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Topic Review: Geography, Economics and Politics

Quiz by Quizalize - Grade 6 Social Studies

Grade 6
Social Studies (2018)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Grade 6
Social Studies (2018)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

113.18.4.B
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20 questions
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  • Q1
    The country of Panama was chosen as the site for what is called the Panama Canal because it is _____________.
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    An island
    The hardest place to build it
    The narrowest point in the Americas
    The widest point in the Americas
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  • Q2
    The Panama Canal was built to save time sailing from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.
    True
    False
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  • Q3
    The Amazon river's massive tributary system allows travel, trade, and communication throughout much of the region.
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    True
    False
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  • Q4
    Living in the Amazon Rainforest provided little protection from invasion because it was easy to travel.
    False
    True
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  • Q5
    This mountain range protected the Inca's from invasion.
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    Ural Mountains
    Sierra Nevada
    Alps
    Andes Mountains
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  • Q6
    The _____________ mountains provide a natural barrier between Europe and Asia.
    Himalayas
    Appalachian
    Ural
    Andes
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  • Q7
    The Middle East is rich in oil which has made them powerful and able to control the world's supply of oil.
    True
    False
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  • Q8
    What natural resource in North Africa and the Middle East is often fought over?
    Salt
    Water
    Oil
    Gold
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  • Q9
    Salt traders were able to cross the Sahara Desert using this type of animal?
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    Camels
    Elephants
    Donkeys
    Horses
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  • Q10
    The continent of Africa has an abundance of diamond and salt mines, oil and natural gas deposits.
    False
    True
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  • Q11
    The Caribbean's largest cash crop is sugar cane owing to its fertile soil and a mild climate.
    False
    True
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  • Q12
    When Europeans realized the number of natural resources available in Africa, they wanted to ...
    Keep it a secret
    Teach farmers new ways to farm
    Seize the riches
    Establish schools in the area
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  • Q13
    The Nile river established a transportation corridor for the Egyptians, gave them fresh water and the annual flooding provided fertile soil for the farmers.
    True
    False
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  • Q14
    Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest is bad because it ...
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    May upset the natural balance of nature
    Could lead to extinction of certain species
    All of the above
    Kill the trees that help to produce 1/3 of the world's oxygen
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  • Q15
    Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest could be beneficial because the land is given to poor farmers and allows for ease in transportation by building better road infrastructure.
    True
    False
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  • Q16
    Major cities are often built near the coast to access trade routes.
    True
    False
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  • Q17
    The Nile river was not an important factor for the Egyptian's survival in the desert.
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    True
    False
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  • Q18
    The early Incas settled in the Andes Mountains because of rich natural resources. They sustained themselves by using terraced farming.
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    True
    False
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  • Q19
    Mexico and Central America have a large tourism industry because of their ...
    Cold Climate
    Artic Climate
    Dry Climate
    Tropical Climate
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  • Q20
    What is a factor that can positively affect a country's potential for economic growth?
    Tsunami
    Oil Spill
    Earthquake
    A mild climate
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