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Welcome 6 th grade social studies

WELCOME

6th Grade Social Studies

ROUND ONE


Welcome 6 th grade social studies

MAPS

Environmental

Issues

Economics

Government

History

Pictures

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Q 100

Which letter points to the location of the St. Lawrence River?

Q: 100


Welcome 6 th grade social studies

B


Q 200

Q: 200

Identify the political features marked 4, 5, and 6.


4 bolivia 5 cuba 6 haiti

4=Bolivia 5=Cuba 6=Haiti


Q 300

Q: 300

Identify the numbers that BEST represents the following physical features:

Rhine River

Danube River

Ural Mountains

English Channel

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9


A 300

A: 300

9= DanubeRiver

8=Rhine River

7=Ural Mountains

5= English Channel


Q 400

Q: 400

Identify 1,2, 3, and 4.

4

3

1

2


1 ayers rock 2 the great victoria desert 3 indian ocean 4 coral sea

1. Ayers Rock2. The Great Victoria Desert3. Indian Ocean4. Coral Sea

A:400


Q 500 answer all five

Q:500 ANSWER ALL FIVE

Name the physical feature.

The two countries that make up the physical feature.

The body of water on its southern and eastern coastline.

The body of water on its western coastline.

The mountain range on its northern border.


A 500

A:500

Iberian Peninsula

Spain and Portugal.

Mediterranean Sea.

Atlantic Ocean

Pyrenees Mountains

Atlantic Ocean

Pyrenees Mts.

Spain

Portugal

Mediterranean Sea


Q 1001

Q:100

In 1986, Chernobyl, Ukraine was abandoned. What caused the people to abandon the city?

  • Acid rain caused by engine exhaust.

  • “the great smog” from coal-burning.

  • Unsafe radiation levels.

  • The Cold War


A 100

A:100

  • In 1986, Chernobyl, Ukraine was abandoned. What caused the people to abandon the city?

  • Acid rain caused by engine exhaust.

  • “the great smog” from coal-burning.

  • Unsafe radiation levels.

  • The Cold War


Q 2001

Q:200

Read the information in the box and answer the following question.

This South American country’s coast along the Caribbean Sea, has become polluted with oil. Oil spills and tanker leaks have damaged the environment in the region. They have also hurt the ability of fishermen to earn a living.

The information in the box MOST LIKELY describes the environmental issue in the country of ________________


A 200

A: 200

VENEZUELA


Q 3001

Q: 300

Which of these is MOST LIKELY to be classified as a reason for Canadians' concern about pollution of the Great Lakes?

A. The Great Lakes are a favorite Canadian tourist destination.

B. The Great Lakes are a major source of Canada's drinking water.

C. Canadians prefer the beaches along the Great Lakes to those along the coast.

D. Diving on shipwrecks is a growing Great Lakes sport which attracts divers from around the world.


A 3001

A: 300

Which of these is MOST LIKELY to be classified as a reason for Canadians' concern about pollution of the Great Lakes?

A. The Great Lakes are a favorite Canadian tourist destination.

B. The Great Lakes are a major source of Canada's drinking water.

C. Canadians prefer the beaches along the Great Lakes to those along the coast.

D. Diving on shipwrecks is a growing Great Lakes sport which attracts divers from around the world.


Q 4001

Q: 400

Identify the countries A, B, C, D and the major environmental issues associated with the countries.

D

C

A

B


A 400

A: 400

  • Air Pollution in Mexico City, Mexico.

  • Destruction of the Rain Forest in Brazil.

  • Acid Rain in Germany

  • Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster (Radiation leak) in Ukraine.


Q 500

Q: 500

After reading the statements in each box, identify Country A and Country B.

When it comes to the problem of acid rain, Country A is its own worst enemy. The country is one of the leading exporters of cars, steel, and chemical products. These industries have mostly coal-burning factories. As a member of the European Union, the country has promised to increase its use of cleaner, renewable energy, and to decrease the use of fossil fuels like coal and oil.

Pollution related to mining in the mineral rich region of Country Bhas had an impact on the large metropolitan areas to the south. The government of this country has made new rules about mining. Some of the new rules reduce the amount of pollution allowed in waterways. The country’s government hopes to keep its fish alive and safe to eat without shutting down important mining industries.


A 5001

A: 500

  • Germany

  • Canada


Q 1002

Q: 100

Which term best describes an economic system in which the people—not the government—own land, factories, and businesses?

A. communism

B. market

C. command

D. traditional


A 1001

A: 100

Which term best describes an economic system in which the people—not the government—own land, factories, and businesses?

A. communism

B. market

C. command

D. traditional


Q 2002

Q: 200

Describe the mixed economies of United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.


A 2001

A: 200

(Answers may vary)

All are examples of mixed economies that are mostly market economies with some elements of command economies


Q 3002

Q: 300

A government imposed restriction on the quantity of a specific good that can be imported .

The above statement defines a term used as a barrier to trade. What is the term?


A 3002

A: 300

QUOTA


Q 4002

Q: 400

One way NAFTA has affected Mexico is that____

A. It created many low paying jobs in Mexico.

B. The jobs were relocated to the United States.

C. It decreased imports to Canada.

D. It eliminated trade barriers with the U.S. and Canada.


A 4001

A: 400

One way NAFTA has affected Mexico is that____

A. It created many low paying jobs in Mexico.

B. The jobs were relocated to the United States.

C. It decreased imports to Canada.

D. It eliminated trade barriers with the U.S. and Canada.


Q 5001

Q: 500

The literacy rate for the region of Latin America is 90%. In the country of Haiti, the literacy rate is 51%. Which statement best reflects the factors of economic growth in Haiti?

