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Ch 1 & 2 Quiz A (5 Geo. Themes, Location, Origins & Neolithic Revolution)

Quiz by John Peters

Grade 6-8
ELA - History/Social Studies
Common Core

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Grade 6-8
ELA - History/Social Studies
Common Core

RH.6-8.7
RH.6-8.4

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18 questions
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  • Q1

    Which of the following statements is TRUE?

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    C1 = Europe, C2 = Africa, C3 = Australia/Oceania

    C1 = North America, C2 = Asia, C3 = Southern Continent

    02 = Indian Ocean

    300s
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  • Q2

    If I said I live near Short Park, what am I using to assist others in locating me?

    Latitude and Longitude

    Absolute Location

    Relative Location

    300s
    RH.6-8.4
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  • Q3

    Which BODY OF WATER is 02?

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    Pacific Ocean

    Atlantic Ocean

    Indian Ocean

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    RH.6-8.7
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  • Q4

    The nightly news is highlighting a hurricane using a red RECTANGLE. Which is the closest LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE of the hurricane?

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    30 N 30 W

    30 N 90 E

    30 N 120 W

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  • Q5

    It is said that there is buried treasure in Argentina. What is the ABSOLUTE LOCATION for the X on the map?

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    30 S 60 W

    Near South America

    30 S 90 E

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  • Q6

    Fire, the stone wheel, and early primitive tools are ways of applying knowledge, tools and inventions to improve life. All of these can be classified as...

    Technology

    Culture

    Evolution

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  • Q7

    Historians refer to the time before the invention of writing, about 5,000 years ago, as...

    Prehistory

    The Paleolithic Era

    A long time ago in a galaxy far far away... <(◕‿◕)>

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  • Q8

    What physical characteristic or component of Place allowed most early civilizations to begin?

    Rivers

    Mountains

    Volcanoes

    300s
    RH.6-8.4
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  • Q9

    Immigration refers to a group/individual coming into a country while Emigration  refers to inhabitants exiting a country while.

    true
    false
    True or False
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  • Q10

    When I say 'LITTLE LEAGUE', it acts as which of the following types of Region...

    Human Region

    Relative Region

    Functional Region

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  • Q11

    FILL IN THE BLANK: Dogs, aurochs (cows), pigs and horses were great for ________________  or taming wild animals to ensure a constant source of food.

    Pastoralism

    Slash-and-Burn Farming

    Domestication

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  • Q12

    Which of the following does an Anthropologist study? How about a paleontologist?

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    Sorting
    300s
    RH.6-8.4
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  • Q13

    The _____________ Mesopotamian writing system represents the record keeping pillar of civilization.

    Sanskrit

    Cuneiform

    San-serif

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  • Q14

    A key change during the Neolithic Revolution was…

    population decrease due to food shortage

    a shift from food hunting and gathering to food production

    a shift from food production to food hunting and gathering

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  • Q15

    Nomadic groups, like the Mongols, are known for…

    moving in search of food/for survival

    isolating themselves from other civilizations

    slash and burn farming

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  • Q16

    Those in Mesopotamia often bartered to...

    acquire goods and services.

    irrigate the crops.

    keep wolves away.

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  • Q17

    This HIGHLIGHTED REGION full of rich soil is known as?

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    Pakistan

    Oman

    Fertile Crescent

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  • Q18

    When a majority of hunter-gatherers and farmers opted for more settled lives, so began the start of __________ workers. What verb fills this spot and refers to the focused pursuit of work or study?

    Migrant

    Ziggurat

    Specialized

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