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									5th Grade SOL Review
          SOCIAL STUDIES

The colonists were angry with the
governor and burned down part of
Jamestown in 1676. This was
known as __________.

 A    Committees of Correspondence
 B.   Virginia Resolves
 C.   French and Indian War
 D.   Bacon’s Rebellion
C. Bacon’s Rebellion
             Science

In an experiment, what are
constants?
     A. things in an experiment that
         change
     B. things in an experiment that
         don’t change
     C. number of times you repeat
         an experiment
     D. tools you use in your
         experiment
B. things in an
   experiment that
   don’t change
     COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY

If you want to make a paper copy of
information on your computer screen
then you will need a __________.

          A.   network card
          B.   scanner
          C.   modem
          D.   printer
D. printer
               English
In this sentence:
     “We’re the fearless Lakeville
Hornets!” In which word does less
mean the same as in fearless?
         A.   powerless
         B.   unless
         C.   blessed
         D.   lesson
A. powerless
                 Math


What is the place value of the digit
“7” in the number 50.1237 ?


           A.   tenths
           B.   hundredths
           C.   thousandths
           D.   ten thousandths
D. ten thousandths
          SOCIAL STUDIES
In 1624, Jamestown became a royal
colony, under the king’s rule. In
1634, the colony was divided into
__________, which elected
burgesses.
    A.   plantations
    B.   states
    C.   counties
    D.   regions
C. counties
               Science

What is it called when scientists
repeat experiments in the exact same
way a number of times?

         A.   extrapolation
         B.   hypothesis
         C.   repeated trials
         D.   predictions
C. repeated trials
      COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY

If you want to move an icon on your
desktop, this is called __________.


        A.   double clicking
        B.   pointing
        C.   highlighting
        D.   dragging
D. dragging
               English
In the following sentence, what does
the word collided mean?
     “When Mike ran for the ball, he
collided with another player.”
         A.   yelled
         B.   walked
         C.   bumped
         D.   scored
C. bumped
                 Math


Which digit is in the thousandths
place in the number 40.351?


           A.   1
           B.   3
           C.   4
           D.   5
A. 1
          SOCIAL STUDIES

In 1765, the British placed a heavy
tax on the colonies after the war.
This tax is known as the
__________.
  A.   Committees of Correspondence
  B.   Stamp Act
  C.   Virginia Resolves
  D.   Bacon’s Rebellion
B. Stamp Act
               Science

Mass is usually measured with a
__________.

         A.   beaker
         B.   ruler
         C.   graduated cylinder
         D.   balance scale
D. balance scale
      COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY

What storage device do you use to
save a file so it can be taken and
used on another computer?

         A.   hard drive
         B.   piece of paper
         C.   scanner
         D.   floppy disk
D. floppy disk
               English
Read the sentence carefully to decide
which word fits best.
Although Ramsey tried through
vigorous erasing to conceal his
mistakes, they were __________ to
his teacher.
         A.   disguised
         B.   visible
         C.   oblivious
         D.   incredible
B. visible
               Math

Which of these symbols (>,<,=)
makes this statement true?
   0.3564 ____0.356

          A. >
          B. <

          c. =
A. >
        SOCIAL STUDIES
In 1676, a plantation owner led an
army against the Indians. The
governor disapproved and called him
a traitor for acting without the
approval of the government. Who was
he?
     A. Nathaniel Bacon
     B. Peyton Randolph

     C. Sir William Berkeley

     D. Patrick Henry
A. Nathaniel Bacon
               Science

Which measuring tools and units
could be used to measure the area of
a student’s desk?

         A.   a bathroom scale -- lbs.
         B.   a protractor -- ºC
         C.   a ruler - cm²
         D.   a measuring cup -- mL
C. a ruler -- cm²
       COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY

In order to access the Internet from
your home computer, which
components must you have?
         A. floppy disk & modem
         B. modem & Web browser
             software
         C. modem & scanner

         D. telephone line & printer
B. modem and Web
   browser software
                English

Find the suffixed word in the sentence.
Mr. Moore carefully vacuums the
carpets in his house before his company
arrives.
          A.   house
          B.   company
          C.   vacuums
          D.   carefully
D. carefully
                 Math

If you buy two plants at $4.69 each
and pay with a $20.00, about how
much change would you get?

