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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 Modern Europe
Marie Curie is credited with developing the theory of what?
  1. magnetism
  2. electricity
  3. radiation
  4. gravity
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Marie Curie was born in France.
  1. True
  2. False
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
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 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
Who organized the expedition to set up the Roanoke Colony?
  1. Elizabeth I
  2. Francis Drake
  3. Walter Raleigh
  4. John Smith
Grade 5 Modern Europe
In 1891, Marie Curie moved to which city?
  1. Paris
  2. Berlin
  3. Krakow
  4. London
Grade 5 Exploration
Throughout the Americas, Spanish colonists set to missions to spread which dominations?
  1. Lutheranism
  2. Catholicism
  3. Purtianism
  4. Calvinism
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 Exploration
Florida means "land of flowers" in which language?
  1. Dutch
  2. French
  3. Spanish
  4. Portuguese
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
John of Arc aided France during which war?
  1. Seven Years' War
  2. Thirty Years' War
  3. Hundred Years' War
  4. War of Austrian Succession
Grade 5 Exploration
European explorers found the Northwest Passage.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Exploration
A type of sailing ship used by early explorers was a                
  1. Canoe
  2. Caravel
  3. Schooner
  4. Dugout
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 Medieval Europe
Castles developed during which century?
  1. 8th
  2. 9th
  3. 10th
  4. 11th
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
What is a "motte"?
  1. A hill the castle is built upon
  2. A ditch around the castle
  3. A drawbridge
  4. A round tower
Grade 5 Medieval Europe
Answer the following questions about Norse mythology.
__ Who is the chief of the Norse gods? A. Ragnarok
__ Who is the Norse god of the sunshine? B. Tyr
__ Who is Norse god of thunder? C. Thor
__ Who is the Norse god of trickery? D. Odin
__ Who rules over Fólkvangr? E. Freyr
__ Who was the Norse war god? F. Valkyries
__ Warriors who died in battle were said to go where? G. Mjolnir
__ Which group leads the dead to the afterlife? H. Valhalla
__ What is the name for the final battle in Norse mythology? I. Freyja
__ What is the name of Thor's hammer? J. Loki
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