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SEMI FINALS EXAM IN DISCIPLINES AND IDEAS IN THE


SOCIAL SCIENCES
11 – MERCURY, VENUS, MARS and EARTH
Prepared by: Ms. Aubrey Kaye P. Conde

Name:____________________________________Date:___________
Grade and Section:__________________________Score:__________
I. Identification. Fill in the blanks the correct answer. No erasures.
1. The study of drawing maps that has been around in one form or another in many societies?
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2. The study of the original form of text became popular in order to augment these obscurities.
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3. He is called as the Father of History. ____________________________
4. This word comes from the Greek word geo or graphia.__________________________________
5. A technology that allowed them to across vast distances safely and accurately. ______________
6. He is an Italian merchant who reinvigorated the Western’s desire to explore the world when he
traveled from Europe to China through the Silk Road. ___________________________________
7. Is a discipline that focuses on the scientific management of geographic data. ________________
8. It refers to the arrangement or placement of objects on Earth’s Surface. ___________________
9. It means “ knowledge acquired by investigation ”. _______________________________
10. They are the one who first to utilize compass in navigating and charting the seas. ____________
11. He was a Greek philosopher, historian and general. He is known as the “Father of Scientific
History”. ______________________________
12. Made extensive use of new technologies that made it easier to explore the world. ___________
13. It states that geography inquires on the environmental or physical aspect of the questions
“where am I in this world?”. ____________________________
14. He was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, biologist and astronomer. _______________________
15. A historical writing provided a creation story from the western civilization and also referred as
the old testament._____________________________

I. True or False. Write true if the statement is true and write the correct answer if the
statement is false then underline the word that make it wrong. No erasures.

___________1. Edrisi is a German geographer, is consider to be one of the founders of modern


geography.

___________2. Polybius a Greek historian was instrumental in igniting Roman histography.

___________3. Qur’an is the book of Christians.

___________4. Internal Criticism is a method wherein the historian checks the validity and
originality of the evidence use for reconstruction.

___________5. Modern geography made extensive use of technology that made it easier to explore
the world.

___________6. Map making was practiced even before writing.

___________7. Possibilism is a reaction to the idea of geographic determinism.

___________8. Confucius was the first to have studied and compiled Chinese history in the books
Chunqui and Shiying.

___________9. Ertosthenes compiled and summarized in Geographike Hyphegesis all known


information of geography of his time.

___________10. Ibn Battuta is a descendant of prophet Muhammed.


II. Enumeration. Write the correct answer. No erasures.
a. List the important personalities in geography.

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b. Give at least four research methods in Geography.

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c. Name the important personalities in History.

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d. Name the fields of History.

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III. Essay. Answer the questions BRIEFLY. 10 pts 5 pts – content


3 pts – grammar
2 pts- following instruction
10 pts – total

1. Why is geography and history important in the development of society? Support you
answer well.