           A.   about $5.00
           B.   about $10.00
           C.   about $15.00
           D.   not here
B. about $10.00
         SOCIAL STUDIES

The model document for the first 10
amendments to the United States
Constitution is the __________.

   A.   Virginia Declaration of Rights
   B.   Treaty of Paris
   C.   Articles of Confederation
   D.   Declaration of Independence
A. Virginia Declaration
      of Rights
              Science

How much would you estimate the
average house cat weighs?

        A.   about 4 kg
        B.   about 16 kg
        C.   about 20 kg
        D.   about 24 kg
A. about 4 kg
     COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY

Which kind of software should be
use to keep track of bills and
income for a small business?

         A.   word processing
         B.   spreadsheet
         C.   Web authoring
         D.   graphics
B. spreadsheet
                English

Select the answer that best describes
the underlined phrase in the sentence.

The little puppy crawled into a corner.

          A.   simile
          B.   comparison
          C.   predicate
          D.   metaphor
C. predicate
               Math
Find the
area of                   10 cm.
the square.


           A. 10 cm²
           B.  40 cm²
           C. 100 cm²

           D. not here
C. 100 cm²
          SOCIAL STUDIES
A great Indian chief was a good
friend to the colonists. His name
was __________.

       A.   Sitting Bull
       B.   Powhatan
       C.   Pocahontas
       D.   Red Cloud
B. Powhatan
               Science

To measure the weight of an object,
you would use a __________.

         A.   telescope
         B.   microscope
         C.   graduated cylinder
         D.   balance scale
D. balance scale
      COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY


Which type of software is best for
typing a letter?


          A.   spreadsheet
          B.   web authoring
          C.   graphics
          D.   word processing
D. word processing
                  English
Select the answer that best describes
the meaning of the following
expression.

"In the doghouse"


   A.   where you like to pet your dog
   B.   where your dog likes to hide from you
   C.   in trouble, in disgrace
   D.   in good graces with your parent
C. in trouble, in disgrace
                Math

                           C       D
Which is the
diameter of            A               B
the circle?                    R

          A.   RA
          B.   RB
          C.   RC
          D.   AB
D. AB
        SOCIAL STUDIES
In 1781, British Major Charles
Cornwallis surrendered to General
Washington in __________.

        A.   Yorktown
        B.   Williamsburg
        C.   Richmond
        D.   Jamestown
A. Yorktown
               Science

A __________ breaks white light
into the visible spectrum.

         A.   spectroscope
         B.   telescope
         C.   kaleidoscope
         D.   stethoscope
A. spectroscope
      COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY

If you do not know a Web page’s
address, what can you use to locate
information on the Internet?

          A.   search engine
          B.   E-mail
          C.   newsgroup
          D.   chat room
A. search engine
                  English
Find the prefixed word in the sentence.

The twins were anxiously waiting for
their mother to uncover the cake they
made as a surprise.
            A.   surprise
            B.   waiting
            C.   anxiously
            D.   uncover
D. uncover
                      Math

                                 C       D
Identify a
chord of                                     B
                             A       R
the circle.

               A.   AR
               B.   RC
               C.   AD
               D.   not here
C. AD
          SOCIAL STUDIES

Settlers traded with the Indians for
food and goods. They used the
__________ system.

       A.   commodity
       B.   barter
       C.   wampum
       D.   notes
B. barter
               Science

As light waves travel through a glass
lens they bend. What is this bending
called?

         A.   vibration
         B.   reflection
         C.   refraction
         D.   translucent
C. refraction
      COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY


What key do you strike to indent a
paragraph?


