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History 7 SOL Practice

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The invention of electric lighting and telephone service increased -
a.
immigration
c.
racial segregation
b.
westward expansion
d.
industrial growth
 

 2. 

According to Booker T. Washington, what would help African Americans gain equality?
a.
Holding protests and strikes
c.
Working longer and harder
b.
Learning skills and trades
d.
Attending meetings and elections
 

 3. 

Which industry contributed to the growth of this city?

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a.
Meatpacking
c.
Automobile
b.
Steel
d.
Cotton
 

 4. 

After Reconstruction, the system of segregation was supported by -
a.
Civil rights laws
c.
Prohibition laws
b.
Jim Crow laws
d.
Immigration laws
 

 5. 

Which of the following best completes this diagram?

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a.
Assembly line
c.
Progressive reforms
b.
Women’s suffrage movement
d.
Mechanization of agriculture
 

 6. 

The purpose of the 18th Amendment was to -
a.
Stop alcohol sales
c.
Prevent child labor
b.
Grant women suffrage
d.
Raise factory wages
 

 7. 

Janie Porter Barrett modeled her settlement house on the one founded by -

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a.
Eleanor Roosevelt
c.
Susan B. Anthony
b.
Georgia O’Keeffe
d.
Jane Addams
 

 8. 

This painting by Jacob Lawrence shows people during the -

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a.
Spanish American War
c.
Great Depression
b.
Harlem Renaissance
d.
Great Migration
 

 9. 

One result of the Spanish American War was that the United States -
a.
gained control of Mexico
c.
adopted a containment policy
b.
became a world power
d.
became allied with Russia
 

 10. 

The people listed in this box were -

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a.
poets
c.
painters
b.
writers
d.
musicians
 

 11. 

Which of the following was a result of Prohibition in the 1920s?
a.
More jobs on farms
c.
Growth of organized crime
b.
Fall of the stock market
d.
Less unemployment in cities
 

 12. 

Why did African Americans move from the South to these states between 1910 and 1930?

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a.
The climate was better.
c.
The housing was free.
b.
There were fewer taxes.
d.
There were more jobs.
 

 13. 

One reason the United States became involved in World War I was because of its close political and economic ties to -
a.
Austria-Hungary
c.
Great Britain
b.
India
d.
Russia
 

 14. 

During World War II, Germany declared war on the United States just after the United States had -
a.
left the war in France.
c.
attacked Great Britain.
b.
invaded North Africa.
d.
gone to war with Japan.
 

 15. 

During the 1930s, American foreign policy emphasized neutrality, but this position changed when the United States began -
a.
firing on German warships.
c.
supplying weapons to Japan.
b.
sending soldiers to Europe.
d.
giving economic aid to the Allies.
 

 16. 

This arrow is pointing to an island that was important in World War II because it was where -

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a.
the United States defeated the Japanese navy
c.
Germany invaded the Hawaiian Islands
b.
the Soviet Union lost several submarines
d.
Japan halted the United States advance
 

 17. 

Which of these headlines would most likely have appeared during World War II?

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a.
Banks Fail
c.
Lusitania Sinks
b.
Women Vote
d.
Normandy Invaded
 

 18. 

During World War II, Americans supported the war effort by -
a.
conserving resources
c.
buying more food products
b.
protecting large cities
d.
building houses for returning soldiers
 

 19. 

During World War II, the people in this photograph were relocated to interment camps by the United States government because of -

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a.
age
c.
race
b.
citizenship status
d.
economic needs
 

 20. 

Which post-World War II conflict ended with neither side winning?
a.
North Korea against South Korea
c.
East Berlin against West Berlin
b.
The United States against Panama
d.
Hungary against the Soviet Union
 

 21. 

After World War II, which country gave large amounts of financial aid to rebuild European countries?
a.
Soviet Union
c.
France
b.
United States
d.
Italy
 

 22. 

This picture would most likely be found in a book titled -

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a.
Responses to Environment Challenges
c.
Industrialization of the European Economy
b.
Post-World War II Europe
d.
How Technology Changed Modern Warfare
 

 23. 

The best title for this list is -

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a.
GI Bill of Rights
c.
Selective Service
b.
Social Security
d.
Civil Rights Act
 

 24. 

The United Nations was established in 1945 in order to -
a.
prevent future wars
c.
oppose atomic weapons
b.
punish the Axis Powers
d.
limit Soviet influence
 

 25. 

How did the Baby Boom change life in the United States?
a.
Child labor increased.
c.
More people moved to large cities.
b.
Fewer new homes were built.
d.
The population grew quickly.
 

 26. 

What do the circular lines on this Cold War map from the Kennedy presidency most likely represent?

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a.
The distance places could fly without refueling
c.
The weather patterns in the area
b.
The impact of earthquakes on the region
d.
The reach of nuclear missiles
 

 27. 

Which phrase completes this diagram?

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a.
banking services
c.
satellite systems
b.
transportation systems
d.
education programs
 

 28. 

One major effect of telecommunication technology is that it has -
a.
slowed improvements in transportation
c.
increased access to information
b.
improved the possibilities for peace
d.
reduced the need for education
 

 29. 

Which of the following inventions had the greatest impact on westward expansion?
a.
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c.
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b.
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d.
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 30. 

Which city completes the list?

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a.
Pittsburgh
c.
Atlanta
b.
Los Angeles
d.
St. Louis
 

 31. 

Which two numbers on this map identify noncontiguous states?

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a.
1 and 2
c.
5 and 6
b.
3 and 4
d.
7 and 8
 

 32. 

This advancement in transportation would most likely have resulted in more -

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a.
worker safety
c.
natinal markets
b.
wheat production
d.
government spending
 

 33. 

In which numbered region is Santa Fe located?

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a.
1
c.
3
b.
2
d.
4
 

 34. 

All of the following helped change the United States from an agricultural to an industrial nation EXCEPT -
a.
new inventions
c.
labor force
b.
free land
d.
raw materials
 

 35. 

Which of the following completes this diagram?

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a.
The Fair Deal
c.
The New Frontier
b.
The Great Society
d.
The New Deal
 

 36. 

Which of these did NOT occur after World War II?
a.
Consumer goods were rationed.
c.
Labor unions merged.
b.
American bought products on credit.
d.
The technology industry boomed.
 

 37. 

In 1961, the Freedom Riders rode buses to -
a.
demonstrate in support of equal rights for women.
c.
expose illegal segregation practices in the South.
b.
protest the expansion of American involvement in Vietnam.
d.
raise environmental awareness of automobile pollution.
 

 38. 

In Brown v. Board of Education, the United States Supreme Court held that -
a.
public schools could be segregated.
c.
all children should attend school.
b.
separate but equal schools were not acceptable.
d.
schools should be given equal amounts of money.
 

 39. 

In which industry did Guglielmo Marconi and David Sarnoff work?
a.
Communications
c.
Transportation
b.
Steel
d.
Textiles
 

 40. 

President Franklin D. Roosevelt was telling the American people that -

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a.
help was coming from the business community.
c.
World War II would soon be over.
b.
the coutnry should worry about a revolution.
d.
the country could survive the Great Depression.
 



 
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