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Title: Social Studies


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Social Studies Quiz Show
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Ethnic Religious Groups
Africa
Middle East (S.W. Asia)
South East Asia
Environment
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Topic 1 for 1
What was the purpose of Pan-Africanism?
Check Your Answer
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Definitions
Answer to unite the people of Africa (the entire
continent) to fight for their independence
against European colonial rulers
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Topic 1 for 2
As Europeans colonized Africa, they exploited
(abused) African natural resources to their own
advantage. Europeans almost never treated
Africans as fellow citizens. Furthermore, African
societies and cultures were humiliated and viewed
as inferior and strange. The above paragraph
best describes the reasons for a.
apartheid c. colonialism b. nationalism d.
slavery
Check Your Answer
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Topic 1 for 2
Answer nationalism
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Topic 1 for 3
Daily Double
Where did Apartheid take place? How were
non-whites treated under Apartheid?
Check Your Answer
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Topic 1 for 3
  • Answer
  • South Africa
  • 2. - could not vote / participate in govt
  • - were moved to poor, overcrowded areas far
    away from the cities.
  • - had to use separate facilities (ex. schools,
    hospitals) from whites.

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Topic 1 for 4
QUESTION What has been a major cause of civil
war in Africa thanks to European colonialism?
Check Your Answer
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Topic 1 for 4
Answer new political borders drawn by the
Europeans combined different ethnic groups that
didnt get along
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Topic 1 for 5
Who does the passage below describe? He was a
member of the African National Congress (ANC),
which fought against racism and apartheid. This
person also spent 27 years in prison for his
anti-apartheid protests. He later became the
first black president of South Africa in 1994.
Check Your Answer
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Topic 1 for 5
Answer Nelson Mandela
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Topic 2 for 1
What is anti-Semitism?
Check Your Answer
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Topic 2 for 1
Answer racism against Jewish people
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Topic 2 for 2
  • Which one of these events was NOT a cause or
    basis for the idea of Zionism?
  • Anti-Semitism
  • Holocaust
  • Pogroms
  • D. WWI

Check Your Answer
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Topic 2 for 2
Answer D. WWI
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Topic 2 for 3
  • Which one of the following statements best
    describes the current relationship between the
    Arabs Israelis?
  • The peace treaties signed by the Arabs and
    Israelis have solved all of their disagreements.
  • B. The Palestinians have given up all of their
    land to the Israelis.
  • C. Violent conflicts between Arabs and Israelis
    still happen today over disputed land like the
    West Bank and Gaza Strip.
  • D. The Israelis have given back all of the
    disputed land the Palestinians.

Check Your Answer
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Topic 2 for 3
Answer Violent conflicts between Arabs and
Israelis still happen today over disputed land
like the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
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Topic 2 for 4
  • What effect did the breakup of the Ottoman Empire
    have?
  • The Ottomans took over the rest of the Middle
    East.
  • The Japanese took over the Middle East for its
    natural resources.
  • European countries divided control of the Middle
    East and created new countries.
  • African traders brought Islam to the Middle East.

