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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Social Studies Questions

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Grade 5 :: African Geography by islandiver
The majority of Egypt is on which continent?
  1. North America
  2. South America
  3. Europe
  4. Asia
  5. Africa
  6. Australia
Grade 5 :: Judicial Branch by krichards05
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 by Vlasov12
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 :: US Government by GinnyToland
Grade 5 :: Executive Branch by Vlasov12
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 by krichards05
Grade 5 :: Bodies of Water and Continents by islandiver
Grade 5 :: Map Components by iandfreds
What is 0 degrees longitude on a map?
  1. Continent
  2. Ocean
  3. Prime Meridian
  4. Equator
Grade 5 :: Colonial Period by rolaharb
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 :: US Government by GinnyToland
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 Government by GinnyToland
Which of the following does Congress not do?
  1. regulate trade and currency
  2. appoint judges
  3. make laws
  4. declare war
Grade 5 :: Industrialization by saluquis
Grade 5 :: Themes of Geography by MrJKB
The study of Earth is called:
  1. Geology
  2. Geography
  3. Geonomy
  4. Geostudies
Grade 5 :: Bodies of Water and Continents by scvictorian
The four major oceans are?
  1. Mediterranean, Atlantic, Pacific, and Southern
  2. Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Southern
  3. Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Antarctic
Grade 5 :: Civil War by shermss
What does secede mean in the following sentence?
In the 1850's southern states began to think about seceding from the Union.
  1. stay in the Union
  2. equal representation on Congress
  3. leave the Union
  4. agree with its laws
Grade 5 :: Civil War by DellBell
The people that fought to end slavery were called:
  1. terrorists
  2. freedomnists
  3. Pilgrims
  4. abolitionists
Grade 5 :: Civil War by DellBell
Southerners in the United States needed slaves to work in their                    fields.
  1. tobacco and wheat
  2. tobacco and cotton
  3. Peanut and cotton
  4. all of the above
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