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

  • 26. 
    What aspect of the country can "people" best describe?
    • A. 

      Geography

    • B. 

      Economy

    • C. 

      Population

    • D. 

      Military

  • 27. 
    What characteristic of "place" deals with people and culture?
    • A. 

      Physical Characteristic

    • B. 

      Cultural Characteristic

    • C. 

      Human Characteristic

    • D. 

      Environmental Characteristic

  • 28. 
    What characteristic of "place" deals with the environment?
    • A. 

      Human Characteristic

    • B. 

      Physical Characteristic

    • C. 

      Region

    • D. 

      Location

  • 29. 
    What is important to remember about human/environment interaction?
    • A. 

      Our entire personality depends on where we live

    • B. 

      Our environment impacts part of our lives

    • C. 

      Our actions impact our environment

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 30. 
    What is one way to divide regions?
    • A. 

      Geographic Characteristics

    • B. 

      Political Boundaries

    • C. 

      Cultural Characteristics

    • D. 

      All the Above

  • 31. 
    What is the most important word when defining a region?
    • A. 

      Characteristics

    • B. 

      Differences

    • C. 

      Unity

    • D. 

      Land

  • 32. 
    What is used to find absolute location?
    • A. 

      Latitude and Longitude

    • B. 

      Time

    • C. 

      Direction

    • D. 

      Distance

  • 33. 
    What type of map depicts, shows or represents the natural features of a territory?
    • A. 

      Political

    • B. 

      Special Purpose

    • C. 

      Cartogram

    • D. 

      Physical

  • 34. 
    Which continent has the highest population?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      South America

  • 35. 
    Which of the following best defines "Biological children?"
    • A. 

      Immigrants who obtain citizenship in their new country

    • B. 

      A large group of people united by kinship ties

    • C. 

      Brothers and sisters who do not share two biological parents

    • D. 

      Children physically conceived by the parents who raise them

  • 36. 
    Which of the following best defines "Household?"
    • A. 

      A large group of people united by kinship ties

    • B. 

      People who live together in a single residence

    • C. 

      Social relationships, particularly among people who are related by family connection

    • D. 

      Immigrants who obtain citizenship in their new country

  • 37. 
    Which of the following best defines "Multigenerational family?"
    • A. 

      A mixture of parents and children unrelated by blood

    • B. 

      Three or more generations living together

    • C. 

      A group of people who are not related but use family titles to refer to each other

    • D. 

      Married parents and their biological children

  • 38. 
    Which of the following definitions describes why a person would GO TO a location?
    • A. 

      Push Factor

    • B. 

      Pull Factor

    • C. 

      Human/Environment Interaction

    • D. 

      Physical characteristics

  • 39. 
    Which of the following definitions describes why a person would LEAVE a location?
    • A. 

      Push factor

    • B. 

      Pull factor

    • C. 

      Region

    • D. 

      Human/Environment Interaction

  • 40. 
    Which of the following describes a blended family?
    • A. 

      Two adults, each with children from previous relationships

    • B. 

      Two parents, biological children, and grandparents from the mother's and father's sides

    • C. 

      Two parents and biological children only

    • D. 

      One parent and a biological child, with support from aunts and uncles

  • 41. 
    Which of the following describes a fictive family member?
    • A. 

      The biological parent of two children, who raises those children alone

    • B. 

      A parent of a parent, living with biological grandchildren

    • C. 

      A parent who has been married twice and who adopts a child

    • D. 

      A best friend who is referred to by the family as "brother" or "sister"

  • 42. 
    Which of the following is a way humans ADAPT to their environment?
    • A. 

      Wear warmer clothes

    • B. 

      Destroy forests

    • C. 

      Pollute

    • D. 

      Build cities

  • 43. 
    Which of the following is a way of defining a region?
    • A. 

      Language

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Climate/terrain

    • D. 

      All the Above

  • 44. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of Chicago's location?
    • A. 

      41 N 87 W

    • B. 

      West of Lake Michigan

    • C. 

      Larger than New York

    • D. 

      Northern Illinois

  • 45. 
    Which of the following is true about how education and fertility rates are generally globally related?
    • A. 

      More educated people generally have more children

    • B. 

      People with lower incomes are too smart to have children

    • C. 

      More educated people tend to have less children

    • D. 

      Educated people are more likely to value marriage and family life

  • 46. 
    Which of the following lines is the primary starting point to measure LATITUDE or, 0 degrees latitude.
    • A. 

      Prime Meridian

    • B. 

      Tropic of Cancer

    • C. 

      Equator

    • D. 

      Tropic of Capricorn

  • 47. 
    Which of the following types of lines can best be described as, "Horizontal lines used as a measurement of distance north and south from the equator"
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Longitude

    • C. 

      Tropics

    • D. 

      Circles

  • 48. 
    Which of the following types of lines can best be described as, "Vertical lines used as a measurement of distance north and south from the equator"
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Longitude

    • C. 

      Tropics

    • D. 

      Circles

  • 49. 
    Which of the following vocabulary words means, "The process of making maps and other representations of the Earth"
    • A. 

