Ohio Local History: Change Over Time Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What is the purpose of a timeline?

    • A.

      To identify your ideas before writing a story.

    • B.

      To see which items occurred most often.

    • C.

      To present facts in order so that major events can be easily identified and understood.

    Correct Answer
    C. To present facts in order so that major events can be easily identified and understood.
    Explanation
    The purpose of a timeline is to present facts in chronological order, allowing for the easy identification and understanding of major events. By organizing events in a linear format, a timeline provides a visual representation of the sequence of events, helping to establish a clear understanding of the timeline's subject matter. This chronological presentation assists in identifying the key events and their relationships to one another, providing a comprehensive overview of the subject being studied or analyzed.

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  • 2. 

    How many years are in a decade?

    • A.

      100

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      1,000

    Correct Answer
    B. 10
    Explanation
    A decade is a period of ten years. Therefore, the correct answer is 10.

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  • 3. 

    How many years are in a century?

    • A.

      100

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      1,000

    Correct Answer
    A. 100
    Explanation
    A century is a period of 100 years, so the correct answer is 100.

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  • 4. 

    Ohio became the 21st state in 1803.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Ohio did not become the 21st state in 1803. It became the 17th state on March 1, 1803.

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  • 5. 

    Bezaleel Wells founded the city of Canton in what year?

    • A.

      1808

    • B.

      1805

    • C.

      1803

    Correct Answer
    B. 1805
    Explanation
    Bezaleel Wells founded the city of Canton in 1805. This information is not explicitly stated in the question, but it is implied that one of the options is the correct answer. Since 1805 is the only option that matches the founding year of Canton, it can be inferred that this is the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    In 1803, Ohio became the ____ state.

    • A.

      17th

    • B.

      13th

    • C.

      21st

    Correct Answer
    A. 17th
    Explanation
    In 1803, Ohio became the 17th state. This means that prior to Ohio, there were already 16 states in the United States.

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  • 7. 

    The Ohio government authorized the creation of Stark County in ____.

    • A.

      1803

    • B.

      1805

    • C.

      1808

    Correct Answer
    C. 1808
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1808. This is because the Ohio government authorized the creation of Stark County in that year.

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  • 8. 

    Choose all of the years that include the decade of the 1980's.

    • A.

      1967

    • B.

      1958

    • C.

      1984

    • D.

      1987

    • E.

      1990

    • F.

      1981

    • G.

      1977

    • H.

      1998

    • I.

      1972

    • J.

      1983

    • K.

      1988

    • L.

      1975

    Correct Answer(s)
    C. 1984
    D. 1987
    F. 1981
    J. 1983
    K. 1988
    Explanation
    The years that include the decade of the 1980's are 1984, 1987, 1981, 1983, and 1988. These years fall within the range of 1980 to 1989, which is the decade of the 1980's.

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  • 9. 

    The 17th century would include the years:

    • A.

      1700 - 1799

    • B.

      1600 - 1699

    • C.

      1500 - 1599

    Correct Answer
    B. 1600 - 1699
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1600 - 1699 because the 17th century refers to the period of time between the years 1600 and 1699. This is based on the commonly accepted system of counting centuries, where the first century starts from the year 1 and ends at the year 100, and so on. Therefore, the 17th century would include all the years from 1600 to 1699.

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  • 10. 

    The 1st century would include the years:

    • A.

      100 - 199

    • B.

      1300 - 1399

    • C.

      0 -100

    Correct Answer
    C. 0 -100
  • 11. 

    Choose all of the years that include the 19th century.

    • A.

      1848

    • B.

      1922

    • C.

      1945

    • D.

      1881

    • E.

      1803

    • F.

      1987

    • G.

      1903

    • H.

      1873

    • I.

      1835

    • J.

      1938

    • K.

      1957

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. 1848
    D. 1881
    E. 1803
    H. 1873
    I. 1835
    Explanation
    The 19th century refers to the years from 1801 to 1900. Therefore, any year between 1801 and 1900 is considered to be part of the 19th century. The years 1848, 1881, 1803, 1873, and 1835 fall within this range and are all correct answers.

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  • 12. 

    How would you describe most of the jobs in Ohio during the late 19th century?

    • A.

      Car salesman

    • B.

      Lifeguard

    • C.

      Farmer

    Correct Answer
    C. Farmer
    Explanation
    During the late 19th century, most of the jobs in Ohio were likely related to agriculture, given that farming was a primary occupation during that time. The state's fertile land and favorable climate made it conducive for farming, leading to a significant number of individuals being engaged in agricultural activities such as crop cultivation and animal husbandry. This explanation is supported by the answer choice "Farmer," which aligns with the predominant occupation in Ohio during the late 19th century.

