Pvhs Arizona History Mid-term

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Pvhs Arizona History Mid-term

This test contains information from the PVHS Arizona History Coursework, from sections 1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many counties did Arizona originally  have?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      18

    • E. 

      16

  • 2. 
    Who designed the Arizona State Flag?
    • A. 

      Thomas Campbell

    • B. 

      Janet Napolitano

    • C. 

      Charles W. Harris

    • D. 

      May B. Stewart

  • 3. 
    How many counties are there in Arizona today?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      16

    • E. 

      12

  • 4. 
    What does the 1912 on the Great Seal of Arizona stand for
    • A. 

      The year the Seal was designed

    • B. 

      The year Arizona was named

    • C. 

      The year Arizona became a state.

    • D. 

      The year Arizona became a territory

  • 5. 
    What does Ditat Deus mean?
    • A. 

      "God's Riches"

    • B. 

      "Riches from God"

    • C. 

      "Enrichnes from God"

    • D. 

      "God Enriches"

  • 6. 
    Who added "Ditat Deus" to the seal of Arizona
    • A. 

      Charles W. Harris

    • B. 

      Richard Cunningham McCormick

    • C. 

      Thomas Campbell

    • D. 

      George Earlie Shankle

  • 7. 
    What are the foundational elements of the Arizona economy represented on the Seal of Arizona?
    • A. 

      Cattle, cotton, canyons, climate, and copper

    • B. 

      Cattle, cotton, citrus, carrots, and climate

    • C. 

      Cattle, cotton, climate, canyons, and coal

    • D. 

      Cattle, cotton, copper, citrus, and climate

  • 8. 
    Which river carved out what we know as the "Grand Canyon"?
    • A. 

      Verde River

    • B. 

      Gila River

    • C. 

      Salt River

    • D. 

      Colorado River

  • 9. 
    How long is the Grand Canyon?
    • A. 

      277 miles

    • B. 

      227 miles

    • C. 

      177 miles

    • D. 

      317 miles

  • 10. 
    How deep is the deepest part of the Grand Canyon
    • A. 

      1.23 KM

    • B. 

      2.61 KM

    • C. 

      1.55 KM

    • D. 

      1.83 KM

  • 11. 
    Which President was involved in the preservation of the Grand Canyon National Park?
    • A. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Harry Truman

    • D. 

      Woodrow Wilson

  • 12. 
    The Grand Canyon is the Deepest Canyon in the World.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The North rim of the Grand Canyon has a higher elevation than the South rim.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The making of the Grand Canyon began approximately how many years ago?
    • A. 

      5 million

    • B. 

      11 million

    • C. 

      17 million

    • D. 

      21 million

  • 15. 
    Since 1870 approximately how many deaths have their been at the Grand Canyon?
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      600

    • C. 

      700

    • D. 

      400

  • 16. 
    The Territory of Arizona was created in what year?
    • A. 

      1863

    • B. 

      1864

    • C. 

      1910

    • D. 

      1912

  • 17. 
    Territory of Arizona was admitted to the Union as the _____th state on February 14, 1912
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      28

    • C. 

      48

    • D. 

      58

  • 18. 
    What is a Turquoise?
    • A. 

      Opaque

    • B. 

      Gem

    • C. 

      Blue to-green mineral

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    The Saguaro Blossom is the State Wildflower of Arizona.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    ___________ is the largest city of Arizona and the State Capital.
    • A. 

      Tucson

    • B. 

      Yuma

    • C. 

      Phoenix

    • D. 

      Flagstaff

  • 21. 
    ________________ lead the development of chain of missions and converted many of the Indians to Christianity.
    • A. 

      Jefferson Davis

    • B. 

      Father Kino

    • C. 

      Marcos de Niza

    • D. 

      Montezuma

  • 22. 
    Who discovered gold along the north bank of the Hassayampa River south of Prescott?
    • A. 

      Joseph R Walker

    • B. 

      James H Carleton

    • C. 

      William Hickling

    • D. 

      Samuel Heintzelman

  • 23. 
    At one point Arizona was the largest producer of cotton in the country.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Conflict with Native Americans: Who was the most famous civilian fighter of the 1860's?
    • A. 

      John Baylor

    • B. 

      Raphael Pumpelly

    • C. 

      King S.Woolsey

    • D. 

      John Noble Goodwin

  • 25. 
    What is the Demonym for the U.S.A.
    • A. 

      America

    • B. 

      American

    • C. 

      Americas

    • D. 

      English

  • 26. 
    What is the Scientific name for the Arizona Tree Frog?
    • A. 

      Hyla eximias

    • B. 

      Hyla eximian

    • C. 

      Hyla eximia

    • D. 

      Hyla eximiad

  • 27. 
    How long is the Cactus Wren?
    • A. 

      5-7 inches

    • B. 

      7-9 inches

    • C. 

      9-11 inches

    • D. 

      11-13 inches

  • 28. 
    The Male Cactus Wren looks very different from the Female.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    The Cactus Wren is only common in Arizona.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    What is the scientific name for the Blue Palo Verde?
    • A. 

      Parkinsonia cercidium

    • B. 

      Parkinsonia aculeata

    • C. 

      Parkinsonia florida

    • D. 

      Parkinsonia microphylla

  • 31. 
    The Arizona flag was identified as the best flag on the continent ranking 6th if 72 American flags.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    Arizona has an average annual rainfall of how many inches?
    • A. 

      8.2

    • B. 

      12.7

    • C. 

      15.3

    • D. 

      11.1

  • 33. 
    The first USS Arizona (1858) was completed in what year?
    • A. 

      1858

    • B. 

      1859

    • C. 

      1860

    • D. 

      1861

  • 34. 
    In what year was the USS Arizona seized and renamed Caroline?
    • A. 

      1860

    • B. 

      1861

    • C. 

      1862

    • D. 

      1863

  • 35. 
    What was the original name of the second USS Arizona?
    • A. 

      USS Neshaminy

    • B. 

      USS Philadelphia

    • C. 

      USS Parrott

    • D. 

      USS New York

  • 36. 
    What was the original name of the third USS Arizona
    • A. 

      USS Neshaminy

    • B. 

      USS New York

    • C. 

      USS Arizona

    • D. 

      USS Philadelphia

  • 37. 
    Which ship sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941?
    • A. 

      USS Neshaminy (1869)

    • B. 

      USS Caroline (1858)

    • C. 

      USS Arizona (BB-39)

  • 38. 
    Temperatures have been known to exceed 135 °F in desert areas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False