Unit 3, Lesson 2- Benjamin Banneker
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by Jason Clark
| 13 Questions
Note from the author:
McGraw Hill - Imagine It- 4th grade
1
10 pts
Why did young Bejamin Banneker count things?
It as part of his job on the farm.
It was important to keep track of the number of rows in a field.
It made his lonely work more fun.
It was practice for what he was learning at school.W
2
10 pts
Which of the following is an opinion?
Andrew Ellicott asked Banneker to help him survey the land.
Banneker quit school after only four years.
George Washington deserved to be the first president.
George Ellicott owned a telescope.
3
10 pts
Which of these jobs did Banneker not have?
writer
teacher
surveyor
farmer
4
10 pts
At the end of the selection, Banneker
was still working on the farm.
was not a very old man.
was building a new clock.
was still asking questions.
5
10 pts
Who taught Banneker to read?
his teacher in a one room schoolhouse
his grandmother Molly
his great grandfather
the plantation owner
6
10 pts
which word best completes both sentences?The restaurant added the _____________ to our bill. The __________of the paintbrush needs cleaning.
handle
tip
check
tax
7
10 pts
Another word for 'skill' is
job
secret
memory
ability
8
10 pts
Maryland was one of the thirteen American 'colonies' ruled by Great Britain. 'Colonies' are
settlements.
large, wooden ships.
plantations.
farmers' markets.
9
10 pts
'Astronomy' is the study of
American history.
government.
growing crops.
the universe.
10
10 pts
helping survey the 'capital' city was a great honor. The 'capital' city is
an area far away from any large city.
a place near the shore.
where the government is located.
a forested area.
11
10 pts
How were Banneker and his family different from most African Americans living in 1737?
12
10 pts
Why did Banneker quit school after 4 years?
13
10 pts
Why did Banneker send a copy of his almanac to Thomas Jefferson?
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