Check Your Answer
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Topic 2 for 4
Answer European countries divided control of the
Middle East and created new countries
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Topic 2 for 5
DAILY DOUBLE Why did the U.S. invade
Afghanistan in 2001? Why did the U.S. invade
Iraq in 2003?
Check Your Answer
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Topic 2 for 5
Answer Afghanistan the Taliban was protecting
Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda who were responsible
for 9/11 Iraq President Bush thought Saddam
Hussein was hiding WMDs (weapons of mass
destruction) and threatening U.S. oil interests
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Topic 3 for 1
What was the United States main reason for
helping to rebuild Japan after WWII?
Check Your Answer
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Topic 3 for 1
Answer They wanted to contain communism, making
sure it did not spread into Japan from China or
the U.S.S.R.
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Topic 3 for 2
Why did the U.S.A. become involved in the Korean
and Vietnam Wars? What was their main concern?
Check Your Answer
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Topic 3 for 2
Answer They wanted to contain the spread of
communism.
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Topic 3 for 3
Question Why was Gandhi so important to India?
What did he help India achieve? (HINT India was
a British colony)
Check Your Answer
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Topic 3 for 3
Answer His non-violent protests help India
achieve independence from Britain. BONUS What
American used Gandhis non-violent tactics in
fighting for racial freedom in the U.S.?
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Topic 3 for 4
How did the disastrous policies like the Great
Leap Forward and Cultural Revolution help shape
modern China? (HINT THINK ECONOMY)
Check Your Answer
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Topic 3 for 4
Answer Because of the negative effects these
policies had on the Chinas economy, changes were
made to move their command economy to a more
mixed economy
MIXED more command some market
COMMAND
MARKET
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Topic 3 for 5
Changes have been made to Chinas economy to help
the country become economically strong, but
changes have not affected every aspect of Chinese
life. The protests Tiananmen Square in 1989
demonstrate what about the government of China?
Check Your Answer
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Topic 3 for 5
Answer China still has a communist government
that does not allow its citizens to protest
against the government or have as many freedoms
as citizens of democratic countries might have.
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Topic 4 for 1
Which of these are ethnic groups?
Buddhist Ashanti Hindu Arab Kurd
Jewish Muslim Shinto Swahili Bantu Persian
Christian
Check Your Answer
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Topic 4 for 1
Answer Buddhist Ashanti Hindu Arab Kurd
Jewish Muslim Shinto Swahili Bantu Persian
Christian
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Topic 4 for 2
Which concept relates to religion rather than
ethnicity? A. Kimba is Ashanti. B. Mustafa
follows the Quran. C. Kemal is a nomadic herder.
D. Jambo speaks Swahili.
Check Your Answer
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Topic 4 for 2
Answer Mustafa follows the Quran.
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Topic 4 for 3
Shara is Arab. Why cant it be assumed that Shara
is Muslim? A. All Arabs are not Muslim B. All
Arabs are Christian C. No Muslims are Arab D. No
Christians are Arab
Check Your Answer
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Topic 4 for 3
Answer All Arabs are not Muslim
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Topic 4 for 4
  • What new belief did Judaism develop?
  • animism
  • ancestor worship
  • polytheism
  • monotheism

Check Your Answer
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Topic 4 for 4
Answer monotheism (the belief in only one god)
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Topic 4 for 5
  • The reason for division between Sunni and Shia
    Muslims is based on the issue of
  • the issue of womens rights within the religion.
  • the leadership of Islam.
  • who should control the natural resources of the
    region.
  • where the geographic center of the Islamic world
    should be located.

Check Your Answer
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Topic 4 for 5
  • ANSWER leadership of Islam (who would be the
    leader after Muhammad died?)

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Topic 5 for 1
  • Poor soil and deforestation cause more land to
    become . . .
  • unsuitable for building houses
  • useless for farming agriculture
  • good areas for cattle farming
  • a better place to raise a family

Check Your Answer
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Topic 5 for 1
Answer useless for farming and agriculture
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Topic 5 for 2
In sub-Saharan Africa, less than 50 of the
population has access to safe drinking water from
environmental pollution. How has this shortage of
safe drinking water affected sub-Saharan Africa
development? a. increased size of the Sahara
b. decreased economic growth c. increased
population growth d. decreased the size of the
rain forest
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Topic 5 for 2
Answer Decreased economic growth
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Topic 5 for 3
In the Sahel, overgrazing and drought have
resulted in a decrease in the grassland region.
What is this process called? A. Deforestation
B. Desertification C. Unequal distribution D.
Environmental pollution
Check Your Answer
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Topic 5 for 3
Answer Desertification
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Topic 5 for 4
  • Explain why the population of the Sahara is low.
  • limited access to water
  • B. limited access to oil
  • C. too much oil
  • D. too much water

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Topic 5 for 4
Answer limited access to water
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Topic 5 for 5
  • Turkeys dams on the Euphrates had what effect on
    the neighboring country of Iraq?
  • led to an increase in oil exports
  • decreased available shipping routes from the
    Persian Gulf
  • decreased the amount of travel on the these
    waterways
  • led to an unequal distribution of water between
    the countries

Check Your Answer
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Topic 5 for 5
Answer led to the unequal distribution of water
b/w Turkey Iraq
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