Social Studies III - World History Part I:(Theories On The Origin Of The Earth)

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Social Studies III - World History Part I:(Theories On The Origin Of The Earth)

This is the first part of the quiz on Social Studies III: World History. This quiz focuses mainly on theories about the origin of the earth.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is the science that studies the earth and its life, is essential for a healthier appreciation if many events that have shaped world history.
    • A. 

      Social Studies

    • B. 

      History

    • C. 

      Geography

    • D. 

      Science

    • E. 

      Geology

  • 2. 
    It is a theory about the origin of the earth which revolves around the Divine Creation.
    • A. 

      Biblical Theory

    • B. 

      Mythical Theory

    • C. 

      Divine Theory

    • D. 

      Nebular Theory

    • E. 

      There is no such theory

  • 3. 
    In the Mythical theory, who was the mother earth of Greeks?
    • A. 

      Yin

    • B. 

      Tiwara

    • C. 

      Geb

    • D. 

      Gaia

    • E. 

      Eurynome

  • 4. 
    The giant Pan-Ku came from which of the following?
    • A. 

      Seed

    • B. 

      Tree

    • C. 

      Sky

    • D. 

      Earth and wind

    • E. 

      Egg

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is true in Chinese mythology?
    • A. 

      Yan ang Ying are the gods of China.

    • B. 

      Yin and Yang are the gods of China.

    • C. 

      Yan formed the earth while Ying formed the sky.

    • D. 

      Yin formed the earth while Yang formed the sky.

  • 6. 
    Pawnee, a tribe of Native Americans believed in which God?
    • A. 

      Jesus

    • B. 

      Tirawa

    • C. 

      Animals

    • D. 

      Ocean

    • E. 

      Trees

  • 7. 
    Brahma, the Hindu god of creation, was believed to create the universe from what?
    • A. 

      Primeval matter

    • B. 

      Golden egg

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Bread

    • E. 

      Lotus

  • 8. 
    Eurynome was a deity from which religion?
    • A. 

      Ancient Greek

    • B. 

      Egyptians

    • C. 

      Native Americans

    • D. 

      China

    • E. 

      Romans

  • 9. 
    Oceanus, a god of Rome, is represented as a what?
    • A. 

      Merman

    • B. 

      Sea

    • C. 

      Ocean

    • D. 

      Fish

    • E. 

      River

  • 10. 
    Nut is the Egyptian goddess of what matter?
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      Sky

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Trees

    • E. 

      Food

  • 11. 
    If Re is the Egyptian sun god, then his father, Shu, must be the god of ___.
    • A. 

      Stars

    • B. 

      Moon

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Night

    • E. 

      Sun

  • 12. 
    Regarding the Biblical Theory, which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      During the second day, day and night were separated.

    • B. 

      Land animals were put to life on the fifth day.

    • C. 

      Plants were created before the sun, moon and stars.

    • D. 

      Woman was created on the seventh day.

    • E. 

      Fishes were made the same day dry land was.

  • 13. 
    Who is the author of the Nebular Theory
    • A. 

      Viktor Safronov

    • B. 

      Immanuel Kant

    • C. 

      Harold Jeffrey

    • D. 

      Fred Hoyle

  • 14. 
    This is the theory fo "Little Planets".
    • A. 

      The Planetesimal Theory

    • B. 

      The Big Bang Theory

    • C. 

      The Planetissimal Theory

    • D. 

      The Nebular Theory

    • E. 

      The Condensation Theory

  • 15. 
    The Tidal Theory was made during the year ____.
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1969

    • C. 

      1887

    • D. 

      1919

    • E. 

      1845

  • 16. 
    States that the Earth and other planets originated from a thick cloud and gas that existed more than five billion years ago.
    • A. 

      The Big Bang Theory

    • B. 

      The Condensation Theory

    • C. 

      The Nebular Theory

    • D. 

      The Tidal Theory

  • 17. 
    Who is one of the people who suggested the Planetesimal Theory?
    • A. 

      Moulton

    • B. 

      Jeffrey

    • C. 

      Chamberlain

    • D. 

      Hoyle

    • E. 

      Safronov

  • 18. 
    Who stated that the earth is like a flat disk floating in an ocean?
    • A. 

      Solomon

    • B. 

      Herodotus

    • C. 

      Socrates

    • D. 

      Thales

    • E. 

      Aristotle

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