EDF 1005 : Quiz On Introduction To Education! Trivia Knowledge Test

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EDF 1005 : Quiz On Introduction To Education! Trivia Knowledge Test

This is an EDF 1005 : Quiz On Introduction To Education! Educations is only possible if there’s continuity and a guided system that ensures there’s a formal presentation of education from one generation to another and this is where procedural introductions are crucial. Take this exciting quiz and get to see if you are as knowledgeable as you think about some historic moments.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first permanent English settlement in America was a trading post founded __________
    • A. 

      In 1620 at Plymouth Rock, in Plymouth Massachussetts

    • B. 

      In 1607 at Jamestown in the Old Dominion of Virginia.

    • C. 

      In 1692 in New England, centered around the present-day cities of Salem and Boston.

    • D. 

      In 1664 when James, the Duke of York, received control of New Netherland. The name of the colony was changed to New York in honor of the Duke.

  • 2. 
    Two colonies, _______ and ________, were founded by chartered companies whose funds, provided by investors, were used to equip, transport, and maintain the colonists.
    • A. 

      Georgia; South Carolina

    • B. 

      Carolina; Maryland

    • C. 

      Connecticut; New Jersey

    • D. 

      Virginia; Massachusetts

  • 3. 
    Charles I of England granted to Cecil Calvert (Lord Baltimore) and his heirs approximately 2,800,000 hectares that were later to become the state of __________
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Maryland

    • D. 

      Georgia

  • 4. 
    The colonies were self-sufficient communities with their own outlets to the sea. Each colony became a separate entity, marked by a strong individuality. But despite this individualism, problems of commerce, navigation, manufacturing, and currency cut across colonial boundaries and necessitated common regulations which, after independence from England was won, led to the federation.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In the case of the colony of _____________, well-to-do emigrants themselves financed the transport and equipment of their families and servants to their new home in America.
    • A. 

      New Hampshre

    • B. 

      Maine

    • C. 

      Maryland

    • D. 

      New Jersey

    • E. 

      Connecticut

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a predominant reason for European emigrants to leave their homeland for  America.
    • A. 

      Greater economic opportunity

    • B. 

      Religious freedom

    • C. 

      Fleeing from political oppression

    • D. 

      Protect the interests of the monarchy in the new world

  • 7. 
    Florida was established by James Edward Oglethorpe and a few colleagues to release imprisoned debtors from English jails and send them to America to establish a colony that would serve as a bulwark against the Spaniards to the south.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    During the reign of his English King, a small group of Separatists departed for Leyden, Holland, where they were allowed to practice their religion as they wished. Later, some members of this Leyden congregation, who became known as the "Pilgrims," decided to emigrate to the New World, where, in 1620, they founded the colony of Plymouth.
    • A. 

      Charles I

    • B. 

      James I

    • C. 

      Charles II

    • D. 

      George I

  • 9. 
    This colony was a refuge for Catholics.
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      Maryland

  • 10. 
     These two colonies developed into the trading center of the south. There the settlers quickly learned to combine agriculture and commerce, and the marketplace became a major source of prosperity. Dense forests also brought revenue; lumber, tar, and resin from the longleaf pine provided some of the best shipbuilding materials in the world. Not bound to a single crop as was Virginia,  they also produced and exported rice and indigo.
    • A. 

      North and South Carolina

    • B. 

      Georgia and Florida

    • C. 

      Maryland and Virginia

    • D. 

      New York and New Jersey

  • 11. 
    This university is the oldest continually operating degree-granting university in Europe, the word 'university' being first used by this institution at its foundation. 
    • A. 

      University of Paris

    • B. 

      Oxford University

    • C. 

      University of Bologna

    • D. 

      University of Modena

    • E. 

      University of Cambridge

  • 12. 
    This university is the oldest surviving university in the English-speaking world.
    • A. 

      University of Cambridge

    • B. 

      University of Montpellier

    • C. 

      University of Orleans

    • D. 

      University of Toulouse

    • E. 

