Pocahontas and the Strangers 2
  • 1. What tradition normally took place when a king was crowned?
A) Guns were fired.
B) A feast was held in the middle of the town.
C) People did not work on that day.
D) A song was sung by the people.
  • 2. What was one of the gifts that Captain Newport gave to Chief Powhatan?
A) an umbrella
B) a wooden bed
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 tobacco pipe
D) a deer skin blanket
  • 4. What did it mean when women and children went to the "hiding place"?
A) A secret wedding was to occur.
B) War was to begin.
C) Winter was coming.
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 cried and asked her father to let her and John Smith get married.
B) She and Hapsis planned to rescue him.
C) She went to Nantaquas to ask for advice.
D) She went in the night to warn John Smith with the news.
  • 6. What news did Tom Savage bring Pocahontas about John Smith?
A) He had been killed in a gun explosion.
B) He had been attacked by a bear.
C) He had been given a new job as Governor in France.
D) He had been taken away to a nearby village.
  • 7. What item did Tassana probably get from Captain Argall for persuading Pocahontas to go on board the ship?
A) a silver chain
B) a beaded hair comb
C) a copper kettle
D) a gold mirror
  • 8. Why was Pocahontas taken as a prisoner by Captain Argall?
A) She had not helped them find any gold.
B) She was an Indian princess.
C) They were angry at her for her kindness only to John Smith.
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) It was time for church.
B) A visitor had entered their settlement.
C) The workday was to begin.
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 shell necklace
B) copper earrings
C) a wooden chain
D) a music box
  • 12. Who did Pocahontas eventually marry?
A) Governor Gates
B) John Smith
C) Captain Newport
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) Benjamin
B) Robert
C) William
D) Thomas
  • 15. What was the weather quite often like in London?
A) bright and snowy
B) hot and sunny
C) humid and dry
D) gray and rainy
  • 16. What animal did Pocahontas's son see and pretend to be that caused such great excitement?
A) a pig
B) a horse
C) a cat
D) an elephant
  • 17. What royalty did Pocahontas meet when she went to the palace?
A) Duchess Maria and Duke Malcolm
B) Lady Elizabeth and Lord Earl
C) Princess Isabella and Prince Edward
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) went to him and hugged him
C) ran to her bedroom
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) 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) 21 years old
B) 42 years old
C) 59 years old
D) 34 years old
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Answer Key

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

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