3rd Nine Weeks Review 2017

57 Questions | Total Attempts: 202

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Week Quizzes & Trivia

A check up on what you should know so far for this year! Yes, you may use notes, and trivia to assist you today!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Latitude : Equator Longitude:___________________
    • A. 

      Time Zones

    • B. 

      International Date Line

    • C. 

      Longitude

    • D. 

      Prime Meridan

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    John Locke believed in the concept of natural rights of the indiividual. What US document did he later help influence in our national history? 
    • A. 

      Gettysburg Address

    • B. 

      US Constitution

    • C. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    What document is known as the "ultimate break up letter"?
    • A. 

      Declaration of Rights

    • B. 

      English Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      Magna Carta

  • 6. 
    Who was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      James Madison

  • 7. 
    The Declaration of Independence laid the foundation for democratic thinking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    Enlightenment thinker Thomas Hobbes would have supported which type of government? 
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Anarchy

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Dictatorship

  • 11. 
    American Revolution: "No taxation without representation" French Revolution: ________________________________
    • A. 

      Reign of Terror

    • B. 

      Liberty, Equality, Brotherhood

    • C. 

      Freedom is here!

    • D. 

      Opporunity for all- no more taxes!

  • 12. 
    This group had the burden of paying all the taxes in the nation of France before the revolution?
    • A. 

      First Estate

    • B. 

      Second Estate

    • C. 

      Third Estate

    • D. 

      Fourth Estate

  • 13. 
    A food shortage of bread caused unstable times for the people of France during the French Revolution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Napoleon's rule ended the French Revolution. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Select the best definition of revolution.
    • A. 

      Change

    • B. 

      War

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Independence

  • 16. 
    Physical Map : rivers, lakes, mountainsPolitical Map: _____________________
    • A. 

      Map that shows the equator

    • 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

  • 17. 
    The switch from handmade goods to machine made goods could be best described as...
    • A. 

      Urbanization

    • B. 

      Immigration

    • C. 

      Industrial Revolution

    • D. 

      Economic Revolution

  • 18. 
    Select the nation where the Industrial Revolution began.
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      England

  • 19. 
    "The sun never set on the British Empire".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A nation that has the ability to take over and maintain control of another nation in order to expand an empire is known as ________________________
    • A. 

      Nationalism

    • B. 

      Imperialism

    • C. 

      Alliances

    • D. 

      Patriotism

  • 21. 
    After Europe had industrialized, the search for "raw materials"/resources spanned across the world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Select one of the main reasons why King Leopold II of Begium decided to colonize the African Congo.
    • A. 

      For rubber

    • B. 

      For gold

    • C. 

      For diamonds

    • D. 

      For coal mining

  • 23. 
    Colonial boundaries cut across ethnic groups and remained after African countries received independence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    What colony did Queen Victoria consider her "Jewel in the Crown"?
    • A. 

      South Africa

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Burma

    • D. 

      New England

  • 25. 
    Which famous leader used nonviolent resistance to help win independence for India?
    • A. 

      Rabindranath Tagore

    • B. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • C. 

      Mohandas Gandhi

    • D. 

      Martin Luther King Jr.

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