6th Grade - US Social Studies Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which President died in 1945, leading to his Vice President Harry S. Truman's Presidency?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Jimmy Carter

    • D. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 2. 
    During what war did the United States try to stay neutral?
    • A. 

      Civil War

    • B. 

      Revolutionary War

    • C. 

      Vietnam War

    • D. 

      World War I

  • 3. 
    What country bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 4. 
    What President resigned due to his association with the Watergate scandal?
    • A. 

      Lyndon Johnson

    • B. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • C. 

      Bill Clinton

    • D. 

      Richard Nixon

  • 5. 
    What was the period of poverty after World War I called?
    • A. 

      The Roaring Twenties

    • B. 

      The Big Band Era

    • C. 

      The Great Depression

    • D. 

      The Swing Era

  • 6. 
    Which term refers to the number of buyers for goods or services at a set price?
    • A. 

      Supply

    • B. 

      Need

    • C. 

      Demand

    • D. 

      Trade

  • 7. 
    On July 4, 1976, the United States of America celebrated what birthday?
    • A. 

      150th Birthday

    • B. 

      50th Birthday

    • C. 

      100th Birthday

    • D. 

      200th Birthday

  • 8. 
    Which form of government is a government elected by the people of the country?
    • A. 

      Republic

    • B. 

      Dictatorship

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Monarchy

  • 9. 
    Which is not one of the five themes of geography?
    • A. 

      Regions

    • B. 

      Transportation

    • C. 

      Location

    • D. 

      Movement

  • 10. 
    What was the first name of the wife of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt?
    • A. 

      Susan

    • B. 

      Eleanor

    • C. 

      Elizabeth

    • D. 

      Sojourner

  • 11. 
    Who was the U.S. President during World War I?
    • A. 

      William McKinley

    • B. 

      Warren Harding

    • C. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • D. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

  • 12. 
    Which U.S. President resigned from office in 1974?
    • A. 

      Bill Clinton

    • B. 

      Jimmy Carter

    • C. 

      Richard Nixon

    • D. 

      John F. Kennedy

  • 13. 
    Which U.S. President authorized the Lewis and Clark expedition?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 14. 
    Which U.S. president was in office at the start of the Great Depression on Black Tuesday?
    • A. 

      Lyndon Johnson

    • B. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • D. 

      Jefferson Davis

  • 15. 
    In 1969, which astronaut joined Neil Armstrong on the surface of the moon?
    • A. 

      Edwin Aldrin

    • B. 

      Jim Lovell

    • C. 

      John Glenn

    • D. 

      Ken Mattingly

  • 16. 
    Which agricultural invention was not a major improvement to farming in the 1800's?
    • A. 

      Barbed Wire

    • B. 

      Reaper

    • C. 

      Scythe

    • D. 

      Thresher

  • 17. 
    On a map of the U.S., what would the grid show?
    • A. 

      Distance

    • B. 

      Direction

    • C. 

      Landmarks

    • D. 

      Longitude And Latitude

  • 18. 
    How many times was Franklin Delano Roosevelt elected President of the U.S.?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

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