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Homework Help: History!

Posted by marie on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 9:49am.

***IGNORE THE CHARTS/GRAPH QUESTIONS!! UNLESS YOU KNOW THE ANSWER OR HAVE SEEN THE CHARTS! THANKS!! :) ***
For whom was South Carolina named? (1 point)
Queen Caroline
King Charles I****
King Charles II
Queen Elizabeth
2. What is an important reason to study the history of a state? (1 point)
to be able to pass a test
to prepare to be a tour guide
to discover information about one’s family ancestors**
to learn how a state influenced and was influenced by the United States
3. What is one of the fastest-growing economic developments in South Carolina today? (1 point)
communications
food processing
tobacco
tourism***
4. Which is NOT a reason for the increasing age of South Carolinians? (1 point)
South Carolinians are living longer.
The birth rate has held steady or declined slightly.
South Carolinians are having children later in life.***
A larger number of retired people have moved to South Carolina.
5. What was the main industry in South Carolina after the Civil War? (1 point)
food processing
lumber
shipbuilding
textiles***
6. What is one of the newest industries in South Carolina? (1 point)
automobiles***
computers
food processing
textiles
7. What is perhaps South Carolina’s most important natural resource? (1 point)
coal
coastline***
gold
iron
8. Where in South Carolina is a major auto-racing facility located? (1 point)
Aiken
Darlington***
Florence
Greensboro
9. According to the two graphs, by what percent have races other than black and white grown from 1990 to 2002?

pie chart
(1 point)
1.2 percent
1.6 percent
2.3 percent
2.6 percent
10. According to the two graphs, what category of data has stayed relatively the same from 1990 to 2002?

pie chart
(1 point)
age
race
sex
other
11. According to the two graphs, what area has seen the largest increase between 1990 and 2002?

pie chart

(1 point)
age: under 18
age: over 65
race: blacks
sex: women
12. According to the two graphs, what area has had the largest decline from 1990 to 2002?

pie chart
(1 point)
age: 18–65
age: under 18
race: blacks
sex: male
13. From the information on the graphs, which statement BEST describes the change in South Carolina’s population between 1990 and 2002?

pie chart (1 point)
The population is declining.
The population is getting older.
The population is getting younger.
The population is becoming less diverse.
14. What state is north of South Carolina? (1 point)
Florida
Georgia
North Carolina
Tennessee
15. What is the largest river system in South Carolina? (1 point)
Edisto
Pee Dee
Santee***
Savannah
16. Which river flows directly into the Atlantic Ocean? (1 point)
Lynches River
Saluda River
Santee River***
Wateree River
17. According to the maps, what area of South Carolina has the most rainfall?

Average Rainfall
map



Land Regions
map
(1 point)
Blue Ridge
Coastal Zone
Piedmont
Sandhills
18. Why were so many of South Carolina’s trees cut down in the nineteenth century? (1 point)
to build houses
to grow cotton***
to make roads
to build ships
19. What is South Carolina’s state animal? (1 point)
gray fox
panther
raccoon
white-tailed deer***

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