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Grade 6 Themes of Geography
What unit is used to measure lines of longitude?
  1. hour
  2. percentage
  3. degrees
  4. centimetre
Grade 6 Legislative Branch
The Legislative Branch (or Congress) is made of up which two bodies?
  1. The President and Supreme Court justices
  2. The Senate and the President
  3. The House of Representatives and the President
  4. The Senate and the House of Representatives
Grade 6 Themes of Geography
Which are useful for measuring position north or south of the equator?
  1. lines of latitude
  2. lines of longitude
  3. index contours
  4. map legends
Grade 6 World History
A Monarchy and Dictatorship are different in that:
  1. Monarchy is ruled by someone who forces their way to power and Dictators come to power because their parent's were in power.
  2. Monarchy has a constitution and Dictatorships do not have a constitution.
  3. Monarchs are appointed by a higher power and Dictators are appointed through voting.
  4. Monarchy is ruled by a king or queen and Dictators take power by force.
Grade 6 Islam
Like Judaism, Islam is a                 religion.
  1. Polytheistic
  2. Monotheistic
  3. Atheistic
  4. All of these
Grade 6 Map Components
Grade 6 Dynastic China
Grade 6 US Laws and Amendments
The first ten amendments to the Constitution are called
  1. Freedom of speech
  2. Freedom of the press
  3. The Bill of Rights
  4. The first ten amendments
Grade 6 Ancient History
Which continents produced the first civilizations, first towns and first new ideas?
  1. Europe and Antarctica
  2. South America and North America
  3. Africa and Asia
  4. Europe and Russia
Grade 6 US Laws and Amendments
The United States Constitution                                                
  1. explains how our state governments are set up.
  2. has not changed since 1791.
  3. is the basis for all our laws.
  4. gives the national government unlimited powers.
Grade 6 Democratic Foundations
What was the United States' first constitution called?
  1. The Bill of Rights
  2. Congress
  3. The Articles of Confederation
  4. The Declaration of Independence
Grade 6 Greece
What two city-states joined forces in 480 BC when the Persian King Xerxes decided to attack?
  1. Athens and Corinth
  2. Sparta and Corinth
  3. Athens and Sparta
  4. Corinth and Sparta
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