       A.   space bar
       B.   delete
       C.   shift
       D.   tab
D. tab
                   English
Find the subject pronoun in this
sentence.

After the fire drill, they wanted us to go
back to our work.
             A.   our
             B.   back
             C.   us
             D.   they
D. they
                  Math

If you were to walk
                         A
completely around
the edge of the circle
(start at A and end at A), what have
you walked?
      A.   the arc of the circle
      B.   the circumference of the circle
      C.   the chord of the circle
      D.   not here
B. the circumference
   of the circle
         SOCIAL STUDIES

Gentlemen of lesser rank were called
__________.


         A.   goodman
         B.   esquire
         C.   master or mister
         D.   sir
C. master or mister
                Science

Which of the following is the correct
sequence for a section of
electromagnetic spectrum?


   A.   visible light, infrared, ultraviolet
   B.   ultraviolet, infrared, visible light
   C.   infrared, visible light, ultraviolet
   D.   infrared, ultraviolet, visible light
C. Infrared,
   visible light,
   ultraviolet
     COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY



How do you send letters over the
Internet?


            A.   paint
            B.   spreadsheet
            C.   E-mail
            D.   database
C. E-mail
                  English
Find the suffixed word in the sentence.

The young general was famous for his
leadership of the troops.


            A.   famous
            B.   his
            C.   troops
            D.   young
A. famous
               Math

Which statement shows the concept
of perimeter?
       A. Kim covered her bedroom
           floor with carpet
       B. William filled the glass
           with milk
       C. Alan jogged around the
           baseball field
       D. Karen walked up the hill
C. Alan jogged
around the
   baseball field
          SOCIAL STUDIES
Indians in Virginia grew a plant
called __________. The Virginia
colonists began growing tons of this
plant for sale in England.

       A.   corn
       B.   wheat
       C.   oats
       D.   tobacco
D. tobacco
               Science

Which of the following bends light
rays?

         A.   an electric charge
         B.   a flat mirror
         C.   a lens
         D.   a strong magnetic field
C. a lens
     COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY



What commands can you use to put a
picture in a document you create?


        A.   copy and paste
        B.   edit and crop
        C.   edit and cut
        D.   file and close
A. copy and paste
                  English

Find the subject pronoun in the
following sentence.

They will pick us up in half an hour.

            A.   us
            B.   in
            C.   they
            D.   up
C. they
               Math

Which statement shows the concept
of area?
     A. The circumference of a
         circle is d.
     B. A gallon of paint covers the
         walls of a bedroom.
     C. It takes 900 feet of fence to
         enclose a small yard.
     D. The flagpole is 40 feet high.
B. A gallon of paint
   covers the walls of
   a bedroom.
         SOCIAL STUDIES

The Jamestown colonists hoped to
find __________.


      A.   gold
      B.   silver
      C.   freedom
      D.   Indians
A. Gold
              Science

Sir Isaac Newton is credited with
showing what about light?

  A. that light acts like a particle
  B. that light acts like a wave

  C. that light acts like both a
      particle and a wave
  D. that light travels in straight lines
A. that light acts like a
   particle
     COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY

What type of memory does your
computer need to work with
graphics?

         A.   CPU
         B.   RAM
         C.   ROM
         D.   DVD
B. RAM
                English



Which word is a regular verb?


          A.   fulfill
          B.   send
          C.   drive
          D.   read
A. fulfill
                Math


What unit would you use to measure
the height of a flagpole?


          A.   mm
          B.   cm
          C.   m
          D.   km
C. m
       SOCIAL STUDIES

In 1585, England’s Sir Walter
Raleigh set up a colony located in
what is now North Carolina. What
was it called?
       A. Norfolk
       B. Roanoke Island

       C. Richmond

       D. Jamestown
B. Roanoke Island
              Science
Who was the first person to look
through a microscope and see tiny
little animals, which he called
“animalcules”?
        A.   Nicholas Copernicus
        B.   Galileo Galilei
        C.   Anton van Leeuwenhoek
        C.   Aristotle
C. Anton van
   Leeuwenhoek
      COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY


Which kind of drive do you need to
play music CDs on a computer?


