6th Grade Social Studies Trivia: Practice Test Quiz Questions!

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6th Grade Social Studies Trivia: Practice Test Quiz Questions!

The earth is a huge planet, and its features are one that scientists have tried to explain in different studies. Do you know some of the common elements on the earth's surface and how they were created? Below we have 6th-grade social studies trivia practice test questions that will come in handy to refresh your memory. Try it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The major landforms on the Earth's surface are ______, ________ and _____.
  • 2. 
    The Sierra Nevada is a _____ mountain.
  • 3. 
    A plateau is also called a _____
  • 4. 
    Plateaus are rich in ____
  • 5. 
    Alluvial planes are formed by ____
  • 6. 
    Mountains generally occur in long chains called peaks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Fold mountains are formed due to the forces of compression.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Rift valleys are also called grabens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Deccan Plateau is an intermontane plateau.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Plains are most thickly populated parts of the world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Glaciers are found in 
    • A. 

      Mountains

    • B. 

      Plateaus

    • C. 

      Plains

    • D. 

      Coasts

  • 12. 
    The Alps are located in
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 13. 
    The highest plateau in the world is the _____ plateau
    • A. 

      Deccan

    • B. 

      Tibetan

    • C. 

      Ethiopian

    • D. 

      Patagonian

  • 14. 
    The Victoria Falls are in
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      North America

    • D. 

      South America

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not an example of a volcanic mountain?
    • A. 

      Mt Fujiyama

    • B. 

      Mt Kanchenjunga

    • C. 

      Mt Kilimanjaro

    • D. 

      Mt Vesuvius

  • 16. 
    Chandragupta Maurya fought with the Greek General _____ in 305 BCE
  • 17. 
    Megasthenese was the an ambassador to the court of ____
  • 18. 
    Bindusara extended control as far south as _____
  • 19. 
    _____ deciphered the Brahmi script which gave clues about the "Beloved of the Gods"
  • 20. 
    Dhamma is derived from the _____ word dharma
  • 21. 
    Kautilya was the mentor and guide of Ashoka
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Megasthenese lived at and wrote an account of Taxila in the book called India
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Ashoka did not conquer any other land except Kalinga
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Ashoka's policy of Dhamma was a religious policy forced upon people
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The use of ____ led to greater agricultural production
    • A. 

      Steel

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Bronze

    • D. 

      Copper