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									6th Social Studies
A. They are all monotheistic.
B. All recognize Abraham as the Patriarch
(father) of the faith.
C. All recognize Jerusalem as a kingdom city.
D. All three have the same holy book.
D. All three have the same holy book.
A. The fear of the spread of
communism
B. an explosion on the battlefield
Maine
C. The Japanese invasion of the
Philippines
D. European empire building in Africa
and Asia
D. European empire
building in Africa and
Asia
A. does not use the Cyrillic alphabet.
B. is spoken by fewer people than
Russian.
C. has not been spoken in Europe
since World War II.
D. is spoken in only one country in
Europe, and Russian is spoken in
several.
A. does not use the Cyrillic alphabet.
B. Spain
A.   Chinese Revolution
B.   Russian Revolution
C.   American Revolution
D.   Spanish Revolution
B. Russian Revolution
A.   Autocracy
B.   Democracy
C.   Oligarchy
D.   Republic
C. Oligarchy
A. One ruler makes all the decisions for a
country.
B. Smaller units of government, like counties,
control the central government.
C. A central government assigns power and
duties to smaller units of government within
the country.
D. The central government does not have
much power over the smaller units of
government in the country.
A. One ruler makes all the
decisions for a country.
A.   Christianity
B.   Islam
C.   Judaism
D.   Roman Catholic
C. Judaism
9. Which country’s colonial empire is shaded in the
map below?
A.Spain
B.Portugal
C.Great Britain
D.Canada
Great Britain
                 World Literacy Rate




10. According to the map above which of the following
          statements could be concluded?
    A. The temperature in Africa is much warmer than other parts of the
       world.
    B. The standard of living in Canada is higher than most of South
       America.
    C. Brazil’s climate is very tropical and has many rainforest.
    D. There is not enough information to conclude anything.
B. The standard of living
in Canada is higher than
most of South America.
A. To have foreign money
B. To use American dollars to trade
C. To make more money by trading
currency
D. To buy and sell goods and services
with other countries
D. To buy and sell
goods and services
with other countries.
A.   Traditional
B.   Mixed
C.   Market
D.   Command
C. Market
• A. European explorers were trying to prove
  that the earth was not flat.
• B. Europeans were looking to find ways to
  ease overcrowding in their cities.
• C. The monarchs of Europe were trying to
  develop and use new satellite technologies.
• D. The Europeans were trying to expand
  their territories, gather riches, and spread
  their religion.
D. The Europeans were
trying to expand their
territories, gather riches,
and spread their religion.
A. They all believe that Jesus was the
  son of God.
B. They all believe in many Gods.
C. They all believe in one God.
D. They were all founded by Abraham.
C. They all believe in
one God.
• A. Differences among religious and ethnic
  groups in Russia
• B. An unsuccessful attempt by China to
  invade Russia
• C. Differences among social and
  economic classes in Russia
• D. An unsuccessful attempt by Britain to
  invade Russia
C. Differences among
social and economic
classes in Russia.
A.   Market
B.   Traditional
C.   Command
D.   Free Enterprise
C. Command
A. Require all European nations to adopt a
command economy.
B. Strengthen the economic, political, and
defense ties of member nations.
C. Create a large standing army for use
around the world.
D. Solve Europe’s environmental
problems.
B. Strengthen the
economic, political, and
defense ties of member
nations.
A.   Good health care
B.   A high-paying job
C.   Modern technology
D.   Uneducated children
D. Uneducated children
A. Germany lost its colonies.
