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Humanities Basics for Elementary School Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these present-day inventions was influenced by the development of weaving machines?

Question 2 2. Humans learned to weave cloth somewhere between 8000-6000 B.C. Since almost no cloth from this time period has been found, how do we know they had learned how to weave?

Question 3 3. When weaving cloth on a hand loom, what do you call the threads that run vertically, or up and-down, on the loom?

Question 4 4. Which of the following ways do we celebrate Halloween in the U.S.?

Question 5 5. What does 'Samhain' mean?

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Question 6 6. When did the tradition of trick-or-treating begin in the U.S.?

Question 7 7. LEGO means 'play well' in what language?

Question 8 8. What change made LEGO produce only toys made of plastic, not wood?

Question 9 9. What made the LEGO company change from making household goods to toys?

Question 10 10. History involves the events that have taken place in the _____.

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Question 11 11. What is NOT an important reason to study history?

Question 12 12. What do historians do?

Question 13 13. Which question is an example of one that a philosopher may ask?

Question 14 14. How is rationalism different from other types of thinking?

Question 15 15. Rene Descartes used his knowledge of _____ to first develop rationalism.

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Question 16 16. Which religion believes that God came to Earth as Jesus Christ?

Question 17 17. How is the United States a secular country?

Question 18 18. Which of the following religions believe in reincarnation?

Question 19 19. Where did the American Fur Company control the trade?

Question 20 20. What was in greater demand than fur in the 19th century and caused a decline in the fur trade?

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Question 21 21. Which fur company was the largest?

Question 22 22. A lot of revolutions are meant to get rid of a tyrant. What is a tyrant?

Question 23 23. An example of a cultural revolution is the _____.

Question 24 24. What do governments provide for a nation?

Question 25 25. What color light will you get if you mix red, green, and blue light together?

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Question 26 26. In the visible light spectrum, what color is represented by the letter 'R' in the phrase 'ROY G. BIV?'

Question 27 27. Which of these colors is NOT a secondary color of light?

Question 28 28. In what time frame did humans start dying threads and yarn so that clothing made from it had at least two colors?

Question 29 29. According to Irish legend, the lost soul Jack carried a lantern made of _____ .

Question 30 30. Where was the first Legoland amusement park located?

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