The Iroquois Confederacy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In Iroquois mythology, what was the world like when it was first created?

Question 2 2. In the Iroquois creation stories, what is the purpose of humans?

Question 3 3. According to the Iroquois creation stories, which of these did NOT derive from Sky Woman's daughter, Tekawerahkwa?

Question 4 4. The Iroquois decorated hide clothing with porcupine quills until what material replaced the quills?

Question 5 5. What does the symbol of the Hiawatha Belt mean for the Iroquois?

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Question 6 6. With respect to Iroquois art and objects, what is an artifact?

Question 7 7. The Kanonsionni (meaning 'The People of the Long House') are:

Question 8 8. How often did the Iroquois pack up and move to a new location, and why?

Question 9 9. What were the Mourning Wars of the Iroquois?

Question 10 10. Tawiskaron, the malevolent of the two twins in the Iroquois creation myth, had a mohawk made of _____, which killed his mother when he was born.

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Question 11 11. The king of the Iroquois gods, Hawenneyu, feared his wife, Iagentci, was cheating on him, so he pushed her through a hole in the _____ to get rid of her.

Question 12 12. In the Iroquois creation myth, when the animals helped to build land for Iagnatci to live on, they placed mud on the back of what animal?

Question 13 13. The Iroquois Confederacy was divided into six tribes, which were divided into two or three _____.

Question 14 14. A democracy where the people are directly involved, like the Iroquois Confederacy, is called a what?

Question 15 15. In Iroquois society, the _____ is responsible for looking out for the well-being of the clan, as well as for appointing and removing the chief.

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Question 16 16. Which one of these is a similarity between the Iroquois Constitution and the U.S. Constitution?

Question 17 17. The final Iroquois Confederacy had how many nations?

Question 18 18. Which one of these is the best description of the Iroquois Confederate Council?

Question 19 19. What happened to mourning wars in the early colonial period of American history?

Question 20 20. In the simplest terms, mourning wars were:

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Question 21 21. What was the primary objective of a mourning war?

Question 22 22. Who documented most of the Iroquoian languages?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a verb type in Iroquoian?

Question 24 24. In Iroquoian, which of the following is a type of phrase onto which other parts of speech may be added to construct a complete thought?

Question 25 25. In the Iroquois creation story, who was the first of the Sky People to come to the Earth?

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Question 26 26. You are looking at an Iroquois object that has been carved from basswood. It's painted red and has edges decorated with black horse hair. What is this object?

Question 27 27. What was the basic economic foundation of the Iroquois?

Question 28 28. The Iroquois god, Geha, was the god of the wind, patron of heroes and also a god of _____.

Question 29 29. The Iroquois were also called The Six Nations by the surrounding peoples, but what was the name that they called themselves?

Question 30 30. What was a prominent aspect of the Iroquois Constitution?

The Iroquois Confederacy Chapter Exam Instructions

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