Tuesday Review 2017 1st Nine Weeks

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Week Quizzes & Trivia

What do you remember from the 1st Nine Weeks?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following best describes why the Age of Exploration occurred?
    • A. 

      England and Spain wanted to expand their empire

    • B. 

      Spain had claimed North and South America

    • C. 

      European rulers wanted to find a cheaper way to obtain spices from Asia

    • D. 

      English defeated the Spanish Armada

  • 2. 
    Why was the Columbian Exchange named after Christopher Columbus?
    • A. 

      He invented the term

    • B. 

      He was an expert on New World species

    • C. 

      His ship was nicknamed the Columbian Exchange

    • D. 

      His voyages marked the beginning of the exchange

  • 3. 
    Which group introduced horses within the Columbian Exchange?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Native Americans

    • D. 

      Dutch

  • 4. 
    African Americans were sold into slavery once that Native American population started to die out- for a needed labor force in the mines, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which European nation sent explorers towards Asia in search of better trade routes first
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 6. 
    A region shares common characteristics. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Longitude
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Prime Merdian

    • C. 

      International Date Line

    • D. 

      Equator

  • 8. 
    Columbian Exchange 
    • A. 

      Movement of people to the New World

    • B. 

      Movement of animals from the Old World

    • C. 

      Movement of plants, animals and disease from the Old and the New Worlds

    • D. 

      Movement of disease to the New World

  • 9. 
    Physical Map 
    • A. 

      Map that shows rivers, lakes, mountains

    • B. 

      Map that shows cities, towns, capitals, boundaries

    • C. 

      Map that shows lines of latitude and longitude

    • D. 

      Map that shows the International Date Line

  • 10. 
    Dictatorship
    • A. 

      People of a country elect leaders to represent their rights and interests in government

    • B. 

      King or Queen rules the nation

    • C. 

      One leader or person has absolute or total control over the people's lives in the nation

    • D. 

      Citizens hold the political power

  • 11. 
    Monarchy
    • A. 

      People hold the political power to the nation

    • B. 

      King or queen rules/leads the nation

    • C. 

      Government is headed by a strong military leader who has total control over the nation

    • D. 

      No one is in charge-mob rule

  • 12. 
    Democracy 
    • A. 

      Citizens hold the political power in government

    • B. 

      King or queen rules in the nation

    • C. 

      Mob rule- no one is in charge

    • D. 

      God is the ultimate authority of the government

  • 13. 
    Representative Democracy
    • A. 

      King or queen rules the nation

    • B. 

      Mob rule- choas and disorder in government

    • C. 

      Voters elect representatives to help make decisions in government

    • D. 

      One leader who has direct power over all the people of the nation

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