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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) European History Questions

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Grade 5 Medieval Europe
What event marks the beginning of this time period?
  1. The Invasion of the first Germanic tribe
  2. The fall of the Roman Empire
  3. The invention of the printing press
  4. None of the above
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
The time period we are studying falls between ancient and modern times. It is known as....
  1. The Dark Ages
  2. The Middle Ages
  3. Medieval Times
  4. All of the Above
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
                lived on fancy manors, supervised land, and supplied knights.
  1. Lords
  2. Knights
  3. Serfs
  4. Peasants
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
Who fell in the MIDDLE of the Feudal System?
  1. knights and kings
  2. lords and knights
  3. kings and serfs
  4. serfs and peasants
Grade 5 Exploration
This person conquered the Aztecs.
  1. Francisco Pizarro
  2. Hernan Cortes
  3. John Cabot
  4. Francisco Coronado
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
After the fall of Rome, times were very difficult for citizens there. They were struggling to survive and protect themselves. What political and economic system helped to change this?
  1. Feudalism
  2. Fiefs
  3. Democracy
  4. Serfdom
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
Monarchs were expected to keep order, provide land, and also                 through the system.
  1. protection
  2. events
  3. food
  4. shelter
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
The Crusades were wars between the Christians and the
  1. Greeks
  2. Vikings
  3. Muslims
  4. Romans
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
Those that served the lords, or those higher than themselves were called...
  1. monarchs
  2. monks
  3. vassals
  4. none of the above
Grade 5 Exploration
This man was sent from England to sail west to find Asia. He believed he landed in Asia but actually landed in Newfoundland, where the Vikings had landed almost 500 years prior.
  1. John Cabot
  2. Henry Hudson
  3. Ferdinand Magellan
  4. Jacques Cartier
Grade 5 Exploration
John Cabot was an Italian captain that was sponsored by which country for exploration?
  1. France
  2. Italy
  3. England
  4. Spain
  5. Holland
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
All of the land in the kingdom belonged to the King until he gave                   to lords. He did keep some for himself, and a great deal of land was also owned by the                                   .
  1. fiefs, church
  2. parcel, pesants
  3. money, serfs
  4. None of the above
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
This system was defined by it's roles and individuals' pledged                 to rulers or landowners.
  1. anger
  2. disobedience
  3. loyalty
  4. kindness
Grade 5 Absolutism
Which type of government has queens or kings in which the ruling position can be passed onto the ruler's heirs?
  1. Oligarchy
  2. Democracy
  3. Dictatorship
  4. Monarchy
Grade 5 Exploration
Which country sponsored Christopher Columbus' voyages?
  1. France
  2. Italy
  3. England
  4. Spain
  5. Netherlands
  6. Germany
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
How do historians divide this time period?
  1. Dark, Light, Bright
  2. First, Second, Third
  3. Early, High, Late
  4. Small, Medium, Large
Grade 5 European History
The movement to make Spain all Catholic
  1. Catholicism
  2. Conquista
  3. Protestant
  4. Reconquista
Grade 5 European History
What is an armada?
  1. attack
  2. Large fleet of ships
  3. a country
  4. None of the above
Grade 5 Renaissance and Reformation
Martin Luther objected to the selling of                  , or access to images or relics of saints for forgiveness of past or even future sins.
  1. tickets
  2. indulgences
  3. inspirations
  4. none of the above
Grade 5 Renaissance and Reformation
The Protestant Reformation was
  1. a new government
  2. a study of scientific ideas
  3. a religious and historical movement
  4. an idea of the Catholic Church
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