          A.   zip
          B.   floppy
          C.   CD-ROM
          D.   secondary
C. CD-ROM
                  English
Find the object pronoun in the
following sentence.

He brought us ice cream for a treat.

            A.   He
            B.   us
            C.   for
            D.   a
B. us
                Math

What unit would you use to measure
the distance from Richmond to
Arlington?

          A.   mm
          B.   cm
          C.   m
          D.   km
D. km
        SOCIAL STUDIES
On June 29, 1776, Virginia became
an independent state. Its constitution
and bill of rights were written by
__________.
     A.   Thomas Sumter
     B.   Thomas Jefferson
     C.   George Mason
     D.   George Washington
A. George Mason
               Science

Who is usually credited with
inventing the light bulb?

         A.   Alexander Graham Bell
         B.   Benjamin Franklin
         C.   Albert Einstein
         D.   Thomas A. Edison
C. Thomas A. Edison
        COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY

Memory that remains even when the
computer is turned off is called
__________.

     A. Read Only Memory (ROM)
     B. Random Access Memory
         (RAM)
     C. cache

     D. Video RAM (VRAM)
A. Read Only Memory
   (ROM)
                English



Which word is a regular verb?


          A.   stood
          B.   wrote
          C.   stormed
          D.   found
C. stormed
                Math

What unit would be best to use for
determining the distance on a map
from Washington, DC to New York
City?
          A.   inches
          B.   feet
          C.   yards
          D.   pounds
A. inches
           SOCIAL STUDIES

The War for Independence began in
__________.


        A.   Richmond
        B.   Alexandria
        C.   Lexington
        D.   Boston
C. Lexington
                Science

An object that will allow light to
pass through with little distortion is
called _________.

          A.   opaque
          B.   transparent
          C.   translucent
          D.   incandescent
B. transparent
      COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY



Which should you use to find
information for a research paper?


        A.   word processing
        B.   spreadsheet
        C.   fax/modem
        D.   electronic encyclopedia
D. electronic
   encyclopedia
                  English
Find the adverb in the following
sentence.

It was a very happy day for the Charles
family.
            A.   it
            B.   very
            C.   happy
            D.   day
B. very
                  Math


What type of
angle is shown?                 90º


          A.   right angle
          B.   acute angle
          C.   obtuse angle
          D.   equilateral angle
A. right angle
          SOCIAL STUDIES

This person would work without the
promise of freedom.


       A.   esquire
       B.   indentured servant
       C.   slave
       D.   goodman
C. slave
               Science


What shape is this mirror?


         A.   convex
         B.   plane
         C.   concave
         D.   closed
C. concave
      COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY


If you take a file from the Internet
and store it on your hard drive, it is
called __________.

          A.   dumping
          B.   uploading
          C.   pasting
          D.   downloading
D. downloading
              English
Read the sentence carefully to decide
which word fits best.

In most newspapers there are pages on
which nearly anyone can express
______________.
                A.   language
                B.   advertisements
                C.   justice
                D.   opinions
D. opinions
                  Math


What type of
angle is shown?                 45º


          A.   right angle
          B.   acute angle
          C.   obtuse angle
          D.   equilateral angle
B. acute angle
        SOCIAL STUDIES
This famous Virginia was
nicknamed “Light Horse Harry”.
His real name was __________.

         A.   Henry Lee
         B.   Harry Jones
         C.   Henry Lewis
         D.   Patrick henry
A. Henry Lee
              Science


Why do we have a shadow?


    A. light comes from all
        directions
    B. light travels in straight lines

    C. light bends around you

    D. light can travel through you
B. light travels in
   straight lines
      COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY


Which type of application would you
use to store, retrieve, and sort
information on a subject?

