Native American Tribes: Names & Cultures - Quiz & Worksheet


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Before the arrival of Europeans, Native American tribes could be found in what North American regions?

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1. The Hopi Snake Dance is thought to serve what purpose?

2. Which of the following characteristics best describes the Native American tribes of the North American Great Plains?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet allow you to be sure you know about the history of Native Americans in the US. You will need to identify different tribes and their lifestyle.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of quiz questions you'll measure your understanding of:

  • The purpose of the Hopi Snake Dance
  • Places Native Americans lived before Europeans arrived
  • Characteristics of the Native American tribes of the Great Plains

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as inventions that negatively impacted the Native Americans of the Great Plains
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about different types of Native American houses
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where Native Americans lived before the first European colonists arrived

Additional Learning

To learn more about Native American peoples, review the accompanying lesson called Native American Tribes: Names & Cultures. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • How location influenced the cultures of Native Americans
  • The importance of sustainability and stewardship of the land in Native American culture
  • The effects of western American expansion