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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 Economics
               are things you would like to have but do not need.
  1. service
  2. wants
  3. needs
  4. goods
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 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 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 American Revolution
Where did General Washington spend the winter of 1777?
  1. Lexington
  2. Concord
  3. Washington, DC
  4. Valley Forge
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 US Government
What is the national bird?
  1. the crow
  2. the bald eagle
  3. the wild turkey
  4. the red cardinal
Grade 3 Executive Branch
How long can the President hold office?
  1. 2 terms or 4 yrs.
  2. 2 terms or 10 yrs.
  3. 2 terms or 8 yrs.
Grade 3 US Laws and Amendments
A bill must be approved by a House or Senate                 before it can be brought to a floor vote.
  1. Panel
  2. Hearing
  3. Conference
  4. Committee
Grade 3 Economics
Services are something one person does for another.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 US Laws and Amendments
Who is responsible for creating a compromise if the two chambers of Congress pass different versions of a bill?
  1. The Senate
  2. The President
  3. The Conference Commitee
  4. The House of Representatives
Grade 3 Economics
A person who buys goods or services is called a consumer
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Bodies of Water and Continents
How many continents are on Earth?
  1. 3
  2. 10
  3. 7
  4. 5
Grade 3 Bodies of Water and Continents
What is the oldest mountain range?
  1. Alps
  2. Rockies
  3. Himalayas
  4. Appalachians
Grade 3 Bodies of Water and Continents
On which continent is the smallest mountain found?
  1. Africa
  2. Australia
  3. North America
  4. South America
Grade 3 American Revolution
How many terms did Washington serve as President?
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 4
  4. 5
Grade 3 Bodies of Water and Continents
What is the name of the tallest free standing mountain?
  1. Denali
  2. Mt. Everst
  3. Mt. Wycheproof
  4. Mt. Kilimanjaro
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