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5th Grade Social Studies

Final Exam- Study Guide


Mr. McGovern & Mrs. Rose

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Section 1: Map Skills
Label the Map:

Word Bank
● North America ● South America ● Asia ● Australia

● ● Africa ● Antarctica ● Europe

● Pacific Ocean ● Atlantic Ocean ● Southern Ocean ● Arctic Ocean

● Indian Ocean ● Compass Rose ● Equator ● Prime Meridian

● Northern ● Southern ● Eastern ● Western

Hemisphere Hemisphere Hemisphere Hemisphere

● North ● South ● East ● West

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Section 2: Definitions

Word Bank 

● landforms  ● Border  ● Natural  ● coast 

● West  ● Culture  ● East Coast  ● Agricultural 
Coast  Products 
1) ____________________ is a pattern of behavior shared by a society, or group of people. Many 
different things make up a society's culture. These things include ​food, language, clothing, 
tools, music, arts, customs, beliefs, and religion​. 
2) ____________________ are something that is found in nature and can be used by people. Earth's 
include light, air, water, plants, animals, soil, stone, minerals, and fossil fuels. 
3) _____________________ is a line separating two political or geographical areas, especially 
4) ____________________ are ​natural shapes and features of an area of land. 
5) ____________________ refer to​ the crops, livestock, and livestock ​products​, that come from a 
specific area including field crops, fruits, vegetables, horticultural specialties, cattle, sheep, 
hogs, goats, horses, poultry, fur-bearing animals, milk, eggs, aquaculture, and furs. 
6) ____________________ is the part of the land near the sea; the edge of the land. 
7) ____________________ the western seaboard of the US from Washington to California near the 
Pacific Ocean 
8) ____________________ ​the eastern seaboard of the US, especially the narrow corridor from Boston to 
Washington, DC. near the Atlantic Ocean 

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Section 3: Charts

Timeline Pie Chart

Partial Outlines Resource Map

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Section 4 - Practice Questions-

Office Number Term Selection Requirements

Representative  At least 1  2 years  Elected by  Age 25 or over Citizen 

per  voters  for 7 years Resident of 
state;    state in which elected 
based on 

Senator  2 per state  6 years  Elected by voters  Age 30 or over Citizen 

  for 9 years Resident of 
  state in which elected 

President   1  4 years  Elected by electoral  Age 35 or over 

college  Natural-born citizen 
and  Resident of the United 
Vice President  States for 14 years 

Supreme  9  Life  Appointed by President  No requirements 

Court  Approved by Senate  in Constitution 

1. Based on the diagram above how long is a Senator in office?


2. Looking at the chart above, can a person who is 25 years old run for President
of the United States?

3. Based on the chart above what are the requirements for becoming a Supreme
Court Justice?

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1. Where does the House of Representative hold their meetings ? 

2. Based on the document, who is in charge of the Executive Branch?  


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1. What is the main power of the Legislative Branch? (2)

2. Based on this chart, and your knowledge of Social Studies, why were the powers of the
government separated between three branches? (3)

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