         A.   word processing
         B.   database
         C.   spreadsheet
         D.   Web browser
B. database
                English


Which word might describe
feeling sorry for someone?

          A.   sympathy
          B.   pathetic
          C.   unhappy
          D.   symptom
A. sympathy
                  Math

                             150º
What type of
angle is shown?


          A.   right angle
          B.   acute angle
          C.   obtuse angle
          D.   equilateral angle
C. obtuse angle
         SOCIAL STUDIES
There were seven men who would
govern the new colony. One man
proved his value to the colony and
was their leader. His name was
__________.
      A.   John Rolfe
      B.   John Smith
      C.   Thomas Jefferson
      D.   George Washington
B. John Smith
               Science


An example of matter is _________.


         A.   a soccer ball
         B.   outer space
         C.   evaporation
         D.   condensation
A. a soccer ball
      COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY


In a spreadsheet, a line of cells that
runs horizontally is called a
__________.

          A.   column
          B.   row
          C.   formula
          D.   value
B. row
                  English
My grades in english been poor all
semester.
Which sentence below corrects all of
the errors in the above sentence?
   A. My grades in English have been poor all
       semester.
   B. My grades in english have been poor all
       semester.
   C. My grades in English been poor all
       semester.
   D. My grades in english have been poor all
       semestir.
A. My grades in English
   have been poor all
   semester.
               Math


What is the exponent in the
expression 10³?


           A. 0
           B.  1
           C.  3
           D. 10
C. 3
           SOCIAL STUDIES
This famous Virginian battled the
British and later became Chief
Justice of the United States Supreme
Court. Who was he?
        A.   Charles Cornwallis
        B.   Thomas Sumter
        C.   George Rogers Clark
        D.   John Marshall
D. John Marshall
               Science

Which of the following is a
compound?

         A.   sodium
         B.   oxygen
         C.   carbon dioxide
         D.   hydrogen
C. carbon dioxide
      COMPUTER / TECHNOLOGY


When using a word processor, the
blinking line in the document you
see as you are typing along is called
the __________.

          A.   tab
          B.   pointer
          C.   I-beam
          D.   cursor
D. cursor
                English


Choose the word that is spelled
correctly.

          A.   nefew
          B.   nephewe
          C.   nefewe
          D.   nephew
D. nephew
                Math


What is the base in the
 expression 4²?


           A. 1
           B.  2
           C.  4
           D. 16
C. 4
         SOCIAL STUDIES

Name the Virginian who became
famous for his heroism in the war of
1754.

         A.   Benedict Arnold
         B.   George Washington
         C.   Patrick Henry
         D.   Richard Bland
B. George Washington
               Science

A molecule is a specific combination
of __________.

         A.   liquid
         B.   atoms
         C.   gas
         D.   solids
B. atoms
                English

Choose the word that is spelled
correctly.

          A.   surprise
          B.   serprise
          C.   suprize
          D.   surprise
A. surprise
                 Math

What are the next three numbers in
the following pattern?
     4, 8, 12, ___, ___, ___

           A.   13, 14, 15
           B.   14, 16, 18
           C.   16, 20, 24
           D.   18, 24, 30
C. 16, 20, 24
            SOCIAL STUDIES
In 1619, the king of England
permitted the colony the right to
govern themselves. This lawmaking
body was the first group of elected
representatives in America. What
was the group called?
      A.   First Continental Congress
      B.   Committees of Correspondence
      C.   First Virginia Convention
      D.   House of Burgesses
D. House of Burgesses
             Science

How are the atoms of one element
different from those of another
element?
     A. the size of the electrons
     B. speed of the electrons

     C. frequency of atomic
         vibration
     D. number of protons in their
         nuclei
D. number of protons
   in their nuclei
                English

Choose the word that is spelled
correctly.

          A.   comon
          B.   commun
          C.   common
          D.   comone
C. common
                Math

What are the next three figures in the
following pattern?


