WONDER #2468: Who Were the Navajo Code Talkers?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. The Navajo Code Talkers developed and used a secret code based on the Navajo language to pass messages during World War II.
  2. It is very important for militaries to have strong codes to send messages during a war.
  3. Very few people in the world speak the Navajo language.
  4. The Navajo Code was never broken.

Question 2 of 3

How many native Navajo speakers served as Code Talkers during World War II?

  1. 50
  2. 3,000
  3. 400
  4. 100

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is NOT true about warriors in American Indian traditions?

  1. American Indian Nations have relied on their warriors to protect their homes for thousands of years.
  2. American Indian warriors all later became soldiers.
  3. American Indian warriors train from a young age.
  4. American Indian warriors care for their communities in many ways, not just through fighting.

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