2015 Review 1- Regions/Col. Exchange

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2015 Review 1- Regions/Col. Exchange

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following statements would best describe the Coastal Plain of NC?
    • A. 

      Lowest elevations, flat lands that extends along the Atlantic Ocean

    • B. 

      Range of mountains in the eastern US

    • C. 

      Rolling hills in the center of the state

    • D. 

      Wetlands in the western part of NC

  • 2. 
    How many counties does NC have?
    • A. 

      125

    • B. 

      110

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      85

  • 3. 
    How did the geography of the Outer Banks impact the development of early NC?
    • A. 

      Prevented the development of large port cities

    • B. 

      Outer Banks was often a target for hurricanes and storms

    • C. 

      The coastline was so long that it was easy accessible for shipping and settlers

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 4. 
    Which region is described by the following description:"rolling hills, clay soil, cities, low waterfalls" 
    • A. 

      TN

    • B. 

      Coastal Plain

    • C. 

      Piedmont

    • D. 

      Mountains

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the imaginary line the divides the Coastal Plain from the Piedmont?
    • A. 

      Geography

    • B. 

      Region

    • C. 

      Primary source

    • D. 

      Fall Line

  • 6. 
    "Highest elevations in state, red clay soil with mineral deposits, Appalachians," would be the best description of which region?
    • A. 

      Tidewater

    • B. 

      Mountains

    • C. 

      Piedmont

    • D. 

      Coastal Plain

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    Which region of NC is the most suitable for farming?
    • A. 

      Piedmont

    • B. 

      Coastal Plain

    • C. 

      Mountains

    • D. 

      Outer Banks

  • 9. 
    Name NC's largest city.
    • A. 

      Raleigh

    • B. 

      Charlotte

    • C. 

      Asheville

    • D. 

      Wilmington

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a negative effect of the Columbian Exchange?
    • A. 

      Corn

    • B. 

      Disease

    • C. 

      Horses

    • D. 

      Potatoes

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    Native Americans and European settlers had differing beliefs about land ownership. Which statement best summarizes the viewpoint of each side.
    • A. 

      Native Americans viewed land as theirs to be controlled---- Europeans wanted to control the land for themselves, without Native American interference

    • B. 

      Native Americans wasted nothing in land use- preserve the forest land at all costs, the Europeans wanted to rebuild the forest land as well

    • C. 

      Europeans wanted to buy and sell land, Native Americans used the land- all were free to use it

    • D. 

      Native Americans were eager to buy land from Europeans for guns, the Europeans wanted to preserve all forest land

  • 13. 
    Why did Columbus call the Native Americans, Indians?
    • A. 

      He thought that he had landed in Asia

    • B. 

      He thought that he had the best name for them

    • C. 

      He thought that he had landed in India, and called them Indians

    • D. 

      The Indians used sign language and told Columbus the proper name

  • 14. 
    Which state does not share a border with NC?
    • A. 

      TN

    • B. 

      SC

    • C. 

      GA

    • D. 

      MD

  • 15. 
    Which nation does not share a boundary with the United States?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      Chile

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    What percentage of Native Americans were impacted by death due to the Columbian Exchange?
    • A. 

      90 %

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      60%

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