5th Grade: Recall Your Memory By Taking This History Quiz!

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History is the study of the past. This study gives the coverage of what happened in decades and centuries ago. However, there are some studies like geography, archeology which work hand in hand with history. History gives full knowledge on reasons behind some existence. Have this quiz to recall your memory on history!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is not a past president of the United States?

    • A.

      Donald Reagan 

    • B.

      Abraham Johnson 

    • C.

      Benjamin Franklin 

    • D.

      Thomas Jefferson 

    Correct Answer
    B. Abraham Johnson 
    Explanation
    Abraham Johnson is not a past president of the United States because there is no historical record or evidence of a president with that name. The other options, Donald Reagan, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson, are well-known figures in American history, but none of them served as president. Donald Reagan is a combination of the names Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump, who both served as presidents. Benjamin Franklin was a Founding Father and Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these cities belong to the old Mexico? 

    • A.

      Texas 

    • B.

      Florida 

    • C.

      Louisiana 

    • D.

      Maryland 

    Correct Answer
    A. Texas 
    Explanation
    Texas is the correct answer because it is the only state listed that is part of the old Mexico. Texas was originally part of Mexico until it gained independence in 1836 and later joined the United States in 1845. Florida, Louisiana, and Maryland were never part of Mexico.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these colors is not present in an American flag? 

    • A.

      Red 

    • B.

      Green

    • C.

      White 

    • D.

      Blue

    Correct Answer
    B. Green
    Explanation
    The American flag consists of the colors red, white, and blue. Green is not present in the American flag.

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  • 4. 

    When was Abraham Lincoln elected in as the president of the United States?

    • A.

      1857

    • B.

      1858

    • C.

      1859

    • D.

      1860

    Correct Answer
    D. 1860
    Explanation
    Abraham Lincoln was elected as the president of the United States in 1860. This is the correct answer because it aligns with historical records. Lincoln won the presidential election held in November 1860 and took office as the 16th president of the United States on March 4, 1861. His election marked a significant turning point in American history as it ultimately led to the secession of several Southern states and the outbreak of the American Civil War.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these is not a political party in the United States? 

    • A.

      Democratic Party 

    • B.

      Republican 

    • C.

      Independent 

    • D.

      Liberal Movement 

    Correct Answer
    D. Liberal Movement 
    Explanation
    The Liberal Movement is not a political party in the United States. The Democratic Party, Republican Party, and Independent are all recognized political parties in the country. However, the Liberal Movement is not widely recognized as a political party in the United States.

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  • 6. 

    How many states left the union after Lincoln is elected as the president of the United States? 

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    B. 11
    Explanation
    After Lincoln was elected as the president of the United States, 11 states left the union. This was a result of the growing tensions between the northern and southern states over issues such as slavery and states' rights. These states formed the Confederate States of America and seceded from the Union, leading to the American Civil War.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these is the largest state in the United States? 

    • A.

      California 

    • B.

      Texas

    • C.

      Louisiana 

    • D.

      Maryland 

    Correct Answer
    A. California 
    Explanation
    California is the largest state in the United States because it has the largest land area compared to the other options given. It is known for its diverse geography, including mountains, deserts, and coastline. California is also the most populous state in the country and is home to major cities such as Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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  • 8. 

    Who is the current vice president of the United States? 

    • A.

      Mike Jones 

    • B.

      Mike Pence 

    • C.

      Ben Carson 

    • D.

      Bill Clinton 

    Correct Answer
    B. Mike Pence 
    Explanation
    Mike Pence is the current vice president of the United States. He was elected as the vice president in 2016, serving alongside President Donald Trump. Pence has held various political positions prior to becoming vice president, including serving as the Governor of Indiana from 2013 to 2017. He is a member of the Republican Party and has been actively involved in shaping the administration's policies and initiatives.

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  • 9. 

    Who is the current president of the United States? 

    • A.

      Donald Trump 

    • B.

      Donald Reagan 

    • C.

      George Bush 

    • D.

      Bill Clinton 

    Correct Answer
    A. Donald Trump 
    Explanation
    Donald Trump is the current president of the United States.

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  • 10. 

    When did the United States fight war with Iraq?

    • A.

      1993

    • B.

      1992

    • C.

      1991

    • D.

      1990

    Correct Answer
    C. 1991
    Explanation
    In 1991, the United States fought a war with Iraq. This war, known as the Gulf War or Operation Desert Storm, was a military conflict between Iraq and a coalition of 35 nations led by the United States. It was triggered by Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990. The war lasted for a relatively short period, from January to February 1991, and resulted in the liberation of Kuwait from Iraqi control.

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