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Grade 3 US Geography
What is New York's nickname?
  1. The Empire State
  2. The Granite State
  3. The Apple State
Grade 3 American Revolution
During the American Revolution, George Washington did what?
  1. Wrote the Declaration of Independence
  2. Commanded the Continental Army
  3. Left the country
  4. Participated in the Boston Tea Party
Grade 3 Mesopotamia
Which city had a large terraced garden?
  1. Ephesus
  2. Nineveh
  3. Alexandria
Grade 3 Economics
Services are something one person does for another.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 US Geography
What is Pennsylvania's nickname?
  1. The Buckeye State
  2. The Vounteer State
  3. The Keystone State
Grade 3 US Geography
What is Virginia's nickname?
  1. The First State
  2. The Empire State
  3. The Old Dominion State
Grade 3 Economics
               are things you would like to have but do not need.
  1. service
  2. wants
  3. needs
  4. goods
Grade 3 US Government
What is the national bird?
  1. the crow
  2. the bald eagle
  3. the wild turkey
  4. the red cardinal
Grade 3 Economics
A person who buys goods or services is called a consumer
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Legislative Branch
How many members are the in the House of Representatives?
  1. 435
  2. 534
  3. 345
Grade 3 Legislative Branch
How many members are there in the Senate?
  1. 100 members; 3 from each state
  2. 435 members; 2 from each state
  3. 100 members; 2 from each state
Grade 3 US Government
According to myth, who sewed the first American flag?
  1. Uncle Sam
  2. Betsy Ross
  3. Ben Franklin
  4. George Washington
Grade 3 American Revolution
Where did General Washington spend the winter of 1777?
  1. Lexington
  2. Concord
  3. Washington, DC
  4. Valley Forge
Grade 3 Economics
A plan for how you spend and save your money is called a               ?
  1. budget
  2. bank
  3. poll
  4. test
Grade 3 Economics
                is the value of the thing you give up when you choose one thing over another.
  1. value
  2. opportunity cost
  3. abundance
  4. scarcity
Grade 3 The Presidents
In 1864, Lincoln gave which general command over all of the Union armies?
  1. William Tecumseh Sherman
  2. George McClellan
  3. Ulysses S. Grant
  4. Robert E. Lee
Grade 3 Bodies of Water and Continents
How many continents are on Earth?
  1. 3
  2. 10
  3. 7
  4. 5
Grade 3 The Frontier
What is the name of the law that allowed people to claim Unassigned Lands?
  1. Dawes Act
  2. Land Runs
  3. Homestead Act
  4. Unassigned Lands Law
Grade 3 Map Components
The                        are Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, and Southwest.
  1. cardinal directions
  2. compass rose
  3. title
  4. intermediate directions
Grade 3 Economics
                is what something is worth to a person.
  1. opportunity cost
  2. scarcity
  3. good
  4. value
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