Socials Exam Study Quiz

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7th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

This is a study quiz for the Grade 7 Socials exam @ Saints.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does most of our knowledge of the Minoans come from?
    • A. 

      Ancient scripts

    • B. 

      Frescoes

    • C. 

      Our ancestors

    • D. 

      Poems from Greek poets

  • 2. 
    The acropolis was the central meeting place in Athens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The agora was a fortress and "high city" for the people of Athens to retreat to during an invasion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Travel by sea was easiest because...
    • A. 

      There were many boats available to buy or use

    • B. 

      There were many skilled captains who could safely drive boats and navigate the through the ocean

    • C. 

      There were many ports and inlets for boats to dock at along the coastline

    • D. 

      It was considered very brave for one to travel by boat rather than by land

  • 5. 
    Anaximander, a Greek scholar, became the first in the world to...
    • A. 

      Draw a map of the world

    • B. 

      Sail across the Mediterranean Sea

    • C. 

      Build a boat made entirely of wood, excluding the sail

    • D. 

      Write a poem about democracy

  • 6. 
    The Olympic Games (athletic competitions and sporting events) were held...
    • A. 

      To honour and acknowledge the strongest men in Greece

    • B. 

      As part of religious ceremonies for the Greek Gods and Goddesses

    • C. 

      To select a new ruler for each city-state

    • D. 

      To bring the country's citizens together for a fun

  • 7. 
    The Olympic Games lasted how many days?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 8. 
    The Olympic Games were held at...
    • A. 

      Olympia

    • B. 

      Olynthis

    • C. 

      Athens

    • D. 

      Sparta

  • 9. 
    The Assembly required _____ citizens in order for a meeting to take place.
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      550

    • C. 

      600

    • D. 

      650

  • 10. 
    The first true historian, Herodotus, was often refered to as the 'father of history'.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False