____ 1. What are lines that measure a location’s distance north or south of the equator called?
____ 2. According to the map, which state is nearest to Oklahoma?
____ 3. According to the map, which states border Oklahoma on the east?
____ 4. According to the map, what states border Oklahoma on the south and west?
____ 5. Based on the data on the map, which statement explains a geographical feature of Oklahoma?
____ 6. Oklahoma has a number of mountain ranges, including all of the following except
____ 7. How many geographic regions does Oklahoma have?
____ 8. According to the map, what is the western-most county in Oklahoma?
____ 9. According to the map, what is the southern-most county in Oklahoma?
____ 10. According to the map, how many counties border Texas?
____ 11. According to the map, what state borders the fewest number of Oklahoma counties?
____ 12. The Red Bed Plains has a number of cities, including all of the following except
____ 13. In which geographic region did the Osage Indians become wealthy from the discovery of oil?
____ 14. A number of metals, which in the past were important to Oklahoma’s economy, are no longer mined in the state, including all of the following except
____ 15. What is the most important aquifer in Oklahoma?
____ 16. Which river carries most of Oklahoma’s runoff water?
____ 17. Which area of Oklahoma has deeper rivers with a more rapid flow?
____ 18. Which river in Oklahoma receives water from the Boggy, Blue, North Fork, Washita, and Kiamichi rivers?
____ 19. What type of climate does Oklahoma have?
____ 20. According to the map, which statement best describes Oklahoma’s precipitation?
____ 21. According to the map, what Oklahoma city has the highest average January temperatures?
____ 22. According to the map, what is the average July temperature in Oklahoma’s panhandle?
____ 23. According to the map, what city has the highest average July temperatures?
____ 24. According to the map, what river forms the southern border of Oklahoma?
____ 25. According to the map, from what state does the Arkansas River enter Oklahoma?
____ 26. According to the data on the map, which statement describes waterways in Oklahoma?
____ 27. Fossil fuels found in Oklahoma include all of the following except
____ 28. What is the name of the scientists who study the origin and development of man?
____ 29. What are items used by ancient peoples, e.g., pottery, weapons, tools, and jewelry, called?
____ 30. From where do most scientists believe the ancestors of American Indians originated?
____ 31. Which statement best explains the information on the map?
____ 32. According to the map, how far south did the people who came to North America via the Bering Strait move?
____ 33. Which characteristic describes the earliest peoples in North America?
____ 34. Archaeologists use a variety of scientific methods to determine the age of artifacts, including all of the following except
____ 35. What was the most significant consequence of big game hunters following animals?
____ 36. Game animals in prehistoric Oklahoma included all of the following except
____ 37. In what county have scientists discovered evidence of prehistoric hunters in Oklahoma?
____ 38. What inference can best be drawn about the Folsom people from the spear points found at the Cooper site in Oklahoma?
____ 39. In what Oklahoma county have Folsom sites been found?
____ 40. What artifact is associated with the Paleo Period?
____ 41. Large animals, like the mastodon, may have become extinct for all of the following reasons except
____ 42. Paleo people include all of the following groups except
____ 43. Examples of Archaic sites in Oklahoma include all of the following places except
____ 44. Which group of people were the first to use the bow and arrow?
____ 45. Why did the Early Plains Indians become nomadic?
____ 46. Tribes of American Indians who lived in Oklahoma during the early days of Spanish exploration included all of the following except
____ 47. What group of Indians did Francisco Coronado refer to as “truthful and honorable?”
____ 48. On his way from Florida to Fort Smith, Arkansas, near the eastern Oklahoma border, Hernando de Soto encountered all of the following Indians except the
____ 49. What fierce nomadic hunting tribe of Indians did Bernard de La Harpe encounter?
____ 50. What did American Indians use black-eyed susan root for?
____ 51. Why did European countries want to find a shorter route to the Far East?
____ 52. What group of explorers established a settlement called Vinland?