Thirteen multiple choice questions all based on using maps. These questions are aligned to the New York State Regents Exam for Global History, but they can be used in any social studies curriculum. The repetitive nature of the questions, as well as the specific ordering of them, is meant to help students develop confidence answering multiple choice questions based on maps.
This quiz is part of my global history skills series.
Skill 1 = Maps (8 quizzes covering 40 units)
Skill 2 = Political Cartoons/Artifacts (4 quizzes covering 40 units)
Skill 3 = Timelines/Charts/Graphs (4 quizzes covering 40 units)
Skill 4 = Speaker Perspectives/Themes (5 quizzes covering 40 units)
Skill 5 = Fact/Opinion/Cause/Effect/Outlines (4 quizzes covering 40 units)
Skill 6 = Drawing Conclusions/Generalizations (4 quizzes covering 40 units)
These maps correlate to Units 36-40 of my reading and study guides for global history, available in my store. The topics covered by these questions include:
Unit 36 (Conflicts in the Middle East), Unit 37 (Global Economies Post-World War II), Unit 38 (Modern Economic Issues), Unit 39 (Global Conflicts & Human Rights) and Unit 40 (21st century Issues & Beyond)
Many of the following sub-topics are also covered: the Middle East, Oil, Strategic Location, Israel, Palestinian Liberation Organization, Yasser Arafat, Arab-Israeli Wars, Six-Day War, Yom Kippur War, Camp David Accords, Oslo Accords, Sovereignty, Self-Determination, Yitzhak Rabin, Iranian Revolution, Ayatollah Khomeini, Islamic Fundamentalism, Traditional vs. Modern Culture, Iraq, Persian Gulf War, United Nations, Collective Security, Free Market Economy, Command Economy, Mixed Economy, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Suez Canal Crisis, European Union, Euro, Germany and Japan's Economic Miracles, Favorable Balance of Trade, Innovative Manufacturing Base, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Persian Gulf, Regulate Oil Prices, 1973 Oil Embargo, Interdependence, Globalization, Computers, Green Revolution, Sandinistas, Developing Nations, NAFTA, Trade Barriers, Economic Development, Unequal Social Classes, Scarcity, Ethnic and Religious Conflicts, India, Kashmir, Self-Determination, Balkan Peninsula, Break-up of Yugoslavia, Bosnian Genocide, Slobodan Milosevic, Tibet, the Kurds, Northern Ireland, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Chechnya, Nuclear Proliferation, Chernobyl, United Nations, Urbanization, Industrialization, Caste System, Mother Teresa, Overpopulation, the Environment, Deforestation, Desertification, Global Warming, Pollution, Overgrazing Livestock, Amazon River Basin, Sahara Desert, International Cooperation to Help the Environment and Global Migration