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Oregon - Social Science - Grade 5 - Benchmark 2 - 2003-2005

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  • Read the text and answer the next question. The main purpose of the Declaration of Independence was to

    tell why the colonies were breaking away from Great Britain.
    make the King give more money to the colonies.
    encourage more colonists to become Minute Men.
    give the King a chance to apologize.


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  • A DIRECT cause of the American Revolution was

    being taxed by England without representation.
    the repeal of the Stamp Act by England.
    the need for more farmland to the west.
    losing the French and Indian War.


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  • A loyalist during the Revolutionary War may have participated in which of these activities?

    Speaking in support of the English King
    Housing patriot soldiers
    Writing a pamphlet protesting the Stamp Act
    Joining the Continental Army


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  • Which of the following is an example of “all men are created equal” during colonial times?

    The King should assign people’s jobs.
    The King should make laws for the people.
    Every person has a right to choose his own job.
    Rich people could help the King make laws.


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  • The writers of the Constitution designed a government called a REPUBLIC. Which of the following most accurately describes a REPUBLIC system of government?

    A group of states that agree to be separate, but unite under a common federal government.
    A group of states who vote directly on issues and keep control of local, state, and natural issues.
    Citizens of each state keep control of state and local issues, but have no power to influence national issues.
    Citizen elect local, state, and national representatives to vote on issues for them, and keep limited direct control.


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  • Use the chart to answer the next question. Why did our country’s founding fathers create a government with three branches?

    To make the United States more like the English government
    To make sure that governing powers are limited
    To make sure one branch would always be more important
    To create more jobs for the people in government


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  • There is a local law that limits the speed on a city street. The purpose of this law is to

    take rights away from the citizens.
    make sure trucking companies don’t make money.
    stop burglaries.
    protect the common good.


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  • Use the map to answer the next question. 30°S, 60°W is the location for

    South America.
    North America.
    Australia.
    Asia.


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  • Use the map to answer the next question. Which three states are part of the Northeast?

    Maine, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania
    Virginia, Maryland, Vermont
    Ohio, Iowa, Illinois
    New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio


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  • Which state lies furthest north? Use the map to answer the next question.

    Oklahoma
    Wyoming
    California
    Tennessee


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  • Which of these is NOT an example of international trade?

    The United States buying olives from Greece
    The United States buying bananas from Honduras
    The United States buying pineapples from Hawaii
    The United States buying kiwis from Australia


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  • Why are people sometimes considered to be a resource?

    People’s labor is exchanged for wages or salaries.
    People can buy houses and pay rent.
    People have children and pets.
    People trade goods and supplies.


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  • Josh owns the rookie card of a famous baseball player. Josh bought the card when the player was not very famous and it cost only $2. Now his friend Eric wants to buy the card from him because he can’t find one anywhere else. Josh sells it for $20. What is the most likely reason the card now sells for $20?

    When the supply is high, the price goes down.
    When the supply is high, the price stays the same.
    When the supply is low, the price is zero.
    When the supply is low, the price goes up.


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  • Use the timeline to answer the next question. Which of these statements below can you infer by using the St. Augustine timeline?

    St. Augustine is a new city in Florida.
    St. Augustine was founded in 1750.
    St. Augustine has been a city for over 400 years.
    St. Augustine was founded after Florida became a state.


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  • Use the timeline to answer the next question. Based on the timeline, which of these statements is NOT true?

    Castillo de San Marcos is an older city than St. Augustine.
    St. Augustine celebrated its 400th birthday in 1965.
    Menendez built St. Augustine.
    Florida became a state after 1800.


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  • Many Native Americans, living in the Pacific Northwest before European settlers arrived, lived on the Pacific Coast. What was their typical form of transportation?

    Canoes or dugouts
    Horses
    Dog sleds
    Wagons and carts


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  • Where might you find helpful information in a newspaper about a political issue?

    Sports page
    Want ads
    Movie listings
    Editorial


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  • A group of fifth graders would like to understand why skateboarding is not allowed on downtown sidewalks or in the library parking lot. To find the answers to their questions, the students might

    attend a city council meeting.
    attend a school board meeting.
    call the fire department.
    call the police department.


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  • The part of government mainly responsible for deciding if a law is constitutional is the

    legislative branch.
    President.
    judicial branch.
    Congress.


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  • Use the diagram to answer the next question. What is the line of longitude that is west of the prime meridian, halfway between 0° and 180°?

    90°E longitude
    45°E longitude
    90°W longitude
    45°W longitude


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  • Use the map to answer the next question. Which region is known as the breadbasket of America because of all the grains grown there?

    Northeast
    Southwest
    Southeast
    Midwest


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  • Which of the following is NOT helpful to the environment?

    Planting trees
    Overpopulating areas
    Recycling products
    Conserving water


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  • As the price of gasoline increases in Oregon, motorists will probably

    begin to use more gasoline.
    begin to use less gasoline.
    use the same amount of gasoline.
    completely stop driving cars.


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  • Which situation is an example of bartering?

    Choosing a free kitten from an animal center
    Buying a candy bar at a grocery store
    Washing Pat's car while Pat mows your lawn
    Giving Terry a book as a birthday present


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  • Use the graph to answer the next question. What do you predict the United States population will be in 2005?

    400 million
    200 million
    300 million
    275 million


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