      Oxford University

  • 13. 
    This early American textbook was a paddle-shaped board with a paper sheet attached. it contained the ABCs in both small and capital letters. It also contained short syllabic processions,  the benediction and either the Lord's Prayer or Scripture. It was covered with pellucid horn and decorated with jewels and leather by wealthy. 
  • 14. 
    The first school that both boys and girls might have attended in Colonial New England was a _________________. These schools operated in a woman's home and introduced the students to numbers, letters, and basic reading. Boys who attended these schools would be prepared to go to an elementary school where they would learn reading, writing, and religion. Girls who attended these schools also studied sewing.
  • 15. 
    The first public school law was passed in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1647.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The following ideas (1) the majesty of God, (2)the depravity of Man, (3) the notion of all work as a "calling" and part of God's plan, (4) the unlikelihood of salvation, and (5) the possibility that one's level of success in the world might indicate whether one had been blessed with salvation or not, are said to make up the powerful ideas of ___________
    • A. 

      The Industrial Revolution

    • B. 

      The Enlightenment

    • C. 

      Romanticism

    • D. 

      Puritan Protestantism

  • 17. 
    The following ideas, (1) reason is the ultimate arbiter, (2) science is the provider of ultimate explanations, (2) the individual is a reasoning intellect, capable of rational activity that can solve whatever problem happened to be at hand (4) man is perfectible, (5) if man's reason was released, instead of being bound by tradition, superstition, authority, and hierarchy, it could attack whatever social or political or economic problems that existed, figure them out, and provide solutions..., are said to make up some of the powerful ideas of ___________
    • A. 

      Puritan Protestantism

    • B. 

      The Enlightenment

    • C. 

      Romanticism

    • D. 

      The Industrial Revolution

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 18. 
    The following ideas, (1) Reason and rationality are dangerously over-emphasized over the heart, the soul, the spirit, the transcendent, (2) one's relationship with oneself, with one's own feelings, and with nature, that great repository of wisdom available to be intuited by the sensitive romantic spirit is primary. (3)that the individual is intuitive and emotional, are said to make up some of the powerful ideas of ___________
    • A. 

      The Enlightenment

    • B. 

      Romanticism

    • C. 

      The Industrial Revolution

    • D. 

      Puritan Protestantism

    • E. 

      None of These

  • 19. 
    In 1852, ________passed a compulsory elementary school attendance law, the first of its kind in the country.
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      New Hampshire

    • C. 

      Connecticut

    • D. 

      Massachusetts

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 20. 
    According to Diane Ravitch, the first and most important tradition of American education is that ______ is primarily responsible for its children’s education.
    • A. 

      The church

    • B. 

      The state

    • C. 

      The family

    • D. 

      The community

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 21. 
    The first secondary in America was established in Boston in 1821. It was called __________but changed its name to High School. George B. Emerson was its first director.
    • A. 

      A Latin Grammar School

    • B. 

      An Academy

    • C. 

      An English Classical School

    • D. 

      A Dame School

  • 22. 
    The Massachusetts School Law of ____________broke with English tradition by transferring educational supervision from the clergy to the selectmen of the colony, empowering them to assess the education of children "to read & understand the principles of religion and the capital laws of this country." It held parents and masters responsible for their children's and apprentices' ability to read and write, stressing education rather than schooling. However, its implementation appears to have been somewhat neglected.
    • A. 

      1647

    • B. 

      1642

    • C. 

      1648

    • D. 

      1660

  • 23. 
    The Massachusetts School Law of ____________, or the Old Deluder Satan Act, required every town having more than 50 families to hire a teacher, and every town of more than 100 families to establish a "grammar school". Failure to comply with the mandate would result in a fine of £5. The grammar school clause was intended to prepare students to attend Harvard College, whose mission was to prepare young men for the ministry.
    • A. 

      1642

    • B. 

      1647

    • C. 

      1648

    • D. 

      1660

  • 24. 
    According to Diane Ravitch, in colonial days and in the first half-century of the new nation’s existence, there were many different kinds of schooling available (except for enslaved African Americans in the South).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    According to Diane Ravitch, the Latin grammar schools were set up for local children by towns and funded by a combination of tuition and taxes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False