Chapter 3 Social Studies

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Social Study Quizzes & Trivia

3rd grade social studies


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _______________ is doing work for the good of the community
    • A. 

      Public service

    • B. 

      Volunteer

    • C. 

      Elect

    • D. 

      Common good

  • 2. 
    ______________ is the good of everyone in a community.
    • A. 

      Volunteer

    • B. 

      Authourity

    • C. 

      Common good

    • D. 

      Public service

  • 3. 
    A ______________ is someone who chooses to work without being paid.
    • A. 

      Authority

    • B. 

      Common good

    • C. 

      Volunteer

    • D. 

      Elect

  • 4. 
    The people of a community _________, or choose by voting, many of their government leaders.
    • A. 

      Elect

    • B. 

      Appoint

    • C. 

      Authority

    • D. 

      Volunteer

  • 5. 
    Government leaders can ___________, or name, people to do jobs.
    • A. 

      Authoirty

    • B. 

      Appoint

    • C. 

      Public good

    • D. 

      Elect

  • 6. 
    ____________ is the right leaders have to give orders, make decisions, and take action.
    • A. 

      Elect

    • B. 

      Public service

    • C. 

      Authority

    • D. 

      Appoint

  • 7. 
    A __________ is a disagreement.
    • A. 

      Court

    • B. 

      Conflict

    • C. 

      Appoint

    • D. 

      Authority

  • 8. 
    Sometimes the conflict is settled in a _________ by a judge.
    • A. 

      Public property

    • B. 

      Common good

    • C. 

      Court

    • D. 

      Private property

  • 9. 
    ___________ belongs to everyone in the community.
    • A. 

      Public property

    • B. 

      Private property

  • 10. 
    ___________________ belongs to one person or a group of people.
    • A. 

      Public property

    • B. 

      Private property

  • 11. 
    The four steps to resolve a conflict?
    • A. 

      Walk away, smile about it, comprimise, and ask for help

    • B. 

      Walk toward, frown, start a fight, mediate

    • C. 

      Volunteer, smile, mediate, and court

  • 12. 
    In a ____________, each person gives up some of what he or she wants.
    • A. 

      Conflict

    • B. 

      Jury

    • C. 

      Court

    • D. 

      Comprimise

  • 13. 
    A ________________ is a person who helps people settle a disagreement.
    • A. 

      Mediator

    • B. 

      Jury

    • C. 

      Court

  • 14. 
    A _______________ is work that is done by the government for everyone in a city or town.
    • A. 

      Sales tax

    • B. 

      Council

    • C. 

      Government service

    • D. 

      Recreation

  • 15. 
    _____________ is any activity , hobby, or sport done for enfoyment after working.
    • A. 

      Volunteer

    • B. 

      Recreation

    • C. 

      Court

    • D. 

      Government service

  • 16. 
    The _________________ department of a community government provides services to meet day-to-day needs.
    • A. 

      Government service

    • B. 

      Counil

    • C. 

      Public works

    • D. 

      Private property

  • 17. 
    What are two of the jobs of a public works department?
    • A. 

      Basketball and baseball

    • B. 

      Fishing and hunting

    • C. 

      Collect garbage, clean streets

    • D. 

      Eat and sleep

  • 18. 
    What kinds of resources do governments provede to help citizens enjoy themselves?
    • A. 

      Parks and swimming pools

    • B. 

      Buildings and streets

    • C. 

      Dogs and cats

  • 19. 
    ______________ is money paid by people who own land and buildings in the community.
    • A. 

      Sales tax

    • B. 

      Property tax

    • C. 

      Tax

  • 20. 
    __________ is the extra money that all people pay each time they buy something.
    • A. 

      Tax

    • B. 

      Sales tax

    • C. 

      Property tax

  • 21. 
    In some communities , members of a city or town __________, the group that makes laws, and meet to make decisions.
    • A. 

      Court

    • B. 

      Judge

    • C. 

      Council

    • D. 

      Jury

  • 22. 
    The branch of government who make laws is ______________.
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judicial

  • 23. 
    The branch of government who sees that the laws are obeyed is ____________.
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Judicial

    • C. 

      Executive

  • 24. 
    The branch of government who decides is the laws are fair is ________________.
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judicial

  • 25. 
    A ____________ is a part of a state.
    • A. 

      County

    • B. 

      Court

    • C. 

      Town

    • D. 

      City

  • 26. 
    A county board of commissioners meets in a town or city known a s the _________________.
    • A. 

      Board of supervisors

    • B. 

      County seat

    • C. 

      House of representatives

    • D. 

      Governor

  • 27. 
    In each state, voters elect a leader called a ______________.
    • A. 

      Mayor

    • B. 

      Governor

    • C. 

      President

    • D. 

      Secretary

  • 28. 
    The lawmakers meet in the state's capital city in a building called the _____________.
    • A. 

      County

    • B. 

      State

    • C. 

      Capitol

    • D. 

      White house

  • 29. 
    A border is also called a ______________.
    • A. 

      Street

    • B. 

      Line

    • C. 

      River

    • D. 

      Boundary