Immigration Test

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Immigration Quizzes & Trivia

The following is the U. S. Immigration Test on the things you learned from the Immigration Unit as well as the Immigration Project Presentations. You must take the test until you score an 80% or above! Your scores are emailed to me. There is no need to raise your hand after finishing. Simply take the test again if you did not score 80%. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a push factor of immigration?
    • A. 

      Things that lure a person to a new country to live

    • B. 

      Things that make a person leave their home country

    • C. 

      Things that push the citizens of a country to dislike immigrants

    • D. 

      Ways an immigrant can bypass or skip immigrant processing

  • 2. 
    What is a pull factor of immigration?
    • A. 

      Things that lure a person to a new country to live

    • B. 

      Things that make a person leave their home country

    • C. 

      Things that push the citizens of a country to dislike immigrants

    • D. 

      Ways an immigrant can bypass or skip immigrant processing

  • 3. 
    Which of the following correctly defines the word assimilate?
    • A. 

      When one country conquers another country and forces them to practice the conquering country's culture

    • B. 

      When a person dislikes their country's culture and purposely practices another culture

    • C. 

      When a person becomes part of a culture by practicing the culture and making that culture his or her  own

    • D. 

      When a person moves to a new country because of a push or pull factor

  • 4. 
    Which of the following words is defined as: migration from one's native country?
    • A. 

      Immigration

    • B. 

      Emigration

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Deportation

  • 5. 
    Which of the following words is defined as: migration to a new country?
    • A. 

      Annexation

    • B. 

      Immigration

    • C. 

      Emigration

    • D. 

      Arbitration

  • 6. 
    Which of the following words is defined as: to deny citizenship to an immigrant and make him or her leave the country in which they wish to become a citizen?
    • A. 

      Assimilation

    • B. 

      Push Factor

    • C. 

      Asylum

    • D. 

      Deport

  • 7. 
    Which of the following words is defined as: a run-down, poorly constructed, and overcrowded house or apartment that is divided into separate residences in an urban area?
    • A. 

      Metropolis

    • B. 

      Tenement

    • C. 

      Penitentiary

    • D. 

      Penthouse suite

  • 8. 
    Which of the following words is defined as: a thickly populated slum area in a city that is usually populated by poor or ethnic people?
    • A. 

      Suburb

    • B. 

      Cottage district

    • C. 

      Ghetto

    • D. 

      Market district

  • 9. 
    Which of the following words is defined as: to delay or stop an immigrant from proceeding by holding them for further testing or making them wait?
    • A. 

      Deportation

    • B. 

      Detainment

    • C. 

      Quarantined

    • D. 

      Processing

  • 10. 
    Which of the following words is defined as: when a country gives refuge or a safe place for people to stay when their home country has persecuted them or wants them for a crime?
    • A. 

      Asylum

    • B. 

      Commune

    • C. 

      Deport

    • D. 

      Assimilate

  • 11. 
    Which of the following words means "city"?
    • A. 

      Rural

    • B. 

      Commune

    • C. 

      Urban

    • D. 

      Coastal

  • 12. 
    Which of the following words means "country"?
    • A. 

      Rural

    • B. 

      Suburban

    • C. 

      Urban

    • D. 

      Coastal

  • 13. 
    Which of the following words is defined as: small towns surrounding or outside of a large city?
    • A. 

      Rural

    • B. 

      Suburban

    • C. 

      Urban

    • D. 

      Intercoastal

  • 14. 
    What is the definition of Anti-Semitism?
    • A. 

      Inability to feel sympathy for the experiences of immigrant groups

    • B. 

      Discrimination or prejudice against Jewish people

    • C. 

      The movement to make the making, buying, selling, or drinking alcohol illegal

    • D. 

      The feeling that women should not be given the right to vote

  • 15. 
    What is the definition of quarantine?
    • A. 

      Place of isolation in which people that have been exposed to infectious diseases are placed

    • B. 

      The policy of only allowing one quarter of the immigrants through an immigrant station

    • C. 

      A place were immigrants go to register for citizenship in the United States after processing

    • D. 

      The policy of only allowing immigrants to bring in one quarter of the possessions they came with on the ship into the U.S.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following was a pull factor for some immigrant groups to move to America because the First Amendment of the Constitution guaranteed them political freedom from unjust governments and tyrant rulers?
    • A. 

      Freedom of Speech

    • B. 

      Freedom of Worship (Religion)

    • C. 

      Freedom from Oppression

    • D. 

      Freedom from Want

  • 17. 
    Which of the following was a pull factor for some immigrant groups to move to America because the First Amendment of the Constitution guaranteed them freedom from being tortured or killed because of their race, religion, ethnicity, political convictions, or social class? 
    • A. 

      Freedom from Fear

    • B. 

      Freedom of Worship (Religion)

    • C. 

      Freedom from Oppression

    • D. 

      Freedom from Want

  • 18. 
    Which of the following was a pull factor for some immigrant groups to move to America because the First Amendment of the Constitution guaranteed them freedom to pursue in job they wanted and the freedom to own land in the hopes of providing a better life for their families? 
    • A. 

      Freedom from Fear

    • B. 

      Freedom of Worship (Religion)

    • C. 

      Freedom from Oppression

    • D. 

      Freedom from Want

  • 19. 
    Which of the following was a pull factor for some immigrant groups to move to America because the First Amendment of the Constitution guaranteed them freedom to practice any faith they wished or practice no faith at all? 
    • A. 

      Freedom from Fear

    • B. 

      Freedom of Worship (Religion)

    • C. 

      Freedom from Oppression

    • D. 

      Freedom from Want

  • 20. 
    Which immigrant group took jobs requiring manual labor in construction, canal building, road building, bridge building, and participated in building the first skyscrapers?
    • A. 

      German Immigrants

    • B. 

      Irish Immigrants

    • C. 

      Italian Immigrants

    • D. 

      Scandinavian Immigrants

  • 21. 
    Which immigrant group tended to either farm or work in cities as butchers, carpenters, brewers, distillers, tailors, musicians, or merchants?
    • A. 

      German Immigrants

    • B. 

      Italian Immigrants

    • C. 

      Scandinavian Immigrants

    • D. 

      Chinese Immigrants

  • 22. 
    Which immigrant group tended to work in the mining, railroad, and fishing industries and helped to build irrigation systems in the west?
    • A. 

      Irish Immigrants

    • B. 

      Italian Immigrants

    • C. 

      Russian - Polish Immigrants

    • D. 

      Chinese Immigrants

  • 23. 
    Which immigrant group worked mainly as farmers but also in outdoor industries such as construction, logging, and cattle ranching?
    • A. 

      German Immigrants

    • B. 

      Irish Immigrants

    • C. 

      Russian - Polish Immigrants

    • D. 

      Scandinavian Immigrants

  • 24. 
    Which immigrant group contained princes and other royals that came to America and took service jobs such as waiters, taxi drivers, and book sellers as well as industry jobs such coal mining, slaughter house workers, and meat packing workers?
    • A. 

      German Immigrants

    • B. 

      Irish Immigrants

    • C. 

      Russian - Polish Immigrants

    • D. 

      Scandinavian Immigrants

  • 25. 
    Which immigrant group was stereotyped as dirty, illiterate, gangsters, and criminals?
    • A. 

      German Immigrants

    • B. 

      Irish Immigrants

    • C. 

      Italian Immigrants

    • D. 

      Chinese Immigrants