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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did Louie Sitting Crow do for fun?
(a) Tell tourists about Indian fokelore.
(b) Watch the tourists who traveled Highway 16 on their way to the Black Hills.
(c) Give money and food to tourists.
(d) Help tourists gas their vehicles.
2. What is the most popular and enduring subject of Indian humor?
(a) General Custer.
(b) George Washington.
(d) Sitting Bull.
3. What was one good, tangible result of Indian participation in the Poor People's Campaign?
(a) The Indian people began to hoard wealth.
(b) The Indian people began to question the nature of their situation.
(c) The Indian people began to see others' point-of-view.
(d) The Indian people began to question their love of the land.
4. When the buffalo were gone, what did the Sioux eat to keep from starving?
5. What did the Indians see on TV that turned them off to the Civil Rights Movement?
(b) Martin Luther King.
(c) The March on Washington.
(d) Malcom X.
6. What did the new immigrants do to organize themselves in their new land?
(a) They asked the Indians for help.
(b) They transplanted European social and political systems.
(c) They borrowed from Indian culture and myth to build their basis of laws.
(d) They learned Indian art.
7. What, according to the author, is welfare designed to do?
(a) Compensate people who are too poor to make much use of it.
(b) Compensate people insofar as they deviate from the norm of society.
(c) Compensate people who don't need it.
(d) Compensate people who complain the loudest.
8. In 1964, what percentage of Indians thought the United States should get out of Vietnam?
(a) 15 percent.
(b) 80 percent.
(c) 85 percent.
(d) 10 percent.
9. What did Billy Mills do?
(a) He won the ten thousand meter run at the Olympics.
(b) He was a pole vaulter at the Olympics.
(c) He became the first Indian astronaut.
(d) He became the first Indian Senator.
10. What, spiritually, was Robert Kennedy?
(a) An Irishman.
(b) An Indian.
(c) An American.
(d) A white man.
11. How many area offices does the Bureau of Indian Affairs have throughout the country?
12. In 1967, where was the conference on Manpower held?
(b) New York.
(c) Kansas City.
13. Once a church was assigned to a reservation, what happened to the other churches?
(a) Other churches could talk to members of the reservation to try to gain access.
(b) They were prohibited from entering a reservation.
(c) Other churches could invite Indians to worship on their reservation.
(d) They could also build a church on the same reservation.
14. What was the first concern of mission work on the reservation?
(a) Getting the Indians to come to church.
(b) Land on which to build churches, homes, storehouses and other monuments.
(c) Getting the Indians food.
(d) Getting clothing for the Indians.
15. What, according to the author, is the problem with the white man's economic system?
(a) It is not based on the world economy.
(b) It is not real.
(c) It is based on the stock market.
(d) It is separate from European and Japanese markets.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did the Supreme Court do in June of 1968?
2. What Department was the Bureau of Indian Affairs transferred to when it opened in 1849?
3. What, according to the joke, is a peace treaty?
4. What happened during World War II on reservations?
5. What happened over time to young Indian men who wanted to enter the ministry?
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