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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Social Studies Questions

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Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Which statement does NOT describe the location of Mesopotamia?
  1. in the Fertile Crescent
  2. along the Nile River
  3. along the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers
  4. north of the Arabian Desert
Grade 6 Ancient India
What was the first religion of India?
  1. Christianity
  2. Hinduism
  3. Buddahism
  4. Atheism
Grade 6 Medieval Europe
What was a major advantage in battle for the English over the French?
  1. the catapult
  2. the shield
  3. the longbow
  4. the canon
Grade 6 Themes of Geography
Grade 6 Mesopotamia

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Grade 6 Ancient History
Grade 6 Egypt
Which of these is the CORRECT order of Egyptian society from highest to lowest class?
  1. Pharaoh, Priests, Scribes, Merchants/Artisans, Slaves
  2. Pharaoh, Priests, Merchants/Artisans, Scribes, Slaves
  3. Pharaoh, Scribes, Merchants/Artisans, Priests, Slaves
  4. Priests, Pharaoh, Merchants/Artisans, Scribes, Slaves
Grade 6 China
How does the Yellow River (Huang He) get its name?
  1. It was named after an emperor
  2. Yellow was the favorite color of the person who named it
  3. Loess, a yellow dust, is found in the water
  4. The water is yellow
Grade 6 Ancient India
When the Indus River flooded nearby land it did what?
  1. Forced early settlers to become nomads
  2. Left behind rich, fertile soil perfect for farming
  3. Destroyed the Harappan civilization.
  4. Ruined crops
Grade 6 Ancient India
How did India's mountains and surrounding water influence its development?
  1. By providing contact with Asian lands.
  2. By encouraging invasions by other civilizations.
  3. By limiting contact between the subcontinent and the world.
  4. By providing unlimited contact with countries to the east and the west.
Grade 6 Ancient India
How do archaeologists know that Mohenjo-Daro was carefully planned?
  1. The fertile soil eventually turned into desert.
  2. Streets separated regular blocks of homes and buildings.
  3. The city was built on a flat plain.
  4. The city was used for farming instead of trade.
Grade 6 WWI
What other name is given to World War I?
  1. The Holocaust
  2. The Cold War
  3. The Russian Revolution
  4. The Great War
Grade 6 Greece
Who is Aristotle?
  1. A famous Greek philosopher
  2. An Athenian
  3. Alexander the Great's private teacher
  4. All of the above
Grade 6 Greece

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What is the Parthenon?
  1. The Acropolis
  2. The ruler of Athens
  3. A neighboring polis
  4. A temple dedicated to Athena
Grade 6 Ancient India
What evidence was found in Mohenjo-Daro that led archaeologist to believe that it had strong organization?
  1. Government documents
  2. The street grid layout
  3. Pictures of muscly leaders
  4. Cave drawings that said so
Grade 6 Egypt
Grade 6 Egypt
Why is the Rosetta Stone significant?
  1. It was the stone used to make canopic jars
  2. It was King Tut's throne
  3. It was used to translate hieroglyphs
  4. It had spells to be used in the passage to the afterlife
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