7th Grade Social Studies Post Test (SY18-19)
by Andrew Lobb
| 20 Questions
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5 pts
Maps are representations of ________.
A: Places
B: Locations
C: Driving Directions
D: World
5 pts
Historians have four tools that they use to organize information. They include significance, ______________, temporal frames, and special scales.
A: Videos
B: Social Institutions
C: Computers
D: Importance
5 pts
True or False: People’s purposes, knowledge, and perspective (or point of view) shape their maps.
5 pts
Which answer is one of the correct meanings of the word “history”?
A: An event that happened in the past.
B: A fairy tale of what has happened.
C: A collection of primary sources.
D: A collection of secondary sources.
5 pts
What is the definition of an external consistency?
A: The facts within the source do not contradict each other.
B: The editors of the textbook like what the historian wrote.
C: Facts within the source can be corroborated “against” other sources.
D: Peers within the historical community agree with the account of the event.
5 pts
In answering the historical problems, historians analyze the available evidence by doing two things; the first is paying attention to who created the evidence. What is the second?
A: Checking it against common sense.
B: Use other sources to check against it.
C: Debating against other historians.
D: Publishing it in a historical journal.
5 pts
Long-patterns of meeting these basic social needs results in the creation of social institutions such as economy, ___________, family, education, religion, and language.
A: Club
B: Entertainment
C: Art
D: Governments
5 pts
Using _______to organize the past helps to analyze turning points of humans history and how different eras relate to each other.
A: Time
B: Distance
C: People
D: Paces
5 pts
The discipline of history is based on the investigation problems and using what to support accounts of the past?
A: Evidence
B: Stories
C: Maps
D: People
5 pts
Historical problems or questions help historians select, analyze, and organize what?
A: Information
B: Events
C: Actitvities
D: Maps
5 pts
How do we learn about humans and human ancestors in pre-historic times, before there was writing?
A: Orla History
B: Folk Tales
C: Artifacts
D: Fossils
5 pts
Which of the following was not reason for humans to migrate?
A: Find Food
B: Escape wather patterns.
C: Find new space for a growing population
D: Find new water sources
5 pts
Which part of the natural environment did not shape the way people lived in the Paleolithic Era?
A: Climate
B: Precious Metals
C: Vegetation
D: Game to Hunt
5 pts
Why did many humans begin to shift from full-time foraging to living in settled villages?
A: The Agricultural Revolution
B: The Bronze Age
C: The Iron Age
D: The Industrial Revolution
5 pts
The questions __________ and historians ask of these artifacts shapes our understanding of the past.
A: Archaeologists
B: Scientists
C: Researchers
D: Students
5 pts
Language is believed to have developed how long ago?
A: 5,000,000 - 10,000,000 years
B: 50,000 - 100,000 years
C: 5,000 - 10,000 years
D: 500 - 1,000 years
5 pts
What is a forager?
A: Forges Metals
B: Someone who keeps looking
C: A hunter-gatherer
D: A villager
5 pts
The end of the Paleolithic Era coincided with the last Ice Age, know as the Great Thaw, happened 10,000 years ago. Which of the following was not a result of the Great Thaw:
A: Watmer Climate
B: Wetter Climates
C: Larger Climate Areas
D: More Productice Climates
5 pts
As new societal problems emerged because people were living in villages, what part of society started to develop to respond to these problems?
A: Spatial Frames
B: Temporal Frames
C: Significance
D: Social Institutions
5 pts
Which of the following is not a characteristic of an early human society?
A: Growing Life Stock
B: Dependence on Agriculutre
C: Development of new Social Institutions
D: Specialization of Lobor
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