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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Smallpox was responsible for how many estimated deaths during the 20th century?
(a) 100-300 million.
(b) 100-200 million.
(c) 600-800 million.
(d) 300-500 million.

2. Samson Occom is believed to be a direct descendant of what famous Mohegan chief?
(a) Penobscot.
(b) Atiwaneto.
(c) Joseph Brant.
(d) Uncas.

3. When was Samson Occom born?
(a) 1705.
(b) 1723.
(c) 1792.
(d) 1700.

4. What term refers to the adoption of a new religious identity?
(a) Transcription.
(b) Transgression.
(c) Convolution.
(d) Conversion.

5. What was founded by some Marian exiles from the clergy shortly after the accession of Elizabeth I of England in 1558?
(a) Catholicism.
(b) Anglicism.
(c) Puritanism.
(d) Calvinism.

6. Samsom Occom began to study theology at the "Lattin School" of Eleazar Wheelock in what year?
(a) 1743.
(b) 1785.
(c) 1615.
(d) 1792.

7. What was a Christian revitalization movement that swept Protestant Europe and British America, and especially the American colonies in the 1730s and 1740s, leaving a permanent impact on American religion?
(a) The White Awakening.
(b) The Spanish Inquisition.
(c) The Middle Ages.
(d) The Great Awakening.

8. In Chapter 1, John Heckewelder relates a "verbatim" account from the Delaware and Mahican Indians of the Dutch landing in an area that is now known as what?
(a) Boston, Massachusetts.
(b) Queens, New York.
(c) Cape May, Massachusetts.
(d) Manhattan, New York.

9. John Norton was born of a Cherokee father and a mother from where?
(a) Scotland.
(b) Denmark.
(c) Ireland.
(d) France.

10. The Mohawk Major John Norton was known as what by his people?
(a) Thayendanega.
(b) Haudenosaunee.
(c) Teyoninhokovrawen.
(d) Tyendinaga.

11. The text by Josiah Jeremy in Chapter 1 relates a story about the first sighting of what?
(a) An English boat.
(b) An Italian boat.
(c) A French boat.
(d) A Dutch boat.

12. John Norton was adopted by the Mohawks, with who as his uncle?
(a) Penobscot.
(b) King Philip.
(c) Joseph Brant.
(d) Alexander McGillivray.

13. The Arauco War was a conflict between colonial Spaniards and who?
(a) The Mapuche people.
(b) The Apache people.
(c) The Iriquois people.
(d) The Aztec people.

14. In Chekilli's creation story of the Creek people, the West opened up, and a tribe named the Kasihtas settled near a mountain so great and thunderous they called it what?
(a) The King of Mountains.
(b) The Great Mountain.
(c) The Mountain of Heaven.
(d) The Great Bear.

15. The first known Europeans to reach the Americas were who during the 11th century?
(a) The Italians.
(b) The Vikings.
(c) The Druids.
(d) The Portugese.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where was Eleazar Wheelock born?

2. What word refers to the practice of viewing the world from a European perspective and with an implied belief, either consciously or subconsciously, in the preeminence of European culture?

3. In Chapter 1, an Iroquois creation story provided by John Norton was dated from what year?

4. What is a domed room dwelling used by certain Native American tribes?

5. Where was John Eliot born?

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