Social Studies Chapter 10: Trivia Quiz

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Social Studies Chapter 10: Trivia Quiz

Have you just finished the social studies chapter 10 and are looking for a test to help you see if you have understood it? The quiz is perfect for you and if you take it up you will be assured a better understanding before we get started on the next chapters. Give it a shot and keep an eye out for the quiz on the other chapters.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What four nations claimed parts of the area between the Mississippi and the Pacific?
    • A. 

      Great Britian

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      Russia

    • E. 

      Germany

    • F. 

      Netherlands

    • G. 

      Spain

  • 2. 
    How did Thomas Jefferson attempt to settle the nation's dispute with France?
    • A. 

      Selling New Orleans

    • B. 

      Buying Louisiana

    • C. 

      Buying New Orleans

    • D. 

      Selling Louisiana

  • 3. 
    What did France's leader Napoleon offer the US in return?
    • A. 

      To buy New Orleans

    • B. 

      To buy all of the Louisiana Territory

    • C. 

      To sign a secret treaty

    • D. 

      To operate the port of New Orleans

  • 4. 
    What caused Jefferson to hesitate before agreeing to purchase the Louisiana Territory?
    • A. 

      It was too expensive

    • B. 

      There was a war in the West Indies

    • C. 

      There wasn't enough space to farm

    • D. 

      The Constitution didn't say anything about the President's right to buy land

  • 5. 
    How did the Louisiana Purchase change the size of the US?
    • A. 

      It doubled it

    • B. 

      It tripled it

    • C. 

      It quadrupled it

    • D. 

      It cut it in half

  • 6. 
    What was the purpose of the Lewis and Clark Expedition?
    • A. 

      To hunt

    • B. 

      To get some exercise

    • C. 

      Learn about the Louisiana Territory

    • D. 

      To capture slaves

  • 7. 
    What goals did Jefferson have for the Lewis and Clark expedition?
    • A. 

      Lose weight

    • B. 

      Establish a good relationship with the Native Americans

    • C. 

      Describe the plants and animals

    • D. 

      Start an industry

    • E. 

      Describe the landscape

    • F. 

      Look for a new location for the nation's capital

    • G. 

      Find a water route across the continent

  • 8. 
    How did the Mandan and Sacagawea  help the expedition?
    • A. 

      Language, math, and musical skills

    • B. 

      Geography, reading, and cooking skills

    • C. 

      Math, reading, and history skills

    • D. 

      Trapping, trading, language, and geography skills

  • 9. 
    What did the Lewis and Clark expedition accomplish?
    • A. 

      Mapped out an all-water route across the continent

    • B. 

      Scientific and geographic information

    • C. 

      Video clips of what was to the West

    • D. 

      Exhaustion

  • 10. 
    What area of the Louisiana Purchase did Pike explore?
    • A. 

      Southern

    • B. 

      Northern

    • C. 

      Eastern

    • D. 

      Western

  • 11. 
    What were the three effects of the explorations of Lewis and Clark and Pike?
    • A. 

      Growth of fur trade

    • B. 

      Accurate view of the Great Plains

    • C. 

      Accurate maps

    • D. 

      Mistaken view of the Great Plans

    • E. 

      Inaccurate maps