5 Themes of Geography and Chapter 1 Test Review

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5 Themes of Geography and
Chapter 1 Test Review
Team Challenge!
• The board will start with position 1 and will rotate
clockwise each time a new question is asked.
• You may discuss with your table for the correct
answer but be careful not to give away the answer
to other teams!
• Write the correct answer on your dry erase boards
(Nice and big please!)
Question #1
In South Africa, people have stripped the surface
of diamonds and continue to mine
deeper for this valuable resource.
Location, Place, Movement, Region or H.E.I.?
Question #2
A G.P.S. (Global Positioning System) can use a
satellite to determine your latitude and
longitude to pinpoint where on the surface
of the earth someone or something is.
Location, Place, Movement, Region or H.E.I.?
Question #3
Most countries near the poles have an arctic
climate and are frozen nearly all year
round.
Location, Place, Movement, Region or H.E.I.?
Question #4
The United States and Canada dug a tunnel
beneath the Detroit River connecting the two
countries to make travel more easy.
Location, Place, Movement, Region or H.E.I.?
Question #5
The southern part of British Colombia in Canada,
Oregon, and Washington are considered the
Pacific Northwest because they are all on the west
coast and share the same climate characteristics
and rainy season.
Location, Place, Movement, Region or H.E.I.?
Question #6
Bananas, pineapples, and coconuts are exported
from Hawaii to the Continental United States
because it is difficult to grow them in most parts of
America.
Location, Place, Movement, Region or H.E.I.?
Question #7
Many people fled from Lebanon into Cyprus for
safety during the border conflict between Israel
and Lebanon in 2007.
Location, Place, Movement, Region or H.E.I.?
Question #8
If you see the White House, you know you are in
Washington D.C.. It is an important man-made
feature that can only be found there.
Location, Place, Movement, Region or H.E.I.?
Question #9
You can help someone find Wayne County by
telling them that it is in Southeast Michigan.
Location, Place, Movement, Region or H.E.I.?
Question #10
You can visit the Empire State building if you visit
New York City. It used to be the tallest building in
the world and can only be found there.
Location, Place, Movement, Region or H.E.I.?
Question #11
Our state capital, Lansing, Michigan can be found
at 42° 47' N latitude and 84° 36' W longitude.
Location, Place, Movement, Region or H.E.I.?
Question #12
People built the Blue Water Bridge to connect
Michigan in the United States with Ontario in
Canada. It stretches across Lake Huron to make
travel between the two countries easier.
Location, Place, Movement, Region or H.E.I.?
Question #13
Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, Lake Michigan, Lake
Erie, and Lake Superior are all considered part of
the Great Lakes water system. They are all freshwater lakes located in North America.
Location, Place, Movement, Region or H.E.I.?
Question #14
What important discovery did four teenagers make
at Lascaux, France, in 1940?
A. clay sculptures of an army of soldiers
B. a cave filled with paintings of animals
C. the stone wall of an ancient storage shed
D. a wooden stick used for throwing a spear
Write the letter of the correct answer!
Question #15
Which of these activities would an archaeologist
most likely do?
A. make maps
B. examine objects
C. read old newspapers
D. study Earth's features
Write the letter of the correct answer!
Question #16
People who study the past are most like
A. artists.
B. builders.
C. detectives.
D. Teachers
Write the letter of the correct answer!
Question #17
An object made or used by people in the past is
called
A. an artifact.
B. B. a document.
C. a ritual.
D. a theory
Write the letter of the correct answer!
Question #18
Why do historians read diaries and letters from the
past?
A. to agree on plans for the future
B. to compare their ideas of history
C. to learn to speak an ancient language
D. to find out what happened and why
Write the letter of the correct answer!
Question #19
Which of these is a human-made feature that a
geographer might study?
A. a cave
B. a road
C. a spear
D. a volcano
Write the letter of the correct answer!
Question #20
A prehistoric object is one that comes from a time
A. before history was written.
B. B. before people lived in cities.
C. before humans hunted animals.
D. before electricity was discovered
Write the letter of the correct answer!
Question #21
What is the evidence that prehistoric cave artists
built wood structures (scaffolding) to stand on?
A. Many trees grew in the area.
B. The ancient planks are still there.
C. Pictures of the scaffolding have been found.
D. Some paintings are too high to be reached from
the floor.
Write the letter of the correct answer!
Question #22
If ancient paintings were found in a cave, which of
these questions would be the hardest to answer?
A. Why did people paint in caves?
B. B. How did people make the paint?
C. What did people paint pictures of?
D. What did people use for paintbrushes?
Write the letter of the correct answer!
Question #23
Which clue to the past has been found near the
artwork displayed in parts of caves?
A. maps of the land nearby
B. masks in the shape of birds
C. prayer books for ceremonies
D. lamps for burning animal fat
Write the letter of the correct answer!
Question #24
About how long ago were the objects and art
described in this chapter created?
A. about 500–800 years ago
B. about 2,000–3,000 years ago
C. about 10,000–18,000 years ago
D. about 2 to 3 million years ago
Write the letter of the correct answer!
Question #25
Why are ancient handprints found on cave walls
very small?
A. The cave ceilings were very low.
B. The prints were made by children.
C. People long ago were not as big as people
today.
D. The smallest members of the group stayed
home to paint.
Write the letter of the correct answer!
Question #26
Which question about the past does cave art most
help to answer?
A. What did the people look like?
B. What animals lived in the area?
C. What language did people speak?
D. What did geometric shapes mean?
Write the letter of the correct answer!
Question #27
What do scientists think may have been the reason
why ancient artists made paint by grinding different
minerals and mixing the powder with fat or oil?
A. to find out which paint would last longest
B. to make different colors of paint for their art
C. to make the paint dry in different lengths of time
D. to use the paint in ceremonies for hunting different
animals
Write the correct answer!

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