Chapter 1: Lesson 2 & 3_ Social Studies Test

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  • 1. 
    Geography is__________________________.
    • A. 

      A natural feature that make up the earth's surface

    • B. 

      The study of the earth and the people, animals and plants living on it

    • C. 

      A graph that shows a place's average temperature and precipitation during the year


  • 2. 
    Tennessee has 5 natural land regions.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True


  • 3. 
    Landforms are______________________.
    • A. 

      Man made features that make up the earth's surface

    • B. 

      Natural features that make up the earth's surface

    • C. 

      None of the above


  • 4. 
    The six Tennessee land regions are:
    • A. 

      Great Smoky Mountains, Lowland Rim, Great Valley, Cumberland River, Central Basin and West Tennessee Plain

    • B. 

      Great Smoky Mountains, Highland Rim, Great Valley, Cumberland Plain, Central Basin and West Tennessee Plain

    • C. 

      Great Smoky Mountains, Highland Rim, Great Valley, Cumberland Plateau, Central Basin and West Tennessee Plain


  • 5. 
    Tennessee has a humid continental climate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 6. 
    Elevation is__________________.
    • A. 

      The day-to-day temperature and precipitation

    • B. 

      A measure of the distance of land above sea level

    • C. 

      Rain, sleet, snow or hail.


  • 7. 
    Weather is______________________
    • A. 

      The day-to-day temperature and precipitation

    • B. 

      A measure of the distance of land above sea level

    • C. 

      Rain, sleet, snow or hail.


  • 8. 
    Climate is_______________________.
    • A. 

      Rain, sleet, snow or hail.

    • B. 

      The day-to-day temperature and precipitation

    • C. 

      The weather of a place year after year


  • 9. 
    Precipitation is _____________________________.
    • A. 

      Rain, sleet, snow or hail.

    • B. 

      The weather of a place year after year

    • C. 

      The day-to-day temperature and precipitation


  • 10. 
    Humid means there is NOT alot of water in the air.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True


  • 11. 
    Continental means a place is inland (away from a coastline).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 12. 
    Examples of some natural resources are_________________.
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Minerals

    • C. 

      Timber

    • D. 

      Soil

    • E. 

      All of the above


  • 13. 
    The largest land region in Tennessee is________________.

  • 14. 
    What are the eight states that border Tennessee?
    • A. 

      California, North Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Georgia

    • B. 

      Alabama, North Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Georgia

    • C. 

      Alabama, North Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Texas


  • 15. 
    A physical boundary is one that ___________________.
    • A. 

      Can be seen (for example, a landform)

    • B. 

      That can not be seen (for example, a geography line on a map)


  • 16. 
    Lumbering is _________________________.
    • A. 

      The business of cutting down trees and making them into boards

    • B. 

      The business of cutting down of trees


  • 17. 
    There is more to geography than using a map.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 18. 
    If your family lived in a plain,your family may farm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 19. 
    If your family lived in the mountains, your family may do some mining or timber.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 20. 
    What is the state capitol of Tennessee?

  • 21. 
    Smelting is ____________________
    • A. 

      The process of melting steel

    • B. 

      The process of melting iron ore

    • C. 

      The process of cooling iron ore

    • D. 

      The process of cooling steel


  • 22. 
    What is the highest point in Tennessee?

  • 23. 
    Teh climate of East Tennessee is cool and more precipitation.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True


  • 24. 
    The Landform in East Tennessee is mainly coastline.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True


  • 25. 
    The landform in Middle Tennessee is mainly plateau, basin and hills.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 26. 
    The largest city in West Tennessee is Memphis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 27. 
    The three grand divisions in Tennessee are_______________
    • A. 

      East TN, West North TN, Middle TN

    • B. 

      East TN, Middle TN, West TN

    • C. 

      East TN, Middle TN, West East TN


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