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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

4. What is defined as the science of artificial application of water to the land or soil?
(a) Irrigation.
(b) Contraptualism.
(c) Aqualogy.
(d) Ecology.

5. What is a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance?
(a) Idiom.
(b) Syllogism.
(c) Metaphor.
(d) Allegory.

6. Where was John Heckewelder born?
(a) New York, New York.
(b) Boston, Massachusetts.
(c) Bedford, England.
(d) London, England.

7. The text by Josiah Jeremy in Chapter 1 is dated when?
(a) 1604.
(b) 1743.
(c) 1823.
(d) 1869.

8. John Eliot wrote a series of fictional "dialogues" such as one which is reprinted in Chapter 2 describing a converted Indian named what who returns to his native village?
(a) Atiwaneto.
(b) Penobscot.
(c) Piumbukhou.
(d) Joseph Brant.

9. In the Iroquois creation story of John Norton's in Chapter 1, who kills the daughter of the "Great Spirit" in childbirth by trying to exit the womb from "the side"?
(a) Teharonghyawago.
(b) Kasihtas.
(c) Teyoninhokovrawen.
(d) Tawiskaron.

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

11. Where did Samsom Occom settle, set up a school, marry, attend to the sick and to burials, and perform other priestly duties?
(a) Salem, Massachusetts.
(b) Windham, Connecticut.
(c) Montauk, New York.
(d) Boston, Massachusetts.

12. To help control Indian populations, Europeans would install what, who would support European interests, which included sending Indian warriors into European wars?
(a) Cage chiefs.
(b) Integrated chiefs.
(c) Political chiefs.
(d) Client chiefs.

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

14. What refers to money or any other valuable consideration given or promised with a view to corrupting the behavior of a person, especially in that person's performance as an athlete or public official?
(a) Ransom.
(b) Incentive.
(c) Treason.
(d) Bribe.

15. In what year did the Moor's Indian Charity School move to Hanover, New Hampshire?
(a) 1769.
(b) 1758.
(c) 1790.
(d) 1792.

Short Answer Questions

1. Some estimates indicate case fatality rates of what percentage in Native American populations during smallpox epidemics?

2. Jamestown was a settlement in the Colony of Virginia established by the Virginia Company of London as "James Fort" in what year?

3. What did the French call children of European and Indian parentage?

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

5. What was founded by some Marian exiles from the clergy shortly after the accession of Elizabeth I of England in 1558?

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