Social Studies - Test 1 - Geography

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Vocabulary words from the social studies book introduction.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A _________ is the story of what has happend in the past.
    • A. 

      History

    • B. 

      Artifacts

    • C. 

      Biograpy

    • D. 

      Map

    • E. 

      Picture

  • 2. 
    To learn about communities long ago, historians study te objects used by people in the past.  These object are called ____________________?
    • A. 

      Lost

    • B. 

      Old Stuff

    • C. 

      Hand-me downs

    • D. 

      Artifacts

  • 3. 
    A Map__________________
    • A. 

      Is a picture

    • B. 

      Show's a place's location

    • C. 

      A community

  • 4. 
    A _____________ is a model of our planet?
  • 5. 
    _____________________ are the largest land masses.
    • A. 

      Mountain

    • B. 

      Continents

    • C. 

      Island

    • D. 

      Sand

  • 6. 
    The _______________________  is the imaginary line between the North and South Pole.
    • A. 

      Hemispheres

    • B. 

      Equator

    • C. 

      Continents

    • D. 

      Globe

  • 7. 
    A ________________ tells the subjects of the map.
    • A. 

      Map Title

    • B. 

      Map Key

    • C. 

      Inset Map

    • D. 

      Map Scale

  • 8. 
    An ----------------  is a smaller map within a larger one.
    • A. 

      Map Title

    • B. 

      Map Key

    • C. 

      Inset Map

    • D. 

      Map Scale

  • 9. 
    A ______________ map scale compares a distance of the map to a distance in the real world.
    • A. 

      Map Scale

    • B. 

      Inset Map

    • C. 

      Map Key

    • D. 

      Map Title

  • 10. 
    __________________ or direction marker shows direction.
    • A. 

      Intermediate directions

    • B. 

      Cardinal directions

    • C. 

      Compass rose

  • 11. 
    The _____________ are north, south, east and west.
    • A. 

      Intermediate directions

    • B. 

      Compass rose

    • C. 

      Cardinal directions

  • 12. 
    The _______________ or directions between the cardinal directions the cardinal directions, are northeast, northwest, southeast, and southwest.
    • A. 

      Intermediate directions

    • B. 

      Cardinal directions

    • C. 

      Compass rose

  • 13. 
    A _____________ is a small map or globe that shows where the place ot the main map is located within a larger area.
    • A. 

      Bus

    • B. 

      Pointer

    • C. 

      Locator

    • D. 

      Location

  • 14. 
    North, South, ______ West.  Which direction is missing?
    • A. 

      Up

    • B. 

      Down

    • C. 

      Left

    • D. 

      East

  • 15. 
    We in Tennessee live on what continent?
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      North America