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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 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 Medieval Europe
                lived on fancy manors, supervised land, and supplied knights.
  1. Lords
  2. Knights
  3. Serfs
  4. Peasants
Grade 5 Roman Empire
Citizens of the Roman Empire had to pay heavy taxes to finance large                               .
  1. art projects
  2. schools
  3. churches
  4. armies
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 Canada
Which river did Jacques Cartier sail up in Canada?
  1. Hudson River
  2. St. Marks River
  3. St. Lawrence River
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
What thing brought by the Spanish conquistadors killed thousands of Aztecs and Inca people?
  1. Lions
  2. Cannon balls
  3. Sling shots
  4. Diseases
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
After the fall of Rome, times were very difficult for citizens there. They were struggling to survive and protect themselves. What political and economic system helped to change this?
  1. Feudalism
  2. Fiefs
  3. Democracy
  4. Serfdom
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 Exploration
This person conquered the Aztecs.
  1. Francisco Pizarro
  2. Hernan Cortes
  3. John Cabot
  4. Francisco Coronado
Grade 5 Canada
Which areas of North America did France claim because of explorer Jacques Cartier?
  1. Newfoundland/Saint Lawrence River
  2. Florida
  3. Eastern Canada
  4. Hudson Valley
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
The Crusades were wars between the Christians and the
  1. Greeks
  2. Vikings
  3. Muslims
  4. Romans
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 Medieval Europe
Those that served the lords, or those higher than themselves were called...
  1. monarchs
  2. monks
  3. vassals
  4. none of the above
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
Monarchs were expected to keep order, provide land, and also                 through the system.
  1. protection
  2. events
  3. food
  4. shelter
Grade 5 Ancient History

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A scientist that studies ancient artifacts and cave drawings is a(n)
  1. Anthropologist
  2. Chemist
  3. Archaeologist
  4. Paleontologist
Grade 5 WWII
German, Italy, and Japan formed the                 during WWII.
  1. Allies
  2. Axis powers
  3. Central powers
Grade 5 Exploration
This man was sent from England to sail west to find Asia. He believed he landed in Asia but actually landed in Newfoundland, where the Vikings had landed almost 500 years prior.
  1. John Cabot
  2. Henry Hudson
  3. Ferdinand Magellan
  4. Jacques Cartier
Grade 5 Exploration
John Cabot was an Italian captain that was sponsored by which country for exploration?
  1. France
  2. Italy
  3. England
  4. Spain
  5. Holland
Grade 5 WWII
Using words and pictures to portray people in a certain way is called
  1. publicity
  2. promotion
  3. publication
  4. propaganda
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