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John Wesley Powell: Quiz


Question 1: As an ethnologist and early anthropologist, Powell was a student of the pioneering anthropologist ________.
AmericasLewis H. MorganNew YorkUnited States

Question 2: He was director of the Bureau of Ethnology at the ________, where he supported linguistic and sociological research and publications.
United States CapitolWashington, D.C.Smithsonian InstitutionNational Mall

Question 3: John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference at ________
Albion CollegeOhio Wesleyan UniversityDePauw UniversityIllinois Wesleyan University

Question 4: Powell had a restless nature and a deep interest in the ________.
PseudoscienceScientific methodSocial sciencesNatural science

Question 5: Due to Powell's deep ________ beliefs and social commitments, his loyalties remained with the Union and the cause of abolishing slavery.
BaptistChristianityProtestantismChristian denomination

Question 6: ________ (1999) Exploring the Great Rivers of North America.
National Geographic (magazine)Geographical (magazine)National Geographic SocietyCanadian Geographic

Question 7: He gathered nine men, four boats and food for ten months and set out from ________ on May 24.
Green River, WyomingEvanston, WyomingCheyenne, WyomingRock Springs, Wyoming

Question 8: Powell studied at Illinois College, Wheaton College, and Oberlin College, acquiring a knowledge of ________ and Latin but never graduating.
Doric GreekAncient GreekAeolic GreekAttic Greek

Question 9: In recognition of his national service, Powell was buried in ________.
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee MemorialBall's Bluff Battlefield and National CemeteryArlington National CemeteryGeorge Washington Memorial Parkway

Question 10: Works by John Wesley Powell at ________
Project GutenbergAmazon KindleGoogle BooksProject Gutenberg Australia


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