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The end of year finals is just around the corner, and it is quite important for you to ensure that you have a proper understanding on all the things that we have covered both in geography and history class. Do you think that you have what it takes to pass this benchmark quiz to see just how well you might do in the finals? Give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

      A person who uses tools like maps, direction, latitude and longitude is called a _________.

    • A. 

      A. Governor

    • B. 

      B. Lawyer

    • C. 

      C. Geographer

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Geographer
    Explanation
    A person who uses tools like maps, direction, latitude, and longitude is called a geographer. Geographers study the Earth's physical features, climate patterns, and human activities, and they use various tools and techniques to analyze and interpret spatial data. Maps, direction, latitude, and longitude are essential tools for geographers to navigate and understand the Earth's surface and its phenomena.

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  • 2. 

     A dictatorship is a type of government where ________________

    • A. 

      A. The ruler has limited power.

    • B. 

      B. The ruler has unlimited power.

    • C. 

      C. More than one person can dictate laws.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. The ruler has unlimited power.
    Explanation
    In a dictatorship, the ruler has unlimited power. This means that they have complete control over the government and the people, without any checks or balances. They can make decisions and enforce laws without any opposition or accountability. This type of government is characterized by the concentration of power in the hands of one individual, who often uses force or coercion to maintain their control. The ruler's authority is not limited by any constitution or democratic processes, making them the ultimate authority in the country.

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  • 3. 

     A line on a map that is labeled 20 degrees north is probably north of the_______

    • A. 

      A. Tropic of Cancer

    • B. 

      B. South Pole

    • C. 

      C. Equator

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Equator
    Explanation
    Look at a map of the world in the back of your text book. Pages 818-819. Look at how the lines of latitude and longitude are labeled. Locate the equator

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  • 4. 

     If a line on the map is labeled 60 degrees East, is is probably east of the ______.

    • A. 

      A. Prime Meridian

    • B. 

      B. Equator

    • C. 

      C. International Date Line

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Prime Meridian
    Explanation
    Look at a map of the world in the back of your text book. Pages 818-819. Look at how the lines of latitude and longitude are labeled. Locate the Prime Meridan, at 0 degrees. This line connects the north and south pole and crosses the United Kingdom and Africa.

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  • 5. 

     Economic activities might include ____________________

    • A. 

      A, voting, making laws, conducting court hearings.

    • B. 

      B. singing, dancing, celebrating religious festivals.

    • C. 

      C. mining coal, natural gas or iron to use for energy.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. mining coal, natural gas or iron to use for energy.
    Explanation
    Economic activities refer to the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services to satisfy human wants and needs. Option c, mining coal, natural gas, or iron to use for energy, is a clear example of an economic activity as it involves the extraction and production of resources that are essential for energy production. Options a and b, on the other hand, do not directly involve the production or distribution of goods and services, making them less likely to be considered economic activities.

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  • 6. 

     The type of economy where individuals own property is a _________________.

    • A. 

      A. market economy.

    • B. 

      B. command economy.

    • C. 

      C. traditional economy..

    Correct Answer
    A. A. market economy.
    Explanation
    A market economy is a type of economy where individuals have the freedom to own property. In this economic system, individuals are free to buy, sell, and exchange goods and services based on supply and demand. This allows for competition and the pursuit of individual self-interest, which drives economic growth and efficiency. In a market economy, the government's role is limited, and prices are determined by the interaction of buyers and sellers in the marketplace.

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  • 7. 

     Gross Domestic Product is a number that means ____________________.

    • A. 

      A. the value of all the goods and services produced in a country in one year.

    • B. 

      B. the value of all the goods and services produced in a country in 10 years.

    • C. 

      C. the value of all the goods and services one person produces in a year.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. the value of all the goods and services produced in a country in one year.
    Explanation
    Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a measure that represents the total value of all goods and services produced within a country's borders in a specific time period, usually one year. It is used as an indicator of the economic health and size of a country's economy.

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  • 8. 

     The Feudal System in European countries included ____________________

    • A. 

      A. powerful nobles and knights.

    • B. 

      B. powerful kings who ruled nobles, knights and peasants.

    • C. 

      C. kings whose power was limited by written law.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. powerful kings who ruled nobles, knights and peasants.
    Explanation
    The Feudal System in European countries was characterized by a hierarchical structure where powerful kings held authority over nobles, knights, and peasants. This system was based on a mutual exchange of land and protection, where the king granted land to nobles and knights in return for their loyalty and military service. The nobles and knights, in turn, granted land to peasants who worked the land and provided them with labor and goods. Therefore, option b is the correct answer as it accurately describes the power dynamics within the Feudal System.

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  • 9. 

     The disease spread along trade routes in Europe during the 1200s and later  was called the_________

    • A. 

      A. disease of rats.

    • B. 

      B. Asian curse.

    • C. 

      C. black death.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. black death.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is c. black death. The black death refers to the bubonic plague that spread throughout Europe during the 1200s and later. It was caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis and transmitted through fleas that infested rats. The disease had devastating effects, leading to the death of millions of people and causing significant social and economic disruptions.

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  • 10. 

     The Magna Carta limited the power of King John by guaranteeing ________.

    • A. 

      A. the right to move from place to place.

    • B. 

      B. the rights of the peasants.

    • C. 

      C. the right to a trial by jury for nobles.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. the right to a trial by jury for nobles.
    Explanation
    King John was forced to sign the Magna Carta by the nobles. They were tired of the King treating his favorite nobles very well but being unfair to nobles he didn't like. The right to a trial by jury was later included in the English Bill of Rights.

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