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Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader Quiz

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Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader Quiz

Are you smarter than a 5th grader? Find out with this trivia quiz! Find us on our Facebook page and let us know how many questions you got right!

1st Grade:

  1. From which country did Mexico gain its independence in the 19th century?
  2. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first two men in the entire world to do what?
  3. How many letters are in the English alphabet?
  4. What is the term for a word that is similar in meaning to another word?
  5. What type of words should be capitalized?
  6. How many continents are there?
  7. In what city is the White House located?
  8. How many states are in the United States of America?
  9. What causes tides?
  10. What is the biggest organ in the human body?
  11. The first day of the 20th century was…
  12. You peer through a window into a classroom and count 20 eyes. If each person has a normal number of eyes, how many people are in the room?

 

First Grade Answers:

1. Spain 2. Walk on the moon 3. 26 4. Synonym 5. Proper nouns 6. 7 7.Washington D.C. 8. 50 9. The moon 10. Liver 11. January 1, 1901 12. 10

2nd Grade

  1. What are the three branches of the United States government?
  2. Which war was fought between the north and south regions in the United States?
  3. What are the first ten amendments to the Constitution called?
  4. Is “red” an adjective or a noun?
  5. What are the five interrogative or "question" words?
  6. What are the comparative and superlative forms of the word “big?”
  7. What three countries are located in North America?
  8. To travel from New York to London, one must fly over which ocean?
  9. What is H2O also known as?
  10. Earth is located in what galaxy?
  11. What gas do plants breathe in that humans and animals breathe out?
  12. What number is the Roman numeral XVI?
  13. Solve the following equation: 3 + 2 / 1 =

 

Second Grade Answers:

1. Legislative, judicial, and executive 2. The Civil War 3. The Bill of Rights 4. Both 5. Who, What, When, Where, Why 6. Bigger and Biggest 7. Canada, the United States, and Mexico 8. The Atlantic Ocean 9. Water 10. The Milky Way 11. Carbon Dioxide 12. 16 13. 5

 

3rd Grade

  1. Julius Caesar was the emperor of what empire?
  2. What is Rosa Parks most famous for?
  3. Name the American president on the half dollar coin who was assassinated in 1963.
  4. The person in a novel who tells the story from a third-person perspective is called a what?
  5. Adding conjunctions such as “and” or “but” turns a simple sentence into what type of sentence?
  6. What is the longest river in the world?
  7. What is the capital of New York?
  8. How many Great Lakes are there in the United States?
  9. What is the closest planet to the sun?
  10. Does the sun orbit the Earth?
  11. The process by which plants eat and make energy is called…
  12. When writing out a fraction, the numbers above and below the vinculum are called the…
  13. If a shopping cart contains 1 apple, 2 bananas, 3 oranges, 4 hot dogs, what percent of the cart’s total contents is fruit?

 

Third Grade Answers:
1. The Roman Empire 2. Refusing to give her seat up in the front of the bus. 3. John F. Kennedy 4. A narrator 5. Compound sentence 6. The Amazon 7. Albany  8. Michigan-Huron, Superior, Ontario, and Erie 9. Mercury 10. No 11. Photosynthesis 12. Numerator and denominator 13. 60%

 

4th Grade

  1. What ancient civilization built the Machu Picchu complex in Peru?
  2. The ancient Egyptian writing system was called what?
  3. From whom did the United State buy territory in the Louisiana Purchase?
  4. Who wrote the national anthem of the United States of America?
  5. The Battle of Gettysburg was fought in which war?
  6. In this book titled The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, what is the last comma called?
  7. What type of word is “truthfully?”
  8. Which country is the largest in size?
  9. What is the southernmost continent called?
  10. Where is the largest desert in the world located?
  11. How long does Earth take to revolve once around the sun?
  12. What is the part of the eye that controls how much light enters?
  13. The interior angles of a triangle always sum to…
  14. If someone is traveling 60 miles per hour how long will it take them to drive 60 miles?
  15. You have 20 pairs of shoes, but there is only room in your closet for 8 shoes. How many shoes do you have to get rid of?

 

Fourth Grade Answers: 

1.The Incas 2. Hieroglyphics 3. Napoleon/France 4. Francis Scott Key 5. The Civil War 6. The Oxford Comma 7. Adverb 8. Russia 9. Antarctica 10. Northern Africa 11. 365 days 12. Pupil 13. 180 degrees 14. 1 hour 15. 32 shoes (16 pairs)

5th Grade

  1. The what was the name of the last Queen of France? 
  2. The region known as the “Fertile Crescent” is located in present day… 
  3. The modern day city of Istanbul was known by what name in the 13th century… 
  4. The French and Indian war, which began in 1754, became the North American theater of this worldwide war that lasted from 1756 to 1763… 
  5. In which decade did Hong Kong revert from British rule…
  6. The words “the,” “an,” and “a,” are known as what in English grammar?
  7. Who is the author of the 1960 novel about social and racial inequality To Kill a Mockingbird?
  8. Which country is both an island and a continent?
  9. Imaginary lines traversing the globe from pole to pole are called…
  10. What are the three states of matter?
  11. The Earth has 4 layers, the thickest of which is the mantle. What is the thinnest layer called?
  12. What species can live on both water and land?
  13. A hexagon has how many sides?
  14. If a football field is 100 yards long, how many feet long is the football field?

 Fifth Grade Answers: 

1. Marie Antoinette 2. Middle East 3. Constantinople 4.The Seven Years War 5. 1990s (1997) 6. Articles 7. Harper Lee 8. Australia 9. Meridians 10. Solid, liquid, gas 11. The Crust 12. Amphibians 13. 14. 300 feet