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Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Besides the Conquistadors what killed many Inca because of European exploration?
  1. measels
  2. plague
  3. smallpox
  4. chickenpox
Grade 5 Canada
The First Nations are the indigenous people in what country?
  1. Canada
  2. Mexico
  3. Nicaragua
  4. United States
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
What was the name of the first major Mesoamerican civilization?
  1. Maya
  2. Zapotec
  3. Olmec
  4. Aztec
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
The oldest cities in the Americas were in which country?
  1. Peru
  2. Mexico
  3. Canada
  4. United States
Grade 5 Canada
The Métis are the largest indigenous group in Canada.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Canada
There are about how many recognized First Nations bands or governments?
  1. 50
  2. 300
  3. 600
  4. 900
Grade 5 Canada
The first contact between the people of the Americas and European settlers happened in Canada.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 The Americas
Who led the Norse explorers that settled in Greenland?
  1. Cnut
  2. Leif Erikson
  3. Erik the Red
  4. Harald Bluetooth
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
The Inca empire was organized into               sections.
  1. 6
  2. 4
  3. 8
  4. 2
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
What was the name of the Inca capital?
  1. Cusco
  2. Sipan
  3. Pikillaqta
  4. Chavin de Huantar
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
The Aztec Empire was formed by an alliance between the cities of Tenochtitlan, Tlacopan, and what other city?
  1. Tikal
  2. Texcoco
  3. San Lorenzo
  4. Teotihuacan
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Which culture had the most complex writing system?
  1. Maya
  2. Aztec
  3. Olmec
  4. Zapotec
Grade 5 Canada
The Canadian Indian residential school system was created to force First Nations to assimilate.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Canada
The Coast Salish created                clam gardens                to provide an additional source of food.
Grade 5 Canada
The Mi'kmaq and the Wyandot settled in the Woodlands and eastern subarctic region.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Canada
The Western Subarctic region was settled by which groups?
  1. Haudenosaunee and Wyandot
  2. Mississaugas and Ottawa
  3. Dene and Inland Tlingit
  4. Ktunaxa and Okanagan
Grade 5 Canada
The Cree originally settled in the Plateau region.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Canada
The Métis are considered part of the First Nations.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Canada
The Interior Tlingit and Interior Salish settled in what region?
  1. Plains
  2. Plateau
  3. Western Subarctic
  4. British Columbia Interior
Grade 5 Canada
The First Nations are designated as a visible minority.
  1. True
  2. False
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