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TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Foundation of Social Studies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If you hate having neighbors which type of map can help you figure out the best place to live?

Question 2 2. The analogy of spoiled milk in a cake best describes which of the following?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a pitfall of historical research?

Question 4 4. A historian seeking to explain the movement of a phenomenon over geography would most likely use which of the following?

Question 5 5. If you need to know the capital of Brazil, which type of map should you turn to?

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Question 6 6. Who do you think benefitted the most from the forgery of the Tanaka Memorial?

Question 7 7. How did the adherence to one historical perspective lead to the Nazis gaining power in Germany?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a secondary source?

Question 9 9. Which of the following could be a clue that a coin is faulty or a fake?

Question 10 10. What are the three core skills involved in critical thinking?

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Question 11 11. How was the subject of slavery in the United States taught to schoolchildren in the 1940s?

Question 12 12. Using a sports analogy, which of these best describes the concept of historical perspective?

Question 13 13. Which statement best describes the role of bias in primary sources?

Question 14 14. If your ears tend to pop and hurt at high altitudes, which type of map can tell you what places to avoid?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is an example of changing styles that help historians determine where in time (or place) a particular item belongs?

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Question 16 16. Why is a Roman coin dated '45 BC' not to be trusted?

Question 17 17. What is an anecdote?

Question 18 18. Why is it a good idea to do some basic research on the overview of a situation?

Question 19 19. Which of these is a primary source?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 21 21. What is a benefit of secondary sources?

Question 22 22. Which of these visual aids is an example of an image that a historian did NOT create, but would still find useful?

Question 23 23. Heinrich Schliemann used his knowledge of Homer to find which ancient site?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a primary source?

Question 25 25. Which of these is an example of why knowing more about the general historical situation would be important?

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. Which of these would be most useful in helping a historian explain the growth of a city over time?

Question 28 28. What is a danger of too many secondary sources?

Question 29 29. A student is writing a research question. What should his/her first step be?

Question 30 30. Skepticism:

TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Foundation of Social Studies Chapter Exam Instructions

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