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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) United States (Local) Questions

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Grade 8 Mississippi
Who established the Piney Woods School?
  1. Theodore Bilbo
  2. Laurence C. Jones
  3. James K. Vardaman
  4. Hernando De Soto Money
Grade 8 Mississippi
Alcorn A&M was what?
  1. America's first agricultural mechanical college for blacks
  2. the first university to allow women to attend
  3. the very first university ever built in Mississippi
  4. The last university to accept blacks
Grade 8 Mississippi
Which of the following was a coeducational state teachers' college for blacks?
  1. Tougaloo College
  2. The University of Mississippi
  3. State Normal School
  4. Jackson College
Grade 8 Georgia
The Freedmen's Bureau established Clarke Atlanta University and which other school?
  1. The Georgia Institute of Technology
  2. University of Georgia
  3. Morehouse College
  4. Berry College
Grade 8 Louisiana
Which Natural Disaster is most common in Louisiana?
  1. Tornado
  2. Ice Storm
  3. Hurricane
  4. Earthquake
Grade 8 Louisiana
What states border Louisiana?
  1. Mississippi, Texas, Arkansas
  2. California, Florida, Georgia
  3. New York, Illinois, Michigan
  4. Illinois, Oklahoma, Nebraska
Grade 8 Louisiana
Which river is most important to the History of Louisiana?
  1. Calcasieu River
  2. Mississippi River
  3. Pearl River
  4. Sabine River
Grade 8 Arkansas
Who helped establish the Missouri Compromise line?
  1. Andrew Jackson
  2. Henry Clay
  3. Thomas Jefferson
  4. Donald Trump
Grade 8 Louisiana
Which answer is NOT one of the 3 parts of the Mississippi floodplan?
  1. Natural Levees
  2. Swamp
  3. Passes
  4. Calcasieu River
Grade 8 Louisiana
In which of the 8 natural regions of the United States is Louisiana located?
  1. Gulf Coastal Plain
  2. Blue Ridge
  3. Cumberland Plateu
  4. Hghland Rim
Grade 8 Louisiana
Which river flows through our great city of Lake Charles?
  1. Cane River
  2. Pearl River
  3. Calcasieu River
  4. Choctaw River
Grade 8 Mississippi
Men in early Hattiesburg were interested in these organizations that have local branches:
  1. Chapter Societies
  2. Literary Societies
  3. Teachers
  4. Labor Unions
Grade 8 Mississippi
Hattiesburg is built on the junction of two rivers. What are they?
  1. Mississippi and Pearl Rivers
  2. Leaf and Bouie Rivers
  3. Little Black and Tombigbee Rivers
  4. Amazon and Nile Rivers
Grade 8 United States (Local)
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