# US History- Grade 7 Quiz #1

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This is a quiz that can be used for grade 7 US History learning about lines of latititude and longitude, plotting points and map skills.

• 1.

### When plotting points, do you use latitude or longitude first?

• A.

Latitude

• B.

Longitude

A. Latitude
Explanation
When plotting points on a map, latitude is used first before longitude. Latitude measures the distance north or south of the equator and is represented by horizontal lines on a map. Longitude, on the other hand, measures the distance east or west of the prime meridian and is represented by vertical lines on a map. Therefore, when plotting points, the latitude coordinate is always mentioned first, followed by the longitude coordinate.

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• 2.

### Using the plotting locations sheet, that you recieved on 9/15, what place is 15 degree's south; 30 degree's East?

• A.

South America

• B.

Australia

• C.

Europe

• D.

Africa

D. Africa
Explanation
The coordinates given (15 degrees south, 30 degrees east) correspond to a location in Africa. South America, Australia, and Europe do not have coordinates that match the given values.

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• 3.

### Using Plotting Locations worksheet, is 60 degree's North 15 degree's West on land or under water?

• A.

Land

• B.

Water

B. Water
Explanation
The coordinates 60 degrees North and 15 degrees West indicate a location in the North Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Scotland. Therefore, the correct answer is water.

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• 4.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
• 5.

### We live closer to the Appalachhanti's mountains than the   mountains.

Rockies.
Explanation
The given statement suggests that we live closer to the Rockies mountains than the Appalachians.

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• 6.

### How many years are between 2011 AD and 30BC?

• A.

60330

• B.

1981

• C.

1

• D.

2041

D. 2041
Explanation
+ 30 BC
_________

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