7th Grade: Test Your Memory By Taking This History Quiz!

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When studying history, the further back you look, the harder it gets to discover what really was happening. The reason for this is that there are fewer sources of reliable information available, and they can also be very hard to find. Written records go back many thousands of years, the Ancient Egyptian and Babylonian civilisations had writing. How developed are your history skills, let's find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which word means any phase in history?
    • A. 

      Antiquity

    • B. 

      Event

    • C. 

      Period

    • D. 

      Spell

  • 2. 
    The facts to back up an idea are called what?
    • A. 

      Correspondence

    • B. 

      Eminence

    • C. 

      Evidence

    • D. 

      Provenance

  • 3. 
    Evidence that is one-sided or unfair is said to be .......
    • A. 

      Ballasted

    • B. 

      Biased

    • C. 

      Doctored

    • D. 

      Fixed

  • 4. 
    What means 'looking at something from another person's viewpoint'?
    • A. 

      Empathy

    • B. 

      Empiricism

    • C. 

      Entropy

    • D. 

      Telepathy

  • 5. 
    What is chronology?
    • A. 

      A collection of historical writings

    • B. 

      Digging up ancient objects

    • C. 

      Events before 1066

    • D. 

      The correct order of events over time

  • 6. 
    Historians use which phrase for the link between what makes events happen and their results?
    • A. 

      Cause and aftermath

    • B. 

      Cause and consequence

    • C. 

      Lead up and outcome

    • D. 

      Trigger and truth

  • 7. 
    What is the best definition of a historical source?
    • A. 

      Documents that are extremely old

    • B. 

      Solidified ketchup found among Viking remains

    • C. 

      Something providing useful evidence about the past

    • D. 

      Things that have been written down

  • 8. 
    The term 'primary source' means what?
    • A. 

      From the time being studied

    • B. 

      The least important source

    • C. 

      Written by a young child

    • D. 

      Written sources only

  • 9. 
    Another word for a primary source is ....... what?
    • A. 

      Contemplative

    • B. 

      Contemporary

    • C. 

      Contiguous

    • D. 

      Contrary

  • 10. 
    Using historical outcomes to draw conclusions about an event is…?
    • A. 

      Backsight

    • B. 

      Hindsight

    • C. 

      Longsight

    • D. 

      Oversight

  • 11. 
    What is chronology?
    • A. 

      A collection of historical writings

    • B. 

      Digging up ancient objects

    • C. 

      Events before 1066

    • D. 

      The correct order of events over time

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