Want to see correct answers?
Login or join for free!
  US History Worksheets
Looking for US History worksheets?
Check out our pre-made US History worksheets!
Share/Like This Page
Filter By Grade

Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Colonial Period Questions

You can create printable tests and worksheets from these Grade 5 Colonial Period questions! Select one or more questions using the checkboxes above each question. Then click the add selected questions to a test button before moving to another page.

Previous Page 1 of 14 Next
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement and was located in which colony?
  1. Maryland
  2. North Carolina
  3. Virginia
  4. Georgia
Grade 5 Colonial Period
What religious group was dominate in the New England Colonies?
  1. Quakers
  2. Puritans
  3. Methodists
  4. Roman Catholics
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which country built Fort Caroline?
  1. Spain
  2. France
  3. England
  4. Italy
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which of the following is in the correct order from first to last:
  1. French and Indian War, King Phillips War, Pequot War, Powhatan War
  2. King Phillips War, Pequot War, French and Indian War, Powhatan War
  3. Powhatan War, King Phillips War, Pequot War, French and Indian War
  4. Powhatan War, Pequot War, King Phillips War, French and Indian War
Grade 5 Colonial Period
A person who agreed to work of another person without pay for a certain length of time in exchange for passage to North America was
  1. a slave
  2. an immigrant
  3. a minister
  4. an indentured servant
Grade 5 Colonial Period
It was illegal to teach slaves to
  1. read and write
  2. read a map
  3. shoe horses
  4. build houses
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which group came to America so they did not have to worship in the Church of England?
  1. Pilgrims
  2. The Vikings
  3. Native Americans
  4. Merchants
Grade 5 Colonial Period
James Oglethorpe founded the Georgia Colony in order to
  1. give debtors a new start
  2. make money from cash crops
  3. get away from the summer insect infestation on his plantation
  4. allow colonist freedom to worship in their own way
Grade 5 Colonial Period
John Rolfe developed the first cash crop of                 in the 1612 for the Jamestown Colony.
  1. tobacco
  2. corn
  3. grain
  4. potatoes
Grade 5 Colonial Period
The Plymouth colony became part of the                          in 1691.
  1. Pennsylvania Colony
  2. Delaware Colony
  3. Massachusetts Bay Colony
  4. New Netherlands Colony
Grade 5 Colonial Period
In 1699, Virginia moved its capital to
  1. Roanoke
  2. Jamestown
  3. Williamsburg
  4. Richmond
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Who was the King of England in 1766?
  1. King George III
  2. King Fernando
  3. King George I
  4. King George's Dad
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which areas of North America did Spain claim because of explorer Juan Ponce De Leon?
  1. Newfoundland/Saint Lawrance River
  2. Florida
  3. Eastern Canada
  4. Hudson Valley
Grade 5 Colonial Period
The most important crops grown on Southern plantations were:
  1. rice and tobacco
  2. apples and corn
  3. wheat and squash
  4. citrus fruit
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which man created the settlement Providence after he was expelled from the Salem settlement?
  1. John Winthrop
  2. David Thomson
  3. Roger Williams
  4. Sir Francis Drake
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Who brought the second group of Puritans to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630 nad served as the governor several times?
  1. John Winthrop
  2. John Endecott
  3. John Smith
  4. Thomas Hooker
Grade 5 Colonial Period
William Penn made a treaty with
  1. the American Indians
  2. the New Englanders
  3. the fur trappers
  4. the colonists from Pennsylvania
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which of the following is not included in the New England Colonies?
  1. Maine
  2. New Hampshire
  3. Rhode Island
  4. New York
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which colony is NOT a part of the Southern Colonies?
  1. Georgia
  2. South Carolina
  3. North Carolina
  4. Vermont
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Eliza Lucas Pinckney is known for
  1. being expelled from the Catholic Church for preaching
  2. developing a type of indigo for dyeing cloth
  3. being an indentured servant who gained great wealth
  4. the beautiful quilts and embroidery that she made
Previous Page 1 of 14 Next
You need to have at least 5 reputation to vote a question down. Learn How To Earn Badges.