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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) European History Questions

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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
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
Which country is responsible for beginning the Age of Exploration?
  1. Spain
  2. France
  3. Portugal
  4. The Netherlands
Grade 5 Exploration
A type of sailing ship used by early explorers was a                
  1. Canoe
  2. Caravel
  3. Schooner
  4. Dugout
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
                lived on fancy manors, supervised land, and supplied knights.
  1. Lords
  2. Knights
  3. Serfs
  4. Peasants
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
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
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
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
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 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 Exploration
What were the main trade goods found in Siberia?
  1. Cinnamon and cloves
  2. Wood and copper
  3. Gold and silver
  4. Fur and ivory
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 Exploration
Ivan Fyodorov and Mikhail Gvozdev were the first Europeans to see what part of North America?
  1. California
  2. Quebec
  3. Mexico
  4. Alaska
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
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 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 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
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