International Studies P1, P5, P6 Final Exam

45 Questions | Total Attempts: 134

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This will cover all four of your standards which means you will have 4 grades entered for this Final. Standard 1 --World Culture Standard 2--Global Geographies Standard 3--International Economies Standard 4--World Citizenship and Service Learning Some of this test will cover guest speakers as well as our novel, The Homeless Bird.


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  • 1. 
    How many states in India? (Standard 2--Global Geographies) 
    • A. 

      India does not have states

    • B. 

      38

    • C. 

      28

    • D. 

      18

  • 2. 
    What is India's main export? (Standard 3--International Economies)
    • A. 

      Cars

    • B. 

      Oil

    • C. 

      Bindhis

    • D. 

      Rice

  • 3. 
    Who is Rabindranath Tagore?   (Standard 1 --World Culture)
    • A. 

      President of India

    • B. 

      Best Cricket player in India

    • C. 

      Poet laureate, author and artist of India

    • D. 

      Author of The Homeless Bird

  • 4. 
    What island is to the south east of India? (Standard 2--Global Geographies)
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Hawaii

    • D. 

      Sri Lanka

  • 5. 
    What color is auspicious in India? (Standard 1 --World Culture)
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Orange

    • D. 

      Red

  • 6. 
    What six countries border India? (Standard 2--Global Geographies)
    • A. 

      China, Nepal, Myanmar, Pakistan, Bhutan, and Bangladesh

    • B. 

      Nepal, Myanmar, Pakistan, Bhutan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh

    • C. 

      Bangladesh, Japan, China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Nepal

    • D. 

      Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Tajikstan, Bhutan and Myanmar

  • 7. 
    India has a film industry that is larger than the one in the United States. What is India's film industry best known as? (Standard 3--International Economies)
    • A. 

      Lagaan

    • B. 

      Bollywood

    • C. 

      Indiwood

    • D. 

      Khanwood

  • 8. 
    What 4 things did the British bring to India when they colonized ? (Standard 3--International Economies)
    • A. 

      Disease, tea, rice and cricket

    • B. 

      Cricket, railways, tea, English

    • C. 

      Trains, tea, television and movies

    • D. 

      English, rice, caste system and arranged marriage

  • 9. 
    What is a tikka mark? (Standard 1 --World Culture)
    • A. 

      A bindhi

    • B. 

      Red mark on the forehead between the eyes

    • C. 

      A tatoo

    • D. 

      Henna or mehendi

  • 10. 
    What country was once part of India but separated due to religious differences? (Standard 2--Global Geographies)
    • A. 

      Pakistan

    • B. 

      Bhutan

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Myanmar

  • 11. 
    What country was once part of India but separated due to religious differences? (Standard 2--Global Geographies)
    • A. 

      Pakistan

    • B. 

      Bhutan

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Myanmar

  • 12. 
    What is the shape of a cricket field? (Standard 1 --World Culture)
    • A. 

      Rectangle

    • B. 

      Square

    • C. 

      Oval

    • D. 

      Circle

  • 13. 
    How many players on a cricket field per team at a time? (Standard 1 --World Culture)
    • A. 

      11--10 batsman and 1 wicket keeper

    • B. 

      11--5 batsman, 5 bowlers and 1 wicket keeper

    • C. 

      11--5 wicket keepers, 5 bowlers and 1 batsman

    • D. 

      11--4 fielders, 4 batsman, 2 bowlers and 1 wicket keeper

  • 14. 
    In the game of cricket what sits on top of the wickets? (Standard 1 --World Culture)
    • A. 

      Bails

    • B. 

      Tikkas

    • C. 

      Bindhis

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 15. 
    What is dowry? (Standard 1 --World Culture)
    • A. 

      Indian wedding

    • B. 

      A type of bean

    • C. 

      Property that a bride gives to her new husband

    • D. 

      A wedding dress

  • 16. 
    What is a garland ? (Standard 1 --World Culture)
    • A. 

      A type of cloth

    • B. 

      A Bollywood movie

    • C. 

      A rope made of flowers

    • D. 

      A type of bean

  • 17. 
    What caused Hari's death? (Homeless Bird)
    • A. 

      Broken heart

    • B. 

      Disease

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Infected water

  • 18. 
    Sassur was cremated. What does that mean? (Standard 1 --World Culture)
    • A. 

      Tied thumbs

    • B. 

      Ceremonial burning of a body

    • C. 

      He was fired because of computers

    • D. 

      An educated man

  • 19. 
    What is the rainy season in south Asia called? (Standard 2--Global Geographies)
    • A. 

      Bandicoot

    • B. 

      Lentil

    • C. 

      Monsoon

    • D. 

      Muslin

  • 20. 
    India is the largest democracy in the world. (Standard 2--Global Geographies)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What is the Taj Mahal? (Standard 2--Global Geographies)
    • A. 

      Mausoleum

    • B. 

      A place of prayer

    • C. 

      A temple

    • D. 

      A shrine

  • 22. 
    What is Holi? (Standard 2--Global Geographies)
    • A. 

