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Nerd Herd SS 1

Social Studies study pack 1 for academic team

Q. What is the name for the time in American history after the Civil War when laws were passed to rebuild the nation and bring the Southern states back into the Union? A.Reconstruction
Q. Who murdered Abraham Lincoln? A. John Wilkes Boothe
Q. Who was the first American to step on the moon? A. Neil Armstrong
Q. Who was the explorer and pioneer who blazed the trail to Kentucky that was later known as the Wilderness Road? A. Daniel Boone
Q. Who was the man who invented the lightbulb? A. Thomas Edison
Q. In which country is Mount Fuji found? A. Japan
Q. Name the leader of the Cuban Revolution who has ruled Cuba since 1959? A. Fidel Castro
Q.“FDA warns about contaminated juice” was a newspaper headline last summer. For what does FDA stand? A. Food and Drug Administration
Q. What is the smallest of the earth’s four oceans? A. Arctic Ocean
Q. On what continent is Libya located? A. Africa
Q. The fairy tale “Cinderella” is native to the folk literature of what country? A. France
Q. Who is noted as having said “. . . that these dead shall not have died in vain, that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom . . . and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”? A. Abraham Lincoln
Q. On which continent is Lake Chad located? A. Africa
Q. In which state is Olympic National Park located? A. Washington
Q. What town was the first permanent English settlement in America? It was founded in 1607. A. Jameston (VA)
Q.Did the North or South win the battle of Gettysburg? A. North
Q. Did the North or South win the battle of Bull Run? A. South
Q. How many continents are there? A. 7
Q. Is the Appalachian Trail in the northen or southern part of the state of Georgia? A. Northern
Q. Is Brasstown Bald in the northern or southern part of the state of Georgia A. Northern
Q. Is the Okefenokee Swamp located in the northern or southern part of the state of Georgia? A. Southern
Q. Is Stone Mountain located in the northern or southern part of Georgia? A. Northern
Q. What is the longest river in South America? A. Amazon
Q. Which island country lies just off of the coast of India? A. Sri Lanka
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