7th Grade 1st Semester Exam Review

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7th Grade 1st Semester Exam Review - Quiz

Seventh grade is the seventh year of school post kindergarten. It’s the equivalent of year 8 in England. Students are usually 12–13 years old. Students learn a lot of subjects including economics, geography, civics and mathematics. How well do you remember all the subjects you learnt in grade 7? Take our quiz and find out more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which is the correct spelling for an economic risk taker?

    • A.

      Enterprenure

    • B.

      Entrepeneur

    • C.

      Interpeneur

    Correct Answer
    B. Entrepeneur
    Explanation
    The correct spelling for an economic risk taker is "entrepreneur." This term refers to an individual who starts and manages a business, taking financial risks in order to achieve success.

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  • 2. 

    Whirlpool provides both goods and services, thus helping the American economy.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    services might include repair contacts, parts, sales, customer support, etc.

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  • 3. 

    What might cause higher demand for cars that use less gas?

    • A.

      Higher gas prices

    • B.

      Lower gas prices

    • C.

      Higher car payments

    Correct Answer
    A. Higher gas prices
    Explanation
    Higher gas prices would cause higher demand for cars that use less gas because when gas prices are high, people are more likely to seek out vehicles with better fuel efficiency in order to save money on fuel costs. This increased demand for fuel-efficient cars is driven by the desire to reduce expenses and maximize savings in the face of expensive gasoline.

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  • 4. 

    Every country in the world has the environmental capacity to grow coffee well.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Not every country has the tropical conditions needed for the plants to thrive.

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  • 5. 

    A ____________ economy has the government bossing the businesses around.

    Correct Answer
    command
    Explanation
    In a command economy, the government has control and authority over businesses. They dictate what goods and services should be produced, how they should be produced, and how they should be distributed. The government sets the prices and makes all the major economic decisions. This type of economy is often associated with socialist or communist countries, where the government plays a dominant role in the economy and centrally plans and controls economic activities.

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  • 6. 

    Check all of the money makers for Canada.

    • A.

      Wood products

    • B.

      Fishing

    • C.

      Pineapples

    • D.

      Minerals

    • E.

      Wheat

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Wood products
    B. Fishing
    D. Minerals
    E. Wheat
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes wood products, fishing, minerals, and wheat as the money makers for Canada. These industries contribute significantly to the country's economy. Canada is known for its vast forests, making wood products a lucrative industry. Fishing is another important sector, as Canada has an extensive coastline and numerous freshwater bodies. The country is rich in minerals, including gold, nickel, and uranium, which are extracted and exported. Lastly, wheat is a major agricultural product, with Canada being one of the largest wheat producers and exporters in the world.

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  • 7. 

    Check all of the NAFTA countries.

    • A.

      Guatemala

    • B.

      Canada

    • C.

      Mexico

    • D.

      U.S.

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Canada
    C. Mexico
    D. U.S.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. These three countries are all members of NAFTA, which stands for the North American Free Trade Agreement. NAFTA is a trade agreement between the three countries that eliminates most tariffs on goods traded between them, promotes investment, and facilitates the movement of goods and services. Guatemala is not a member of NAFTA, so it is not included in the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    Drilling oil is a service industry.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    it is a product that you make a profit on (it does have some secondary processing, but the product is the main thing)

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  • 9. 

    Check all of the features that match the Agricultural Revolution

    • A.

      Animal skins for clothing

    • B.

      Domestication of plants

    • C.

      Domestication of animals

    • D.

      Bigger towns

    • E.

      Food surplus

    • F.

      Division of labor

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Domestication of plants
    C. Domestication of animals
    D. Bigger towns
    E. Food surplus
    F. Division of labor
    Explanation
    The Agricultural Revolution was a period in human history when people transitioned from hunting and gathering to farming and settled agriculture. This led to the domestication of plants and animals, as people began to cultivate crops and raise livestock for food and other resources. As a result, the development of agriculture allowed for the establishment of larger towns and communities, as well as the production of a food surplus. This surplus of food enabled the division of labor, as some individuals could specialize in tasks other than food production, such as crafting or governing.

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  • 10. 

    Mesoamerica means the middle of Canada in the Inuit language.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Maybe in a Mayan or Aztec language...

