NYSTCE Social Studies: Historical Terms & Concepts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following options are part of a culture?

Question 2 2. What factors helped create the first nation states?

Question 3 3. What is a primary source?

Question 4 4. All of the following are examples of periodization EXCEPT:

Question 5 5. Which of these is true of economic trade?

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Question 6 6. Why do many geologists study layers of strata?

Question 7 7. Which component of self identity is related to how we evaluate our own general worth?

Question 8 8. Which of these is true of technological advancement?

Question 9 9. James needs to write a report which will describe the ups and downs of mammals in a previous time period. Why would discussing epochs make sense?

Question 10 10. Great Man Theory would say which of the following started World War II?

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Question 11 11. Carlos' family goes to the Catholic church every Sunday; this is part of their _____ culture.

Question 12 12. Which of these are NOT true of gender roles?

Question 13 13. A timeline would be MOST useful for understanding which of the following?

Question 14 14. Which factor in modernization involves pricing that is the result of supply and demand, and competition between private businesses?

Question 15 15. An essay about the first wave of feminism best corresponds to which category?

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Question 16 16. What is defined as accomplishing a task using technical processes, methods, or knowledge?

Question 17 17. What factor in modernization involves the development of hierarchical organization and written rules and regulations?

Question 18 18. Which is NOT true of social history?

Question 19 19. What divides the two major eons (the Precambrian and Phanerozoic Eons)?

Question 20 20. What is a secondary source?

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Question 21 21. If you wanted to better understand America's Civil Rights Movement, which tool would be MOST useful to you?

Question 22 22. What influenced the dramatic changes in lifestyle experienced in most of the world in the twentieth century?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is an example of material culture?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a part of self-identity?

Question 25 25. Which of the following resulted from the consolidation of power in the modern world?

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Question 26 26. The fact that Ancient Greece traded Olive Oil is an example of which of the following?

Question 27 27. How does concentrating on the story help remember dates?

Question 28 28. In the analogy of viewing historical knowledge as one's wardrobe, what are the coat hangers?

Question 29 29. Which of the following roles is part of a person's social identity?

Question 30 30. A nation state is a system that organizes people around what?

NYSTCE Social Studies: Historical Terms & Concepts Chapter Exam Instructions

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