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Jim Thorpe-Native American Athlete
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by Alexander Naujokas
| 15 Questions
1
1 pt
According to this article, who was one of the greatest Athletes of all time?
Bo Jackson
Jim Thorpe
Little Crow
Michael Jordan
2
1 pt
Where was he born and raised?
An Indian Reservation in North Dakota
An Indian Reservation in Minnesota
An Indian Reservation in Oklahama
An Indian Reservation in Iowa
3
1 pt
What tribe/nation was himself and his family apart of?
Sak and Fox Nation
Sioux Nation
Apache Nation
Ojibwe Nation
4
1 pt
Where did his dad force him to go to?
Work
Army
Minnesota
boarding school
5
1 pt
What was it like for Natives at the boarding schools?
Wonderful
Not well, they couldn't do anything that had to do with their culture
Real well, they were able to practice their culture
They were treated fairly.
6
1 pt
In 1907, what school did he attend?
Marshall High School
St. Louis High
Carlisle Indian Industrial School
Pennsylvania High School
7
1 pt
What two sports was he involved in during high school?
Track & Field and Baseball
Football and Baseball
Track & Field and Hockey
Basketball and
8
1 pt
What year did he start training for the Olympics?
1900
1862
1898
1912
9
1 pt
Why was his gold medal taken away?
He was an amateur.
In the past, he had made money playing baseball.
He cheated.
He was discriminated upon.
10
1 pt
What 3 professional sports did he play thorughout his career?
track, tennis, football
tennis, basketball, football
hockey, basketball, football
baseball, basketball, football
11
1 pt
There was a Hollywood movie made about his life.
True
False
12
1 pt
After his sports career, he became a professional football broacaster.
True
False
13
1 pt
What year did he pass away?
1953
1943
1920
1963
14
1 pt
Jim Thorpe received many awards for his athletic accomplishments.
True
False
15
1 pt
Why was Jim such a great example for the Native American community? Why were his accomplishments important to Native Americans in general?

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