Ch2-5 Multiple Choice



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Ch2-5

Multiple Choice

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

____ 1. What are lines that measure a location’s distance north or south of the equator called?



A)

degrees

B)

latitude

C)

longitude

D)

time zones


____ 2. According to the map, which state is nearest to Oklahoma?



A)

Arizona

B)

Nebraska

C)

North Carolina

D)

Ohio

____ 3. According to the map, which states border Oklahoma on the east?



A)

Arkansas and Missouri

B)

Colorado and New Mexico

C)

Louisiana and Arkansas

D)

Texas and New Mexico

____ 4. According to the map, what states border Oklahoma on the south and west?



A)

Arkansas and Missouri

B)

Colorado and New Mexico

C)

Louisiana and Arkansas

D)

Texas and New Mexico

____ 5. Based on the data on the map, which statement explains a geographical feature of Oklahoma?



A)

Oklahoma is north of Texas.

B)

Oklahoma is part of a giant grassland.

C)

Oklahoma is located on the Great Plains.

D)

Oklahoma experiences frequent tornadoes.

____ 6. Oklahoma has a number of mountain ranges, including all of the following except



A)

Arbuckle.

B)

Ouachita.

C)

Rocky.

D)

Wichita.

____ 7. How many geographic regions does Oklahoma have?



A)

8

B)

9

C)

10

D)

11


____ 8. According to the map, what is the western-most county in Oklahoma?



A)

Cimarron

B)

Harper

C)

McCurtain

D)

Ottawa

____ 9. According to the map, what is the southern-most county in Oklahoma?



A)

Bryan

B)

Jefferson

C)

Marshall

D)

McCurtain

____ 10. According to the map, how many counties border Texas?



A)

15

B)

16

C)

17

D)

18

____ 11. According to the map, what state borders the fewest number of Oklahoma counties?



A)

Arkansas

B)

Colorado

C)

Kansas

D)

Texas

____ 12. The Red Bed Plains has a number of cities, including all of the following except



A)

Guthrie.

B)

Ponca City.

C)

Stillwater.

D)

Tulsa.

____ 13. In which geographic region did the Osage Indians become wealthy from the discovery of oil?



A)

High Plains

B)

Ozark Plateau

C)

Red Bed Plains

D)

Sandstone Hills

____ 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



A)

coal.

B)

lead.

C)

manganese.

D)

zinc.

____ 15. What is the most important aquifer in Oklahoma?



A)

Garber-Wellington

B)

Ogallala

C)

Rush Spring

D)

Sandstone

____ 16. Which river carries most of Oklahoma’s runoff water?



A)

Arkansas

B)

Blue

C)

Red

D)

Washita

____ 17. Which area of Oklahoma has deeper rivers with a more rapid flow?



A)

East

B)

North

C)

South

D)

West

____ 18. Which river in Oklahoma receives water from the Boggy, Blue, North Fork, Washita, and Kiamichi rivers?



A)

Arkansas

B)

Canadian

C)

Illinois

D)

Red

____ 19. What type of climate does Oklahoma have?



A)

humid continental

B)

humid subtropical

C)

steppe

D)

tundra


____ 20. According to the map, which statement best describes Oklahoma’s precipitation?



A)

Western Oklahoma experiences droughts.

B)

Eastern Oklahoma receives more precipitation.

C)

Precipitation is equally distributed in Oklahoma.

D)

Oklahoma City receives more precipitation than Stillwater.


____ 21. According to the map, what Oklahoma city has the highest average January temperatures?



A)

Ardmore

B)

Oklahoma City

C)

Muscogee

D)

Tulsa

____ 22. According to the map, what is the average July temperature in Oklahoma’s panhandle?



A)

below 82

B)

82-83

C)

83-84

D)

above 84

____ 23. According to the map, what city has the highest average July temperatures?



A)

Ardmore

B)

Enid

C)

Oklahoma City

D)

Tulsa


____ 24. According to the map, what river forms the southern border of Oklahoma?



A)

Arkansas

B)

Cimarron

C)

Red

D)

Washita

____ 25. According to the map, from what state does the Arkansas River enter Oklahoma?



A)

Arkansas

B)

Colorado

C)

Kansas

D)

Missouri

____ 26. According to the data on the map, which statement describes waterways in Oklahoma?



A)

The rivers flood frequently.

B)

The rivers end at major cities.

C)

All parts of Oklahoma have rivers.

D)

A number of the rivers are unnavigable.

