Ss Chapter 6

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 21

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Social Studies Quizzes & Trivia

Social studies chapter 6 grade 3


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of community is Glenwood Springs?
    • A. 

      A water community

    • B. 

      A mountain community

    • C. 

      A crossroads community

  • 2. 
    What type of community is Indianapolis, Indiana?
    • A. 

      A water community

    • B. 

      A mountain community

    • C. 

      A crossroads community

  • 3. 
    What type of community is Seattle, Washington?
    • A. 

      A mountain community

    • B. 

      A water community

    • C. 

      A crossroads community

  • 4. 
    What was the effect of the railroads on Glenview Springs, Colorado?
    • A. 

      It gave people a way to visit the hot sprints.

    • B. 

      It gave miners a way to send out their coal.

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Why would it be difficult to have a large farm in a mountain community?
    • A. 

      There are few natural resources in mountain communities

    • B. 

      There is little sun and rain in the mountain communities

    • C. 

      It is hard to grow food, travel and live in the hills.

  • 6. 
    What natural resource brought miners to Glenwood Springs?
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Oil

  • 7. 
    Who discovered the hot springs and their effects?
    • A. 

      Daniel Boone

    • B. 

      The miners

    • C. 

      The Utes

  • 8. 
    Who was Daniel Boone and what did he do for our country?
    • A. 

      He was a captain who set up Fort Defiance in Glenwood Springs.

    • B. 

      He was a pioneer who helped settle new areas in Kentucky.

    • C. 

      He was an indian chief that discovered the springs in Colorado.

  • 9. 
    Where is Puget Sound?
    • A. 

      An area around Seattle, Washington where there are several bodies of water connected to the Pacific Ocean.

    • B. 

      A part of the Underground Railroad that was used by Harriet Tubman.

    • C. 

      An around around the Rocky Mountains in Colorado.

  • 10. 
    What natural resource was used to build the town of Alki Point?
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Coal

    • C. 

      Lumber

  • 11. 
    What were the first industries in Seattle?
    • A. 

      Farming and railroads

    • B. 

      Airplanes and computers

    • C. 

      Logging and shipping

  • 12. 
    Why does the city of Seattle take up so much more space now than it did when it was first settled?
    • A. 

      There are more people living there now

    • B. 

      There are more industries in the city now

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    What is a mediator?
    • A. 

      A person who causes a problem

    • B. 

      A person involved in a problem

    • C. 

      a person who helps find a solution to a problem

  • 14. 
    What is an example of a  compromise?
    • A. 

      Two students take turns passing out papers for the teacher

    • B. 

      Both players share the same baseball bat

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    What is the state capital for New York?
    • A. 

      Syracuse

    • B. 

      New York City

    • C. 

      Albany

  • 16. 
    What was the name of the first highway that brought people to Indianapolis, Indiana?
    • A. 

      The Underground Railroad

    • B. 

      The National Road

    • C. 

      The Freedom Trail

  • 17. 
    What was the Underground Railroad?
    • A. 

      A group of places like churches and homes that helped African Americans slaves escape from the South to find freedom.

    • B. 

      One of the first railroads that brought settlers to crossroad communities

    • C. 

      A railroad that brought coal miners and visitors to mountain communities such as Glenwood Springs