3rd Grade Social Studies
  • 1. a change in the way of life in order to fit the surroundings in which one lives
A) choice
B) adapt
C) rights
D) scarcity
  • 2. the business of working the soil-growing crops and raising livestock
A) agriculture
B) mining
C) historian
D) lumbering
  • 3. the directions on a compass that point to north, south, west, or east
A) cardinal directions
B) natural resources
C) opportunity costs
D) final directions
  • 4. the act of choosing
A) economy
B) scarcity
C) choice
D) taxes
  • 5. extended struggle
A) timeline
B) rights
C) incentive
D) conflict
  • 6. careful use of money and goods
A) incentive
B) scarcity
C) responsibility
D) economy
  • 7. a person who starts a business
A) entrepreneurs
B) historian
C) settlement
D) industry
  • 8. to seek new geographical or scientific information
A) exploration
B) settlement
C) tourism
D) region
  • 9. an object that represents a culture
A) taxes
B) agriculture
C) artifact
D) mining
  • 10. a person who studies or writes about history
A) historian
B) economy
C) lumbering
D) entrepreneurs
  • 11. something that makes a person try to work hard or harder
A) interdependence
B) economy
C) incentive
D) choice
  • 12. businesses that provide a certain product or service
A) industry
B) manufacturing
C) statehood
D) settlement
  • 13. the action or influence of people, groups, or things on one another
A) economy
B) specialization
C) interactions
D) mining
  • 14. depending on one another
A) interactions
B) interdependence
C) choice
D) incentive
  • 15. the three branches of government
A) judicial, legislative, and executive
B) cardinal directions
C) historical, environmental, and social
D) opportunity costs
  • 16. a place where something is
A) adapt
B) location
C) exploration
D) choice
  • 17. to cut down trees and prepare them as marketable timber
A) lumbering
B) mining
C) environmentalist
D) lumberjack
  • 18. to make or process a raw material into a finished product
A) create
B) tourism
C) manufacturing
D) entrepreneur
  • 19. excavating the earth from which ore or minerals can be extracted
A) natural resource
B) mining
C) agriculture
D) lumbering
  • 20. a material source of wealth that occurs in nature and has economical value
A) natural resource
B) manufacturing
C) nonrenewable resource
D) agriculture
  • 21. the cost of passing up the next best choice when making a decision
A) choice
B) economics
C) opportunity cost
D) taxes
  • 22. a large continuous section of land
A) settlement
B) Michigan
C) region
D) mountain
  • 23. a duty, obligation, or burden
A) responsible
B) interdependence
C) conflict
D) interactions
  • 24. conforming to justice, law, or morality
A) citizenship
B) tourism
C) rights
D) historian
  • 25. not plentiful (not enough)
A) incentive
B) economy
C) scarcity
D) opportunity cost
  • 26. establishment of people in a new region
A) statehood
B) exploration
C) settlement
D) choice
  • 27. to limit one's attention to one business, subject, or study
A) scarcity
B) adapt
C) manufacturing
D) specialization
  • 28. the status of becoming a state instead of territory
A) statehood
B) region
C) settlement
D) tourism
  • 29. money collected by the government from people or businesses for public use
A) incentive
B) scarcity
C) taxes
D) economy
  • 30. a representation of key events within a particular historical period
A) exploration
B) industry
C) timeline
D) tourism
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