Ged Social Studies Practice 10 - online test

What was the European cultural revolution from the 14th to the 17th century?
Due in large part to the availability of paper and the invention of movable type, the ______________ was a cultural revolution that spread across Europe from the 14th century to the 17th century.


Industrial Revolution



How does the US government limit the power and control of each branch?
The three branches of the US government use a system of _______ and ________ to limit the power and control of each branch.

amendments; statutes

checks; balances

legislation; election

appointment; committees

The House of Representatives consists of __________ members, while the Senate has ___________ members.

175, 50

435, 50

435, 100

200, 100

Who did American gain their independence from?
American colonialists defeated________ to gain their independence in 1783.




Great Britain

How can the constitution be changed?
The constitution can be altered through the passage of a / an _____________.





What was the transition to new manufacturing processes from the mid 1700’s to the mid 1800’s?
A period of great transition to a new manufacturing processes was called the ____________ ____________ and lasted from the mid 1700’s to the mid 1800’s.

industrial revolution

manufacturing era

New Deal

machine age

What is the form of government in which is elected by its citizens?
A __________ is a form of government in which the government is elected by its citizens.





During the American Civil War what was the name given to both the North and South?
The American Civil was Northern US States, known as the _____________, and the Southern US States, known as the __________.

Union; Constitutionalists

Confederate; Union

United States; Confederate

Union; Confederate

What did the 19th Amendment give women the right to?
Due the the passage of the 19th Amendment in the United States, women were granted the right to______ in 1920.


Own land


Bear arms

As result of the US Civil War, the 13th Amendment did what?
As a result of the US Civil War, the 13th Amendment was passed which ___________.

Pardoned the Confederate States

Banned slavery

Drew new districts

Gave slaves equal rights

What formed at the end of World War I to prevent further such wars?
At the end of World War I, the _________ was formed to prevent further such wars in the future.

Central Intelligence Agency

United Nations

League of Nations

Inter-parliamentary Union

In response to the Great Depression, the US government enacted a series of economic reforms known as the_______.

New Deal

Social Security Act

Square Deal

Back to Work Movement

As a result of the ____________, over 6 million Jews were killed in Europe.


Second World War

Bulkan Revolution

War of Roses

At the end of World War II, the US dropped two atomic bombs on____________.





After World War II, the League of Nations became the _______.

World Trade Organization

International Monetary Fund

European Union

United Nations

The Cold War was an ideological battle between the __________ and ____________.

United States and the Soviet Union

Unities States and Russians

United States and Cubans

United States and Koreans

The two main political parties in the US are the _________ and the__________.

Democrats; Reform

Republicans; Progressive

Democrats; Republicans

Republicans; Workers

___________deals with the performance, behavior, and structure of an economy as a whole unit.





________ is the increase in the general level of prices of goods and services in an economy over time.





This court order grants police the authority to enter private property to collect evidence for a crime.

Search warrant




Which of these cases banned segregation in public schools?

Plessy v. Ferguson

Dred Scott v. Sandford

Brown v. Board of Education

Roe v. Wade

Which of the following is NOT supported under the separation of church and state?

Practice any religion we want

Contribute money to a church

Have no religion at all

Be taxed to support a government sponsored church

What is the purpose of the Bill of Rights?

Guarantee the individual rights of citizens

Revise the Constitution

Specify the rights of the government

Clarify the property rights of landowners