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Research in Social Studies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following countries has the same perspective on World War II as most Americans?

Question 2 2. How did the adherence to one historical perspective lead to the Nazis gaining power in Germany?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a reason that Russians today often consider the Western Front to be a minor front during World War II?

Question 4 4. How was the subject of slavery in the United States taught to schoolchildren in the 1940s?

Question 5 5. Using a sports analogy, which of these best describes the concept of historical perspective?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following partially caused the fall of the Ming Dynasty?

Question 7 7. What is it called when historians create scenarios to critically examine the past?

Question 8 8. Why are cause and effect relationships so important to historians?

Question 9 9. This person's suntan made having a tan socially desirable.

Question 10 10. History's cause and effect relationships most closely resemble which of the following?

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Question 11 11. Social science research investigates:

Question 12 12. The third step of the scientific method:

Question 13 13. How many steps are in the scientific method?

Question 14 14. A hypothesis is:

Question 15 15. Social science research is used in:

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Question 16 16. What are some important characteristics of a good primary source of research?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a significant problem with secondary research?

Question 18 18. 'In this study, we found that red pens caused graders to increase the number of errors' is a statement most likely from:

Question 19 19. 'As found by Researcher 1, 2, and 3, the results indicate a strong correlation between ice cream and murder' is an example of a statement from:

Question 20 20. A good example of secondary research is:

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Question 21 21. Which is NOT a primary source?

Question 22 22. In the field of history, an opinion about the past is often called:

Question 23 23. How do we know George Washington was from Virginia?

Question 24 24. Which is NOT true of historical interpretations?

Question 25 25. Which is NOT a historical fact?

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Question 26 26. What types of historical information might be presented in a map?

Question 27 27. This graphic format is meant to sway voters and usually pokes fun at hotly debated issues.

Question 28 28. This type of graphic format presents historical data in segments that resemble a pizza.

Question 29 29. This type of graphic requires readers to pay attention to the length of bars used to present data.

Question 30 30. This type of graphic format is often considered the easiest to interpret.

Research in Social Studies Chapter Exam Instructions

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