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American Indian Art and Technology Quiz

Native Americans used art for both decoration and practical purposes. Test your knowledge of the many forms of Native American craftsmanship.

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Native Americans used art for both decoration and practical purposes. Test your knowledge of the many forms of Native American craftsmanship.

1. What is the art form called in which pieces of cloth and ribbon are sewn onto leather or textiles in colorful patterns?

  • Featherwork
  • Appliqué
  • Beadwork
  • Skinwork

2. Woodworking enjoyed a burst of energy and expression with the introduction of what metal by European traders?

  • Iron
  • Copper
  • Steel
  • Lead

3. In what region of North America did American Indians use looms for textile work?

  • Southwest
  • Northwest
  • Northeast
  • The Plains

4. What was the technique called where uncured animal skins were used to make sturdy objects?

  • Woodwork
  • Basketry
  • Skinwork
  • Stonework

5. Textiles and what other art form incorporated advanced weaving techniques?

  • Woodwork
  • Dyeing
  • Quillwork
  • Basketry

6. What animal made quillwork possible?

  • Porcupines
  • Turkeys
  • Owls
  • Eagles

7. In 1675, Eastern American Indians began working with what kind of European beads?

  • Ceramic
  • Crystal
  • Glass
  • Porcelain

8. Birds that were regarded as sacred, such as eagles, hawks, and owls, were important to what kind of art?

  • Featherwork
  • Quillwork
  • Horn, antler, and tusk work
  • Appliqué

9. Early American Indians used what technique in metalworking to craft tools and ornaments?

  • Chiseling
  • Inlaying
  • Mining
  • Annealing

10. What type of baskets has a set of vertical warps and two or more horizontal wefts that snake around each other as they weave in and out of warps?

  • Coiled baskets
  • Twined baskets
  • Ash-splint baskets
  • Resin-coated baskets

1. What is the art form called in which pieces of cloth and ribbon are sewn onto leather or textiles in colorful patterns?
Appliqué

2. Woodworking enjoyed a burst of energy and expression with the introduction of what metal by European traders?
Iron

3. In what region of North America did American Indians use looms for textile work?
Southwest

4. What was the technique called where uncured animal skins were used to make sturdy objects?
Skinwork

5. Textiles and what other art form incorporated advanced weaving techniques?
Basketry

6. What animal made quillwork possible?
Porcupines

7. In 1675, Eastern American Indians began working with what kind of European beads?
Glass

8. Birds that were regarded as sacred, such as eagles, hawks, and owls, were important to what kind of art?
Featherwork

9. Early American Indians used what technique in metalworking to craft tools and ornaments?
Annealing

10. What type of baskets has a set of vertical warps and two or more horizontal wefts that snake around each other as they weave in and out of warps?
Twined baskets

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