Australia And South America

32 Questions | Total Attempts: 40

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South America Quizzes & Trivia

6th Grade Social Studies.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _____________________means depending on one another.
    • A. 

      Interdependent

    • B. 

      Hacienda

    • C. 

      Bilingual

    • D. 

      Aborigine

  • 2. 
    _______________________means you are able to speak two languages.
    • A. 

      Hacienda

    • B. 

      Station

    • C. 

      Sovereignty

    • D. 

      Bilingual

  • 3. 
    _____________________________ is the name for a Spanish conquerer who came to America in search of new islands, gold, and glory.
    • A. 

      Arable

    • B. 

      Conquistador

    • C. 

      Aborigine

    • D. 

      Mission

  • 4. 
    A huge plantation in South America is called ____________________________.
    • A. 

      Hacienda

    • B. 

      Arable

    • C. 

      Aborigine

    • D. 

      Sovereignty

  • 5. 
    ________________________ is a settlement made by missionaries.
    • A. 

      Station

    • B. 

      Aborigine

    • C. 

      Mission

    • D. 

      Sovereignty

  • 6. 
    __________________ is an area of land connecting two larger land masses.
    • A. 

      Conquistador

    • B. 

      Hacienda

    • C. 

      Mission

    • D. 

      Land bridge

  • 7. 
    All the land drained by a river and its tributaries is called_______________________.
    • A. 

      Mission

    • B. 

      Cash crop

    • C. 

      Atoll

    • D. 

      River basin

  • 8. 
    ____________________ land suitable for farming.
    • A. 

      River basin

    • B. 

      Mission

    • C. 

      Conquistador

    • D. 

      Arable

  • 9. 
    A huge ranch in the outback of Austalia is called __________________________.
    • A. 

      Mission

    • B. 

      Station

    • C. 

      Aborigine

    • D. 

      Atoll

  • 10. 
    ______________________  is a plant or plant product used to raise money.
    • A. 

      Cash crop

    • B. 

      Station

    • C. 

      Arable

    • D. 

      Mission

  • 11. 
    The early people to an area or place (Austraila) are called _________________.
    • A. 

      Aborigine

    • B. 

      Station

    • C. 

      Hacienda

    • D. 

      Arable

  • 12. 
    An elbow shaped flat piece of wood used for hunting which when thrown correctly returns to the owner is called a ______________________________.
    • A. 

      Boomerang

    • B. 

      Aborigine

    • C. 

      Arable

    • D. 

      Hacienda

  • 13. 
    ______________________ means political control.
    • A. 

      Aborigine

    • B. 

      Hacienda

    • C. 

      Conquistador

    • D. 

      Sovereignty

  • 14. 
    A dry region that makes up 2/3 of Australia is called ______________________________.
    • A. 

      Sovereignty

    • B. 

      Outback

    • C. 

      Aborigine

    • D. 

      Arable

  • 15. 
    A long stretch of coral rock in the sea is called ____________________________.
    • A. 

      Coral reef

    • B. 

      Aborigine

    • C. 

      Mission

    • D. 

      Conquistador

  • 16. 
    A shallow body of water partly or completely surrounded by an atoll is called ___________________.
    • A. 

      Station

    • B. 

      Lagoon

    • C. 

      Arable

    • D. 

      Hacienda

  • 17. 
    A ring shaped coral island that surrounds a lagoon is called________________.
    • A. 

      Sovereignty

    • B. 

      Hacienda

    • C. 

      Atoll

    • D. 

      Arable

  • 18. 
    Principle land is another name for __________________.
    • A. 

      Lagoon

    • B. 

      Station

    • C. 

      Aborigine

    • D. 

      Mainland

  • 19. 
    How did the first Americans get to the North America?
    • A. 

      By the Pacific Ocean

    • B. 

      By the Bering Strait

    • C. 

      By Swimming from Cuba

    • D. 

      By the International Trans-Railroad

  • 20. 
    What is often refered to as the “land down under?”
    • A. 

      Columbia

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      Ocean Floor

    • D. 

      South Africa

  • 21. 
    How much of Australia is made up of plateau?
    • A. 

      2/3

    • B. 

      1/4

    • C. 

      1/2

    • D. 

      3/4

  • 22. 
    The longest coral reef in the world is near______________________.
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      United States

  • 23. 
    The people of Oceania made their boats out of…..
    • A. 

      Bamboo

    • B. 

      Tree trucks

    • C. 

      Old pool rafts

    • D. 

      Rubber from the rubber tree

  • 24. 
    The book said that in Australia your nearest neighbor might be 100 miles away so they took a _________ to visit them.
    • A. 

      Bus

    • B. 

      Train

    • C. 

      Plane

    • D. 

      Catapult

  • 25. 
    The Eastern and Western Hemishperes are divided by_________________.
    • A. 

      The Equator

    • B. 

      The Prime Meridian

    • C. 

      South America

    • D. 

      Africa