A Review Quiz On History For 5th Grade!

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Ancient locations, countries, parks or tourist attractions are in existence because of past events by dead ancestors which their records are kept or unwritten. The study of the past aids to little ones' knowledge of what occurred to make things right. Awards, titles have been given to scholars who devoted to the study. Take this easy quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was the president at the time of 1812 War?

    • A.

      Ronald Reagan

    • B.

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C.

      James Madison

    • D.

      John Adams

    Correct Answer
    C. James Madison
    Explanation
    James Madison was the president at the time of the 1812 War. The War of 1812 was fought between the United States and Great Britain, and it began in 1812 during Madison's presidency. Madison, who served as the fourth president of the United States from 1809 to 1817, was in office when the war broke out. He was a key figure in the decision to go to war with Britain due to issues such as trade restrictions, impressment of American sailors, and British support for Native American tribes. Therefore, James Madison is the correct answer for this question.

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  • 2. 

    What was the major problem during the time of the United States Expansion?

    • A.

      Slavery

    • B.

      Impeachment

    • C.

      Recession

    • D.

      Drought

    Correct Answer
    A. Slavery
    Explanation
    During the time of the United States Expansion, one of the major problems was slavery. Slavery was a divisive issue that led to conflicts between the Northern and Southern states. The expansion of the United States into new territories raised questions about whether slavery would be allowed in these areas, intensifying the debate. This issue eventually culminated in the American Civil War, as tensions over slavery could not be resolved peacefully. Slavery had a profound impact on the nation's history and was a significant challenge during the period of United States Expansion.

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  • 3. 

    Which category of the Americans are faced with challenges of slavery?

    • A.

      Spanish- American 

    • B.

      French- American 

    • C.

      African- American 

    • D.

      Portuguese- American 

    Correct Answer
    C. African- American 
    Explanation
    African-Americans are faced with challenges of slavery because historically, they were forcibly brought to America as slaves from Africa. Slavery was a system that treated African-Americans as property and denied them basic human rights. They endured immense suffering, discrimination, and oppression, which has had lasting effects on their community and continues to impact their lives today.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these is a former slave? 

    • A.

      Christopher Columbus 

    • B.

      Julius Caesar 

    • C.

      John Adams 

    • D.

      Frederick Douglass 

    Correct Answer
    D. Frederick Douglass 
    Explanation
    Frederick Douglass is the correct answer because he was a former slave who became a prominent abolitionist and advocate for equal rights. He was born into slavery in Maryland in the early 19th century and escaped to the North where he became a powerful voice against slavery. Douglass wrote several autobiographies detailing his experiences as a slave and his journey to freedom, becoming one of the most influential figures in the abolitionist movement.

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  • 5. 

    When did Texas join the United States?

    • A.

      1842

    • B.

      1843

    • C.

      1844

    • D.

      1845

    Correct Answer
    D. 1845
    Explanation
    Texas joined the United States in 1845. This was the year when Texas was admitted as the 28th state of the United States. Prior to this, Texas had been an independent republic for nine years after gaining independence from Mexico in 1836. The annexation of Texas was a controversial issue at the time, as it led to tensions between the United States and Mexico, ultimately leading to the Mexican-American War in 1846.

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  • 6. 

    How many cities were captured by the United States during their war with Mexico? 

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    D. 5
    Explanation
    During the war between the United States and Mexico, a total of 5 cities were captured by the United States.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these cities is not captured by the United States during their war with Mexico?

    • A.

      San Francisco 

    • B.

      San Antonio 

    • C.

      Mexico City 

    • D.

      Los Angeles 

    Correct Answer
    B. San Antonio 
    Explanation
    San Antonio is not captured by the United States during their war with Mexico. While San Francisco, Mexico City, and Los Angeles were all captured by the United States during the war, San Antonio remained under Mexican control.

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  • 8. 

    When was Abraham Lincoln killed? 

    • A.

      1862

    • B.

      1863

    • C.

      1864

    • D.

      1865

    Correct Answer
    D. 1865
    Explanation
    Abraham Lincoln was killed in 1865. This answer is correct because it aligns with historical facts. Lincoln was assassinated on April 14, 1865, by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. This event occurred during the final stages of the American Civil War, shortly after Lincoln's successful re-election for his second term as President of the United States.

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  • 9. 

    What are scholars who study history called? 

    • A.

      Histor

    • B.

      Histologists 

    • C.

      Historical experts 

    • D.

      Historian 

    Correct Answer
    D. Historian 
    Explanation
    Scholars who study history are called historians. They are experts in the field of history and research and analyze historical events, documents, and artifacts to gain a deeper understanding of the past. Historians utilize various methods and sources to interpret and reconstruct historical narratives, providing valuable insights into the development of societies and cultures over time.

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  • 10. 

    Who was Abraham Lincoln's successor?

    • A.

      Benjamin Franklin 

    • B.

      Donald Reagan 

    • C.

      Raymond Nicolas 

    • D.

      Andrew Johnson 

    Correct Answer
    D. Andrew Johnson 
    Explanation
    Andrew Johnson was Abraham Lincoln's successor as the President of the United States. After Lincoln's assassination in 1865, Johnson, who was Lincoln's vice president, assumed the presidency. He served as the 17th president from 1865 to 1869. Johnson's presidency was marked by the challenges of Reconstruction following the Civil War. He faced significant opposition from Congress and was ultimately impeached, although he was acquitted by one vote and remained in office until the end of his term.

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