Social 8: Aboriginal Societies Quiz

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Use this for the final and midterm.

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Question 1

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How were traditional teachings passed down through the generations of indigenous people?
Answer
  • Throughout books
  • Through the Elders
  • Through the children
  • Through carvings

Question 2

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What was an oral culture?
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  • Where people would memorize stories to be passed down
  • Where people would memorize writings to be passed down
  • Where people wouldn't memorize stories
  • Where people would memorize carvings to be passed down

Question 3

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The Mi'kmaq lived in [blank_start]Eastern[blank_end] Canada, in what is now N[blank_start]ova Scotia[blank_end], P[blank_start]rince Edward Island[blank_end], New [blank_start]Brunswick[blank_end], and on the [blank_start]Gaspe Peninsula[blank_end] of [blank_start]Quebec[blank_end]. When it was summer, they [blank_start]farmed[blank_end] and lived along the [blank_start]coast[blank_end]. When it was winter, they travelled [blank_start]inland[blank_end] to the [blank_start]woods[blank_end] to [blank_start]hunt[blank_end].
Answer
  • Western
  • Eastern
  • Northern
  • Southern
  • ova Scotia
  • ewfoundland
  • eace River
  • acific Ocean
  • rince Albert
  • rince Edward Island
  • foundland
  • Brunswick
  • York
  • St. Lawrence River
  • Montreal
  • Gaspe Peninsula
  • Adirondack Mountains
  • Quebec
  • Ontario
  • Alberta
  • Manitoba
  • hunted
  • farmed
  • built
  • chopped down trees
  • coast
  • forest
  • inland
  • outwards
  • woods
  • plains
  • coast
  • farm
  • hunt
  • chop down trees
  • build

Question 4

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Mi'kmaq villages were called _____.
Answer
  • Communities
  • Regions
  • Longhouses
  • Clans

Question 5

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Because of the Mi'kmaq's bountiful food supply, it wasn't unusual for people to live up to 100 years of age!
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 6

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What were the Mi'kmaq's thoughts of nature?
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  • That humans are superior that should rule over everything else
  • That every creature is equal and to treat them with respect
  • Animals should not be killed
  • Plants should not be killed

Question 7

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The Mi'kmaq called Earth "[blank_start]Mother Earth[blank_end]". The Mi'kmaq's legends told of humans being put on earth by [blank_start]Kisulk[blank_end], the creator. [blank_start]Kisulk[blank_end] made the humans equal to everything else. Due to this spiritual belief, the Mi'kmaq treated all living things with [blank_start]respect[blank_end].
Answer
  • Father Earth
  • Mother Earth
  • Spirit World
  • Spirit Realm
  • Kisulk
  • God
  • Amerigo
  • Sky Woman
  • Kisulk
  • God
  • Amerigo
  • Sky Woman
  • respect
  • rudeness
  • as food

Question 8

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What does the Mi'kmaq Government allow?
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  • None of these
  • Allowed people to freely express their opinion
  • Allowed people to live in peace and work individually
  • Allowed people to live in harmony, work together and get things done

Question 9

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Each Mi'kmaq community had a local leader. What were they called?
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  • Mother of the Longhouse
  • Sagamaw
  • Clan Mother
  • Alliance

Question 10

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The community leader was usually very unskilled at hunting and searching.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 11

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The land of the Mi'kmaq was divided into [blank_start]seven[blank_end] districts. A district leader [blank_start]governed[blank_end] each district. They had the power to make [blank_start]war and peace[blank_end]. They also [blank_start]settled[blank_end] disputes and divided hunting and fishing territories among family [blank_start]clans[blank_end].
Answer
  • seven
  • eight
  • four
  • six
  • governed
  • supervised
  • analyzed
  • make all decisions
  • or build anything
  • war and peace
  • settled
  • created
  • clans
  • villages
  • communities
  • longhouses

Question 12

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What was the Government of the Mi'kmaq based on?
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  • Democracy
  • Consensus
  • Monarchy
  • Dictatorship

Question 13

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Check SEVEN things that women did in Mi'kmaq society:
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  • Ensured that families had everything they needed for a good life
  • Helped out with hunting(mainly small animals)
  • Raised children
  • Took care of homes
  • Were Elders
  • Cooked food
  • Voiced their concerns to the government
  • Ran the entire government
  • Wrote books and told legends

Question 14

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Check all SIX Haudenosaunee nations:
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  • Mohawk
  • Oneida
  • Onondaga
  • Cayuga
  • Seneca
  • Tuscarora
  • Epekwitk aq Piktuk
  • Unama’gi
  • Mi’gma’gi,
  • Unama'kik

Question 15

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Where did the Haudenosaunee live?
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  • In southern Ontario
  • In southern Quebec
  • Around the Great Lakes
  • Around the St. Lawrence

Question 16

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Check FIVE beliefs the Haudenosaunee had:
Answer
  • The individual and living with other people
  • Collective thinking and considering future generations
  • Considering all points of view
  • Sharing labor and the benefits of it
  • Duty to family, clan, nation and the Iroquios Confederacy
  • equality; everyone is equal
  • Nature is more important than humanity

Question 17

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The Haudenosaunee were some of Canada's first farming peoples
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 18

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Who were the "Three Sisters"?
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  • Wheat, nuts and squash
  • Beans, wheat and squash
  • Corn, beans and squash
  • None of these

Question 19

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The corn stalks [blank_start]supported[blank_end] the climbing beans. The squash [blank_start]discouraged[blank_end] weeds from [blank_start]crowding[blank_end] the corn. Also, the big squash leaves kept it [blank_start]shady[blank_end] from the sun and the soil stayed [blank_start]moist[blank_end]. These vegetables gives a [blank_start]healthy[blank_end] diet.
Answer
  • supported
  • overgrew
  • crushed
  • discouraged
  • encouraged
  • killed
  • crowding
  • helped
  • shady
  • warm
  • moist
  • dry
  • rich
  • healthy
  • unhealthy

Question 20

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Haudenosaunee legends told of a woman who fell from the sky and gave birth to a daughter. The daughter died while having two twin boys. They planted corn, beans, and squash on her grave. Who was the woman who fell from the sky?
Answer
  • Sky Women
  • Kisulk
  • Clan Mother
  • Three Sisters

Question 21

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Check FIVE other things that the Haudenosaunee grew:
Answer
  • Canabis
  • Tobacco
  • Carrots
  • Cucumbers
  • Melons
  • Potatoes
  • Turnips
  • Radishes
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