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Grade 8 b class test 2

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History/Social Studies multiple-choice questions and map work on the early inhabitants of the Caribbean. The focus is on the Mongoloids and the Tainos.

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Grade 8 b class test 2

  1. 1. Vere Technical High School Social Studies Test Grade 8B, G & H Teacher: Mr. Gooden Name of Student:____________________________________ Instruction: Read the questions carefully then answer ALL questions. (1) ArawakanspeakingpeoplesettledMAINLYin A. NorthAmerica B. The LesserAntilles C. The Greater Antilles D. SouthAmerica (2) Kalinagosettlementswere tobe foundMAINLYin A. The entire Caribbean B. The Bahamas C. The Greater Antilles D. The LesserAntilles (3) Whichgroup of indigenouspeoplespoke the Arawakan language? A. The Mongoloids B. The Aztec C. The Kalinagos D. The Tainos (4) Whichtwo groupsof islandswere occupiedbyboththe Kalinagosandthe Tainos? A. PuertoRicoand Trinidad B. Jamaicaand PuertoRico C. Trinidadandthe Bahamas D. PuertoRicoand Cuba (5) The Indigenouspeople of the Caribbeanmigratedinto the regionfrom: A. NorthAmerica B. SouthAmerica C. Central America D. Asia (6) Give the specificareafromwhichthe indigenouspeople migratedintothe Caribbean. A. SouthernNorthAmerica B. Central America C. NorthernSouthAmerica D. Central SouthAmerica (7) Which indigenous group in incorrectly matched with their area of settlement? A. Mayan – Yucatan Peninsula and Belize B. Sioux – SouthAmerica C. Aztec– Central America D. Incas – South America 8. Whichcountry/regionis notcorrectly matchedwithits indigenouspeople? A. Mexico– Aztec B. Peru– Incas C. Inuit– The Caribbean D. The Apache – NorthAmerica 9. The indigenouspeopleof the Caribbeanare descendantsof: A. the Mongoloids B. the Inuits C. the Chinese D. the Mayans 10. The Mongoloidswere: A. AdventurersandSurfers B. AdventurersandHunters C. NomadsandFood Gatherers D. FoodGatherersand Adventurers 11. Whichof the followingdidthe Mongoloids NOThunt? i.The Mammoth ii.The Lion iii.The deer iv.The Bisons A. All of the above B. None of the above C. (ii) and(iv) only D. (i) and(iii) only 12. The Mongoloidsjourneyedacrossthe ____________ in theirmigrationintoNorthAmerica. i.Caribbean ii. BeringStrait iii.Gulf of Mexico
  2. 2. Vere Technical High School Social Studies Test Grade 8B, G & H Teacher: Mr. Gooden Name of Student:____________________________________ A. None of the Above B. (i) only C. (ii) only D. (iii) only 13. The Taino isdividedintothree groups.Whichof the followingisnota part of the Tainos? A. The Borinquens B. The Kalinagos C. The Tainos D. The Lucayens 14. Whichgroup of Tainoswere the most warlike? A. The Borinquens B. The Kalinagos C. The Tainos D. The Lucayens 15, Tainoswere descendantsof the: (a) negroes(black) (b) Caucasians(white) (c) mongoloids (d) westernCaucasians 16. Tainosprobablymigratedtothe Caribbeanfrom: (a) Venezuela (b) Florida (c) Chile (d) Mexico 17. A Tainochief wasknownas: (a) duho (b) metate (c) bohio (d) cacique 18. Zemiswere Tainos: (a) spears (b) idols (c) canoes (d) houses 19. The remora wasusedto: (a) catch the turtle (b) digthe ground (c) thatch the houses (d) worshipthe spirits 20. Whichof the followingwasnotindigenoustothe Tainos? (a) hammock (b) cassava (c) tobacco (d) horses 21. The Taino chief wascalled: (a) Cacique (b) Zemi (c) Ubutu (d) Carbet 22. The house of the Tainochief wascalled: (a) caneye (b) duho (c) bohio (d) metate 23. The Taino wasinvolvedinall of the followingEXCEPT: (a) hunting (b) farming (c) tendingherds (d) fishing 24. Whichof the followinggroupsinhabitedbothPuerto Rico andTrinidad? i. The Tainos ii. The Lucayens iii. The Borinquens iv. The Kalinagos (a) All of the above (b) i,ii and iii only (c) iii andivonly (d) ii,iii andivonly 25. The Taino name for the islandthatChristopher Columbusfirstsawthemwas: (a) Cipanga (b) Xamaica (c) Haiti
  3. 3. Vere Technical High School Social Studies Test Grade 8B, G & H Teacher: Mr. Gooden Name of Student:____________________________________ (d) Guanahani 26. Whichof the islandslistedbelowwasNOToccupiedby the Tainos? (a) Barbados (b) Jamaica (c) The Bahamas (d) Cuba 27. Whichwas the mainfoodof the Tainos? (a) Maize (b) Rice (c) Cassava (d) Sweetpotato (27 marks) Instruction:Trueandfalse Questions.Answerallquestions by writing “T” for trueor “F” forfalsein the spaceprovided. 28. The caneye was a circularhouse that the Tainochief livedin. __________ 29. The Tainos flattenedthe forheadsof theirbabiesto attract Kalinagomates._______ 30. The cacique got hisposition/titlebyinheritingit.______ 31. The favourite dishof the Tainosisthe cassareep._____ 32. The Tainos livedinvillagesthatwere locatednearseas or rivers.________ (5 marks) Map Work Instruction: Study the two maps below carefully and follow the instructions. (13 marks)

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