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  • 13. 

    In 1843, each grade level had their own classrooms in school.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In 1843, it is unlikely that each grade level had their own classrooms in school. This is because during that time period, education systems were not as advanced as they are today. It was more common for schools to have one room where all students, regardless of grade level, were taught together. This system was known as the one-room schoolhouse model. Therefore, the statement that each grade level had their own classrooms in school in 1843 is false.

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  • 14. 

    What two physical features helped expand the population of Ohio during the mid 19th century?

    • A.

      McKinley Monument and The Empire State Building

    • B.

      Native Americans and The Flood of 1913

    • C.

      Loam Soil and The Ohio-Erie Canal

    Correct Answer
    C. Loam Soil and The Ohio-Erie Canal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Loam Soil and The Ohio-Erie Canal. Loam soil is a fertile soil type that is well-suited for agriculture, allowing for increased food production and population growth. The Ohio-Erie Canal, on the other hand, provided a reliable and efficient transportation route, connecting Ohio to other states and facilitating trade and economic development. These two factors together contributed to the population expansion of Ohio during the mid 19th century.

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  • 15. 

    Choose all of the words that best describe Loam Soil

    • A.

      Sand

    • B.

      Water

    • C.

      Granite

    • D.

      Sandstone

    • E.

      Rocks

    • F.

      Silt

    • G.

      Plastic

    • H.

      Rubber

    • I.

      Clay

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Sand
    F. Silt
    I. Clay
    Explanation
    Loam soil is a type of soil that contains a balanced mixture of sand, silt, and clay. Sand particles are larger and provide good drainage, silt particles are medium-sized and retain moisture well, while clay particles are smaller and help with nutrient retention. Therefore, the presence of sand, silt, and clay best describes loam soil. The other options such as water, granite, sandstone, rocks, plastic, and rubber are not directly related to the composition of loam soil.

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  • 16. 

    Choose two reasons that best describe why the population of Canton grew from 3,298 in 1840 to 14,873 in 1880.

    • A.

      Loam Soil for farming

    • B.

      Free houses

    • C.

      Six Flags Amusement Park

    • D.

      Wally World

    • E.

      Ohio-Erie Canal

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Loam Soil for farming
    E. Ohio-Erie Canal
    Explanation
    The population of Canton grew from 3,298 in 1840 to 14,873 in 1880 due to two main reasons. Firstly, the presence of loam soil for farming attracted settlers to the area. This fertile soil allowed for successful agriculture, leading to increased food production and economic opportunities, which in turn attracted more people to settle in Canton. Secondly, the Ohio-Erie Canal played a crucial role in the city's growth. The canal provided a reliable and efficient transportation route, connecting Canton to other parts of Ohio and facilitating trade and commerce. This improved connectivity and access to markets further fueled the population growth in Canton during this period.

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  • 17. 

    In _____ The McKinley Monument was finally complete and open to the public.

    • A.

      1907

    • B.

      1917

    • C.

      1957

    Correct Answer
    A. 1907
    Explanation
    The McKinley Monument was finally complete and open to the public in 1907.

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  • 18. 

    How did The Ohio-Erie Canal help farmers?

    • A.

      Provided better eggs from the chickens

    • B.

      Allowed them to travel and ship their crops

    • C.

      Provided rain to make their crops grow

    Correct Answer
    B. Allowed them to travel and ship their crops
    Explanation
    The Ohio-Erie Canal helped farmers by allowing them to travel and ship their crops. The canal provided a means of transportation for farmers to easily transport their crops to markets and other areas. This increased their access to potential buyers and expanded their market reach. Additionally, the canal offered a more efficient and cost-effective method of shipping goods compared to other alternatives available at that time. Overall, the Ohio-Erie Canal played a crucial role in facilitating the transportation and distribution of agricultural products, benefiting farmers in the region.

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  • 19. 

    If you were a child in school in 1853, after 8th grade you would ...

    • A.

      Go back to 3rd grade

    • B.

      Go to high school

    • C.

      Work on the farm

    Correct Answer
    C. Work on the farm
    Explanation
    If you were a child in school in 1853, after completing 8th grade, you would most likely work on the farm. During that time period, education was not as widely available or compulsory as it is today. Many children had to leave school at a young age to help support their families by working on farms or in other labor-intensive jobs. Therefore, it was common for children to transition from school to working on the farm after completing a certain level of education.

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