Teepee, Longhouse, and Pueblo Homes
1. What home shaped like an upside down cone did the Native Americans from the Great Plains use?
a. Plank house
2. What did the pueblo homes use for walls?
a. Hardened clay bricks
b. Bison hides
c. Cedar planks
d. Pieces of bark
e. Pueblo homes did not have walls
3. Which type of home was built by the Hopi tribe in the Southwest?
a. Plank house
4. From where did longhouses get their name?
a. From taking so long to build and construct
b. From being very long and narrow houses
c. From being durable and lasting a long time
d. From the long pieces of bark that they used to cover the walls
e. From the long windows they built into the ceiling
5. In what area of the country did Native Americans build longhouses?
b. Great Plains
6. What did the Hopi tribes need to do each year to keep their homes strong?
a. They covered the walls with a new layer of clay
b. They added in additional long poles to reinforce the aging poles
c. They burnt the old homes down and built new ones
d. Nothing, their homes were built strong and would stand for hundreds of years
e. They had to build new homes each year as they moved to a new area
7. How did the owners of pueblo homes keep unwanted people from entering their homes at night?
a. They had dogs guarding the doors
b. They removed the ladders that allowed people to climb to higher floors
c. They had doors with locks
d. They closed off the windows and doorways with large rugs
e. They used warning chimes that would make a loud noise if anyone entered
8. What Native American tribe also went by the name Haudenosaunee, which meant ” people of the longhouses ”?
9. True or False: It usually took around two days to build a teepee after the tribe arrived at a new spot?
10. Which of the following is true about the group of people that lived in a longhouse?
a. They were sometimes called a clan
b. There were often several families living in one longhouse
c. There were often as many as 20 people living in one longhouse
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
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