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  • 11. 

    "Oh, give me a home, where the buffalo roam. " Mr. B and the B street bandWhat location is this group singing about?

    • A.

      Grand Canyon

    • B.

      Great Plains

    • C.

      Pacific Northwest

    Correct Answer
    B. Great Plains
    Explanation
    The lyrics "Oh, give me a home, where the buffalo roam" suggest that the group is singing about a location where buffalo roam freely. The Great Plains is a region in North America known for its vast grasslands and large herds of buffalo, making it the most suitable location mentioned in the options. The Grand Canyon and Pacific Northwest do not have the same association with buffalo as the Great Plains, making them less likely choices.

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  • 12. 

    "Me carve tall tree like eagle." Random dude from 10,000 years ago. Where is this random dude located?

    • A.

      Isthmus of Tehuantepec

    • B.

      Berringa Land Bridge

    • C.

      Pacific Northwest

    Correct Answer
    C. Pacific Northwest
    Explanation
    Based on the statement "Me carve tall tree like eagle," it can be inferred that the random dude is referring to a location where tall trees are present and eagles are known. The Pacific Northwest is known for its dense forests and diverse wildlife, including eagles. Therefore, it is likely that the random dude is located in the Pacific Northwest.

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  • 13. 

    Who would be the best person to hire if he/she has a degree in pastoralism?

    • A.

      Dr. Buffalo

    • B.

      Dr. Killer Hoops

    • C.

      Dr. Shepherd

    Correct Answer
    C. Dr. Shepherd
    Explanation
    shepherds tend to sheep, a grazing animal

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  • 14. 

    Which of the following occurred the earliest?

    • A.

      Columbus discovered the New World

    • B.

      Spain conquered the Aztecs

    • C.

      Quebec was founded

    Correct Answer
    A. Columbus discovered the New World
    Explanation
    1492, 1519, 1608 are some notable dates to remember on the exam

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  • 15. 

    The Mayans and Aztecs were monotheistic (believed in a single god)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    this idea was not common at the time: they were polytheistic (many gods)

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  • 16. 

    Tenochtitlan was an impressive city built by the Mayans.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Aztecs

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  • 17. 

    Popular sovereignty means that people have a say in their government

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Popular sovereignty refers to the belief that the authority of a government is derived from the consent and will of the people. It asserts that the power of the government comes from the people, who have the right to participate in decision-making processes and elect their representatives. Therefore, the statement "Popular sovereignty means that people have a say in their government" is true, as it accurately reflects the concept of popular sovereignty.

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  • 18. 

    The Red _______ is a humanitarian organization (type one of two different possibilities). Single word

    Correct Answer
    cross
    Cross
    Crescent
    crescent
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "cross" or "Cross". The Red Cross is a well-known humanitarian organization that provides assistance and support during times of crisis and disaster. The symbol of the Red Cross is a red cross on a white background, which is recognized internationally as a symbol of humanitarian aid.

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  • 19. 

    Check off all of the features that are Canadian.

    • A.

      Provinces

    • B.

      Prime minister

    • C.

      Limited government

    • D.

      Parliament

    • E.

      Dictatorship

    • F.

      Command economy

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Provinces
    B. Prime minister
    C. Limited government
    D. Parliament
    Explanation
    The features that are Canadian are provinces, prime minister, limited government, and Parliament. In Canada, the country is divided into provinces, each with its own government. The prime minister is the head of government and is responsible for leading the country. Canada also has a limited government, meaning that the powers of the government are restricted by law. Parliament is the legislative body in Canada where laws are debated and passed. Dictatorship and command economy are not specific to Canada and can be found in other countries as well.

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  • 20. 

    A federal republic needs governmental representatives at a national level.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    US, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, Japan, France, and many others follow this model

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  • 21. 

    Economically, what's so great about the Great Plains?

    • A.

      Corn

    • B.

      Dairy

    • C.

      Wheat

    Correct Answer
    C. Wheat
    Explanation
    The Great Plains are known for their fertile soil and ideal climate for growing wheat. Wheat is a major cash crop in this region and plays a significant role in the economy. It is a valuable commodity that can be sold domestically and internationally, contributing to the agricultural industry's growth and profitability. Additionally, wheat production supports various related industries, such as milling and food processing, further boosting the regional economy.

