Mid-term Vocab Review (6th Grade)

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 432

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6th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

It’s the middle of the term, everybody! That means it’s time to take a short break from school, but not before putting some of your new knowledge to the test to see if any of it happens to be sticking. Think you’ve been performing well enough in English class? Take the following quiz and we’ll find out if you know as much vocabulary as someone at a sixth-grade level should know!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Point of view based on a person's experience and personal understanding.
    • A. 

      Spatial Perspective

    • B. 

      Race

    • C. 

      Perspective

  • 2. 
    The study of Earth's physical and cultural features.
    • A. 

      Geography

    • B. 

      Culture

    • C. 

      Climatology

  • 3. 
    The movement of ideas or behaviors from one culture region to another is called diffusion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The exact spot on Earth where something is found, often stated in latitude and longitude is called ____________ location.
  • 5. 
    A nearly flat area on Earth's surface.
    • A. 

      Plateau

    • B. 

      Plain

    • C. 

      Isthmus

  • 6. 
    Point of view based on looking where something is and why it is there.
    • A. 

      Absolution Location

    • B. 

      Spatial perspective

    • C. 

      Perspective

  • 7. 
    A plateau is an elevated flatland on the Earth's surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A neck of land connecting two larger land areas.
    • A. 

      Plateau

    • B. 

      Tributary

    • C. 

      Isthmus

  • 9. 
    Any smaller stream that or river that flows into a larger stream or river.
    • A. 

      Tributary

    • B. 

      Delta

    • C. 

      Rivers mouth

  • 10. 
    The position of a place in relation to another place is called _____________ location.
  • 11. 
    Climate is the weather conditions in an area over a long period of time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Weather is the condition of the atmosphere at a given place and time. (Short time period)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Relatively dry with small amounts of rain.
    • A. 

      Weather

    • B. 

      Steppe

    • C. 

      Semiarid

  • 14. 
    Resources, such as soils and forests, that can be replaced by Earth's natural processes are called renewable resources.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Resources, such as coal and oil, that cannot be replaced by Earth's natural processes or that are replaced slowly are called ______________ resources.
  • 16. 
    Cultural groups of people who share learned beliefs and practices.
    • A. 

      Race

    • B. 

      Ethnic groups

    • C. 

      Culture

  • 17. 
    Culture is a learned system of shared beliefs and ways of doing things that guide a person's daily behavior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Commercial agriculture is a type of farming in which the farmers  produce just enough food for their family.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Subsistence agriculture is a type of farming in which farmers grow just enough food to provide for themselves and their own families.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    ______________ governments that have total control over their citizens.
  • 21. 
    _____________ government is a government in which leaders are held accountable by citizens through their constitutions and democratic processes.
  • 22. 
    A time before written records
    • A. 

      History

    • B. 

      Prehistory

    • C. 

      Oral history

  • 23. 
    History is the written record of human civilization.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A system after the 900's under which most of Europe was organized and governed by local leaders based on land and service.
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Feudalism

    • C. 

      Mercantilism

  • 25. 
    Mercantilism is an economic theory that uses colonies to increase a nation's wealth by gaining access to labor and natural resources.  (Get as rich as you can)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, which tries to influence the price of oil on world markets.
    • A. 

      SMILE

    • B. 

      NAFTA

    • C. 

      OPEC

  • 27. 
    _____________ is a government ruled by religious leaders.
  • 28. 
    Secular is the idea that government and religion should work together and help each other.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    The name of the Islamic holy book.
    • A. 

      Qur'an

    • B. 

      Muhammad

    • C. 

      Mecca

  • 30. 
    Abdicated means to give the throne
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False