Social Studies Test Set 9 1. What country has a population of over 1 billion?A.USAB.ChinaC.RussiaD.IndonesiaQuestion 1 of 10 2. Which U.S. government agency was created in 2002 with the goal of protecting the U.S. from future terrorist attacks?A.DHS- The United States Department of Homeland Security B.the Anti-Terrorist Agency (ATA)C.the 9/11 CommissionD.none of the aboveQuestion 2 of 10 3. Which of the following was not one of the 13 colonies?A.FloridaB.New YorkC.DelawareD.MarylandQuestion 3 of 10 4. Which of the following was a Texas-based company that committed bank fraud, creating a media stir in the year 2001?A.MicrosoftB.EnronC.GoogleD.YahooQuestion 4 of 10 5. Which countries have deserts?A.Norway and SpainB.The United States and AustraliaC.The United States and FranceD.South Africa and The United KingdomQuestion 5 of 10 6. The separation of powers as outlined in the United States Constitution was established in order to__________.A.prevent concentration of powerB.separate the legislative, executive and judiciary branches of governmentC.provide a system of checks and balances D.all of the aboveQuestion 6 of 10 7. The Northern economy …A. was dependent on slave laborB.was based on large-scale plantations, cotton, and tobacco primarilyC.was similar to the Southern economyD.was diversified. It had small, individual farms and it had an industrial base.Question 7 of 10 8. The American Civil War, as all civil wars, was and still is today our most bloody conflict. It resulted in at least …A.10,000 deathsB. 100,000 deathsC.3 mlnD. 600,000 deathsQuestion 8 of 10 9. Which of the following statements applies to the United States Bill of Rights?A.It is composed of the first 10 amendments to the U.S. ConstitutionB.It gave African-Americans citizenship rights and equal protection under the lawC.It abolished slavery and freed all slavesD.none of the aboveQuestion 9 of 10 10. The United States Bill of Rights guarantees which of the following rights of individual people?A.freedom of religionB.freedom of speechC.public trial before an impartial juryD.all of the aboveQuestion 10 of 10 Loading... Take another Social Studies test This test is a part of our GED Social Studies Practice Test module. Last Updated on October 12, 2021.