S.S. List #1: Vocabulary/Geography Terms Quiz

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S.S. List #1: Vocabulary/Geography Terms Quiz

S. S. LIST #1: Vocabulary/Geography Terms Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The following is an example of a.....
    • A. 

      Secondary Source

    • B. 

      Prehistory

    • C. 

      Timeline

    • D. 

      Location

  • 2. 
    Which of the possible choices below would be the BEST examples of Primary Sources?
    • A. 

      The actual declaration of Independence, Video of 9/11, a tool from ancient Egypt

    • B. 

      A Textbook, a Movie about 9/11, a story about the Egyptian Pyramids

    • C. 

      A stick, a rock, a human bone

    • D. 

      A poem written 10 years after 9/11, directions to Arizona from NY, bones from a buffalo

  • 3. 
    Choose the BEST answer: Prehistory is.......
    • A. 

      The time when Dinosaurs roamed the earth

    • B. 

      The time period when the Greeks developed democracy

    • C. 

      The period of time when humans recorded events in writing

    • D. 

      The period of time before writing was invented

  • 4. 
    Which of the possible choices below would be the BEST examples of Artifacts?
    • A. 

      The Bone of a Tiger from Ancient China, A preserved Birds Nest, A Branch from an ancient Tree

    • B. 

      Jewelry from Ancient Rome, A spear made by Early Humans, A sword from the Civil War

    • C. 

      A plate of old spaghetti, a slice a pizza, a bottle of coke from 1970

    • D. 

      A textbook from 2004, a DVD from 1999, a poem about bullying from 2013

  • 5. 
    Which of the possible choices below would be the BEST definition and example of a Secondary Source?
    • A. 

      A person or people who experienced an event directly. For example, they witnessed the events of 9/11 directly

    • B. 

      A person or people who did NOT experience an event directly. For example, someone made a movie about the Civil War.

    • C. 

      Any obect made by a Human being that is given to someone else. For example, my grandfather gave me his tools.

    • D. 

      A person who gets something second. For example, a person reads a textbook second, not first

  • 6. 
    Which are the Best examples of Human-Environment Interaction?
    • A. 

      Humans going around and doing things to things in the environment

    • B. 

      Laying in the mud, picking leaves from a tree, throwing rocks in the ocean

    • C. 

      An oil spill in the ocean caused by Humans, building roads, digging trenches for water pipes

    • D. 

      Cliff diving, swimming in a lake, flying a plane, taking garbage to the curb

  • 7. 
    Which would be the BEST answer to complete the following: The Western United States has a large mountainous_________________. Antarctica is an extremely cold________________of the world. Most of Central America is a Spanish speaking____________________.
    • A. 

      Movement

    • B. 

      Place

    • C. 

      Location

    • D. 

      Region

  • 8. 
    Finding a place on a Map using Longitude & Latitude or simply finding a place on a map relative to another place is an example of .......
    • A. 

      Movement

    • B. 

      Location

    • C. 

      Place

    • D. 

      Region

  • 9. 
    The theme of Geography that explores how people, goods, and ideas get from one place to another, such as boats shipping clothing from Spain to New York is called....
    • A. 

      Region

    • B. 

      Place

    • C. 

      Human-Environment Interaction

    • D. 

      Movement

  • 10. 
    Which of the following would be the BEST description of a PLACE such as Long Island?
    • A. 

      Long Island is surrounded by water, it has cold winters and hot summers, it has a population of about 3 million people, (between Nassau and Suffolk counties), and is about 100 miles long by 20 miles wide.

    • B. 

      Long Island is flat and long and small compared to Wyoming, it gets a lot of snow, and there's an expressway, that goes into Manhattan

    • C. 

      Long Island is hilly and has a lot of pizza places everywhere to eat and shop, most people on Long Island are rich and eat a lot of seafood

    • D. 

      Long Island is a large English speaking region with lots of trains, planes, people, cars, roads, bridges and grass. It's hilly in some spots like Dix Hills.

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