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Grade 5 Australian Geography
Billabong is the Australian term for an oxbow lake.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 US Geography
Which of the Great Lakes is the largest?
  1. Erie
  2. Huron
  3. Superior
  4. Michigan
Grade 5 Australian Geography
Australia is surrounded by the Indian Ocean.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 US Geography
Lake Ontario is the Great Lake that is the farthest                .
  1. North
  2. South
  3. West
  4. East
Grade 5 US Geography
Lake Ontario is connected to the Atlantic Ocean by which river?
  1. Niagara
  2. St. Mary's
  3. Cuyahoga
  4. St. Lawrence
Grade 5 The Frontier
What was the primary mission of the Lewis and Clark Expedition?
  1. Remove Native Americans from Louisiana.
  2. Explore and map the Louisiana Purchase.
  3. Find a route to the Pacific Ocean
  4. Capture Spanish territory in California
Grade 5 US Geography
The Great Lakes contain about 21% of the world's fresh water.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil War
                       was an escaped slave who became a writer, orator, journalist, and leading abolitionist.
  1. William Lloyd Garrison
  2. Frederick Douglass
  3. Harriet Tubman
  4. Dred Scott
Grade 5 Australian Geography
What is the capital of Australia?
  1. Alice Springs
  2. Canberra
  3. Sydeny
  4. Perth
Grade 5 US Laws and Amendments
The                Amendment declared slavery to be illegal everywhere in the United States.
  1. Thirteenth
  2. Fourteenth
  3. Fifteenth
  4. Sixteenth
Grade 5 Bodies of Water and Continents
What is the landform, or body of water, that is partly enclosed by land, and is usually smaller than a gulf?
  1. estuary
  2. fjord
  3. bay
  4. island
Grade 5 Australian Geography
Australia is both the largest island and smallest continent.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 US Geography
Lake Superior was given its name because it is the largest of the Great Lakes.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 American Revolution
In 1764, Parliament passed the                 Act to raise money for Britain.
  1. Tobacco
  2. Rice
  3. Sugar
  4. Stamp
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Who settled the Massachusetts Bay Colony?
  1. the Puritans
  2. American Indians
  3. John Smith
  4. the Pilgrims
Grade 5 Australian Geography
Which nearby island is considered part of Australia?
  1. New Zealand
  2. Papua New Guinea
  3. Tasmania
  4. Tonga
Grade 5 Civil War
Who was the President of the United States during the Civil War?
  1. Jefferson Davis
  2. Robert E. Lee
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. Ulysses S. Grant
Grade 5 US Geography
Lake Erie is named after the Erie tribe.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Early National Era
Which side did Tecumseh support during the War of 1812?
  1. French
  2. English
  3. American
  4. He did not participate
Grade 5 US Geography
Water drains from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario through the Niagara River.
  1. True
  2. False
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