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1Vocabulary and Comprehension Test Lewis and ClarkVocabulary and Comprehension Test
2Vocabulary1. When my sister received a scholarship, she __________ cried tears of joy.dismalperilprofuselyloftily
3Vocabulary2. Driving up the mountain, we traveled over rough and hilly ________.terrainperilordealtangles
4Vocabulary3. With all the road construction in our town, driving has become a terrible ________.esteemordealdismaloath
5Vocabulary4. The days grew more and more ________ as the heavy rains continued day after day.profuselydismalterrainpelting
6Vocabulary5. The young artist’s painting was held in high ________ by the older art critics.dismalprofuselyordealesteem
7Vocabulary 6. The lack of rain put the woods in ________ of fires. perilterrainordealesteem
8Comprehension7. Seeing the top of the Rocky Mountains was both inspiring and troubling to Lewis and Clark because ________.the mountains were so far awaythey knew the mountains would be difficult to cross.the mountain tops were covered with snow.they had to carry their boats over the Great Falls first
9Comprehension 8. How did Lewis describe the Great Falls? the greatest obstacle I have ever facedas high as a six-story buildingthe greatest sight I ever beheldimpossible to conquer without Sacagawea
10Comprehension9. Sacagawea proved to be a valuable asset to the expedition because she _________.carefully scanned the riverbankshad been a slave-child long agohiked ahead of the partyhelped the captains select right rivers to follow
11Comprehension10. Why were the Shoshone women “frozen with fear” when Lewis met them?They only trusted their neighbors, the Blackfeet.Lewis wanted to buy horse from them.They had never seen other people before.They were suspicious of all outsiders.
12Comprehension11. Sacagawea cried when she saw Chief Cameahwait because he ________.was her brotherhad scared herhad kidnapped her long agowas her father
13Comprehension12. Lewis and Clark thought that all the streams on the far side of the Rockies would ________.flow directly into the Pacific Oceanflow into the Columbiadestroy their beat-up canoesbe filled with schools of fish
14Comprehension13. The land around the Columbia River was later called the ________.Ouragon LandOregon TerritoryOrigan RiverMissouri Territory
15Comprehension14. When Lewis and Clark met the Chinook Indians, how did the explorers know they were near the Pacific Ocean?Chinook Indians spoke English and told them they were near it.Lewis and Clark could see the Pacific Ocean in the distance.A Chinook wore a navy jacket, so that meant sailors had been there.Nez Perce Indians told them that the Chinook Indians lived by the sea.
16Comprehension 15. What did Lewis and Clark prove by their expedition? No inland waterway existed in North America.Their journey was almost a failure.Jefferson was pleased with Lewis and Clark.They opened the West to settlers by drawing maps.
17Comprehension 16. How long did the Lewis and Clark expedition take? more than five yearsmore than two yearsalmost ten yearsless than two years
18Comprehension17. Why was President Jefferson’s letter of credit never used?The ship’s captain let them sail for free.No ship ever came into port for six months.The letter was stolen by the Indians.Sacagawea and her husband took them to the Mandan village.
19Comprehension18. The expedition of Lewis and Clark began and ended ________.in St. Louis, Missourion the Columbia Riverin present-day Astoria, Oregonin Washington, D.C.