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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) World History Questions

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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 Roman Empire
What type of tribes were attacking the Roman borders frequently and relentlessly around the time of the collapse of the empire?
  1. Monarch or King
  2. Germanic or Barbarian
  3. Nobles
  4. They were only attacked after the empire fell.
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
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 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 Roman Empire
By the year 500, the western half of the Roman Empire had fallen. Which of these is NOT a cause of the fall...
  1. Change in climate and weather
  2. Weakening frontiers
  3. Economic and social issues
  4. Political instability
Grade 5 Exploration
This person conquered the Aztecs.
  1. Francisco Pizarro
  2. Hernan Cortes
  3. John Cabot
  4. Francisco Coronado
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Grade 5 European History
The movement to make Spain all Catholic
  1. Catholicism
  2. Conquista
  3. Protestant
  4. Reconquista
Grade 5 Mesopotamia
Why did Sumerians offer up gifts to the gods?
  1. So they could eat more grapes
  2. So that they were protected
  3. Because they were ashamed all the time
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
Grade 5 Ancient History
Scientists believe it is possible that people arrived in North America by...
  1. crossing a land bridge between Asia and North America.
  2. crossing a land bridge between Asia and Mexico.
  3. crossing a land bridge between North America and Mexico.
  4. flying a plane across the Bering Sea.
Grade 5 Ancient History
A scientist that studies ancient artifacts and cave drawings is a(n)
  1. Anthropologist
  2. Chemist
  3. Archeologist
  4. Paleontologist
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