith.
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) A wedding was to take place.
B) It was time for church.
C) The workday was to begin.
D) A visitor had entered their settlement.
  • 10. What new English name was Pocahontas given?
A) Rebecca
B) Emma
C) Elizabeth
D) Mary
  • 11. What gift was she given by John Rolfe?
A) copper earrings
B) a wooden chain
C) a shell necklace
D) a music box
  • 12. Who did Pocahontas eventually marry?
A) Governor Gates
B) Captain Newport
C) John Smith
D) John Rolfe
  • 13. What crop was planted by John Rolfe that the English had not tried to grow before?
A) wheat
B) rice
C) barley
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) humid and dry
B) bright and snowy
C) hot and sunny
D) gray and rainy
  • 16. What animal did Pocahontas's son see and pretend to be that caused such great excitement?
A) a horse
B) an elephant
C) a cat
D) a pig
  • 17. What royalty did Pocahontas meet when she went to the palace?
A) Queen Anne and King James
B) Lady Elizabeth and Lord Earl
C) Duchess Maria and Duke Malcolm
D) Princess Isabella and Prince Edward
  • 18. What did Pocahontas do when John Smith came to see her?
A) ran to her bedroom
B) smiled brightly and laughed with excitement
C) invited him in for tea
D) went to him and hugged him
  • 19. Pocahontas became very sick. Which of the following symptoms did she have with her illness?
A) an ache in her side
B) a high fever
C) pains in her stomach
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) 59 years old
D) 42 years old
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Answer Key

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

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