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Which of these would be from a time in the past?
a) a small community with people riding in wagons
b) a community with a large skyscraper
c) a community with a shopping mall and Pizza Hut
d) a community with a large interstate highway for lots of traffic

Our sixteenth president wrote the Emancipation Proclamation that freed slaves. Who was he?
a) Abraham Lincoln
b) George Washington
c) John F. Kennedy
d) Benjamin Franklin

North, east, south, and west are ........
a) cardinal directions.
b) intermediate directions
c) symbols
d) special lines

Weather in an area over a long period of time is called........
a) climate
b) location
c) geography
d) tradition

Food, shelter, and clothing are our _______________.
a) basic needs.
b) wants.
c) services.
d) occupations.

Carpenters who build homes are an example of ................
a) producers
b) consumers
c) firefighters
d) lawyers

A compass is ............
a) a tool used to tell directions.
b) a tool used to measure temperature.
c) a tool used to tell time.
d) a tool used to tell how much something weighs.

What is a person who uses money to purcahse goods or services called?
a) consumer
b) producer
c) banker
d) citizen

What is a model of the Earth called?
a) globe
b) atlas
c) map
d) almanac

Which of these is a book of maps?
a) atlas
b) almnanac
c) dictionary
d) scrapbook

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