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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kind of groups, according to the author, do people have little sympathy for?
(a) Funny groups.
(b) Stolid groups.
(c) Rude groups.
(d) Polite groups.
2. What, according to the author, is the problem with the white man's economic system?
(a) It is not real.
(b) It is separate from European and Japanese markets.
(c) It is not based on the world economy.
(d) It is based on the stock market.
3. What did the Bureau of Indian Affairs office in Minneapolis do in Tama, Iowa?
(a) They abruptly closed the grade school.
(b) They combined the school in Tama with one in Great Falls.
(c) They moved all the reservations in the area to the Tama, Iowa school.
(d) They built a school with no road to it.
4. Who is the prophet of peace on the Hopi reservation?
(a) Papovi Da.
(b) Thomas Banyaca.
(c) Sitting Bull.
5. What did Billy Mills do?
(a) He was a pole vaulter at the Olympics.
(b) He won the ten thousand meter run at the Olympics.
(c) He became the first Indian Senator.
(d) He became the first Indian astronaut.
6. What is the highest form of behavior in the Native American Church?
(a) To share one's goods.
(b) To pray.
(c) To be in church on Sundays.
(d) To tend to the sick.
7. Blacks (African Americans) and Indians (American Indians) defines racial problems with one focal point. What is it?
(a) Land rights.
(b) The White Man.
(c) The government.
(d) Racial equality.
8. What basic principle of man's history, according to the author, did colonists violate?
(a) Damns are harmful in the long run.
(b) Never steal land from others, they will always get it back.
(c) Certain lands belong to certain peoples.
(d) Never make war with people you do not understand.
9. What did Popovi Da say about the Indians being the first people in American?
(a) "We saw it first."
(b) "We had reservations."
(c) "We love the reservation, what's not to love?"
(d) "We knew a good thing when we saw it."
10. When Indians looked at pictures of the Disciples, what were they surprised to find?
(a) Their white faces.
(b) Their short hair.
(c) Their shoulder-length hair.
(d) Their brown faces.
11. Who are the Five Civilized Tribes?
(a) Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, Seminole and Zuni.
(b) Seneca, Choctaw, Creek, Zuni and Cherokee.
(c) Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, Seminole and Chickasaw.
(d) Cherokee, Apache, Zuni, Seminole and Chickasaw.
12. How many area offices does the Bureau of Indian Affairs have throughout the country?
13. What does the author believe the Indians should have a right to, just like water districts, cities, and towns?
(a) Social services.
(c) Voting rights.
14. In 1966, what did the secret Presidential Task Force recommend doing with the Bureau of Indian Affairs?
(a) Transfer the Bureau to the Dept. of the Interior.
(b) Transfer the Bureau to the Commerce Department.
(c) Transfer the Bureau to the War Department.
(d) Transfer the Bureau to Health, Education and Welfare.
15. In 1967, where was the conference on Manpower held?
(b) Kansas City.
(d) New York.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happened over time to young Indian men who wanted to enter the ministry?
2. Under what umbrella did the Bureau of Indian Affairs begin?
3. What provides keen insight into a group's collective psyche?
4. How is the top job in the Bureau of Indian Affairs filled?
5. What did Martin Luther King organize in the spring of 1968?
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