7th Grade Final- Part 1

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7th Grade Final- Part 1

Answer the following questions based on what you think you know and remember about this time period


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where did the Renaissance begin? 
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 2. 
    What innovation helped to spread the influence of Renaissance?
    • A. 

      Printing press

    • B. 

      Compass

    • C. 

      Telegraph

    • D. 

      Internal combustion engine

  • 3. 
    Martin Luther helped to begin unknowingly what key event?
    • A. 

      Renaissance

    • B. 

      Protestant Reformation

    • C. 

      Age of Discovery

    • D. 

      Enlightenment

  • 4. 
    Machaivellli, a Renaissance political thinker, would be best remember by which of the following statements? 
    • A. 

      Be Bold, Do whatever it takes to stay in power, Be strong

    • B. 

      The weak will never survive in the end

    • C. 

      Be curious and love art

    • D. 

      Kings and Queens will rule the world

  • 5. 
    The Roman Catholic Church dominated life in Europe before the Protestant Reformation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Latitude : Equator Longitude:___________________
    • A. 

      Time Zones

    • B. 

      International Date Line

    • C. 

      Longitude

    • D. 

      Prime Meridan

  • 7. 
    Which of the following reasons does not belong for Exploration towards the New World?(4 R's) 
    • A. 

      Routes

    • B. 

      Riches

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Roads

  • 8. 
    Use the following quote to help you answer the question below:"It must be acknowledged that the term 'republic' is of a very vague application in every language... I would say purely and simply it means a government by its citizens in mass, acting directly and personally according to the rules of the majority."- Thomas Jefferson 1816Which statement summarizes Jefferson's ideas about a republic form of government?
    • A. 

      The power of govt. rests with the citizens

    • B. 

      The power of the govt. rests with the leaders at the top of the govt.

    • C. 

      Republicans are always in control

    • D. 

      Republic forms of govt. have strict rules and laws that must be followed

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    John Locke believed in the concept of natural rights of the individual. 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

  • 11. 
    Columbus : Spain Vasco da Gama: _______________
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 12. 
    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

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    Select the home of Malala. (birthplace)
    • A. 

      Swat Valley, Pakistan

    • B. 

      Washington, DC USA

    • C. 

      London, England

    • D. 

      New Dehli, India

  • 15. 
    Who was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      James Madison

  • 16. 
    The Ottoman Empire had taken control of most of the overland trade routes, so Europe needed to search for a cheaper route to Asia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The Declaration of Independence laid the foundation for democratic thinking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    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

  • 19. 
    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

  • 20. 
    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!

  • 21. 
    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

  • 22. 
    This was the time of "radical" extreme leadership of the French Revolution in which many were executed by the guillotine in 1793-1794. 
    • A. 

      Renaissance

    • B. 

      Storming of the Bastille

    • C. 

      Reformation

    • D. 

      Reign of Terror

  • 23. 
    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

  • 24. 
    Select the state in which you live.
    • A. 

      South Carolina

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      North Carolina

  • 25. 
    I live on the continent of....
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      North America

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