Three School Survey Project

by
Frisbie Middle School, Rialto, California
Highland Middle School, Highland, Illinois
Lakeview Middle School, Greenville, South Carolina




Directions: Circle the correct answer.
  1. Which of the following continents is also a country?
    A. Africa
    B. North America
    C. Australia
    D. Asia

  2. Who was the Native American guide who helped in the discovery of a continental-wide United States?
    A. Pocahantas
    B. Sitting Bull
    C. Geronimo
    D. Sacajewea

  3. Lines of Longitude run in which direction on a map?
    A. Northeast to Northwest
    B. North to South
    C. Southeast to Northwest
    D. West to East

  4. The line at 0 degrees latitude is called the?
    A. Prime Meridian
    B. Hemisphere
    C. International Date Line
    D. Equator

  5. Where was the original United States Capital located?
    A. Philadelphia, PA
    B. New York, NY
    C. Washington, DC
    D. Boston, MA

  6. The line at 0 degrees longitude is called?
    A. Prime Meridian
    B. Hemisphere
    C. International Date Line
    D. Equator

  7. Which of the following individuals was not involved in the Women's Suffrage Movement which led to the passage of the 19th Amendment?
    A. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    B. Louisa May Alcott
    C. Susan B. Anthony
    D. Lucretia Mott

  8. Albania is a country in?
    A. Europe
    B. Yugoslavia
    C. Middle East
    D. Urcranium

  9. What is the approximate human population of the world?
    A. 4 billion
    B. 6 billion
    C. 8 billion
    D. 10 billion

  10. Which quadrant of the world contains North America?
    A. The Southeast
    B. The Northsouth
    C. The Northeast
    D. The Northwest

  11. What is the year of the first documented sale of African slaves in North America?
    A. 1860
    B. 1774
    C. 1619
    D. 1585

  12. Which quadrant of the world contains Asia?
    A. The Southeast
    B. The Northsouth
    C. The Northeast
    D. The Northwest

  13. A compass needle points in which direction at all times?
    A. North
    B. South
    C. East
    D. West

  14. Who was the first woman astronaut to "fly" in space?
    A. Christa McAuliffe
    B. Dr. Sally Ride
    C. Dr. Kathryn Sullivan
    D. Valentina Tereshkova

  15. Which of the following received the first Academy Award made to an Hispanic actor/actress?
    A. Rita Moreno, West Side Story
    B. Edward James Olmos, Stand And Deliver
    C. Rosie Perez, Do the Right Thing
    D. Jimmy Smits, Mi Familia




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