Grade 7 - Chapter 1 - Test

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7th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 

    What is technology?

    • A.

      Anything that makes life easier.

    • B.

      The use of tools to meet human needs.

    • C.

      C. The use of tools to make things.

    • D.

      D. Things that are in the garage.

    Correct Answer
    B. The use of tools to meet human needs.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The use of tools to meet human needs." This answer accurately defines technology as the application of tools to fulfill the requirements and desires of humans. It implies that technology is not just limited to electronic devices or gadgets, but also encompasses any tool or technique that aids in meeting human needs.

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  • 2. 

    What are the names of the first peoples in the Americas that lived in the northern part of the Americas?

    • A.

      A. Anasazi and Hohokam

    • B.

      B. Aztecs and Inuits

    • C.

      C. Inuit and Aleut

    • D.

      D. Anasazi and Olmec

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Inuit and Aleut
    Explanation
    The correct answer is c. Inuit and Aleut. The Inuit and Aleut were the first peoples in the Americas that lived in the northern part of the Americas. The Inuit are indigenous peoples who primarily inhabit the Arctic regions of Canada, Greenland, and Alaska, while the Aleut are indigenous peoples of the Aleutian Islands and the western part of Alaska. These two groups have a long history and cultural heritage in the northern regions of the Americas.

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  • 3. 

    What was the Reformation?

    • A.

      A. A movement of increased interest in art and learning.

    • B.

      B. A time of instability in politics and social life.

    • C.

      C. A movement to correct the problems in the Roman Catholic Church.

    • D.

      D. The time period before Confirmation.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. A movement to correct the problems in the Roman Catholic Church.
    Explanation
    The Reformation refers to a movement that aimed to address the issues within the Roman Catholic Church. During this time, various individuals and groups, such as Martin Luther and John Calvin, challenged the authority and practices of the church. They sought to reform and correct what they perceived as corruption and abuses within the church, leading to the establishment of Protestant denominations. This movement had a significant impact on religious, social, and political aspects of European history.

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  • 4. 

    How many of Columbus’ men died on Hispaniola?

    • A.

      A. 59

    • B.

      B. 90

    • C.

      C. 36

    • D.

      D. 39

    Correct Answer
    D. D. 39
    Explanation
    39 of Columbus' men died on Hispaniola.

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  • 5. 

    The Muslims taxed traders that were traveling through their land to trade what?

    • A.

      A. Gold and sugar.

    • B.

      B. Salt and spices.

    • C.

      C. Gold and salt.

    • D.

      D. Gold and wool.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Gold and salt.
    Explanation
    Muslims taxed traders that were traveling through their land to trade gold and salt. This is because gold and salt were valuable commodities during that time, and taxing traders on these goods allowed the Muslims to gain wealth and control over trade routes. Salt was especially important as it was used for preserving food and had a high demand. By taxing these goods, the Muslims were able to generate revenue and maintain their dominance in the trading network.

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  • 6. 

    A ________________ could sail into the wind.

    Correct Answer
    Caravel
    Explanation
    A caravel is a type of sailing ship that was specifically designed to be able to sail into the wind. It was a small and highly maneuverable vessel that featured a combination of square and lateen sails, allowing it to effectively tack against the wind. This made the caravel a popular choice for explorers during the Age of Discovery, as it enabled them to navigate against prevailing winds and explore new territories.

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  • 7. 

    ___________________ is a political system that in which a king allow nobles, or lords, to use lands that belong to him.

    Correct Answer
    Feudalism
    Explanation
    Feudalism is a political system where a king grants nobles or lords the use of lands that belong to him. This system was prevalent during the medieval period, particularly in Europe. The king would provide land and protection to the nobles, who in turn would pledge their loyalty and military service to the king. This hierarchical structure allowed for the distribution of power and resources, with the king at the top and the nobles below him. The peasants, who worked the land, were also a part of this system, owing labor and other services to the lords in exchange for protection and the right to live on the land.

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  • 8. 

    _____________________ is a way of life that people share including arts, beliefs, and customs.

    Correct Answer
    Culture
    Explanation
    Culture refers to the collective way of life that a group of people share. It encompasses various aspects such as arts, beliefs, customs, traditions, and behaviors. Culture shapes the identity and values of a community, influencing their perspectives, social norms, and interactions. It includes language, food, clothing, rituals, music, and other expressions of creativity. Culture is passed down from generation to generation, evolving and adapting over time. It plays a crucial role in shaping individuals' behavior, beliefs, and worldview, fostering a sense of belonging and shared understanding within a society.

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  • 9. 

    The practice of breeding plants and taming animals to meet human needs is called ____________________.

    Correct Answer
    Domestication
    Explanation
    The practice of breeding plants and taming animals to meet human needs is known as domestication. This process involves selectively breeding plants for desirable traits and training animals to be more useful to humans. Domestication has been a crucial part of human civilization, allowing us to cultivate crops and raise livestock for food, clothing, and other resources. It has played a significant role in shaping human societies and has been a key factor in the development of agriculture and animal husbandry.

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  • 10. 

    __________________ is the religion that believes in Allah.

    Correct Answer
    Islan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Islan" which is most likely a typo or misspelling of "Islam". Islam is a religion that believes in Allah as the one and only God. It is one of the major religions in the world, with followers known as Muslims. Islam is based on the teachings of the prophet Muhammad and the holy book called the Quran.

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