1st Nine Weeks Review- 2017

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1st Nine Weeks Review- 2017

What do you remember from the First Nine Weeks? Go for it! Make a 100!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Latitude 
    • A. 

      Equator

    • B. 

      International Date Line

    • C. 

      Longitude

    • D. 

      Prime Meridan

  • 2. 
    Desertification means...
    • A. 

      Deserts are spreading across an area

    • B. 

      Antartica is growing in size

    • C. 

      Deserts are shrinking in size

    • D. 

      There are not any deserts in Europe

  • 3. 
    Physical Map 
    • A. 

      Map that shows rivers, lakes, mountains

    • B. 

      Map that shows cities, towns, capitals, boundaries

    • C. 

      Map that shows lines of latitude and longitude

    • D. 

      Map that shows the International Date Line

  • 4. 
    Columbian Exchange 
    • A. 

      Movement of people to the New World

    • B. 

      Movement of animals from the Old World

    • C. 

      Movement of plants, animals and disease from the Old and the New Worlds

    • D. 

      Movement of disease to the New World

  • 5. 
    Which one would not be an example of a primary source?
    • A. 

      Diary accounts

    • B. 

      Soldier writing letters back home about his war experience

    • C. 

      Textbook

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence

  • 6. 
    Political Map
    • A. 

      Shows rivers, lakes, mountains, on a map

    • B. 

      Shows cities, states, nations, boundaries, capital cities on map

    • C. 

      Shows the International Date Line

    • D. 

      Shows the lines of latitude and longitude

  • 7. 
    Which continent would be considered the New World?
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      North America

  • 8. 
    Why was the Columbian Exchange named after Christopher Columbus?
    • A. 

      He invented the term

    • B. 

      He was an expert on New World species

    • C. 

      His ship was nicknamed the Columbian Exchange

    • D. 

      His voyages marked the beginning of the exchange

  • 9. 
    Which group introduced horses within the Columbian Exchange?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Native Americans

    • D. 

      Dutch

  • 10. 
    The Treaty of Tordesailles is important today because:
    • A. 

      South American nations have a strong connection to Spain and Christian based religions due to the negotations that took place in 1494

    • B. 

      North America became a colony of Portugal

    • C. 

      This treaty had no impact on life today

    • D. 

      The Spanish took over all the land in the New World and Old World

  • 11. 
    African Americans were sold into slavery once that Native American population started to die out- for a needed labor force in the mines, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which European nation sent explorers towards Asia in search of better trade routes first
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 13. 
    Which of the following best describes why the Age of Exploration occurred?
    • A. 

      England and Spain wanted to expand their empire

    • B. 

      Spain had claimed North and South America

    • C. 

      European rulers wanted to find a cheaper way to obtain spices from Asia

    • D. 

      English defeated the Spanish Armada

  • 14. 
    The Spanish conquistadors only wanted to bring religion to the New World.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Theocracy
    • A. 

      One leader or person who has ablsolute control over the lives of the people of the nation

    • B. 

      King or Queen rules the nation

    • C. 

      Citizens hold the political power

    • D. 

      Government that recognizes God as the primary or main political authority

  • 16. 
    Monarchy
    • A. 

      People hold the political power to the nation

    • B. 

      King or queen rules/leads the nation

    • C. 

      Government is headed by a strong military leader who has total control over the nation

    • D. 

      No one is in charge-mob rule

  • 17. 
    Democracy 
    • A. 

      Citizens hold the political power in government

    • B. 

      King or queen rules in the nation

    • C. 

      Mob rule- no one is in charge

    • D. 

      God is the ultimate authority of the government

  • 18. 
    Representative Democracy
    • A. 

      King or queen rules the nation

    • B. 

      Mob rule- choas and disorder in government

    • C. 

      Voters elect representatives to help make decisions in government

    • D. 

      One leader who has direct power over all the people of the nation

  • 19. 
    Anarchy
    • A. 

      King or Queen rules the nation

    • B. 

      Mob rule or choas and disorder- lack of government

    • C. 

      God is at the center of government

    • D. 

      People make all the decisions for the king

  • 20. 
    Which of the followng would not be a negative impact of the Age of Exploration?
    • A. 

      Finding new trades routes to Asia or to others parts of the globe

    • B. 

      Disease or sicknees

    • C. 

      Slavery of Native Americans and other groups

    • D. 

      War and competition between nations

  • 21. 
    Select the group that controlled the trade routes before the Age of Exploration began.
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Moors

    • D. 

      Muslims

  • 22. 
    The Declaration of Independence laid the foundation for democratic thinking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    In contrast to a democracy, which form of govt. uses the military to maintain power against the people's consent? ( hint: what is the opposite)
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Anarchy

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Dictatorship

  • 24. 
    The Constitution is the basis of the laws in the United States
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Use the following quote to help you answer the question below:"It must be acknowledged that the term 'republic' is of a very vague application in every language... I would say purely and simply it means a government by its citizens in mass, acting directly and personally according to the rules of the majority."- Thomas Jefferson 1816Which statement summarizes Jefferson's ideas about a republic form of government?
    • A. 

      The power of govt. rests with the citizens

    • B. 

      The power of the govt. rests with the leaders at the top of the govt.

    • C. 

      Republicans are always in control

    • D. 

      Republic forms of govt. have strict rules and laws that must be followed

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