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History Study Skills Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements is a fact?

Question 2 2. Deductive reasoning involves _____

Question 3 3. What is the theme in The Lion and the Mouse?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements is an opinion?

Question 5 5. Why is a Roman coin dated '45 BC' not to be trusted?

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Question 6 6. A deductive pattern is more common than an inductive pattern in student writing because _____

Question 7 7. Heinrich Schliemann used his knowledge of Homer to find which ancient site?

Question 8 8. Which statement below BEST defines a theme used in literature?

Question 9 9. What does A.D. stand for?

Question 10 10.

Consider the following paragraph:

I always vote for the National Party candidate in gubernatorial elections. This year, Sally Smith is the National Party candidate for governor, so I will vote for Sally Smith for governor this year.

Which type of reasoning is displayed in this paragraph?

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Question 11 11. What is the theme of The Tortoise and the Hare?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is an example of persuasion through the use of logos ('logos' as in philosophy, not trademarks)?

Question 13 13. Why is an informed opinion more trustworthy than an opinion?

Question 14 14. Who do you think benefitted the most from the forgery of the Tanaka Memorial?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a type of persuasion?

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Question 16 16. Ethan is trying to convince Serena to go to a movie with him instead of studying for her mid-terms. This situation is an example of:

Question 17 17.

Consider the following fable:

A fox one day spied a beautiful bunch of ripe grapes hanging from a vine trained along the branches of a tree. The grapes seemed ready to burst with juice, and the Fox's mouth watered as he gazed longingly at them.

The bunch hung from a high branch, and the fox had to jump for it. The first time he jumped he missed it by a long way. So he walked off a short distance and took a running leap at it, only to fall short once more. Again and again, he tried but in vain.

Now he sat down and looked at the grapes in disgust.

What a fool I am, he said. Here I am wearing myself out to get a bunch of sour grapes that are not worth gaping for.

And off he walked very, very scornfully.

What is the theme of this fable?

Question 18 18. As you evaluate the effectiveness of a piece of deductive reasoning, you should first look for _____

Question 19 19. Historical periods are categorized based on:

Question 20 20. Which can be thought of as a map of history?

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Question 21 21. Longer pieces of literature can have several themes. What is one theme in The Diary of Anne Frank: A Play?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an example of changing styles that help historians determine where in time (or place) a particular item belongs?

Question 23 23. Which of the following could be a clue that a coin is faulty or a fake?

Question 24 24. Which is the total environment in which historical events take place?

Question 25 25. Inductive reasoning involves _____

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Question 26 26. Cause and effect in history relates to:

History Study Skills Chapter Exam Instructions

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