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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 Mesopotamia
The earliest true cities developed in the 4th century BCE in what region?
  1. India
  2. Egypt
  3. Greece
  4. Mesopotamia
Grade 5 Ancient History
Cities first developed after what advancement?
  1. iron working
  2. agriculture
  3. the wheel
  4. money
Grade 5 Greece
The Parthenon remained well-preserved until 1687 when it was damaged in a gunpowder explosion.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Marie Curie was born in France.
  1. True
  2. False
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
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 Modern Europe
During World War I, Marie Curie helped to create mobile x-ray units.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
In 1891, Marie Curie moved to which city?
  1. Paris
  2. Berlin
  3. Krakow
  4. London
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 Modern Europe
Starting in 1920, Marie Curie received a stipend from the French Government for her scientific discoveries.
  1. True
  2. False
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 Modern Europe
In 1903, Marie Curie became only the second woman to win a Nobel Prize.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Marie Curie began her scientific training by working in the Museum of Industry and Agriculture in Warsaw.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Both of Marie Curie's parents were teachers.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Marie Curie's first scientific job in Paris was to study the newly discovered metal uranium.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Pierre Curie gave up his own research so that he could help Marie with hers.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Ancient India
Cities in the Indus Valley Civilization were the first to have               sanitation                systems.
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Marie Curie was the first woman to teach at the Sorbonne (also known as the University of Paris).
  1. True
  2. False
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