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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 Exploration
Which country is responsible for beginning the Age of Exploration?
  1. Spain
  2. France
  3. Portugal
  4. The Netherlands
Grade 5 Exploration
Who organized the expedition to set up the Roanoke Colony?
  1. Elizabeth I
  2. Francis Drake
  3. Walter Raleigh
  4. John Smith
Grade 5 Renaissance and Reformation
During the Renaissance, thinkers and artists looked back at which civilization(s)?
  1. Egypt
  2. Mesopotamia
  3. Greece and Rome
  4. India and China
Grade 5 Exploration
A type of sailing ship used by early explorers was a                
  1. Canoe
  2. Caravel
  3. Schooner
  4. Dugout
Grade 5 Exploration
Which Tsar was responsible for Russia's first scientific mapping expeditions?
  1. Catherine the Great
  2. Ivan the Terrible
  3. Peter the Great
  4. Nicholas II
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 Exploration
The goal of the                            was to map the Russian Arctic coast and the west coast of North America.
  1. Northeast Passage
  2. Columbian Exchange
  3. Great Northern Expedition
  4. First Kamchatka Expedition
Grade 5 Exploration
This person conquered the Aztecs.
  1. Francisco Pizarro
  2. Hernan Cortes
  3. John Cabot
  4. Francisco Coronado
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
The Crusades were wars between the Christians and the
  1. Greeks
  2. Vikings
  3. Muslims
  4. Romans
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 Exploration
What was the name of the Danish cartographer who helped lead the Great Northern Expedition?
  1. Vitus Bering
  2. Henry Hudson
  3. Robert de La Salle
  4. Amerigo Vespucci
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 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 Absolutism
Which type of government has queens or kings in which the ruling position can be passed onto the ruler's heirs?
  1. Oligarchy
  2. Democracy
  3. Dictatorship
  4. Monarchy
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 Exploration
Which country sponsored Christopher Columbus' voyages?
  1. France
  2. Italy
  3. England
  4. Spain
  5. Netherlands
  6. Germany
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 Exploration
How many voyages did Columbus make to the New World?
  1. Two
  2. Three
  3. Four
  4. Five
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