____ 27. Fossil fuels found in Oklahoma include all of the following except



A)

coal.

B)

oil.

C)

natural gas.

D)

wind.

____ 28. What is the name of the scientists who study the origin and development of man?



A)

anthropologists

B)

archaeologists

C)

economists

D)

sociologists

____ 29. What are items used by ancient peoples, e.g., pottery, weapons, tools, and jewelry, called?



A)

antiques

B)

artifacts

C)

fossils

D)

heirlooms

____ 30. From where do most scientists believe the ancestors of American Indians originated?



A)

Africa

B)

Asia

C)

Europe

D)

South America


____ 31. Which statement best explains the information on the map?



A)

The British Isles were islands.

B)

There is less land in the world today.

C)

There were no glaciers in the United States.

D)

The east coast of the United States has not changed.

____ 32. According to the map, how far south did the people who came to North America via the Bering Strait move?



A)

They moved as far south as Mexico.

B)

They moved as far south as Canada.

C)

They moved as far south as Central America.

D)

They moved as far south as the United States.

____ 33. Which characteristic describes the earliest peoples in North America?



A)

They were nomads.

B)

They were farmers.

C)

They were fishermen.

D)

They were gatherers.

____ 34. Archaeologists use a variety of scientific methods to determine the age of artifacts, including all of the following except



A)

carbon dating.

B)

DNA.

C)

diaries.

D)

fluorine dating.

____ 35. What was the most significant consequence of big game hunters following animals?



A)

People began to trade.

B)

People ran out of food.

C)

People found new places to settle.

D)

People moved deeper into North America.

____ 36. Game animals in prehistoric Oklahoma included all of the following except



A)

bison.

B)

camels.

C)

mastodons.

D)

rabbits.

____ 37. In what county have scientists discovered evidence of prehistoric hunters in Oklahoma?



A)

Atoka

B)

Cimarron

C)

Washita

D)

Woods

____ 38. What inference can best be drawn about the Folsom people from the spear points found at the Cooper site in Oklahoma?



A)

They were mobile.

B)

They killed large animals.

C)

They were master craftsmen.

D)

They made spears from local materials.

____ 39. In what Oklahoma county have Folsom sites been found?



A)

Carter County

B)

Cimarron County

C)

Harper County

D)

LeFlore County

____ 40. What artifact is associated with the Paleo Period?



A)

camel bones

B)

deer bones

C)

java bones

D)

squirrel bones

____ 41. Large animals, like the mastodon, may have become extinct for all of the following reasons except



A)

a change in climate.

B)

an extreme drought.

C)

overhunting by early people.

D)

disease brought by European explorers.

____ 42. Paleo people include all of the following groups except



A)

Clovis.

B)

Dalton.

C)

Folsom.

D)

Wichita.

____ 43. Examples of Archaic sites in Oklahoma include all of the following places except



A)

Arbuckle Mountains.

B)

Burnham.

C)

Kenton.

D)

Pumpkin Creek.

____ 44. Which group of people were the first to use the bow and arrow?



A)

Archaic

B)

Early Plains Indians

C)

Paleo

D)

Woodland

____ 45. Why did the Early Plains Indians become nomadic?



A)

They wanted to find a different source of food.

B)

They began trading with several tribes of Indians.

C)

They could not farm because the climate became too dry.

D)

They became trappers and followed animals for their furs.

____ 46. Tribes of American Indians who lived in Oklahoma during the early days of Spanish exploration included all of the following except



A)

Apache.

B)

Cherokee.

C)

Kaw.

D)

Wichita.

____ 47. What group of Indians did Francisco Coronado refer to as “truthful and honorable?”



A)

Apache

B)

Pawnee

C)

Osage

D)

Wichita

____ 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



A)

Caddo.

B)

Quapaw.

C)

Waco.

D)

Wichita.

____ 49. What fierce nomadic hunting tribe of Indians did Bernard de La Harpe encounter?



A)

Osage

B)

Quapaw

C)

Tonkawa

D)

Waco

____ 50. What did American Indians use black-eyed susan root for?



A)

cure nausea

B)

cure colds

C)

heal sores

D)

relieve pain

____ 51. Why did European countries want to find a shorter route to the Far East?



A)

Goods would be cheaper.

B)

They could make more trips.

C)

The route they used was rough and dangerous.

D)

Sailors did not want to be away from home so long.

____ 52. What group of explorers established a settlement called Vinland?



A)

English

B)

French

C)

Spanish

D)

Vikings



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