Year 7 Fabulous Humanities Quiz

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A fantastic humanities quiz for Year 7 students at JC. For parents to complete in conjunction with their child to show how much the student has learnt in their Geography and History lessons, for pupils to be able to show off to their parents (and vice versa obviously) and for a bit of parental engagement and bonding.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What OS map symbol is this?
    • A. 

      Coniferous forest

    • B. 

      Non-coniferous forest

    • C. 

      Park

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a primary source?
    • A. 

      A copy of Anne Frank's diary

    • B. 

      An extract from a Roman Diary

    • C. 

      A copy of a Roman coin

  • 3. 
    This diagram is showing a valley. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What happened on 24 August 79 AD?
    • A. 

      The Colosseum was built

    • B. 

      Mount Vesuvius erupted

    • C. 

      Boudica fought the Romans

  • 5. 
    You draw a simple map for a friend to show them how to get to your house.  What is this kind of map called?
    • A. 

      Sketch map

    • B. 

      Ordnance Survey map

    • C. 

      Easy map

  • 6. 
    What do the letters PEE stand for?
    • A. 

      Paragraph, Envelope, Exit

    • B. 

      Point, Eat, Eggs

    • C. 

      Point, Evidence, Explain

  • 7. 
    What term describes a photo taken from the air?
    • A. 

      Air shot

    • B. 

      Sky photo

    • C. 

      Aerial photo

  • 8. 
    There were 80 Roman soldiers in a century.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What is the 4 figure grid reference for the battle field?
    • A. 

      14,30

    • B. 

      15,30

    • C. 

      31,14

    • D. 

      30,14

  • 10. 
    What century is the year 5BC in?
    • A. 

      100th century BC

    • B. 

      1st century BC

    • C. 

      10th century BC

  • 11. 
    What are the lines on a map that show height above sea level?
    • A. 

      Height lines

    • B. 

      Contour lines

    • C. 

      Confluence lines

  • 12. 
    If Mary was born in 70 BC and died in the year 5AD, how old was she when she died?
    • A. 

      75 Years old

    • B. 

      65 years old

    • C. 

      64 years old

  • 13. 
    The word 'function' in geography describes:
    • A. 

      A place where people live.

    • B. 

      A place where people make things

    • C. 

      The reason why a town was built in the first place

  • 14. 
    Which king of England died in January 1066?
    • A. 

      Harald Hardrada

    • B. 

      Edward the Confessor

    • C. 

      Harold Godwinson

  • 15. 
    A glacier would be classified as human geography.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Pope supported William's conquest of England.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is the odd one out?
    • A. 

      Economic activity

    • B. 

      Communications

    • C. 

      Earthquake

    • D. 

      Settlement

  • 18. 
    What was the capital city of England in the Roman period?
    • A. 

      Londinium

    • B. 

      Colchester

    • C. 

      York

  • 19. 
    Lines of latitude are lines going around the globe from east to west.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Roman audiences in the amphitheatre signalled for a gladiator to be killed with a thumbs down gesture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The Greenwich Meridian is a line of latitude. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Harold Godwinson defeated the last Viking invasion of England at which battle of 1066?
    • A. 

      Anfield

    • B. 

      Old Trafford

    • C. 

      Stamford Bridge

    • D. 

      Elland Road

  • 23. 
    What does 'testudo' mean in Latin
    • A. 

      Turtle

    • B. 

      Tortoise

    • C. 

      Shieldwall

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is the odd one out?
    • A. 

      Rural

    • B. 

      Industrial

    • C. 

      Traffic

    • D. 

      Crowded

  • 25. 
    In which room would a Roman go for a warm bath?
    • A. 

      Solarium

    • B. 

      Frigidarium

    • C. 

      Tepidarium

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