Study Guide Part 3 of 3
6th Grade Social Studies 1st Semester Final Exam
Each grouping of words is followed by an equal number of answers/definitions. Write the letter of the word
that best fits each answer or definition.
A militarism C nationalism
B Russian Revolution. D Roman Catholicism (Catholic)
_____1 Withdrawal from WWI, poverty, starvation, overthrow of the czar, civil war and
communism are associated with the
_____2 Which of the following terms is related to having pride in one’s country
_____3 Which of the following terms means that a country is spending a large amount of its GDP
to build up its military
_____4 What is the religion of most Mexicans today?
A Costa Rica C Panama.
B Lesser Antilles D Portuguese
_____5 The man-made, Central American canal shown on the map is located in the country of _.
_____6 The smaller islands of the southern Caribbean are part of the ____.
_____7 The Central American country with one of the highest standards of living in Latin America
_____8 Brazil’s culture is largely ____.
A They are people with a mixture C Cuba
of European (white) and Native
B During the Age of Exploration, D They are people with a mixture
the countries of Spain and of Black and Native American
Portugal colonized most of Latin backgrounds.
_____9 Mestizos have what cultural background?
_____10 Mulattos have what cultural background?
_____11 Why are the languages of Spanish and Portuguese the main languages spoken in the Latin
_____12 In the 1950s, Fidel Castro led an armed movement to overthrow the President of this
island nation. After Castro took control, the United States no longer supported this nation.
Instead, communist Russia became allies with Castro. In which country did this take place?
Choose the letter of the answer that best answers the question below
_____13 The small city of Chiapas, in southern Mexico, suffered inequalities in social and
economic treatment by their government. A group of people rose up in the form of a guerilla
movement to revolt against the inequalities. What did that group of guerilla warriors call
A Freedom Searchers B Zapatista
The following are standards showing the specific physical and political features you need to
be able to locate and identify on maps of Europe and Latin America. Please review your maps,
handouts and drawings we’ve worked on throughout the year. Study, Study, Study
SS6G8 The student will be able to locate selected features of Europe.
a. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map: the Danube River, Rhine River, English
Channel, Mediterranean Sea, European Plain, the Alps, Pyrenees, Ural Mountains, Iberian Peninsula,
and Scandinavian Peninsula.
b. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map the countries of Belgium, France, Germany,
Italy, Poland, Russia, Spain, Ukraine, and United Kingdom.
SS6G1 The student will locate selected features of Latin America and the Caribbean.
a. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map: Amazon River, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mex-
ico, Pacific Ocean, Panama Canal, Andes Mountains, Sierra Madre Mountains, and Atacama Desert.
b. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map in the countries of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia,
Haiti, Mexico, Panama, and Venezuela