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TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Foundation of Social Studies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is a Roman coin dated '45 BC' not to be trusted?

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. If you hate having neighbors which type of map can help you figure out the best place to live?

Question 4 4. Skepticism:

Question 5 5. The analogy of spoiled milk in a cake best describes which of the following?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a type of figure:

Question 7 7. Your research question is: 'What is the effect of television viewing on Americans?' What is the PROBABLE reason that this question would need some revision.

Question 8 8. Why is it a good idea to do some basic research on the overview of a situation?

Question 9 9. Heinrich Schliemann used his knowledge of Homer to find which ancient site?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is true of the results section of a scientific paper:

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Question 11 11. If your ears tend to pop and hurt at high altitudes, which type of map can tell you what places to avoid?

Question 12 12. What is critical thinking?

Question 13 13. What are the three core skills involved in critical thinking?

Question 14 14. A historian seeking to explain the movement of a phenomenon over geography would most likely use which of the following?

Question 15 15. When presenting results of an experiment, the following should be included in a line graph figure:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 17 17. The purpose of the results section in a scientific paper is to:

Question 18 18. Which of these would help a historian determine attitudes during a particular time?

Question 19 19. Which of the following countries has the same perspective on World War II as most Americans?

Question 20 20. Who do you think benefitted the most from the forgery of the Tanaka Memorial?

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Question 21 21. Using a sports analogy, which of these best describes the concept of historical perspective?

Question 22 22. Which of these is a primary source?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT true regarding tables:

Question 24 24. A student is writing a research question. What should his/her first step be?

Question 25 25. Which of the following could be a clue that a coin is faulty or a fake?

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Question 26 26. How did the adherence to one historical perspective lead to the Nazis gaining power in Germany?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is an example of changing styles that help historians determine where in time (or place) a particular item belongs?

Question 28 28. What is a benefit of secondary sources?

Question 29 29. Which of these is an example of why knowing more about the general historical situation would be important?

Question 30 30. A topographical map focuses on:

TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Foundation of Social Studies Chapter Exam Instructions

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