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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) European History Questions

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Grade 5 Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution was responsible for rapid population growth in cities.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Marie Curie was born in France.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Marie Curie is credited with developing the theory of what?
  1. magnetism
  2. electricity
  3. radiation
  4. gravity
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Though not the first woman to be buried there, Marie Curie was the first woman buried in this place due to her own accomplishments.
  1. The Panthéon
  2. Les Invalides
  3. Montmartre Cemetery
  4. Père Lachaise Cemetery
Grade 5 Modern Europe
During World War I, Marie Curie helped to create mobile x-ray units.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
In 1891, Marie Curie moved to which city?
  1. Paris
  2. Berlin
  3. Krakow
  4. London
Grade 5 Modern Europe
The Flying University was devoted to teaching Polish youths during the time Poland was partitioned by other countries.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Polonium was named after Poland.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
In 1921, what French award was offered to Marie Curie for her scientific work?
  1. Volta Prize
  2. Legion of Honor
  3. Poincaré Medal
  4. Order of La Pléiade
Grade 5 Modern Europe
In 1903, Marie Curie became only the second woman to win a Nobel Prize.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Both of Marie Curie's parents were teachers.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Starting in 1920, Marie Curie received a stipend from the French Government for her scientific discoveries.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Marie Curie began her scientific training by working in the Museum of Industry and Agriculture in Warsaw.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Marie Curie's first scientific job in Paris was to study the newly discovered metal uranium.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Pierre Curie gave up his own research so that he could help Marie with hers.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Marie Curie was the first woman to teach at the Sorbonne (also known as the University of Paris).
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Despite winning the Nobel Prize, Marie Curie had trouble getting the University of Paris to furnish her with a proper lab.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
After winning her second Nobel Prize, Marie Curie was able to get the government of France to help with what?
  1. The Sorbonne
  2. The Institut Pasteur
  3. The Radium Institute
  4. Notre Dame Radiation Laboratory
Grade 5 European History
Walpurgis Night is celebrated on the last night of which month?
  1. May
  2. June
  3. April
  4. September
Grade 5 European History
May 1 is the feast day of Saint Walpurga.
  1. True
  2. False
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