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5th Grade Social Studies

Final Exam- Study Guide

Name:
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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 


Resources 
● 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 
countries. 
 
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 
populati
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 
Justice 

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


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2. Looking at the chart above, can a person who is 25 years old run for President
of the United States?
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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 ? 
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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)
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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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For extra practice, you can visit ​https://www.nysedregents.org/grade5/socialstudies/home.html
For extra practice, you can visit ​https://www.nysedregents.org/grade5/socialstudies/home.html