Social Studies Weekly Quiz

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Social Studies Weekly Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Americas are surrounded by the following oceans:
    • A. 

      Indian and Pacific

    • B. 

      Indian and Atlantic

    • C. 

      Antarctic and Pacific

    • D. 

      Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic and Antarctic

  • 2. 
    The State of Texas has ______ natural regions.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 3. 
    Stephen F. Austin was ...
    • A. 

      A Comanche chief.

    • B. 

      A general in the Mexican Army.

    • C. 

      A Karankawa indian.

    • D. 

      An Anglo American empresario who brought Anglo colonists to Texas.

  • 4. 
    Choose the correct sequence of events in the Americas.
    • A. 

      European colonists arrive, American Indians develop their civilizations, Colonies gain Independence, Present Time.

    • B. 

      American Indians develop their civilizations, Colonies gain Independence, European colonists arrive, Present Time.

    • C. 

      American Indians develop their civilizations, European colonists arrive, Colonies gain Independence, Present Time.

    • D. 

      American Indians develop their civilizations, Colonies gain Independence, European colonists arrive, Present Time.

  • 5. 
    Martín De León was ... 
    • A. 

      An Anglo American empresario who brought Anglo colonists to Texas.

    • B. 

      A Mexican empresario who founded the colony of Victoria in Texas.

    • C. 

      A King of Spain.

    • D. 

      A president of Mexico.

  • 6. 
    The city of Houston is in the ....
    • A. 

      Coastal Plains Region.

    • B. 

      Great Plains Region.

    • C. 

      Central Plains Region.

    • D. 

      Mountains and Basins region.

  • 7. 
    The westernmost city in Texas is ...
    • A. 

      Amarillo.

    • B. 

      Houston.

    • C. 

      San Antonio.

    • D. 

      El Paso.

  • 8. 
    The driest natural region in Texas is the ...
    • A. 

      Central Plains Region.

    • B. 

      Coastal Plains Region.

    • C. 

      Mountains and Basins Region.

    • D. 

      Great Plains Region.

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