Native Americans - Nez Perce
1. What area of the United States did the Nez Perce originally live?
2. What famous explorer(s) did the Nez Perce help out on their journey west?
b. Hernado de Soto
c. Lewis and Clark
d. Juan Ponce de Leon
e. Ben and Jerry
3. What was discovered on the Nez Perce land that caused prospectors to move in?
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
4. Who led the Nez Perce as they fled from the U.S. Army?
a. Chief Joseph
b. Sitting Bull
d. Crazy Horse
5. What type of homes did the Nez Perce live in during the winter?
6. What type of homes did the Nez Perce live in during the summer?
7. In what state is the modern-day Nez Perce reservation located?
8. What does the name Nez Perce mean in French?
a. Long hair
b. Mountain people
c. Pierced nose
d. Bison hunter
9. What animal are the Nez Perce famous for breeding and training?
10. True or False: The Nez Perce language is in danger of becoming extinct.
About this quiz: All the questions on this quiz are based on information that can be found on the Native Americans - Nez Perce page at /history/native_americans/nez_perce.php.
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