Grade 4 ss pre/Post test basic Part 1

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Grade 4 ss pre/Post test basic Part 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which federal government official has the power to veto a law passed by Congress? 
    • A. 

      The president

    • B. 

      The chief justice

    • C. 

      The secretary of state

    • D. 

      The Speaker of the House

  • 2. 
    Which important document was written by Thomas Jefferson? 
    • A. 

      The Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      The Mayflower Compact

    • C. 

      The Emancipation Proclamation

    • D. 

      The Declaration of Independence

  • 3. 
    Use the picture to answer the questionWhat is the purpose of this rule?
    • A. 

      To make sure only students use the gy

    • B. 

      To keep the gym floor from getting damaged

    • C. 

      To make sure students play safely in the gym

    • D. 

      To keep garbage out of the gym

  • 4. 
    The culture of Massachusetts and the surrounding region has been changed most strongly by people from 
    • A. 

      Poland and Russia.

    • B. 

      Spain and France.

    • C. 

      England and Ireland

    • D. 

      Germany, Norway, and Sweden.

  • 5. 
    A person who is not born in the United States can become a citizen of the United States by 
    • A. 

      Moving into a home in the United States

    • B. 

      Voting in a U.S. national election

    • C. 

      Paying taxes to the U.S. government

    • D. 

      taking a test about the United States.

  • 6. 
    During the early 1900s, the mixing of African and European musical traditions in the American South resulted in the creation of which type  of music?
    • A. 

      Folk

    • B. 

      Gospel

    • C. 

      Jazz

    • D. 

      Bounce

  • 7. 
    Two nations that are at war can end their war by 
    • A. 

      Signing a treaty.

    • B. 

      Cutting off trade

    • C. 

      Declaring independence

    • D. 

      Adding more land to their territory

  • 8. 
    Which piece of information can be found on this map? 
    • A. 

      New Orleans is around 500 feet above sea level

    • B. 

      The population of New Orleans is over 100,000.

    • C. 

      New Orleans is about 1,000 feet above sea level

    • D. 

      The population of New Orleans is over 500,000.

  • 9. 
    Amy, Marjorie, and Yolanda are three friends who live together in a household. In what way do all households most affect the American  economy? 
    • A. 

      They pay rent.

    • B. 

      They pay wages

    • C. 

      They make goods and services

    • D. 

      They buy goods and services

  • 10. 
    The use of which natural resource adds the most to the economy of states in the part of the United States shown on the map? 
    • A. 

      Wildlife

    • B. 

      Forests

    • C. 

      Fertile soil

    • D. 

      Freshwater lakes

  • 11. 
    Jocelyn borrowed money from a friend to buy a refrigerator because she didn’t have enough money to pay for all of it herself. Which other  way of paying for the refrigerator would be most like the way Jocelyn paid? 
    • A. 

      Writing a check

    • B. 

      Paying with cash

    • C. 

      Using a credit card

    • D. 

      Getting a gift certificate

  • 12. 
    Use the quote to answer the question."This great Nation will live on as it always has and will come back and will succeed. So, 1st of all, let me tell you my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. "-President Franklin D. Roosevelt   March 4, 1933
    • A. 

      Do not worry

    • B. 

      Be more scared

    • C. 

      Be patriotic

    • D. 

      Remember he was a strong leader