Pocahontas and the Strangers 2
  • 1. What tradition normally took place when a king was crowned?
A) People did not work on that day.
B) A feast was held in the middle of the town.
C) Guns were fired.
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 glass vase
D) a picture of the London Bridge
  • 3. What gift did Chief Powhatan give to Captain Newport?
A) a shell necklace
B) an old, worn fur cloak
C) a deer skin blanket
D) a tobacco pipe
  • 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) A secret wedding was to occur.
D) Winter was coming.
  • 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 went to Nantaquas to ask for advice.
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 killed in a gun explosion.
C) He had been taken away to a nearby village.
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 gold mirror
B) a beaded hair comb
C) a copper kettle
D) a silver chain
  • 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) A visitor had entered their settlement.
B) A wedding was to take place.
C) It was time for church.
D) The workday was to begin.
  • 10. What new English name was Pocahontas given?
A) Elizabeth
B) Mary
C) Emma
D) Rebecca
  • 11. What gift was she given by John Rolfe?
A) a shell necklace
B) a wooden chain
C) a music box
D) copper earrings
  • 12. Who did Pocahontas eventually marry?
A) John Smith
B) Captain Newport
C) Governor Gates
D) John Rolfe
  • 13. What crop was planted by John Rolfe that the English had not tried to grow before?
A) rice
B) barley
C) wheat
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) gray and rainy
B) humid and dry
C) bright and snowy
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) 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) smiled brightly and laughed with excitement
B) ran to her bedroom
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) a high fever
B) an ache in her side
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) 59 years old
B) 34 years old
C) 42 years old
D) 21 years old
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Answer Key

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

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