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TExES Core Subjects EC-6 - Social Studies (803): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following was NOT a contributor to the Great Depression?

Question 2 2. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

Question 3 3. How was the conflict between Truman and MacArthur resolved?

Question 4 4. Karen was making a list of things associated with the term 'Big Geography.' Not everything on her list was accurate. Proofread the portions of Karen's notes below and indicate which one she should eliminate.

Question 5 5. Why did the Egyptian civilization develop along the Nile River?

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Question 6 6. Evaluate the phrases below and indicate which one most aligns with the concept of Imperialism.

Question 7 7. What did the Stamp Act do?

Question 8 8. While there is debate over the specifics of the timeframe, the Industrial Revolution took place in:

Question 9 9. Which of the following was NOT mentioned in this lesson as an area of major development during the Industrial Revolution?

Question 10 10. Which of these regions includes a large plateau?

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Question 11 11. Which of these are not part of North America?

Question 12 12. Which of these states are in the Eastern Region?

Question 13 13. What do we call it when a cultural trend is spread from one segment of society to another?

Question 14 14. Sarah has served as a Peace Corp Volunteer in Rwanda for 2 years now working as a school teacher. She used to have a hard time remember not to speak to elders eye-to-eye; however, now she does it without thinking. She also is able to speak the language on a very basic level. This has helped her tremendously in day-to-day tasks and also made her feel more included in the tribe. What stage of cultural adjustment is Sarah in?

Question 15 15. An American musician hears a new style of guitar playing in Argentina. When she returns home, she plays an adapted version of this style. What sort of diffusion is this?

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Question 16 16. The most accepted theory of how early people found their way to the Americas is:

Question 17 17. The Oceania Theory is based on the notion that cultural and linguistic similarities exist between native South American peoples and those from:

Question 18 18. On which side of the Civil War did Texas fight?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a natural resource, mentioned in this lesson, which significantly influenced the geographic patterns of the U.S.?

Question 20 20. When did humans stop altering their environments?

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Question 21 21. Which of these were forms of irrigation developed by ancient people?

Question 22 22. Skepticism:

Question 23 23. What are the three core skills involved in critical thinking?

Question 24 24. If your ears tend to pop and hurt at high altitudes, which type of map can tell you what places to avoid?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is true about the President?

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Question 26 26. The Constitution begins with _____.

Question 27 27. What was the main reason that the focus on slavery started?

Question 28 28. Which of these is not a step in the naturalization process?

Question 29 29. The lower level of the federal court system is comprised of:

Question 30 30. Which core principle states that the government operates only with the people's consent and authority?

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Question 31 31. The economic sector that employs the most Texans today is:

Question 32 32. Which one of the following is never fulfilled?

Question 33 33. What is defined as producing goods only for the consumption and survival of one's family group?

Question 34 34. Which of the following was a benefit of the Industrial Revolution?

Question 35 35. Which of the following was NOT a consequence of the development of new technology during the second agricultural revolution?

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Question 36 36. Which of the following is NOT something that consistently improves when the economic development of a country improves?

Question 37 37. The interaction of human beings in groups relates best to which term?

Question 38 38. The 1920s is a good time period to incorporate content from which of the following disciplines?

Question 39 39. The study of society, or of people groups and human interaction is called:

Question 40 40. Why did the US fail to win a swift victory against North Korea?

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Question 41 41. What does the Latin phrase 'anno Domini' mean?

Question 42 42. Dorothea Dix was important for her work in what movement in the antebellum era?

Question 43 43. How are Eastern Europe and West Asia similar?

Question 44 44. What was a change that has happened in the roles of men?

Question 45 45.

Which were the most common motivators for European exploration in the time of Columbus?

I. Gold

II. Guns

III. God

IV. Glory

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Question 46 46. How did the railroad impact geographic patterns in the U.S.?

Question 47 47. Your research question is 'Do violent people watch violent television, and do nonviolent people watch nonviolent television?' We decide to remove 'do nonviolent people watch nonviolent television?' from this question. Why?

Question 48 48. What was Clarence Gideon accused of?

Question 49 49. What did the Twenty-Second Amendment do?

Question 50 50. A free enterprise economy limits intervention from _____.

TExES Core Subjects EC-6 - Social Studies (803): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam Instructions

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