Pocahontas and the Strangers 2
  • 1. What tradition normally took place when a king was crowned?
A) A song was sung by the people.
B) Guns were fired.
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) a picture of the London Bridge
B) an umbrella
C) a wooden bed
D) a glass vase
  • 3. What gift did Chief Powhatan give to Captain Newport?
A) a shell necklace
B) a tobacco pipe
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 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 given a new job as Governor in France.
C) He had been attacked by a bear.
D) He had been killed in a gun explosion.
  • 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 gold mirror
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) The English wanted to get back their men and guns that had been stolen by the natives.
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) A wedding was to take place.
B) The workday was to begin.
C) It was time for church.
D) A visitor had entered their settlement.
  • 10. What new English name was Pocahontas given?
A) Rebecca
B) Elizabeth
C) Mary
D) Emma
  • 11. What gift was she given by John Rolfe?
A) copper earrings
B) a shell necklace
C) a wooden chain
D) a music box
  • 12. Who did Pocahontas eventually marry?
A) John Rolfe
B) John Smith
C) Governor Gates
D) Captain Newport
  • 13. What crop was planted by John Rolfe that the English had not tried to grow before?
A) tobacco
B) barley
C) rice
D) wheat
  • 14. What was the name given to Pocahontas's baby?
A) William
B) Robert
C) Benjamin
D) Thomas
  • 15. What was the weather quite often like in London?
A) hot and sunny
B) gray and rainy
C) humid and dry
D) bright and snowy
  • 16. What animal did Pocahontas's son see and pretend to be that caused such great excitement?
A) a cat
B) an elephant
C) a horse
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) smiled brightly and laughed with excitement
C) invited him in for tea
D) ran to her bedroom
  • 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 broken ankle
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) 21 years old
B) 42 years old
C) 59 years old
D) 34 years old
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Answer Key

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

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