Assessment For 3rd Nine Weeks-7th Grade

81 Questions | Total Attempts: 141

SettingsSettingsSettings
Assessment Quizzes & Trivia

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


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

      Time Zones

    • B. 

      International Date Line

    • C. 

      Longitude

    • D. 

      Prime Meridan

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    Which group introduced horses within the Columbian Exchange?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Native Americans

    • D. 

      Dutch

  • 5. 
    The Treaty of Tordesailles is important today because:
    • A. 

      South American nations have a strong connection to Spain and Christian based religions due to the negotations that took place in 1494

    • B. 

      North America became a colony of Portugal

    • C. 

      This treaty had no impact on life today

    • D. 

      The Spanish took over all the land in the New World and Old World

  • 6. 
    African Americans were sold into slavery once that Native American population started to die out- for a needed labor force in the mines, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Columbus : Spain Vasco da Gama: _______________
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 8. 
    Which European nation sent explorers towards Asia in search of better trade routes first
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    Select the best definition of revolution.
    • A. 

      Change

    • B. 

      War

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Independence

  • 12. 
    John Locke would have supported which of the following?
    • A. 

      The separate branches of government

    • B. 

      The desire to have a absolute monarch or king

    • C. 

      Social Contracts between the people and the government

    • D. 

      Life, Liberty, Property- Natural Rights

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    Complete the following analogyThomas Paine: __________Thomas Jefferson: _____________
    • A. 

      Common Sense: Amenrican Crisis

    • B. 

      Common Sense: Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Common Sense: Constitution of 1776

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence: American Crisis

  • 15. 
    Common Sense encouraged colonists to think about...
    • A. 

      War

    • B. 

      Making peace with the King George III

    • C. 

      Independence

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    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

  • 17. 
    Who was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      James Madison

  • 18. 
    The Declaration of Independence laid the foundation for democratic thinking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness."This quote came from which document? 
    • A. 

      US Constitution

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Olive Branch Pettion

    • D. 

      Mayflower Compact

  • 20. 
    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

  • 21. 
    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

  • 22. 
    Enlightenment thinker Thomas Hobbes would have supported which type of government? 
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Anarchy

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Dictatorship

  • 23. 
    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!

  • 24. 
    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

  • 25. 
    A food shortage of bread caused unstable times for the people of France during the French Revolution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

Back to Top Back to top
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.