Social Studies- 2nd Semester Final

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Social Study Quizzes & Trivia

Helping to prepare for LC's (Freshman) Social Studies Final


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the Communist leader who tried to establish a classless, uniformed society?
    • A. 

      Josef Stalin

    • B. 

      Nikita Khrushchev

    • C. 

      Vladimir Lenin

    • D. 

      Mikhail Gorbachev

  • 2. 
    What was the "war of words"?
    • A. 

      The Cold War

    • B. 

      The Civil War

    • C. 

      The Russian Revolution

    • D. 

      The Great Leap

    • E. 

      Bloody Sunday

  • 3. 
    What percentage of Australia is farmable?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      5%

    • D. 

      15%

    • E. 

      25%

  • 4. 
    What is a region's animal life?
    • A. 

      Flora

    • B. 

      Fauna

  • 5. 
    What is a region's plant life?
    • A. 

      Flora

    • B. 

      Fauna

  • 6. 
    What river is also known as the "Yellow River"?
    • A. 

      Xi River

    • B. 

      Haung He

    • C. 

      The Grand Canal

    • D. 

      Chang Jiang

  • 7. 
    Seasonal Winds
    • A. 

      Cyclones

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Thunderstorm

    • D. 

      Monsoon

  • 8. 
    What country ruled Indian before it's independence of 1947?
    • A. 

      Great Britian

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Portugal

    • E. 

      France

  • 9. 
    The young population in Oceania is causing the population to:
    • A. 

      Shrink

    • B. 

      Stay the same

    • C. 

      Grow rapidly

    • D. 

      Go up and down

  • 10. 
    What complicates the mining of minerals in Australia?
    • A. 

      Cost of transportation

    • B. 

      Cost of Mining Equipment

    • C. 

      Proximity to the sea

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      Only A and B

  • 11. 
    What country planned to preform nuclear testing on a Polynesian atoll in the 1990s?
    • A. 

      Great Britain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      USA

    • D. 

      Canada

    • E. 

      Australia

  • 12. 
    What is more than 50% of New Zeland's land used for?
    • A. 

      Farming

    • B. 

      Mining

    • C. 

      Industry

  • 13. 
    What is another name for Mount Cook?
    • A. 

      Maori

    • B. 

      Mount McKinley

    • C. 

      Mangil

    • D. 

      Aorangi

  • 14. 
    Which river provides water for more than 1/2 of China's rice crops due to overflowing?
    • A. 

      Haung He

    • B. 

      Xi River

    • C. 

      Chaing Jiang

    • D. 

      Grand Canal

  • 15. 
    What is a chain of islands?
    • A. 

      Archipelago

    • B. 

      Mountineer

    • C. 

      Ring of Fire

    • D. 

      Permafrost

  • 16. 
    What is Japan?
    • A. 

      Archipelago

    • B. 

      Country

    • C. 

      Island

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    How much precipitation must an area have to be considered a desert?
    • A. 

      Less than 10 in.

    • B. 

      More than 10 in.

    • C. 

      Less than 15 in.

    • D. 

      More than 30 in.

    • E. 

      Less than 2 in.

  • 18. 
    What country is the primary gateway for Arabs migrating into North Africa?
    • A. 

      Sierra Leone

    • B. 

      Niger

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • E. 

      Egypt

  • 19. 
    Which is not a positive of Imperialism?
    • A. 

      Sanitation

    • B. 

      European Leaders

    • C. 

      Economic Expansion

    • D. 

      Education

    • E. 

      Healthcare

  • 20. 
    What religion is most practiced in Australia and New Zealand? 
    • A. 

      Buddhist

    • B. 

      Baptist

    • C. 

      Indigenous

    • D. 

      Christianity

    • E. 

      Islam

  • 21. 
    What is the main service industry in Oceania?
    • A. 

      Water and Sanitation

    • B. 

      Tourism

    • C. 

      Restaurants

    • D. 

      Professional onsulting

  • 22. 
    Who created the policy of Glasnost?
    • A. 

      Lenin

    • B. 

      Stalin

    • C. 

      Gorbachev

  • 23. 
    Which is not a reason Communism fell in Russia?
    • A. 

      People were tired of scare tactics

    • B. 

      Government wanted to give people a voice

    • C. 

      Falling behind the rest of the world

    • D. 

      Corruption

  • 24. 
    Which body of water is home to the nerpa seal?
    • A. 

      Aral Sea

    • B. 

      Grand Canal

    • C. 

      Lake Baikal

    • D. 

      Xi River

  • 25. 
    Which body of water is also known as "the shrinking sea"?
    • A. 

      Aral Sea

    • B. 

      Xi River

    • C. 

      Lake Baikal

    • D. 

      Grand Canal

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