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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Social Studies Questions

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Grade 5 :: Bodies of Water and Continents by islandiver
Grade 5 :: Pre-Colonial Period by MATT9501
Which of the following statements are true regarding the English settlement at Roanoke:
  1. In 1585, 107 men, women, and children settled in Roanoke off the coast of North Carolina
  2. Battling and defeating the Spanish Armada helped the settlement at Roanoke thrive
  3. During the first few years, ships full of supplies from England enabled the settlers survival
  4. In July, 1587, 114 additional settlers including women landed at Roanoke
  5. August 18, 1587, Virginia Dare was the English child born on American soil
  6. In 1591, after a late delivery of supplies, a sign reading Croatoan led to the discovery of the new settlement on Croatoan island where the Roanoke settlers had moved
Grade 5 :: Exploration by MATT9501
Grade 5 :: Exploration by MATT9501
Choose the reasons Sir Francis Drake was important to England's supremacy of the seas.
  1. From 1577 to 1580, Drake raided Spanish galleons and stormed settlements along the west coast of South America
  2. He formed the first English settlement in the New World
  3. He discovered the Northwest Passage
  4. While battling the Spanish Armada, he captured the Biscayan squadron's flagship, El Rosario, and its captain, Admiral Pedro de Valdes
  5. He organized the fire ships attack strategy that defeated the Spanish Armada
  6. He was an experienced sailor that had circumnavigated the globe.
Grade 5 :: European History by MATT9501
Choose the top two reasons why King Philip II ordered Spain to invade and conquer England.
  1. He wanted their money and land in the New World
  2. Queen Elizabeth I had Mary Queen of Scots executed
  3. He felt it was his God-given duty to restore the Catholic religion to the heretics of northern Europe and England
  4. Queen Elizabeth refused to marry him
  5. He had already conquered the rest of Europe
  6. The Pope told him to conquer England
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 :: Themes of Geography by MrJKB
The study of Earth is called:
  1. Geology
  2. Geography
  3. Geonomy
  4. Geostudies
Grade 5 :: Economics by AmySakowitz
Items brought into a country are called
  1. exports
  2. goods
  3. imports
  4. services
Grade 5 :: Egypt by CRWG01
Grade 5 :: Reconstruction by WWalk
                       is the name of the period when the South rejoined the Union.
  1. Bill of Rights Act
  2. Rebellion Slave Revolt
  3. Friendship Reward Act
  4. Reconstruction
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