Immigration And Immigrants

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Immigration Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Many immigrants crossed the Pacific Ocean in order to make it to the New World.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What are 4 countries that immigrants traveled from in order to get to the new world?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Korea

    • C. 

      Siberia

    • D. 

      Ireland

    • E. 

      England

    • F. 

      Pakistan

    • G. 

      Germany

    • H. 

      Iraqi

  • 3. 
    What 2 islands did immigrants have to pass through in order to be allowed into the United States?
    • A. 

      Oaks Island

    • B. 

      Angel Island

    • C. 

      Fairy Island

    • D. 

      Ellis Island

    • E. 

      Atlantic Island

  • 4. 
    What are 4 reasons why immigrants left their home country?
    • A. 

      To get a job and make money

    • B. 

      To start a better life

    • C. 

      To get away from their family

    • D. 

      To get away from war

    • E. 

      To steal from the rich

    • F. 

      To practice their religion freely

  • 5. 
    Many immigrants left the country of ___________  because of a great famine when their main source of food, __________ got a disease and many people starved to death.
    • A. 

      China tomatoes

    • B. 

      France cows

    • C. 

      Ireland potatoes

    • D. 

      Sweden pigs

  • 6. 
    Native Born Americans (those already living in the United States) welcomed with open arms the immigrants and wanted them to come to America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Many immigrants were persecuted in their home countries and decided to leave for America.   What does the word PERSECUTED mean?
    • A. 

      Given a disease

    • B. 

      Robbed from

    • C. 

      Beaten up

    • D. 

      Treated badly

  • 8. 
    A _________________ is where people from the same _________________ would live together and work together in a neighborhood in America.
    • A. 

      Town home families

    • B. 

      City state cities

    • C. 

      Ghetto countries

  • 9. 
    People from the countries of _________________  and ____________ came to America to help build the Transcontinental Railroad.
    • A. 

      Ireland

    • B. 

      Sweden

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      China

    • E. 

      Korea

  • 10. 
    These were 2 men who were very successful immigrants  from Scotland who came to America,  they were _________________  who invented steel and ________________ who invented the telephone and phongraph.
    • A. 

      Thomas Edison

    • B. 

      Krull Warrior Princess

    • C. 

      Alexander Graham Bell

    • D. 

      James Monroe

    • E. 

      Andrew Carnegie

  • 11. 
    The 'Great American Melting Pot' is the phrase (saying) that Americans used that showed all of the different countries coming together to live in one place, America. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    When immigrants moved into a ghetto what are some privileges (good things) that they now get to enjoy in America?  (CHOOSE 3)
    • A. 

      Going to school to get an education

    • B. 

      Robbing from the rich and giving to the poor

    • C. 

      Voting for their government leaders

    • D. 

      Planning on how to sneak other immigrants into America

    • E. 

      Starting their own business

  • 13. 
    Some immigrants were NOT allowed into the country of America for 2 main reasons.  What are those 2 REASONS.
    • A. 

      They had bad personal hygenie

    • B. 

      They had very bad manners

    • C. 

      They were criminals

    • D. 

      They would not go to try and find a job

    • E. 

      They had a very bad disease and could not be cured