Social Studies Grade 6

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Social Studies Grade 6 - Quiz

What do you know about social studies, and do you think you can pass this quiz? In 6th grade social studies, kids will learn about ancient cultures and world history. They also frequently study ancient civilizations and early world history. Social studies' purpose is for these kids to prepare to be the next generation to influence the world. If you would enjoy discovering more about social studies, try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the name of continent located in the southernmost continent and site of the South Pole and has Ice Sheet as the largest single mass of ice on Earth.

    • A.

      Antarctica

    • B.

      Antartica

    • C.

      Antactika

    • D.

      Antarktica

    Correct Answer
    A. Antarctica
    Explanation
    Antarctica is the correct answer. It is the continent located in the southernmost part of the world and is home to the South Pole. It is known for its vast ice sheet, which is the largest single mass of ice on Earth.

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  • 2. 

    The Antarctic Treaty was signed in 1961. The negotiations was signed by: 

    • A.

      12 countries

    • B.

      13 countries

    • C.

      14 countries

    • D.

      40

    Correct Answer
    A. 12 countries
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 12 countries. The Antarctic Treaty, signed in 1961, was an international agreement that aimed to preserve Antarctica for peaceful purposes and scientific research. It was initially signed by 12 countries, including the United States, the Soviet Union, and the United Kingdom, among others. The treaty set aside territorial claims and prohibited military activity, ensuring that Antarctica would be used exclusively for peaceful and scientific purposes. This agreement marked a significant step towards international cooperation and environmental protection in the region.

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  • 3. 

    The agreement that was signed before in 1961 has now have been signed by more countries. The total of countries are: 

    • A.

      40

    • B.

      42

    • C.

      46

    • D.

      48

    Correct Answer
    C. 46
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 46 because the agreement that was signed in 1961 has been signed by more countries now. This implies that the number of countries involved in the agreement has increased over time.

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  • 4. 

    Whales are hunted because:

    • A.

      They want to produce meat and oil

    • B.

      They want to produce cloths

    • C.

      They want to produce furnitures

    • D.

      They want to produce house plants

    Correct Answer
    A. They want to produce meat and oil
    Explanation
    Whales are hunted primarily for their meat and oil. In some cultures, whale meat is considered a delicacy and is consumed as a source of protein. Whale oil, on the other hand, has historically been used for various purposes such as fuel for lamps, lubricants, and in the production of cosmetics and soaps. These valuable resources drive the hunting of whales, resulting in their decline and endangerment.

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  • 5. 

    Some people argue that transportation actually caused many problems. One of them is:  

    • A.

      Public Noise

    • B.

      Atmospheric Pollution

    • C.

      Parking Difficulties

    • D.

      All above

    • E.

      1 and 2 only

    Correct Answer
    D. All above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All above." This answer is correct because the statement in the question states that transportation caused many problems, and it lists three specific problems: public noise, atmospheric pollution, and parking difficulties. Therefore, all of the options listed in the question are valid examples of problems caused by transportation.

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  • 6. 

    Any species that is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range

    • A.

      Endangered Species

    • B.

      Threatened Species

    • C.

      Extinct Species

    • D.

      All above

    Correct Answer
    A. Endangered Species
    Explanation
    An endangered species refers to any species that is at risk of becoming extinct throughout all or a significant portion of its range. This means that the population of the species is declining rapidly, and if no conservation measures are taken, it may cease to exist in the near future. This category is used to identify species that are in immediate danger and require urgent protection and conservation efforts to ensure their survival.

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  • 7. 

    There are many reasons why Animals become endangered. Some of them are:

    • A.

      Illegal Hunting

    • B.

      They dont feel like living.

    • C.

      There is no matching between humans and animals

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Illegal Hunting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Illegal Hunting". This is because illegal hunting is one of the main reasons why animals become endangered. Many animals are hunted for their valuable body parts, such as ivory, fur, or horns, which leads to a decline in their population. This activity is illegal and unsustainable, causing a significant threat to various species and their habitats.

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  • 8. 

    (IUCN) is the agency and NGO working in the field of nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources. They also protect the animals. The full name of this agency is:

    • A.

      International Union for Conservation of Nature

    • B.

      International Union Commission for nations

    • C.

      Ilamic Union for Conservation of Nature

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. International Union for Conservation of Nature
    Explanation
    The correct answer is International Union for Conservation of Nature. This agency and NGO works in the field of nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources. They also protect animals.

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  • 9. 

    In some countries, tigers bones are sold for: 

    • A.

      Furnitures

    • B.

      Medicines

    • C.

      Oil

    • D.

      Meat

    Correct Answer
    B. Medicines
    Explanation
    Tiger bones are sold for medicines in some countries. This is because in traditional Chinese medicine, tiger bones are believed to have healing properties and are used to treat various ailments. However, this practice is highly controversial and illegal in many countries due to the endangered status of tigers and the negative impact it has on their populations.

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  • 10. 

    Transportations has issues: 

    • A.

      There are always transportation issues over the world

    • B.

      The transportations issues are only cause while producing them.

    • C.

      Malaysia would not have problems regarding transportation if all use trains

    • D.

      There are countries that have no transportations

    Correct Answer
    A. There are always transportation issues over the world
    Explanation
    The given answer is supported by the statements in the question that mention transportation issues existing worldwide. The statement "There are always transportation issues over the world" implies that transportation problems are a common occurrence globally. This suggests that transportation issues are not limited to specific countries or regions, but rather a widespread phenomenon.

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