   A.            C.

   B.            D.
B.
           SOCIAL STUDIES

In 1783, with the signing of this
document, the Revolutionary War
was over and the United States was
independent.

     A.   Virginia Resolves
     B.   Declaration of Independence
     C.   Bill of Rights
     D.   Treaty of Paris
D. Treaty of Paris
                Science

Which of these always fills its
container?

          A.   air
          B.   sand
          C.   oil
          D.   water
A. air
                    English
The crowd wondered which of the runners
would take first place in the race.
Using the thesaurus section below, select the
word that would be used to replace the
underlined word.
take
(syn.) confiscate, accept, win, catch
              A.   confiscate
              B.   accept
              C.   win
              D.   catch
C. win
                  Math

In the sentence, "       + 5 = 7, "

the symbol "       ," is called what?


        A.   an expression
        B.   an inverse relationship
        C.   a variable
        D.   a constant
C. a variable
        SOCIAL STUDIES

In 1775, the first true money backed
by gold and silver was printed by the
Continental Congress. The people
called them __________.
        A.   commodity
        B.   Continentals
        C.   pounds
        D.   notes
B. continentals
            Science

Water freezes at _____ degrees
Celsius.

         A.   0
         B.  32
         C.  68
         D. 100
A. 0
                English
"Sal is a very good alligator wrestler",
said Tasha ",despite his missing arm."

Which of the following corrects the
errors in the above sentence?
   A. Sal is a very good alligator wrestler, said Tasha,
        despite his missing arm.
   B. "Sal is a very good alligator wrestler" said
        Tasha, "despite his missing arm."
   C. "Sal is a very good alligator wrestler," said
        Tasha, "despite his missing arm."
   D. "Sal is a very good alligator wrestler", said
        Tasha, "despite his missing arm."
C. "Sal is a very good
alligator wrestler," said
Tasha, "despite his
missing arm."
                Math

How would you write
“eight more than twice something”
using mathematical numbers and
symbols?
          A.   8x
          B.   x+9
          C.   2x + 8
          D.   not here
C. 2x + 8
        SOCIAL STUDIES

The __________ would owe the
person who paid for their passage to
the New World and had to work off
their debt as payment.

         A.   goodman
         B.   indentured servant
         C.   slave
         D.   esquire
B. indentured servant
            Science

Water boils at _____ degrees
Celsius.

         A.   0
         B. 100

         C. 120

         D. 212
B. 100
                     English
Although I likes them grits, I developed a taste
for fried chicken n' rice.

Which sentence below corrects all of the
errors in the above sentence?
   A. Although I likes them grits, I've developed
       a taste for fried chicken n' rice.
   B. Although I like grits, I've also develops a
       taste for fried chicken and rice.
   C. Although I like grits I've also developed a
       taste for fried chicken 'n rice.
   D. Although I like grits, I've also developed a
       taste for fried chicken and rice.
D. Although I like grits,
I've also developed a
    taste for fried
chicken and rice.
              Math
Colin caught 8 fish. Dylan and
Colin caught 14 fish altogether.
How many fish did Dylan catch?
Which number sentence represents
this problem?
          A. 8 +      = 14
          B. 14 + 8 =

          C.      + 14 = 8
          D. not here
A. 8 +   = 14
        SOCIAL STUDIES


How many men were elected to
represent the First Continental
Congress?

        A.   twelve
        B.   seven
        C.   four
        D.   nine
B. seven
                Science

The smallest unit of matter is the
__________.

          A.   compound
          B.   atom
          C.   element
          D.   molecule
B. atom
                    English
After the football star twisted his knee, he had to limp
around the school with a knee splint for several weeks.

Using the thesaurus section below, select the word that
would be used to replace the underlined word.

limp
(syn.) flabby, drooping, hobble, supple

                   A.   flabby
                   B.   drooping
                   C.   hobble
                   D.   Supple
C. hobble
               Math



How many quarts in a gallon?


          A. 1
          B.  2
          C.  4
          D. 16
C. 4

								
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