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Described as the study encompassing multiple fields, social studies help to give an adventure of social science, including the humanities. History, geography, and political science are major branches studied in social studies.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     Where is The Capitol located? 

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      Maryland 

    • C.

      Washington DC

    • D.

      Chicago

    Correct Answer
    C. Washington DC
    Explanation
    The Capitol is located in Washington DC.

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  • 2. 

    How many stars are on the American Flag? 

    • A.

      48

    • B.

      49

    • C.

      50

    • D.

      51

    Correct Answer
    C. 50
    Explanation
    The American flag currently has 50 stars. Each star represents one of the 50 states in the United States of America. The design of the flag has changed over time to accommodate the addition of new states, with the most recent change occurring in 1960 when Hawaii became the 50th state. Therefore, the correct answer is 50.

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  • 3. 

    Who designed the first American Flag? 

    • A.

      Betsy Ross

    • B.

      Betty Ross

    • C.

      Frank Rose

    • D.

      Frank Ross

    Correct Answer
    A. Betsy Ross
    Explanation
    Betsy Ross is credited with designing the first American Flag. She was a skilled seamstress and was approached by George Washington, Robert Morris, and George Ross to create a flag for the new nation. According to popular legend, she suggested some changes to the design, such as using five-pointed stars instead of six-pointed ones, and sewed the first flag in her Philadelphia home. Although there is some debate and lack of concrete evidence, Betsy Ross is widely recognized as the designer of the first American Flag.

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  • 4. 

     What is the largest ocean? 

    • A.

      Pacific

    • B.

      Atlantic

    • C.

      Antarctic

    • D.

      Indian 

    Correct Answer
    A. Pacific
    Explanation
    The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean on Earth. It covers more than 60 million square miles and is larger than all the other oceans combined. It stretches from the Arctic in the north to the Antarctic in the south and is bordered by the continents of Asia and Australia on one side and the Americas on the other. It is known for its vastness, depth, and diverse marine life.

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  • 5. 

    How many colonies signed the declaration of independence? 

    • A.

      13

    • B.

      14

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      16

    Correct Answer
    A. 13
    Explanation
    Thirteen colonies signed the Declaration of Independence. This is because there were thirteen British colonies in North America that declared themselves independent from Great Britain in 1776. These colonies included New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

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  • 6. 

     What month was the declaration of independence signed? 

    • A.

      May

    • B.

      June

    • C.

      July 

    • D.

      August

    Correct Answer
    C. July 
    Explanation
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in July. This is a well-known historical fact, as July 4th is celebrated as Independence Day in the United States to commemorate the signing of the document.

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  • 7. 

    What is the capital city of United States? 

    • A.

      Washington DC

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      Middlesbrough

    • D.

      Cleveland 

    Correct Answer
    A. Washington DC
    Explanation
    Washington DC is the capital city of the United States. It is not London, Middlesbrough, or Cleveland.

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  • 8. 

    What year was the declaration of independence signed? 

    • A.

      1774

    • B.

      1775

    • C.

      1776

    • D.

      1777

    Correct Answer
    C. 1776
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1776. The Declaration of Independence was signed in this year, marking the formal separation of the American colonies from Great Britain. It was a pivotal moment in American history and led to the formation of the United States as an independent nation.

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  • 9. 

    What is the fifth largest continent? 

    • A.

      America 

    • B.

      Asia 

    • C.

      Antarctic 

    • D.

      Africa 

    Correct Answer
    C. Antarctic 
    Explanation
    Antarctica is the fifth largest continent. It is located at the southernmost part of the Earth and is mostly covered in ice. It is larger than Europe and Australia, making it the fifth largest continent in terms of land area.

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  • 10. 

    How many continents do we have? 

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    D. 7
    Explanation
    There are seven continents on Earth. Continents are large land masses that are separated by oceans. The seven continents are Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Europe, North America, Australia, and South America. Each continent has its own unique geography, climate, and diverse cultures.

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