Wellstone 4th Grade MN History Assessment


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Wellstone 4th Grade MN History Assessment

  1. 1. Minnesota History For each question please circle the answer you think is best.
  2. 2. Question 1 What ways did early American Indians use to record their History? A. Pencil and paper. <ul><li>Pictures on animal hides and rocks. </li></ul>C. Sound and video recordings.
  3. 3. Question 2 What is this a picture of? C. Petroglyphs or rock carvings. B. Graffiti or vandalism. A. Rock for making tools.
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  5. 5. Question 3 What is a Winter Count? <ul><li>A picture drawn on an animal hide to remember the past. </li></ul><ul><li>A count of how many cold days there are in a year. </li></ul>C . A picture drawn in the snow to remember the winter.
  6. 6. Question 4 What groups exchanged items and cultures during the fur trade? <ul><li>Dakota, Ojibwe, and Europeans. </li></ul><ul><li>Navajo, Apache, and Europeans. </li></ul>C. Dakota, Ojibwe, and Mexicans.
  7. 7. Question 5 What are these women doing? C. Collecting wild rice. <ul><li>Fishing. </li></ul>A. Looking for birds.
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  9. 9. Question 6 What job did a clerk do during the fur trade? <ul><li>Translated Dakota into English. </li></ul><ul><li>Moved trade items into and furs out of Minnesota by canoe. </li></ul><ul><li>Traded items and kept records at the fur trade post. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Question 7 What items were traded at the fur trading post? B. Tools, cloth, and beaver fur. A. Candy, stamps, and shells. C. Fur, wood, and money.
  11. 11. Question 8 Which are things that are found near the mills in Minneapolis? C. St. Anthony falls, the Stone Arch bridge, and the Mississippi river. <ul><li>Minnehaha falls, Cherry Spoon bridge, and Minnesota river. </li></ul>A. St. Anthony falls, Fort Snelling, and the Mississippi river.
  12. 12. Question 9 What was this used building for? <ul><li>People made trains here. </li></ul><ul><li>People made flour here. </li></ul><ul><li>Waterfalls a. </li></ul>C. People lived here.
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  14. 14. Question 10 What are three places grain visits before it becomes flour? <ul><li>A grain elevator, a train car, and a mill. </li></ul><ul><li>A bakery, a farmers market, and an airplane. </li></ul><ul><li>Both A and B. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Question 11 Why did they build mills at St. Antony falls? <ul><li>Waterfalls are very powerful and the power can be used by people at the mill. </li></ul><ul><li>Waterfalls are very beautiful and the people a t the mill liked to watch them. </li></ul><ul><li>Waterfalls are very powerful and can push the boats in front of the mill. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Question 12 Why do refugees leave their own country? <ul><li>They are looking for a colder place to live. </li></ul><ul><li>Their own country is no longer safe. </li></ul><ul><li>Their own country does not have enough land. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Question 13 What story does this quilt tell you? <ul><li>People taking a walk and a swim. </li></ul>B. People who are leaving their country to find food. C. People who are leaving their country because of war.
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  19. 19. Question 14 What are some challenges for refugees living in Minnesota? <ul><li>The language and the weather. </li></ul><ul><li>Finding jobs and missing their homeland. </li></ul><ul><li>Both A and B. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Question 15 What two major groups of refugees are living in Minnesota today? C. Swedish and Hmong <ul><li>Russian and German </li></ul>A. Hmong and Somali