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) a wooden bed
B) a glass vase
C) a picture of the London Bridge
D) an umbrella
  • 3. What gift did Chief Powhatan give to Captain Newport?
A) a tobacco pipe
B) a shell necklace
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) 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 went to Nantaquas to ask for advice.
C) She cried and asked her father to let her and John Smith get married.
D) She and Hapsis planned to rescue him.
  • 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 copper kettle
C) a gold mirror
D) a beaded hair comb
  • 8. Why was Pocahontas taken as a prisoner by Captain Argall?
A) She had not helped them find any gold.
B) The English wanted to get back their men and guns that had been stolen by the natives.
C) She was an Indian princess.
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) A visitor had entered their settlement.
C) The workday was to begin.
D) It was time for church.
  • 10. What new English name was Pocahontas given?
A) Mary
B) Elizabeth
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) Captain Newport
B) Governor Gates
C) John Rolfe
D) John Smith
  • 13. What crop was planted by John Rolfe that the English had not tried to grow before?
A) rice
B) barley
C) tobacco
D) wheat
  • 14. What was the name given to Pocahontas's baby?
A) Thomas
B) Robert
C) Benjamin
D) William
  • 15. What was the weather quite often like in London?
A) bright and snowy
B) gray and rainy
C) hot and sunny
D) humid and dry
  • 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) Princess Isabella and Prince Edward
B) Duchess Maria and Duke Malcolm
C) Queen Anne and King James
D) Lady Elizabeth and Lord Earl
  • 18. What did Pocahontas do when John Smith came to see her?
A) invited him in for tea
B) smiled brightly and laughed with excitement
C) ran to her bedroom
D) went to him and hugged him
  • 19. Pocahontas became very sick. Which of the following symptoms did she have with her illness?
A) pains in her stomach
B) a broken ankle
C) a high fever
D) an ache in her side
  • 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) 42 years old
B) 34 years old
C) 21 years old
D) 59 years old
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Answer Key

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

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