      Ceremony of prayer

    • B. 

      Cremation of a dead body

    • C. 

      Celebration of spring with paint thrown

    • D. 

      A religious place

  • 23. 
    What is the holy river in India? (Standard 2--Global Geographies)
    • A. 

      Lohit River

    • B. 

      Ganges River

    • C. 

      Ghataprabha River

    • D. 

      Girija River

  • 24. 
    What is Vrindavan? (Standard 2--Global Geographies)
    • A. 

      Holy river in India

    • B. 

      A type of small stitching

    • C. 

      A type of spice

    • D. 

      Holy city where widows are sent or abandoned

  • 25. 
    Who is Raji? (Homeless Bird)
    • A. 

      Chandra's brother

    • B. 

      Rickshaw boy

    • C. 

      Koly's husband

    • D. 

      Koly's brother

  • 26. 
    Who is Maa Kamala? (Homeless Bird)
    • A. 

      Sass

    • B. 

      She runs the widow's house

    • C. 

      Mrs. Mehta's sister

    • D. 

      Koly's mom

  • 27. 
    What was Sass’s reason for taking Koli to Vrindavan? (Homeless Bird)
    • A. 

      To show her the sites on a vacation

    • B. 

      To bury Hari

    • C. 

      To abandon her there

    • D. 

      To pray for her

  • 28. 
    What was preventing Koly from getting her widow's pension? (Homeless Bird)
    • A. 

      Mrs. Mehta

    • B. 

      She didn't have an address

    • C. 

      Her earrings

    • D. 

      She didn't have a ride

  • 29. 
     Chandra’s wedding was exactly like Koly’s wedding in every way. (Homeless Bird)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    What was Koly’s wedding gift to Chandra? (Homeless Bird)
    • A. 

      Embroidered quilt

    • B. 

      Earrings

    • C. 

      Saree

    • D. 

      Rickshaw

  • 31. 
    What was Koly forced to donate for Chandra’s wedding? (Homeless Bird)
    • A. 

      Her wedding saree

    • B. 

      Her dowry

    • C. 

      Her Tagore book

    • D. 

      Her earrings

  • 32. 
    What does Sass and Koly have in common? (Homeless Bird)
    • A. 

      They both like muslin sarees

    • B. 

      They can both read

    • C. 

      They both enjoy each other's company

    • D. 

      They are both widows

  • 33. 
    What is a kolam made out of? (Standard 1 --World Culture)
    • A. 

      Lentil flour

    • B. 

      Rice paste

    • C. 

      Rice flour

    • D. 

      Wheat flour

  • 34. 
    Where are kolams created? (Standard 1 --World Culture)
    • A. 

      On the walls

    • B. 

      On canvas

    • C. 

      Outside the home, in the doorway, on the earth/cement

    • D. 

      In Bollywood

  • 35. 
    Who is the author of the Homeless Bird? (Homeless Bird)
    • A. 

      Pearl S. Buck

    • B. 

      Gloria Whelan

    • C. 

      Nicky Minaj

    • D. 

      Jane Bingham

  • 36. 
    India is part of what continent? ((Standard 2--Global Geographies) 
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      Oceania

    • D. 

      China

  • 37. 
    India is surrounded by what bodies of water? (Standard 2--Global Geographies) 
    • A. 

      Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean

    • B. 

      Indian Ocean

    • C. 

      Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean

    • D. 

      Arabian Sea

  • 38. 
    What are the two most widely spoken languages in India? (Standard 1 --World Culture)
    • A. 

      Hindi and English

    • B. 

      Hindu and English

    • C. 

      American and Hindi

    • D. 

      British and Hindi

  • 39. 
    What are the tabla and sitar? (Standard 1 --World Culture)
    • A. 

      Spices

    • B. 

      Instruments

    • C. 

      Dialects

    • D. 

      States in India

  • 40. 
    Two sacred animals in India are what? (Standard 1 --World Culture)
    • A. 

      Tigers and rats

    • B. 

      Lions and tigers

    • C. 

      Peacocks and cows

    • D. 

      Cows and elephants

  • 41. 
    Koly had an arranged marriage. What does that mean?
    • A. 

      She hated Hari

    • B. 

      Her parents and Hari's parents decided they would marry

    • C. 

      Their wedding was organized with garlands

    • D. 

      There were garlands and puja ceremonies at the wedding

  • 42. 
    What is lagaan? (Standard 3--International Economies)
    • A. 

      Rice tax

    • B. 

      Wheat tax

    • C. 

      Rice paste

    • D. 

      Rice flower

  • 43. 
    Who is Maa Kamala?
    • A. 

      Koly's mother in law

    • B. 

      Sass

    • C. 

      She runs the widow house

    • D. 

      Hari's sister

  • 44. 
    Koly's family expected her to go to school and learn to read.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    What does a saree look like?
    • A. 

      A cricket field

    • B. 

      A marble building that is a tomb

    • C. 

      A temple or shrine with wheels

    • D. 

      6 meters of embroidered cloth (could be muslin)