B. The German emperor was to be put on
trial.
C. Germany had to pay the Allies large
sums of money.
D. Germans were not allowed to have a
large army and navy.
C. Germany had to pay the
Allies large sums of money.
A. There will be more money to pay
workers.
B. Workers will learn the skills they need
on their own.
C. Businesses will not pay taxes to pay
good schools.
D. Workers who are educated, skilled,
and healthy are more productive.
D. Workers who are
educated, skilled, and
healthy are more productive.
A. A low literacy rate goes along with a
low standard of living.
B. A low literacy rate goes along with a
high standard of living.
C. Increasing the standard of living means
decreasing the literacy rate.
D. Decreasing the standard of living
means increasing the literacy rate.
A. A low literacy
rate goes along
with a low standard
of living.
A.   Capitalism
B.   Command economy
C.   Traditional economy
D.   Market economy
C. Traditional economy
A. He hoped to learn more about marine
life.
B. He wanted to prove the world was not
flat.
C. He felt his father, the King, would be
proud.
D. He wanted a route around Africa to
Asian markets.
D. He wanted a route around
Africa to Asian markets.
A. Sending food and people from the Old World
to the New World
B. Sending animals and plants from the Old
World to the New World
C. The moving of animals, plants, people, and
diseases from Central and South America to
North America.
D. The moving of animals, plants, people, and
diseases from the Old World to the New World
and from the New World to the Old World.
D. The moving of animals,
plants, people, and diseases
from the Old World to the New
World and from the New World
to the Old World.
A. Warsaw Pact
B. European Union
C. North Atlantic Treaty Organization
D. South East Asian Treaty
Organization
B. European Union
A.   Charging goods on credit card
B.   Bartering with a seller
C.   Paying for services by check
D.   Using currency to pay
B. Bartering with a seller
A. Workers are guaranteed a pay raise each
year.
B. The government controls most of the
businesses in the country.
C. Basic goods in the country are provided to
all people without charge.
D. Companies produce goods of their choice
and consumers decide whether to buy the
goods.
D. Companies produce goods of
their choice and consumers decide
whether to buy the goods.
A.   The five Commandments
B.   Sabbath
C.   The Five Pillars of Islam
D.   The New Testament
C. The Five Pillars of Islam
A. The desire for international tourism
increased.
B. Europe felt Asia’s growing population was a
threat to expansion.
C. Trade routes to Asia from Europe were less
important than before.
D. Europe wanted more sources of raw
materials needed for manufacturing.
D. Europe wanted more
sources of raw materials
needed for manufacturing.
A.   The Treaty of Versailles
B.   The Bombing of Hiroshima
C.   The collapse of the Soviet Union
D.   The colonization of Africa
C. The collapse of the Soviet Union
A. Glaciers began to melt.
B. Rain forests were
destroyed.
C. Radiation polluted the area.
D. Oil was spilled into the
ocean.
C. Radiation polluted the area.
• A. All are examples of pure market economies.
• B. All are examples of mixed economies that
  are mostly market economies with some
  elements of command economies.
• C. All are examples of mixed economies that
  are mostly command economies with some
  elements of market economies.
• D. All are examples of pure command
  economies.
B. All are examples of mixed
economies that are mostly market
economies with some elements of
command economies.
A. They are derived from Germanic
tribes.
B. They are spoken by the majority of
the European population.
C. They are Romance languages.
D. They use the Cyrillic alphabet.
C. They are Romance languages.
  Command                                      Market




