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ORELA Middle Grades Social Science: Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Who was the President of the Confederate States of America in 1861?

Question 2 2. Why did President Lincoln's support for General Grant and his aggressive stance on pursuing the war hurt him politically?

Question 3 3. What should all the supporting details relate to?

Question 4 4. The process in which an account of the past is researched and constructed is called:

Question 5 5. Which was NOT one of the South's advantages during the Civil War?

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Question 6 6. Which was one of President Clinton's foreign policy goals?

Question 7 7. Which part of an argument tells the main point?

Question 8 8. What does it mean to make an inference?

Question 9 9. Who won the 1992 presidential election?

Question 10 10. Slideshare.com is an example of how a well-prepared visual communication message can

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Question 11 11. What shape is the Earth?

Question 12 12. What tactic was employed by the Confederate forces in the Battle of Shiloh?

Question 13 13. What is another way of describing numerical data that supports your argument?

Question 14 14. Why did President George W. Bush pass the Medicare Modernization Act?

Question 15 15. Pictures, charts, and tables which help to illustrate data to form a business message are known as _____.

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Question 16 16. How did Congress respond to the desire of the Bush administration to eliminate the alleged supply of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in Iraq?

Question 17 17. What is the major drawback of the Mercator projection?

Question 18 18. Which of these was NOT a reason that Democrats lost seats in the 1994 mid-term elections?

Question 19 19. Why did the US invade Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks?

Question 20 20. Why did the Civil War last so much longer than initially expected?

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Question 21 21. Which event tarnished the accomplishments of Obama's first term foreign policy?

Question 22 22. Farah is using a bar chart to present the breakdown of customers who purchase her company's core product by hair color. This is an example of which of the following types of data?

Question 23 23. Why did the South fire the first shots that started the Civil War?

Question 24 24. What type of information can be found on a map?

Question 25 25. Sarah is about to ask her Mom for a new computer for college. She is preparing her argument, getting all her reasons together for why she needs a new computer. Sarah anticipates her Mom may say her old computer should do just fine, so Sarah spends time coming up with three reasons why her old computer won't be sufficient for her needs in college. What did Sarah anticipate from her Mom?

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Question 26 26. Visual graphics_____, while textual graphics _____.

Question 27 27. Why did Bush have an advantage over McCain during the 2000 Republican Primary?

Question 28 28. Which is NOT a common criticism of the Emancipation Proclamation?

Question 29 29. Which of the following was NOT a solution to the economic collapse under the Bush Administration?

Question 30 30. Which variable remains unaffected by the other variables of an experiment?

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Question 31 31. What should you do if you find two sources that don't agree with each other when it comes to definitions or statistics you need for your essay?

Question 32 32. Which of the following is most likely a profile of an unemployed person in the time of the 2008 crisis?

Question 33 33. The best secondary sources are:

Question 34 34. Which is a true statement?

Question 35 35. How did the Bush Doctrine fit into the framework of collective security of the United Nations?

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Question 36 36. Which would NOT be considered a primary source?

Question 37 37. What are supporting details?

Question 38 38. When reading a story, it is important to _____ or find the intended meaning.

Question 39 39. Alex needs to convey some precise financial information to his company's Board of Directors in a quarterly report. How should he present this information?

Question 40 40. What is defined as a set of numbers that specify a location on the globe?

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Question 41 41. Which of the following is true about copperheads and bushwhackers?

Question 42 42. September 11, 2001 marked which of the following?

Question 43 43. Which of the following is NOT an example of a primary source?

Question 44 44. Which of the following pieces of legislation supported by George W. Bush were NOT passed by Congress?

Question 45 45. A secondary source is:

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Question 46 46. What denotes how far north or south a point is on the globe relative to the equator?

Question 47 47. Aubrey is putting together her small business's quarterly report and has decided to include some pie charts to help explain the recent sales data and future projections. This is an example of what visual role?

Question 48 48. Why did General Grant consider the battle in the Wilderness a success?

Question 49 49. Which Union general presided over the surrender of the Confederacy?

Question 50 50. Who opposed George W. Bush during the Presidential Election of 2000?

ORELA Middle Grades Social Science: Practice & Study Guide Final Exam Instructions

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