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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Social Studies Questions

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Grade 5 Judicial Branch
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 Civil War
The Underground Railroad was
  1. an underground train
  2. a secret caves the slaves traveled
  3. a group of people that helped slaves escape
  4. A railroad haunted by the ghost of slaves
Grade 5 Legislative Branch
Which branch of government writes laws?
  1. Legislative Branch
  2. Judicial Branch
  3. Executive Branch
  4. Political Branch
Grade 5 Executive Branch
This person has the power to veto laws.
  1. the president
  2. the vice president
  3. the governor
  4. a member of Congress
Grade 5 Legislative Branch
Which of the following does Congress not do?
  1. regulate trade and currency
  2. appoint judges
  3. make laws
  4. declare war
Grade 5 US Laws and Amendments
The first 10 amendments are known as what?
  1. things
  2. laws
  3. Bill of Rights
Grade 5 Executive Branch
Grade 5 Civil War
What was the name of the document that President Lincoln drafted to put an end to slavery.
  1. The Declaration of Independence
  2. The Emancipation Proclamation
  3. The Gettysburg Address
  4. The Bill of Rights
Grade 5 American Revolution
During the American Revolution, George Washington
  1. wrote the Declaration of Independence.
  2. commanded the Continental Army.
  3. was a loyalist.
  4. participated in the Boston Tea Party.
Grade 5 Judicial Branch
What does the Judicial Branch of the government do?
  1. makes the laws
  2. makes sure the laws get followed
  3. makes sure the laws are fair
  4. none of the above
Grade 5 US Geography
Name the 5 regions of the United States
  1. over, out, under, beneath, above
  2. circle, triangle, diamond, rectangle
  3. Northeast, Northwest, South, Southwest, West
  4. safe, responsible, respectful, courteous, polite
Grade 5 Civil War
When did General Lee surrender to General Grant?
  1. April 9, 1865
  2. April 12, 1861
  3. January 1, 1863
  4. March 13, 1866
Grade 5 Civil War
What officially started the Civil War?
  1. battle at Fort Sumter
  2. disagreements between Lincoln and Davis
  3. disagreements between the North and the South
  4. Battle of Gettysburg
Grade 5 Civil War
Which of the following describes slavery's role in the Southern economy?
  1. Slavery was expensive.
  2. Slavery was forbidden.
  3. Slavery was a luxury.
  4. Slavery was profitable.
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