                            Germany   UK US
     Cuba        Russia                       Australia

   Using the economic continuum, answer the following
                       questions.
1.Which country has the least government involvement
in their economy?
2.Which country has less individual freedom and more
government involvement in their economy?
A. Natural resources
B. Human resources
C. Capital resources
D. Entrepreneurship
C. Capital resources
A. Canada, and Mexico.
B. The United Kingdom, and Russia.
C. Canada, and the United Kingdom.
D. Mexico, and the islands of the
Caribbean.
A. Canada and Mexico   .
A. Members of both houses of
Parliament are elected for life
B. The queen decides which laws
Parliament will debate
C. Members of Parliament do not belong
to political parties
D. The prime minister is not directly
chosen by voters.
D. The prime
minister is not directly
chosen by voters.
B. Prince Henry (the Navigator)
A. Prisoners from Britain
B. Europeans looking for spices
C. People who migrated from Asia
D. Sailors from Captain Cook’s
ships
C. People who migrated from
           Asia
A.   Republic
B.   Constitutional monarchy
C.   Autocracy
D.   Representative democracy
C. Autocracy
A. A location in which to build new
factories
B. A prison to which criminals could be
sent
C. A military base to replace the African
colonies
D. A source of resources like coal and
iron.
B. A prison to which
criminals could be sent
A.   Unitary
B.   Confederation
C.   Federal
D.   Autocratic
C. Federal
A. It divided Palestine and Germany.
B. It defeated Hitler and freed the
Jews.
C. It helped the Jews find jobs and
shelter.
D. It created a Jewish state called
Israel and made genocide a crime.
D. It created a Jewish state
called Israel and made
genocide a crime.
A. Competition and privately owned
businesses
B. Government control of industry
C. Guaranteed pay raises
D. Government control of agriculture
A. Competition and
privately owned
businesses
A. Prices and wages are solely regulated
by a country’s government.
B. A combination of privately-owned
industry and governmental control.
C. A country’s distribution of resources is
based on inheritance.
D. Individuals make all economic
decisions.
B. A combination of privately-
owned industry and
governmental control.
A lack of water has prevented the growth
of forests.
B. Harsh winters have forced invading
armies to retreat.
C. The long growing season makes it
possible to produce a lot of grain
D. The warm winds allow year-round
travel on Russia’s waterways.
B. Harsh winters have
forced invading armies to
retreat.
A.   large size
B.   harsh climate
C.   lack of rivers
D.   mountainous terrain
B. harsh climate
A. Italy has colder winters and shorter
summers.
B. Italy has much more rainfall over the
year.
C. Italy has a shorter growing season with
long winters.
D. Italy has warmer winters and drier
summers.
D. Italy has warmer winters
and drier summers.
A.   Italy
B.   Russia
C.   Germany
D.   Norway
A. Italy
A.   Speaker
B.   President
C.   Chairman
D.   Prime minister
D. Prime minister
A. It led to the discovery of gold which made
the Aborigines wealthy.
B. It resulted in an outbreak of disease which
reduced the Aborigine population.
C. It made the land difficult to farm which
caused the Aborigines to have less food.
D. It introduced a new system of laws which
made it easier for the Aborigines to own land.
B. It resulted in an outbreak of
disease which reduced the
Aborigine population.
A. Taxes are higher in Quebec.
B. The standard of living is better in
Quebec.
C. Quebec’s culture is different.
D. Quebec's industries export more
goods.
C. Quebec’s culture is different.
A. Glaciers began to melt.
B. Radiation polluted the area.
C. Rain forests were destroyed.
D. Oil was spilled into the
ocean.
B. Radiation polluted the area.
A. In Cuba the head of government has
unlimited power.
B. In Brazil the head of government is
appointed for life.
C. In Cuba more citizens protest against
the government.
D. In Brazil all newspapers are owned by
the government.
A. In Cuba the head of
government has unlimited
power.
A. He led a small Spanish force to defeat
the Inca Empire.
B. He conquered the Aztecs by creating
alliances with their enemies.
C. He led a revolt that resulted in Haitian
independence from France.
D. He created nationalism in Argentina by
appealing to the working class.
A. He led a small
Spanish force to defeat
the Inca Empire.
A. It has very few trading partners.
B. Farmers grow crops for themselves
only.
C. The government decides how to
distribute services.
D. Consumers determine which goods
should be produced.
D. Consumers determine
which goods should be
produced.
A. To decrease population.
B. To increase unemployment.
C. To decrease natural
resources.
D. To increase gross domestic
product (GDP).
D. To increase gross
domestic product
(GDP).
A. The nuclear power plant exploded and
radiation levels were unsafe.
B. The people were being persecuted by
soldiers of the Soviet Union.
C. The Chernobyl river was diverted so there
was no drinking water.
D. The area was under water because of the
construction of a dam.
A. The nuclear
power plant exploded
and radiation levels
were unsafe.
A.   Civil War
B.   World War I
C.   World War II
D.   Vietnam War
B. World War I
A. Japan, Germany, Italy
B. United States, France, Great Britain
C. Ottoman Empire, Germany, United
States
D. Germany, Austria-Hungary,
Ottoman Empire
A. Japan, Germany, Italy
A. The czar was executed.
B. There were food shortages in
Russia.
C. The Germans showed signs of
surrender.
D. Soldiers did not know how to use
their weapons.
B. There were food shortages
          in Russia.
Which person did the actions listed in the
box?
A. Vladimir Lenin
B. Czar Nicholas II
C. Emperor Wilhelm II
D. Woodrow Wilson
A. Vladimir Lenin
A.   Poland
B.   Germany
C.   Russia
D.   France
B. Germany
A.   Treaty of Versailles
B.   World War I
C.   Inflated German money
D.   U.S. stock market crash
D. U.S. stock market crash
A.   Fascist
B.   Socialist
C.   Nazi
D.   Republican
C. Nazi
A.   Great Britain
B.   Spain
C.   Portugal
D.   France
B. Spain
67. Who was the leader of
the Nazi Party in Germany?

A. Adolf Hitler
B. Vladimir Lenin
C. Woodrow Wilson
D. Czar Nicholas II
A. Adolf Hitler
  68. What happened to the people who
spoke out against Hitler in Germany?



 A. They were sent to Siberia.
 B. Some were put in prison; some were murdered.
 C. They were put under house arrest.
 D. Some were allowed to leave Germany.
 B. Some were put in
prison; some were
murdered.
            69.
            *Hitler promised to rebuild Germany’s
            military.
            *The Treaty of Versailles angered
            Germans.
            *Hitler said he would get back
            Germany’s lost land.




