Trivia Questions Over Social Studies

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Social Study Quizzes & Trivia

Social studies are the general term given to the integrated study of social sciences, humanities and history. It involves a wide range of disciplines including geography, anthropology, archaeology and religion to name just a few.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The line at 0 degrees longitude.
    • A. 

      The equator

    • B. 

      Prime Meridian

    • C. 

      Tropic of Cancer

    • D. 

      Tropic of Capricorn

  • 2. 
    The line at 0 degrees latitude
    • A. 

      The equator

    • B. 

      Prime meridian

    • C. 

      Tropic of Cancer

    • D. 

      International Date Line

  • 3. 
    How far a location is from the equator effects;
    • A. 

      The time zone the place is in

    • B. 

      The climate of the area

    • C. 

      When it is day and when it is night

  • 4. 
    The longitude of a place or how it is from the Prime Meridian effect;
    • A. 

      The time zone the place is in

    • B. 

      How much rainfall a receives

    • C. 

      The climate of the area

  • 5. 
    The closer to the equator a place is;
    • A. 

      The colder it is

    • B. 

      The hotter it is

    • C. 

      The more money people have

  • 6. 
    Latitude and longitude are measured in;
    • A. 

      Degrees

    • B. 

      Pounds

    • C. 

      Kilos

  • 7. 
    The measure of how far north or south a place is from the equator is;
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Longitude

    • C. 

      Prime Meridian

  • 8. 
    The measure of how far east or west of the Prime Meridian a place is located is
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Longitude

    • C. 

      Equator

  • 9. 
    The word latitude is derived from the Latin, "latus" meaning
    • A. 

      Length

    • B. 

      Wide

    • C. 

      Late

  • 10. 
    There are _____ degrees of latitude from the equator to each of the poles.
    • A. 

      60

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      90

  • 11. 
    The word longitude is derived from the Latin, "longus", meaning
    • A. 

      Wide

    • B. 

      Tall

    • C. 

      Length

  • 12. 
    The Prime Meridian passes through the community of _______________, England.
    • A. 

      London

    • B. 

      Greenland

    • C. 

      Greenwich

  • 13. 
    There are __________ lines of longitude on each hemisphere.
    • A. 

      90

    • B. 

      180

    • C. 

      360

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