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Practice Test Social Studies – set 2

These questions are written by our Social Studies guru and are similar to the GED Test. Each question has four or five answer choices. Choose the best answer for each question.

 

Question 1 of 25

1. Bushido, the Japanese samurai code of conduct, most closely mirrors which other ethical system?
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2. Which of the following was the most significant long-term impact of the Crusades?
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3. Modern European towns mostly developed during which period of time?
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4. Russia put forth a large effort to conquer Turkey during the 1800s for what reason?
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5. What geographic feature serves as a common boundary between nations and states?
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6. What makes a nation “doubly” landlocked?
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7. What geographic feature has had the biggest impact on Polish history?
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8. What geographical features in China contributed to its isolated development?
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9. Why are both the Suez Canal and the Strait of Gibraltar important? 
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10. What impact has the Sahara desert had on the development of Africa?
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11. Why might someone choose to use a topographical map?
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12. What region of the world does Latin America refer to?
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13. Due to media influence, presidential campaigns now focus more on the candidates’:
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14. The 1938 Foreign Agents Registration Act targeted Public Relations pioneer Ivy Lee. What action of his prompted the law?
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15. Which legislative branch agency is the investigative arm of Congress and is charged with examining all matters relating to the receipt and disbursement of public funds?
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16. What tactic can a President use to let a bill die without vetoing it directly?
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17. What act caused President Ford’s popularity to plummet?
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18. What was the constitutional justification for the Roe v. Wade ruling?
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19. Which of the following is not a United States government organization?
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20. Which department is responsible for monitoring the United States border?
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21. What political party was George Washington a member of?
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22. During Apartheid, what was the primary goal of the African National Congress?
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23. Which of the following countries does not describe itself as a communist nation?
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24. What is the name of Gorbachev’s policy of openness in the 1980s?
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Question 25 of 25

25. Which of the following is true of nations that have a high GINI Index?
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