Social Studies # 3

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Social Study Quizzes & Trivia

6th grade


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Geography is the study of the______________
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Scientific Method

    • C. 

      Formulas

    • D. 

      Technology

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are NOT considered one of the 5 themes of Geography.
    • A. 

      Place

    • B. 

      Region

    • C. 

      Location

    • D. 

      Movement

    • E. 

      Space

  • 3. 
    Mountains and hills are shown on what type of map?
    • A. 

      Political

    • B. 

      Physical

    • C. 

      Climate

    • D. 

      Distribution

  • 4. 
    Which type of map shows boundaries?
    • A. 

      Political

    • B. 

      Physical

    • C. 

      Distribution

    • D. 

      Climate

  • 5. 
    Road maps always include lakes and rivers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    All the surroundings of a place, such as land, water, weather, and plants…
    • A. 

      Geography

    • B. 

      Vegitation

    • C. 

      Environment

    • D. 

      Political

  • 7. 
    Another name for plant life of an area…….
    • A. 

      Vegetation

    • B. 

      Hemisphere

    • C. 

      Equator

    • D. 

      Geography

  • 8. 
    North, South, East, and West are all examples of…….
    • A. 

      Intermediate Directions

    • B. 

      Cardinal Directions

    • C. 

      Environment

    • D. 

      Geography

  • 9. 
    Northeast, Southeast, Southwest, and Northwest are all examples of…….
    • A. 

      Cardinal Directions

    • B. 

      Intermediate Directions

    • C. 

      Environment

    • D. 

      Geography

  • 10. 
    A large body of land (there are seven of these)…….
    • A. 

      Hemishere

    • B. 

      Political

    • C. 

      Environement

    • D. 

      Continent

  • 11. 
    One of the halves of the earth….
    • A. 

      Vegetation

    • B. 

      Environment

    • C. 

      Continent

    • D. 

      Hemisphere

  • 12. 
    There are __________oceans.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

    • E. 

      10

  • 13. 
    An imaginary line circling the earth halfway between the North and South poles, which divides the earth into  North and South hemisphere…..
    • A. 

      Prime Meridian

    • B. 

      Equator

    • C. 

      Continent

    • D. 

      Vegetation

  • 14. 
    The line of longitude marking 0 degrees on the world map, from which longitude east and west are measured…….
    • A. 

      Equator

    • B. 

      Prime Meridian

    • C. 

      Continent

    • D. 

      Vegetation

  • 15. 
    Pacific, Atlantic, Indian,  and Arctic are all names for_________.
    • A. 

      Continents

    • B. 

      Lakes

    • C. 

      Oceans

    • D. 

      Football plays

  • 16. 
    A long period in the past that lasted for millions of years; glaciers covered much of the earth during the Ice Age
    • A. 

      GLACIER

    • B. 

      OLD STONE AGE

    • C. 

      ICE AGE

    • D. 

      NOMAD

  • 17. 
    A great sheet of slowly moving ice.
    • A. 

      NOMAD

    • B. 

      GLACIER

    • C. 

      ICE AGE

    • D. 

      OLD STONE AGE

  • 18. 
    The earliest period of human culture, beginning about two million years ago and lasting until about 8,000 BC
    • A. 

      OLD STONE AGE

    • B. 

      GLACIER

    • C. 

      ICE AGE

  • 19. 
    A person without a permanent home who travels in search of food
    • A. 

      OLD STONE AGE

    • B. 

      VEGITATION

    • C. 

      NOMAD

    • D. 

      GEOGRAPHY

  • 20. 
    1.     People discovered how to use fire for warmth and cooking during __________________.
    • A. 

      ICE AGE

    • B. 

      OLD STONE AGE

    • C. 

      NEW STONE AGE

  • 21. 
    People of the Old Stone Age made their temporary homes in ________________
    • A. 

      Caves

    • B. 

      Houses

    • C. 

      On farms

    • D. 

      In the Ice

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