Quiz on "The Holiday of Thanksgiving"

Important Instructions for Taking Quiz

There are two kinds of questions those with circles in front of the answers and those with squares in front of the answers.  The ones with circles have only one answer.  The ones with squares can have more than one answer but might only have one answer. Lets say a question has 2 right answers and you check the correct boxes but you also check two boxes that are the wrong answer. You will get a score of zero on the question even though 2 of the answers were correct. 

What was the name of the tribe the Pilgrims signed a peace treaty with?

The Mohawks
The Iroquois
The Wampanoag
The Lenapes

Linus told us when the first Thanksgiving feast was.  When was it?


What town did the pilgrims leave England from?

Plymouth Rock

Why were the risks the Pilgrims took in going to America

Storms that might sink their ship
They might be attacked by Indians
There might be pirates
The French might attack them

Why did the pilgrims go to America?

To conquer the native Americans and seize their land
To explore and have new adventures
To spread Christianity around the world
To escape religious persecution at home

What did the pilgrims do to the Indian who walked into their settlement?

They shot him
They gave him presents.

Which president made Thanksgiving a national holiday?

George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
Barack Obama
Joe Biden

What is the tragedy of the commons?

Commoners don't make as much money as the upper class
People are less like to take care of common property than their own property.

What are the reasons people didn't have enough food when they shared their farms?

Some picked corn before it was ready so there was less corn.
Some people sneaked out and picked extra food with the result that there was less for everyone else.
People decided to take it easy and let others do the work.
The Indians stole their food

What happened when Governor Bradford split the collective farm into plots that he gave to each pilgrim?

They no longer had enough land to farm and starved
They became a lot more productive and grew a lot more food.