Inuit Peoples

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Questions on this quiz are based on information from
Inuit Peoples.

1. Which of the below best describes the land where the Inuit lived?
a. Forest
b. Frozen tundra
c. Rainforest
d. Hot desert
e. Grasslands

2. What is the Inuit word for home?
a. Teepee
b. Chickee
c. Casa
d. Igloo
e. Mukluk

3. What types of animal skins and furs did the Inuit use to make their clothing?
a. Caribou
b. Seals
c. Polar bears
d. Foxes
e. All of the above

4. True or False: Keeping warm was an important aspect of life for the Inuit to survive where they lived.

5. Which of the following was NOT a big part of the Inuit diet?
a. Whale meat
b. Seal meat
c. Corn, beans, and squash
d. Fish
e. Walrus meat

6. How did the Inuit travel long distances over land and ice?
a. Walking
b. Horses
c. Cross country skis
d. Dogsleds
e. They did not travel over land

7. What weapon did the Inuit traditionally use to hunt whales?
a. Sword
b. Harpoon
c. Rifle
d. Bow and arrow
e. Slingshot

8. What are the small one-person boats that the Inuit used called?
a. Kayaks
b. Sloops
c. Catamarans
d. Canoes
e. Gondolas

9. True or False: The Inuit killed whales for sport with most of the whale going to waste.

10. What is an inuksuk?
a. A pile of stones used to mark a path
b. Warm boots worn by the Inuit
c. A large boat that can seat twenty people
d. The name of an individual Inuit
e. The Inuit name for dogsled

About this quiz: All the questions on this quiz are based on information that can be found on the Inuit Peoples page at /history/native_americans/inuit_peoples.php.

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