Which statement explains what these sentences are about?
      A. events that led to World War I
      B. feelings Germans had about other countries
      C. ways German leaders tried to rebuild their country
      D. reasons why Hitler and the Nazis came to power
          in Germany
D. reasons why Hitler and
the Nazis came to power
in Germany
A. The monarch has limited powers.
B. The monarch has absolute powers.
C. The monarch has unlimited
powers.
D. The monarch is the head of
government.
A. The monarch has limited powers.
71. Which country’s colonial empire is shaded
in the map above?
    A. Canada
    B. Great Britain
    C. Spain
    D. Australia
B. Great Britain
72. Which country’s colonial empire
is shaded in the map above?
  A.   Spain
  B.   Mexico
  C.   Great Britain
  D.   Portugal
A. Spain
A.   Poland
B.   Germany
C.   Ukraine
D.   United Kingdom
B. Germany
74. Parliamentary and Presidential
democracies are forms of this type of
government.
A.   Representative Democracies
B.   Constitutional Monarchies
C.   Federal Autocracies
D.   Direct Democracies
A. Representative Democracies
75. In which system of government does
the legislature elect the executive leader of
the government?
   A.   democratic
   B.   communist
   C.   parliamentary
   D.   totalitarian
C. parliamentary
76. Which of these countries is currently an
example of a constitutional monarchy?

  A.   the United States
  B.   France
  C.   Indonesia
  D.   Great Britain
D. Great Britain
77. Which best describes how a parliamentary
government differs from the United States
government?

  A. The legislature consists of two houses
  B. There are usually two major political
  parties.
  C. There are state as well as national
  governments.
  D. The head of the government is a
  member of the legislature.
D. The head of the
government is a member
of the legislature.
78. The leader of the Parliament in
countries such as Canada and Great
Britain is called the
  A.   Speaker
  B.   President
  C.   Chairman
  D.   Prime minister
D. Prime Minister
79. Which statement about Great Britain’s
parliamentary system of government today
is true?
 A. Members in both houses of Parliament
 are elected for life.
 B. The queen decides which laws
 Parliament will debate.
 C. Members of Parliament do not belong
 to political parties.
 D. The prime minister is not directly
 chosen by voters.
D. The prime minister
is not directly chosen
by voters.
80. In the 1980’s and 1990’s, many eastern
European governments became

  A.   more democratic
  B.   constitutional monarchies
  C.   satellites of the Soviet Union
  D.   more dictatorial
A. more democratic
81. The European Union (EU) was
established in the 1990’s. Which of the
following is a goal of the EU?

  A. To create a single European currency.
  B. To endorse a single European language.
  C. To provide military aid to European
  countries experiencing civil war.
  D. To protect western European countries
  from formerly communist countries.
A. To create a single European
currency.
82. What is the importance of the EU,
which was established in the 1990’s?

 A. It is a special stock market for European
 businesses.
 B. It provides better training for people
 wanting to run businesses.
 C. It provides its members with military
 protection from foreign attack.
 D. It is a system to remove trade barriers
 and open trade between countries.
D. It is a system to
remove trade barriers
and open trade
between countries.
83. How has the European Union been a
benefit to the countries that have joined it?

  A. The use of tariffs has increased trade.
  B. Trade with the United States has
  increased.
  C. More people now make full use of their
  country’s resources.
  D. The exchange of goods among the
  members has become easier.
D. The exchange of goods
among the members has
become easier.
A.   Brazil
B.   Australia
C.   Chile
D.   Cuba
B. Australia
A. Basic goods in the country are provided to
all people without charge.
B. The government controls most of the
businesses in the country.
C. Workers in the country own many of the
companies that employ them.
D. Companies produce goods of their choice
and consumers decide whether to buy the
goods.
D. Companies produce
goods of their choice and
consumers decide whether
to buy the goods.
A.   South America
B.   Europe
C.   Australia
D.   North America
C. Australia
A.   Spain
B.   France
C.   United Kingdom
D.   Germany
C. United Kingdom
A. Federal Republic
B. Absolute Monarchy
C. Parliamentary Democracy
D. Federal Parliamentary
Democracy
D. Federal Parliamentary Democracy
A.   gross domestic product (GDP)
B.   human capital investments
C.   GDP per Capita
D.   capital goods investments
A. gross domestic product (GDP)

								
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