history Test ch 1&2.txt

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6th grade history test ch 1&2 New World History & Geography
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  1. What is the vast evergreen forest region of the north?
    taiga
  2. What is a narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water?
    Bering Strait
  3. what is the world's largest bay?
    Hudson Bay
  4. What is the smallest, coldest ocean?
    Arctic Ocean
  5. What are the vast, frozen plains located mostly within the arctic circle?
    Tundra
  6. What is the coldest region in the north called?
    Frigid Zone
  7. what is the name of the ground that is permanently frozen?
    Permafrost
  8. what is the point beyond which no trees can grow called?
    Timberline
  9. what is the world's largest gulf?
    gulf of Mexico
  10. what is the name of the world�s largest island
    Greenland
  11. what continent is the third largest?
    North America
  12. what is the name of the area between the North Pole and the northern timberline?
    Arctic
  13. what is the highest peak in North America?
    Mt McKinley
  14. what is the large mass of ice that flows slowly overland?
    glaciers
  15. who is known as America�s great storyteller?
    Will Rogers
  16. who was one of America's greatest athletes?
    Jim Thorpe
  17. Who was the famous English missionary to the Canadian Inuits and their neighbors?
    Sir. Winfred Grenfell
  18. What is the region connecting North and South America and the many islands rising up out of the Caribbean sea?
    Central America
  19. Who were the most famous Indians in South America?
    Incas
  20. What is the narrow body of water that separates Russia from Alaska?
    Bering Strait
  21. what is the movement of a group of people or animals from one part of the world to the next?
    Migration
  22. what is dried meat that was pounded together with fat and berries called?
    pemmican
  23. what is the record of what has happened to mankind?
    history
  24. what are the trees that do not lose their leaves called?
    Evergreen
  25. what is the "way of life" of a group of people called?
    culture
  26. what is the setting in which certain types of plants and animals thrive called?
    habitat
  27. what is the study of the earth?
    geography
  28. What do the people who live in Greenland or the Canadian Arctic call themselves?
    Inuits
  29. what Indian group of Central American had one of the most advanced early civilizations of the Western Hemisphere?
    Maya Indians
  30. what is a long, hooded jacket made of different types of fur called?
    parkas
  31. what is the animal that has shaped the landscape of North America more than any other animal?
    beaver
  32. who are the most famous Indians who lived in Mexico?
    Aztecs
    • 1. North America
    • 2. Pacific Ocean
    • 3. Atlanict Ocean
    • 4. South America
    • 5. Africa
    • 6. Arctic Ocean
    • 7. Europe
    • 8. Asia
    • 9. Indean Ocean
    • 10. Pasific Ocean
    • 11. Antarctica
    • 1. Amazon River
    • 2. Isthmus of Panama
    • 3. Atacama Desert
    • 4. Andes Mountains
    • 5. Cape Horn
    • 6. Strait of Magella
    • 7. Tierra del Fuego
    • 1. Alaska
    • 2. Arctic Ocean
    • 3. Baffin Island
    • 4. Greenland
    • 5. Rocky Mountains
    • 6. Pasific Ocean
    • 7. California
    • 8. Yucatan Peninnsala
    • 9. West Indeas
    • 10. Florida
    • 11. Appalachian Mountains
    • 12. Island of Newfoundland
    • 13. Atlantic Ocean
    • 14. Victorian Island
    • 1. Bering Strait
    • 2. Mackenzie River
    • 3. Great Bear Lake
    • 4. Great Slave Lake
    • 5. Grat Salt Lake
    • 6. Great Basin Desert
    • 7. Colorado River
    • 8. Rio Grande
    • 9. Gulf of Mexico
    • 10. Mississippi River
    • 11. Missouri River
    • 12. Great Lakes
    • 13. St. Lawrence River
    • 14. Caribeean Sea
    • 1. Canada
    • 2. US
    • 3. Mexico
    • 4. Bahamas
    • 5. Cuba
    • 6. Nicaragua
    • 7. Panama
    • 1. Venezuela
    • 2. Brazil
    • 3. Peru
    • 4. Chile
    • 5. Argentina

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