Periods 1, 5, 6 Int'l Studies I Mid-term

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 190

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Midterm Quizzes & Trivia

This Mid Term Final covers all four Standards: Standard 1: World Cultures Standard 2: Global Geographies Standard 3: International Economies Standard 4: World Citizenship and Service Learning


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Standard 1: Bogolanfini is also called mudcloth. From what country does it originate?
    • A. 

      Malawi

    • B. 

      Mali

    • C. 

      Zimbabwe

    • D. 

      Zambia

  • 2. 
    Standard 3: What natural resources does Mali have?
    • A. 

      It has not natural resources, that is why it is so poor.

    • B. 

      Cotton, quartz, diamonds

    • C. 

      Gold, silver, diamonds

    • D. 

      Gold, cotton, quartz

  • 3. 
    Standard 1: What date did Mali gain independence?
    • A. 

      September 22, 1961

    • B. 

      September 21, 1960

    • C. 

      September 22, 1960

    • D. 

      September 22, 1962

  • 4. 
    Standard 2: What is the capital of Mali?
    • A. 

      Washington DC

    • B. 

      Lincoln

    • C. 

      Brussels

    • D. 

      Bamako

  • 5. 
    Standard 2: What river runs through Mali?
    • A. 

      Nile

    • B. 

      Niger

    • C. 

      Euphrates

    • D. 

      Ganges

  • 6. 
    Standard 2: What is the name of the village in which we are building a clean water well?
    • A. 

      Zimbabwe

    • B. 

      Zinzana

    • C. 

      Zanzibar

    • D. 

      Zither

  • 7. 
    Standard 1: Who are Sundiata Keita and Mansa Munsa?
    • A. 

      Mali's presidents

    • B. 

      Mali's dictators

    • C. 

      Malian empire leaders

    • D. 

      Famous griots from Mali

  • 8. 
    Standard 1: What is a rebus?
    • A. 

      A visual pun

    • B. 

      A river

    • C. 

      A culture

    • D. 

      A language

  • 9. 
    Standard 2: What does DRC stand for?
    • A. 

      Dominican Republic of Caribbean

    • B. 

      Democratic Republic of the Congo

    • C. 

      Drake, Redman and Ceelo

    • D. 

      Derrick, Riley and Castillo

  • 10. 
    Standard 2: Where is Tibet?
    • A. 

      In Nepal

    • B. 

      In India

    • C. 

      In China

    • D. 

      In Japan

  • 11. 
    Standard 4: What has Nestle done that has earned them negative news?
    • A. 

      Overpriced their chocolate

    • B. 

      Cut down all the cocoa trees in West Africa

    • C. 

      Fixed the presidential election

    • D. 

      Used child labor

  • 12. 
    Standard 1: What is the Mosque of Djenne?
    • A. 

      Biggest Mosque in the world

    • B. 

      Biggest building in Mali

    • C. 

      Biggest mud brick building in the world

    • D. 

      Biggest middle school in Omaha

  • 13. 
    Standard 1: Why is culture compared to an iceberg?
    • A. 

      Because the top is pointy and sharp and like culture, can cut through similarities.

    • B. 

      Because like an iceberg which is mostly under the water level, most of culture is unseen.

    • C. 

      Because an iceberg is huge and so is culture.

    • D. 

      Because icebergs are solid but can melt with heat and if we warm up to people we can understand their cultures, too.

  • 14. 
    Standard 1: Chimamanda Adichie gave a Ted Talk about the Danger of a Single Story. From what  country is Ms. Adichie?
    • A. 

      Niger

    • B. 

      Nigeria

    • C. 

      Namibia

    • D. 

      Netherlands

  • 15. 
    Standard 1: The Joslyn Art Museum has a Chinese 8-panel screen. From what dynasty is the 8 screen panel?
    • A. 

      Han

    • B. 

      Ming

    • C. 

      Qing

    • D. 

      Tan

  • 16. 
    Standard 1: What language is on the Qing panel?
    • A. 

      Chinese

    • B. 

      Mandarin

    • C. 

      Manchurian

    • D. 

      Japanese

  • 17. 
    Standard 4: What is it called when someone says, "All Americans are..." or "All Asians are..."
    • A. 

      Stereotyping/generalizing

    • B. 

      Racism

    • C. 

      Bullying

    • D. 

      Educated

  • 18. 
    What does the Chinese flag look like?
    • A. 

      Red with Yellow stars on it

    • B. 

      Yellow with red stars on it

    • C. 

      Solid red

    • D. 

      Solid yellow

  • 19. 
    What does Mali's flag look like?
    • A. 

      Horizontal stripes of water drops and green, yellow and red

    • B. 

      Horizontal stripes of green, yellow and red

    • C. 

      Vertical stripes of green, yellow and a water drop on it

    • D. 

      Vertical stripes of green, yellow and red

  • 20. 
    Standard 3: Who is the current president of the Congo?
    • A. 

      Kabiga

    • B. 

      Kandido

    • C. 

      Kabila

    • D. 

      Kabido

  • 21. 
    Standard 4: In what part of Africa is Mali?
    • A. 

      East

    • B. 

      North

    • C. 

      South

    • D. 

      West

  • 22. 
    Standard 3 London will host the 2012 Olympics. In what country is London and what was recently built there?
    • A. 

      Europe/a megamall

    • B. 

      England/a megamall

    • C. 

      England/a soccer stadium

    • D. 

      Europe/a soccer stadium

  • 23. 
    Standard 3: Why did South African miners take Anglo-American to court?
    • A. 

      Bad ventilation caused silicosis, an incurable lung disease

    • B. 

      They wanted the gold for themselves

    • C. 

      The mine collapsed and killed miners

    • D. 

      Anglo-American is a bad person

  • 24. 
    What group's cultural dance is called the Haka and was performed in flash mobs in New Zealand for the beginning of the rugby world cup?
    • A. 

      Maori people

    • B. 

      Aboriginal people

    • C. 

      African people

    • D. 

      Asian people

  • 25. 
    Standard 2: What do New Zealand, Japan and Sri Lanka have in common?
    • A. 

      They all have war currently.

    • B. 

      They are all islands.

    • C. 

      They all speak German.

    • D. 

      They all speak Japanese.

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