World Quiz: Can You Pass This Social Study Trivia Test?

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World Quiz: Can You Pass This Social Study Trivia Test?

World quiz, can you pass this social study trivia test? The earth is a pretty big planet, and there are a lot of people with different cultures in it too. Through social study, we get to understand how people interact with each other, and their environment and this quiz will refresh your memory on what you have learned. Do give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "A count of the population in a particular area" is also known as:
    • A. 

      Census

    • B. 

      Demography

    • C. 

      Cartography

    • D. 

      Population

  • 2. 
    A __________ is someone that COMES INTO a country
    • A. 

      Emigrant

    • B. 

      Immigrant

  • 3. 
    Economics can best be defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      The study of the production, consumption and exchange of all goods and services

    • B. 

      How governments interact with the citizens of their country

    • C. 

      Studying population growth and density in urban areas

  • 4. 
    Gross Domestic Product can best be defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      The total value of all goods and services produced and consumed in a country (How much money a country has)

    • B. 

      A disgusting household being sold on the black market

    • C. 

      How much money a country loses in exports every year

    • D. 

      The total value of all money generated by taxation of citizens’ income

  • 5. 
    How “good” life is in a country is determined by which of the following?
    • A. 

      How much money the richest 10% of the population has

    • B. 

      Having a high Gross Domestic Product (GDP) guarantees a “good” life for everyone

    • C. 

      Quality of life; measured by the Human Development Index

    • D. 

      Having little/no access to resources, health care and sanitation

  • 6. 
    In terms of economics, in what groups are countries put into?
    • A. 

      Developed

    • B. 

      Developing

    • C. 

      Least Developed

    • D. 

      All the Above

  • 7. 
    Reasons to GO TO an area are known as:
    • A. 

      Push Factors

    • B. 

      Pull Factors

  • 8. 
    The study of human population (People) is known as:
    • A. 

      Demography

    • B. 

      Geography

    • C. 

      Population Growth

    • D. 

      Cartography

  • 9. 
    What type of geographic feature do humans generally settle next to?
    • A. 

      Bodies of Water (Lakes, Rivers, Oceans)

    • B. 

      Mountains

    • C. 

      Forests

    • D. 

      Deserts

  • 10. 
    Which map shows "The location of speakers of various languages"?
    • A. 

      Religious Distribution

    • B. 

      Population Distribution

    • C. 

      Linguistic Distribution

    • D. 

      Political Distribution

  • 11. 
    Which rate will you find "By finding the number of births per 1,000 people per year"
    • A. 

      Birth Rate

    • B. 

      Fertility Rate

    • C. 

      Death Rate

    • D. 

      Migration Rate

  • 12. 
    Which rate will you find "By finding the number of deaths per 1,000 people per year"
    • A. 

      Birth Rate

    • B. 

      Fertility Rate

    • C. 

      Death Rate

    • D. 

      Migration Rate

  • 13. 
    Which rate will you find "By subtracting the number of emigrants from the number of immigrants per 1,000 people"
    • A. 

      Migration Rate

    • B. 

      Fertility Rate

    • C. 

      Death Rate

    • D. 

      Birth Rate

  • 14. 
    What is culture?
    • A. 

      The behaviors and beliefs of a group of people

    • B. 

      A state made up of distinct cultural groups

    • C. 

      The types of food a group of people consumes

    • D. 

      The music, food, and art of a people

  • 15. 
    "Where something is" can be referred to as what?
    • A. 

      Location

    • B. 

      Region

    • C. 

      Place

    • D. 

      Movement

  • 16. 
    A(n)__________ is someone that LEAVES a country
    • A. 

      Emigrant

    • B. 

      Immigrant

  • 17. 
    Check all of the following that apply:  Why of the following are questions mapmakers ask themselves when creating map?
    • A. 

      What is the goal of the map?

    • B. 

      Who will read the map?

    • C. 

      Where will the map be used?

    • D. 

      How much money will I make from this map?

  • 18. 
    How is it possible to move ideas over long distances?
    • A. 

      Broadcast television

    • B. 

      You Tube

    • C. 

      Blogging

    • D. 

      All the Above

  • 19. 
    How you describe a location or "What's in it?"
    • A. 

      Location

    • B. 

      Region

    • C. 

      Definition

    • D. 

      Place

  • 20. 
    Human/environment interaction focuses on how humans do what with their environment?
    • A. 

      Modify

    • B. 

      Adapt

    • C. 

      Depend

    • D. 

      All the Above

  • 21. 
    People, goods and ideas traveling from one place to another is called what?
    • A. 

      Exercise

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Traveling

    • D. 

      Human characteristic

  • 22. 
    Spatial thinking can be defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      The beliefs and behaviors of the majority of people; also called "the mainstream."

    • B. 

      Thinking about the world based on the space that objects and people fill.

    • C. 

      The behaviors and beliefs of a group of people.

    • D. 

      The study of human population

  • 23. 
    The practice of being married to only one person at a time but more than one person over a lifetime is called _____.
    • A. 

      Monogamy

    • B. 

      Polygamy

    • C. 

      Serial Monogamy

  • 24. 
    The practice of having more than one spouse at a time is called _____.
    • A. 

      Monogamy

    • B. 

      Polygamy

    • C. 

      Serial Monogamy

  • 25. 
    What are the two characteristics of place?
    • A. 

      Human

    • B. 

      Animal

    • C. 

      Physical

    • D. 

      Both A and C