Social Studies Grade 8 Quiz Chapter 14

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 258

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8th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is a review of Chapter 14 concepts learned. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This device sent electrical signaks along a wire
    • A. 

      A Letter

    • B. 

      A Telegraph

    • C. 

      A Telephone

  • 2. 
    This invention allowed food to be cooked more evenly and faster
    • A. 

      Cast-Iron Stove

    • B. 

      Microwave

    • C. 

      Kettles hanging over a fire

  • 3. 
    Another word for artisians is
    • A. 

      Skilled Workers

    • B. 

      Unskilled Workers

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 4. 
    To prepare for planting
    • A. 

      Cultivate

    • B. 

      Boom

    • C. 

      Cotton Gin

  • 5. 
    Laws that kept slaves from either running away or rebelling were called
    • A. 

      Jim Crow Laws

    • B. 

      The Civil War Amendments

    • C. 

      Slave Codes

  • 6. 
    The type of family that incluedes Grandparents, parents, children, aunts, uncles and cousins is called
    • A. 

      A Traditional or Nuclear Family

    • B. 

      An Extended Family

    • C. 

      A Church Group

  • 7. 
    A free African American planned a revolt in 1822 was
    • A. 

      Nat Turner

    • B. 

      Frederick Douglass

    • C. 

      Denmark Vesey

  • 8. 
    Was an African-American preacher who led a major revolt in 1831
    • A. 

      Nat Turner

    • B. 

      Denmark Vesey

    • C. 

      John Brown

  • 9. 
    Invented a machine that cooked the sugar in closed vats under low air pressure.
    • A. 

      George Washington Carver

    • B. 

      Benjamin Banneker

    • C. 

      Norbert Rillieux

  • 10. 
    A term for wealthy families is
    • A. 

      Cottonocracy

    • B. 

      The Rich and Famous

    • C. 

      The Upper Class

  • 11. 
    Swift growth means
    • A. 

      Boom

    • B. 

      An Increase in production

    • C. 

      A decrease in production

  • 12. 
    What crop was the most profitable in the South?
    • A. 

      Tobacco

    • B. 

      Rice

    • C. 

      Cotton

  • 13. 
    Sugarcane was important in the following states
    • A. 

      Louisiana and Texas

    • B. 

      Georgia and South Carolina

    • C. 

      Alabama and Mississippi

  • 14. 
    Rice was an important crop along the coasts of
    • A. 

      North Carolina and Georgia

    • B. 

      South Carolina and Georgia

    • C. 

      North and South Carolina

  • 15. 
    Who invented the Cotton Gin?
    • A. 

      Elijah McCoy

    • B. 

      Eli Whitney

    • C. 

      Elijah Johnson

  • 16. 
    Crop planted in Virginia, North Carolina and Kentucky and had been an export of the South since 1619
    • A. 

      Tobacco

    • B. 

      Cotton

    • C. 

      Rice

  • 17. 
    The Cotton Kingdom consisted of the following states
    • A. 

      South Carolina through Alabama

    • B. 

      Mississippi through Texas

    • C. 

      Both

  • 18. 
    An invention that cleaned cotton at a faster pace
    • A. 

      Cotton Gin

    • B. 

      Picking Cotton

    • C. 

      Sewing Cotton

  • 19. 
    The South remained
    • A. 

      An Industrial Society

    • B. 

      An Agricultural Society

    • C. 

      Both

  • 20. 
    The North remained
    • A. 

      An Industrial Society

    • B. 

      An Agricultural Society

    • C. 

      Neither

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