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  • 22. 

    Which of the following have adapted to extreme cold temperatures?

    • A.

      Aleuts

    • B.

      Inuit

    • C.

      Both

    • D.

      Neither

    Correct Answer
    C. Both
    Explanation
    Both the Aleuts and the Inuit have adapted to extreme cold temperatures. The Aleuts are indigenous people who inhabit the Aleutian Islands and parts of Alaska, while the Inuit are indigenous people who live in the Arctic regions of Canada, Greenland, and Alaska. Both groups have developed unique adaptations to survive in their harsh environments, such as efficient insulation through clothing and shelter, specialized hunting techniques, and knowledge of how to navigate icy terrain.

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  • 23. 

    The Hawaiian Islands are shaped the way they are due to hurricanes.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    volcanic activity

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  • 24. 

    Check off all the the characteristics that describe the Ring of Fire.

    • A.

      Hot temperatures

    • B.

      Tropical climate

    • C.

      Near the Equator

    • D.

      Caused by volcanoes

    • E.

      In the Pacific Ocean

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Hot temperatures
    B. Tropical climate
    C. Near the Equator
    D. Caused by volcanoes
    E. In the Pacific Ocean
    Explanation
    The Ring of Fire is a region in the Pacific Ocean known for its hot temperatures, tropical climate, and proximity to the Equator. It is characterized by a high concentration of volcanic activity, which is the cause of its formation.

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  • 25. 

    Nunavut is a province of Canada.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It is a territory set aside for the Inuit people since 1999.

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  • 26. 

    New Brunswick would be considered a maritime province.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    the word means by the sea.

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  • 27. 

    Regionalism is strong pride in your region rather than the whole country.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Quebec is a classic example because they wanted to become their own country rather than one with special status recognized.

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  • 28. 

    Ottawa is the provincial capital of Ontario.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It is the federal capital (Toronto is the provincial one).

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  • 29. 

    Fertile is a word to describe good soil for farming.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement accurately describes the meaning of the word "fertile." Fertile soil refers to soil that is rich in nutrients and capable of supporting the growth of plants, making it suitable for farming. Therefore, the answer "True" is correct.

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  • 30. 

    Russia is the largest country in the world in terms of land area. What country is in 2nd place?

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      China

    • C.

      Brazil

    • D.

      The United States

    Correct Answer
    A. Canada
    Explanation
    Canada is the second largest country in the world in terms of land area. It covers a vast territory spanning from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean, and its northernmost regions extend into the Arctic. With its expansive landmass, Canada holds the distinction of being the largest country in the Western Hemisphere and the second largest globally, after Russia.

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  • 31. 

    Thematic is an adjective to describe a theme for something.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that the statement accurately describes the meaning of the word "thematic." "Thematic" is indeed an adjective used to describe a theme for something. Therefore, the answer is true.

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  • 32. 

    Seismic monitoring measures the strength of hurricanes.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    earthquakes

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  • 33. 

    You can use satellites to forecast the weather.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Satellites can be used to forecast the weather because they provide valuable data and images of the Earth's atmosphere and weather patterns. They can track cloud formations, monitor atmospheric conditions, measure temperature, humidity, and wind patterns, and detect storms and other weather phenomena. This information is crucial for meteorologists to analyze and predict weather patterns accurately. Satellites provide a global view of the Earth's weather systems, allowing for more comprehensive and timely forecasts. Therefore, the statement "You can use satellites to forecast the weather" is true.

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  • 34. 

    Check all of the rivers that are tributaries of the Mighty Mississippi River.

    • A.

      Ohio

    • B.

      Missouri

    • C.

      Huang

    • D.

      Arkansas

    • E.

      Red River

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Ohio
    B. Missouri
    D. Arkansas
    E. Red River
    Explanation
    The Ohio River, Missouri River, Arkansas River, and Red River are all tributaries of the Mississippi River. A tributary is a smaller river or stream that flows into a larger river. In this case, these rivers all flow into the Mississippi River, contributing to its overall flow and volume of water. The Huang River, however, is not a tributary of the Mississippi River.

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