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OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Human Systems Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a way that expansion and improvement of communication has affected the distribution of economic activity?

Question 2 2. Which of the following explanations is NOT true of a state?

Question 3 3. Although Jamaica has a national bobsleigh team that competed in the Winter Olympics, why isn't bobsledding considered part of its culture?

Question 4 4. What effect does population have on economic development?

Question 5 5. How did Canada, Mexico and the United States benefit from NAFTA?

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Question 6 6. What do we call the study of how people use culture to adapt to their environment?

Question 7 7. An area where several culture regions make up a larger area is called a culture _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT something that consistently improves when the economic development of a country improves?

Question 9 9. What is broadly defined as collaborations between the armed forces of two states?

Question 10 10. What is defined as holding supreme, autonomous power?

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Question 11 11. Why do geographers study the distribution of various religions in the world?

Question 12 12. Where were farms generally located hundreds of years ago?

Question 13 13. An area where several cultures have traits in common is called a culture _____.

Question 14 14. What do we call a union of states that have placed themselves under a centralized government authority?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT an effect that the development of digital technologies has had on human societies?

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Question 16 16. What do we call the study of how living things interact with their environment?

Question 17 17. An anthropologist studies a group of cultures from Central America and concludes that they're all essentially the same due to their common climate and ecosystem. Which of the following likely guided this anthropologist's thinking?

Question 18 18. Joel practices Judaism, but almost no one else in his town does. What would we call this area, relative to Joel's culture?

Question 19 19. What do we call shared cultural practices and perspectives that set a people group apart from others?

Question 20 20. What type of authority is defined as leaders being elevated by a system of law and given formalized power to enforce laws and policies?

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Question 21 21. Approximately how many languages exist in the world?

Question 22 22. What do we call a group of people with differences and similarities in physical and biological traits that are considered to be socially significant?

Question 23 23. Are people of the same race always of the same culture? Why or why not?

Question 24 24. What do we call the idea that the environment places limits on people?

Question 25 25. Can ethnocentrism be a barrier to understanding artifacts from other cultures? Why or why not?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is an example of material culture?

Question 27 27. The way that viral videos spread through the Internet is best described by which of the following terms?

Question 28 28. What do we call it when a cultural trend is spread from one segment of society to another?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT an effect that farming technology had on human societies?

Question 30 30. Which of the following disciplines does NOT take an interest in material culture?

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Human Systems Chapter Exam Instructions

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