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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 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 Latin America and Caribbean
What was Machu Picchu used for?
  1. A Market
  2. A Ceremonial Center or temple
  3. A Royal Retreat
  4. A base for defending the area
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 main crop of the Inca people?
  1. Potato
  2. Rice
  3. Barly
  4. Corn
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 Dynastic China
Which is considered the first Chinese dynasty?
  1. Zhou
  2. Qin
  3. Tang
  4. Shang
Grade 5 Dynastic China
During which dynasty was construction started on the Great Wall of China?
  1. Sui
  2. Tang
  3. Shang
  4. Qin
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
What was the capital city of the Inca empire?
  1. Manco Capac
  2. Machu Picchu
  3. Cuzco
  4. Cajamarca
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 Exploration
A type of sailing ship used by early explorers was a                
  1. Canoe
  2. Caravel
  3. Schooner
  4. Dugout
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 Roman Empire
Citizens of the Roman Empire had to pay heavy taxes to finance large                               .
  1. art projects
  2. schools
  3. churches
  4. armies
Grade 5 Exploration
This person conquered the Aztecs.
  1. Francisco Pizarro
  2. Hernan Cortes
  3. John Cabot
  4. Francisco Coronado
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 Roman Empire
What type of tribes were attacking the Roman borders frequently and relentlessly around the time of the collapse of the empire?
  1. Monarch or King
  2. Germanic or Barbarian
  3. Nobles
  4. They were only attacked after the empire fell.
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
What thing brought by the Spanish conquistadors killed thousands of Aztecs and Inca people?
  1. Lions
  2. Cannon balls
  3. Sling shots
  4. Diseases
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
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
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