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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In the Iroquois creation story of John Norton's in Chapter 1, Tawiskaron proves to be a great what?
(a) Painter.
(b) Hunter.
(c) Singer.
(d) Fisherman.

2. Smallpox is believed to have emerged in human populations about what time?
(a) 15,000 B.C.
(b) 10,000 B.C.
(c) 1,000 B.C.
(d) 5,000 B.C.

3. What is a domed room dwelling used by certain Native American tribes?
(a) Pagoda.
(b) Wigwam.
(c) Attawam.
(d) Tipi.

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

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

6. Samsom Occom had problems with what dying on him, leading him into debt?
(a) Horses.
(b) Corn crops.
(c) Cattle.
(d) Chickens.

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

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) Manhattan, New York.
(b) Queens, New York.
(c) Cape May, Massachusetts.
(d) Boston, Massachusetts.

9. Smallpox probably diverged from an ancestral African rodent-borne variola-like virus between 16,000 and how many years ago?
(a) 46,000.
(b) 68,000.
(c) 100,000.
(d) 35,000.

10. What refers to the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning?
(a) Symbolism.
(b) Irony.
(c) Metaphor.
(d) Literacy.

11. What is a person appointed by a national government to conduct official negotiations and maintain political, economic, and social relations with another country or countries?
(a) Missionary.
(b) Mercenary.
(c) Diplomat.
(d) Allegory.

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

13. When was John Heckewelder born?
(a) 1743.
(b) 1869.
(c) 1604.
(d) 1823.

14. 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 Spanish Inquisition.
(b) The Middle Ages.
(c) The White Awakening.
(d) The Great Awakening.

15. When was Eleazar Wheelock born?
(a) 1615.
(b) 1711.
(c) 1792.
(d) 1785.

Short Answer Questions

1. When did John Heckewelder die?

2. The earliest physical evidence of smallpox is probably the pustular rash on the mummified body of whom?

3. What dealt a terrible blow to many Indian tribes, leading to further dependence on European goods and foolish land deals?

4. When was Samson Occom born?

5. In Chekilli's creation story of the Creek people, the Kasihtas proved their seniority among the other tribes by having a great war, and accumulating more what than other tribes?

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