A. Haiti’s low investment in human capital lowers the GDP per capita.

B. Haiti has greater opportunity for other capital investments than education.

C. Haiti’s GDP per capita would decrease if there was more investment in human capital.

D. Haiti’s high investment in human capital lowers the GDP per capita.


A 5002

A: 500

The literacy rate for the region of Latin America is 90%. In the country of Haiti, the literacy rate is 51%. Which statement best reflects these factors of economic growth in Haiti?

A. Haiti’s low investment in human capital lowers the GDP per capita.

B. Haiti has greater opportunity for other capital investments than education.

C. Haiti’s GDP per capita would decrease if there was more investment in human capital.

D. Haiti’s high investment in human capital lowers the GDP per capita.


Q 1003

Q:100

In a democratic country the BEST WAY for citizens to influence their government would be by______

A. investing in capital resources

B. working

C. obeying laws

D. voting


A 1002

A:100

In a democratic country the BEST WAY for citizens to influence their government would be by______

A. investing in capital resources

B. working

C. obeying laws

D. voting


Q 2003

Q: 200

  • Read the following passage and identify the type of government.

  • You are part of a small group of wealthy landowning families that holds all of the political power in your nation. This small group makes all political decisions for your country. When making decisions, you generally do what is best for your family rather than what is best for all the people in your country.


A 2002

A: 200

OLIGARCHY


Q 3003

Q: 300

Mexico and Brazil have a form of democracy in which the head of government is constitutionally independent of the legislature. What form of democracy do the two countries have?


A 3003

A: 300

Presidential Democracy


Q 4003

Q: 400

  • Power is formally divided between various divisions of the country.

  • Each region retains some management of its internal affairs.

  • The central government exerts influence directly upon both individuals as well as upon the regional units.

What government system or type do the statements in the box describe?


A 4002

A: 400

The Federal System


Q 5002

Q: 500

Identify the government system/type of the countries shaded in blue.


A 5003

A: 500

THE UNITARY SYSTEM


Q 1004

Which of the following event occurred as a result of European exploration of the Americas in the 1400s and the 1500s?

A. increased trade with Asia.

B. the invention of the astrolabe, which improved navigation.

C. the destruction of the Aztec and Incan civilizations

D. the discovery that there was no short cut to Asia.

Q:100


A 1003

A: 100

Which of the following events occurred as a result of European exploration of the Americas in the 1400s and the 1500s?

A. increased trade with Asia.

B. the invention of the astrolabe, which improved navigation.

C. the destruction of the Aztec and Incan civilizations

D. the discovery that there was no short cut to Asia.


Q 2004

After a ten−year struggle, Haiti was the first nation in Latin America to gain independence in 1804. Name the leader of the revolutionary movement in Haiti who led the fight for Haiti’s independence from France.

Q: 200


A 2003

A: 200

Toussaint L'Ouverture


Q 3004

Q: 300

Complete the following statements with the correct event.

  • Withdrawal from WWI, poverty, starvation, overthrow of the czar, civil war and communism are associated with the____________

  • United States wanting to rebuild European states with democratic governments and free-market economies as opposed to the Soviet Union wanting communist governments with centralized economic and political systems led to the__________________.


A 3004

A: 300

  • RUSSIAN REVOLUTION

  • THE COLD WAR


Q 4004

Q: 400

Many citizens and elected leaders of Québec believe their province should take which action?


A 4003

A: 400

Become an independent nation.


Q 5003

Q: 500

  • To expand their knowledge of the world.

  • To build and control larger empires.

  • To expand the Christian religion.

  • To find natural resources for their newly created factories.

  • To find a sea route to the spices of Asia

What question would the above statements answer?


A 5004

A: 500

What were the reasons for European Exploration and colonization?


Q 1005

Q: 100

The following image exemplifies the influence of two countries on the languages of Canada. Name the two countries.


A 1004

A: 100

France

Great Britain


Q 2005

Q: 200

Which war made the government of Great Britain look to Australia as a colony for convicts?

A. War of 1812

B. Seven Years’ War

C. American Revolution

D. French and Indian War.


A 2004

A: 200

  • Which war made the government of Great Britain look to Australia as a colony for convicts?

  • A. War of 1812

  • B. Seven Years’ War

  • C. American Revolution

  • D. French and Indian War.


Q 3005

Q: 300

What would be the BEST TITLE for this cartoon?


A 3005

A: 300

Causes of WWI


Q 4005

Q: 400

The Queen's Speech is read by the Queen from the throne in the House of Lords at the opening of parliament. It is drawn up by the government, and contains an outline of the government's policies and proposed legislative program for the new parliamentary session.

  • The picture and statement above BEST illustrates what aspect of UK’s government? Be specific.


A 4004

A: 400

Constitutional Monarchy


Q 5004

Q: 500

Calypso a style of Afro-Caribbean music which originated in the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago as a result of the blending of African and European roots, was a long term effect of which historical event?


A 5005

A: 500

The Triangular Slave Trade/Introduction of Slavery to the Americas/The Atlantic Slave Trade.


Welcome 6 th grade social studies

Credit

  • Georgia Department of Education. Teacher Notes. Retrieved from https://www.georgiastandards.org/Frameworks/Pages/BrowseFrameworks/socialstudies6-8.aspx


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