5th Grade History Quiz

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5th Grade History Quiz - Quiz

History is taught at school to teach us about the past, and mostly to demonstrate to children how the human race has evolved through time. It may have looked like it has repeated itself but it sure proves that in order to survive, different civilizations went through the same phases of progress. So, do you know your 5th grade history curriculum? If yes, try and see if you can pass our quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the population of California before European contact?
    • A. 

      300,000

    • B. 

      1900

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      100,000

  • 2. 
    What constituted the plateau area before European contact?
    • A. 

      In Colorado

    • B. 

      The whole Columbia area

    • C. 

      It sat in Columbia and the Fraser River basins.

    • D. 

      In the San Francisco Bay

  • 3. 
    What's the time frame of the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      1775-1783

    • B. 

      1776-1777

    • C. 

      1783-1800

    • D. 

      1805-1810

  • 4. 
    What's the other name for the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      The Emancipation

    • B. 

      The Revolutionary War

    • C. 

      The Liberation movement

    • D. 

      The Emancipation movement

  • 5. 
    Why did 7 million of Americans migrate westward, by the year 1840?
    • A. 

      In hopes of finding more food

    • B. 

      In hopes of getting some more gold

    • C. 

      In hopes of gaining some land

    • D. 

      In hopes of securing land and being prosperous.

  • 6. 
    Which president encouraged the westward expansion?
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      James Madison

  • 7. 
    What's the time frame of the civil war?
    • A. 

      1861-1865

    • B. 

      1862-1866

    • C. 

      1860-1862

    • D. 

      1863-1865

  • 8. 
    What caused the civil war?
    • A. 

      Resources

    • B. 

      Land

    • C. 

      The long standing controversy over slavery

    • D. 

      Ideologies

  • 9. 
    What was the direct consequence of industrialization?
    • A. 

      It transformed a human group from an agrarian society into an industrial society.

    • B. 

      It created jobs.

    • C. 

      It opened doors to more modern technologies

    • D. 

      It made people healthier.

  • 10. 
    What was the life expectancy at birth for white males at the turn of the 20th Century?
    • A. 

      48 years

    • B. 

      46.6 years

    • C. 

      50 years

    • D. 

      60 years

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