Virginia Studies Study Quiz

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This is a specifically fabricated test designed to assess how good your knowledge is about Virginia studies. It might not be as easy as you think but just try it out to see how you will do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is dependence? 
  • 2. 
    How did the relationship between the VA colony and England change over time?
  • 3. 
    To BARTER means to
    • A. 

      Give ice cream

    • B. 

      Buy a good or service now and pay for it later

    • C. 

      Produce crops and livestock

    • D. 

      Trade or exchange goods and services without the use of money

  • 4. 
    If Sally goes to the market and buys some seeds and pays for them later, she is using ___________
  • 5. 
    True or false- debt is when there is something you want for sale.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Saving is when....
    • A. 

      You build a bank

    • B. 

      You put money away to save or spend at a later time

    • C. 

      You buy and use products and services

  • 7. 
    True or False- a cash crop is a crop that is grown to sell for money rather than for use by the growers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
     ______  are things for sale.
  • 9. 
    _______ are work in the aid of others. 
  • 10. 
    Something that is manufactured or made is a...
    • A. 

      Consumer

    • B. 

      Barter

    • C. 

      Product

    • D. 

      Car

  • 11. 
    Someone who buys and uses products and services is an economy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The economy is the business affairs of a country or area
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    ___________ is the production of crops and the raising of live stock
  • 14. 
    When people are employed to do work, especially physical work, it is called ______
  • 15. 
    To move from one country to another is ______
    • A. 

      Migration

    • B. 

      Plantation

    • C. 

      Hibernation

  • 16. 
    Plantation is the need to rely on someone or something for support or help
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What is a cultural landscape?
    • A. 

      When people settle in an area and change the landscape to reflect the beliefs, customs, and architecture of their culture.

    • B. 

      When the park is full of little kids

    • C. 

      When you plant a large farm

  • 18. 
    What effects did agriculture have on the virginia colony?(choose three)
    • A. 

      Economy of VA colony depended on agriculture as primary source of wealth

    • B. 

      Tobacco sold in england as cash crop

    • C. 

      Tobacco became most profitable agricultural product in VA colony

    • D. 

      Robots took over the earth

    • E. 

      Wheat sold in england as cash crop

    • F. 

      Farmers got more free time

  • 19. 
    How did agriculture in the VA colony influence the beginning of slavery?(choose three)
    • A. 

      Slaves love to eat corn (duh)

    • B. 

      Successful planting of tobacco depended on reliable and inexpensive source of labor

    • C. 

      Agriculture Thomas Kendall issued a law that slaves were to be brought to the colony

    • D. 

      Large numbers of africans were brought to colony against will to work as slaves on plantation

    • E. 

      VA colony became dependent on slave labor, and dependence lasted long time

    • F. 

      The slave's favorite hobby was farming

  • 20. 
    What are two examples of a place name that reflects culture?
    • A. 

      Richmond: English and Roanoke: American Indian

    • B. 

      Flower: Garden and Charlottesville: Virginia

    • C. 

      Monster: Cat and Lucy: Dog

  • 21. 
    The english settled in...
    • A. 

      Tidewater and Piedmont

    • B. 

      Appalachian Plateau

    • C. 

      DC

  • 22. 
    The German and Scotch-Irish settled in...
    • A. 

      Piedmont

    • B. 

      Texas and Alabama

    • C. 

      Shenandoah Valley

  • 23. 
    The Africans settled in...
    • A. 

      Shenandoah Valley

    • B. 

      Tidewater and Piedmont

    • C. 

      Alabama

  • 24. 
    The American Indians settled in...
    • A. 

      Tidewater and Piedmont, Appalachian Plateau

    • B. 

      Blue Ridge Mountains

    • C. 

      South Dakota

  • 25. 
    What factors influenced the move of the capital from Jamestown to Williamsburg?(choose five)
    • A. 

      To much candy

    • B. 

      Salty drinking water

    • C. 

      Dirty living conditions

    • D. 

      Diseases

    • E. 

      Fire

    • F. 

      Williamsburg was at a higher elevation

    • G. 

      Apples were to wormy

    • H. 

      Barbie dolls were to hairy

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