      Mental Mapping

    • B. 

      Cartography

    • C. 

      Latitude

    • D. 

      Social Norms

  • 50. 
    Which of the following would be considered an "idea?"
    • A. 

      Humans

    • B. 

      Natural resources

    • C. 

      Exports

    • D. 

      Popular clothing trends

  • 51. 
    Which of the following would the theme of "movement" focus on?
    • A. 

      Exports and imports

    • B. 

      Animal migration

    • C. 

      Continents

    • D. 

      Weather movements

  • 52. 
    Which of these is NOT an aspect of the United States as a region?
    • A. 

      Fast food

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Weather

    • D. 

      English language

  • 53. 
    Which religion is a mixture of Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism?
    • A. 

      Christianity

    • B. 

      Chinese Folk Religion

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Judaism

  • 54. 
    Which religion today has the most adherents?
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Islam

    • C. 

      Christianity

    • D. 

      Judaism

  • 55. 
    Which religion was founded by a Hindu prince and focuses on things like "karma"?
    • A. 

      Islam

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Chinese Folk

    • D. 

      Buddhism

  • 56. 
    Which religion was founded by Muhammad?
    • A. 

      Christianity

    • B. 

      Islam

    • C. 

      Chinese Folk

    • D. 

      Buddhism

  • 57. 
    Which religion was founded by the Hebrews?
    • A. 

      Judaism

    • B. 

      Buddhism

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Christianity

  • 58. 
    Which type of location deals with an exact spot on the map?
    • A. 

      Relative Location

    • B. 

      Maps

    • C. 

      GPS

    • D. 

      Absolute Location

  • 59. 
    Which type of location deals with determining where one location is by describing another?
    • A. 

      Relative Location

    • B. 

      Maps

    • C. 

      GPS

    • D. 

      Absolute Location

  • 60. 
    Which type of map shows the boundaries of countries, states, counties and cities?
    • A. 

      Topographic

    • B. 

      Special Purpose

    • C. 

      Political

    • D. 

      Physical

  • 61. 
    You find yourself traveling to a new country that has different customs. What can you do to adapt and learn from the experience? (CHECK ALL THAT ARE CORRECT)
    • A. 

      Observe

    • B. 

      Ask Questions

    • C. 

      Put yourself in their shoes

    • D. 

      Eat only foods you are used to

  • 62. 
    Use the map below to answer the continent questions.Which continent is labeled "A"
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      South America

  • 63. 
    Which continent is labeled "B"
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      South America

    • D. 

      Europe

  • 64. 
    Which continent is labeled "C"
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      Antarctica

    • D. 

      Africa

  • 65. 
    Which continent is labeled "D"
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      North America

    • D. 

      Asia

  • 66. 
    Which continent is labeled "E"
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      Antarctica

  • 67. 
    Which continent is labeled "F"
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Antarctica

  • 68. 
    Which continent is labeled "G"
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      North America

    • C. 

      Antarctica

    • D. 

      South America

  • 69. 
    Use the map to answer the religion/region questions below.South America is primarily which religion?
    • A. 

      Catholic Christian

    • B. 

      Judaism

    • C. 

      Chinese Religion

  • 70. 
    North Asia and Eastern Europe are primarily which religion?
    • A. 

      Judaism

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Orthodox Christianity

  • 71. 
    Northern Africa and the Middle East are primarily which religion?
    • A. 

      Islam

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Judaism

  • 72. 
    Which religion does not appear to be prominent in continental south east Asia?
    • A. 

      Chinese folk

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Christianity

  • 73. 
    Use the compass to answer the following questions on directions.Which direction is labeled "A"
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      East

    • C. 

      South

    • D. 

      West

  • 74. 
    Which direction is labeled "B"
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      East

    • C. 

      South

    • D. 

      West

  • 75. 
    Which direction is labeled "C"
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      East

    • C. 

      South

    • D. 

      West

  • 76. 
    Which direction is labeled "D"
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      East

    • C. 

      South

    • D. 

      West

  • 77. 
    Use the map to answer questions on latitude and longitude.Which of the following would be the correct coordinates for "A"?**REMEMBER: On this map lines of longitude curve so be sure to chart them accurately**
    • A. 

      60 N, 60 E

    • B. 

      45 N, 60 W

    • C. 

      45 S, 60 E

    • D. 

      0, 0

  • 78. 
    Which of the following would be the correct coordinates for "B"?
    • A. 

      45 S, 75 E

    • B. 

      0, 105 E

    • C. 

      60 S, 90 W

    • D. 

      60 N, 90 E

  • 79. 
    Which of the following would be the correct coordinates for "C"?
    • A. 

      15 N, 120 E

    • B. 

      15 S, 150 W

    • C. 

      15 S, 135 E

    • D. 

      50 N, 60 W

  • 80. 
    Which of the following would be the correct coordinates for "D"?
    • A. 

      60 S, 60 W

    • B. 

      60 N, 60 E

    • C. 

      30 S, 30 W

    • D. 

      0, 0