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Grade 5 Judicial Branch
What branch of government interprets laws to ensure they are Constitutional?
  1. Executive Branch
  2. Legislative Branch
  3. Judicial Branch
  4. Congress
Grade 5 Legislative Branch
Why do some states have more Representatives than other states?
  1. because of the size of the state
  2. because of the amount money each state makes
  3. because of the state's population
  4. because of the amount of goods and services per state
Grade 5 Executive Branch
If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
  1. the Secretary of Treasury
  2. the Vice President
  3. the Secretary of Defense
  4. we hold a new election
Grade 5 Legislative Branch
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Agriculture was more important in the Southern colonies than in the New England colonies because in the Southern colonies the
  1. soil was rocky
  2. rainfall was more predictable
  3. climate was warmer
  4. wind was less damaging
Grade 5 Legislative Branch
Grade 5 Industrialization
Grade 5 Civil War
Grade 5 African Geography
The majority of Egypt is on which continent?
  1. North America
  2. South America
  3. Europe
  4. Asia
  5. Africa
  6. Australia
Grade 5 US Laws and Amendments
What does the Constitution do?
  1. sets up the government
  2. defines the government
  3. protects basics rights of the American people
  4. all of the above
Grade 5 US Laws and Amendments
What is the supreme law of the land?
  1. Articles of Confederation
  2. Declaration of Independence
  3. the Constitution
  4. none of the above
Grade 5 American Revolution
Grade 5 US Laws and Amendments
What is one right granted from the first amendment?
  1. religion
  2. speech
  3. press
  4. all of the above
Grade 5 US Government
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which colony was most influenced by the Quakers?
  1. South Carolina
  2. Vermont
  3. Maryland
  4. Pennsylvania
Grade 5 US Government
Which branch of the government makes sure the laws are constitutional?
  1. Executive Branch
  2. Legislative Branch
  3. Judicial Branch
  4. All of the above
Grade 5 US Laws and Amendments
What do we call the first ten amendements of the Constitution?
  1. the 10 amendments
  2. the Bill of Rights
  3. the right of speech and religion
  4. the Constituion 10 rights
Grade 5 Industrialization
Choose the four ways that America improved during the Industrial Revolution. (choose 4)
  1. transportation
  2. agriculture
  3. finance
  4. industry
  5. computers
  6. communications
Grade 5 Map Components
What is 0 degrees longitude on a map?
  1. Continent
  2. Ocean
  3. Prime Meridian
  4. Equator
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