5th grade Math
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5th Grade Riddles
5th Grade Alphabetizing
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5th Grade Social Studies
100

163 + 939 + 746=?

1,848

100


What is this an example of?


Food Web

100

The more you have of it, the less you see. What is it? 

Darkness.

100

Put in alphabetical order:
fret, froth, frame, fruit, friction

frame, fret, friction, froth, fruit
100

What part of speech is the underlined part of this sentence?: 

The cat hid under the bed

Preposition

100

Which state is highlighted?


Washington

200

1,000,000 - 472,968=?

527,032

200

Why do the stars seem to change with each season?

Because the earth is revolving around the sun so Earth's position in space is constantly changing to view a different part of the nighttime sky.

200

What starts with a T, ends with a T, and has T in it? 

A teapot. 

200

Put in alphabetical order:
weigh, wrath, wide, waver, weave

waver, weave, weigh, wide, wrath

200

What are the adjectives in this sentence? 

Amy's exotic parakeet laid three tiny eggs in the nest. 

Exotic, three, and tiny

200

Who was president in 1803?

Thomas Jefferson

300

6/8+9/12=?

6/4,or 1 1/2

300

Name something that we can observe from a chemical reaction.

Sound, Heat, Color Change, Odor, Gas, Colr

300

What is it that after you take away the whole some still remains? 

Wholesome. 
300

Put in alphabetical order:
neighbor, many, native, muscle, make

make, many, muscle, native, neighbor

300

evening : dusk :: morning : ________

dawn

300

In what country was Benjamin Franklin born? 

England

400

2/7-:4/5=?

5/14

400

Which part of a plant takes in carbon dioxide?

Stomata

400

Forwards I'm heavy, but backwards I'm not.  What am I? 

Ton. 

400

Put in alphabetical order:
horde, favor, gall, halfway, fountain, giver, hiker

favor, foundation, gall, giver, halfway, hiker, horde

400

What reference source would you use to find the longitude of Calcutta, India? 

Atlas

400

There are four states that start with "New".  Name them please. 

New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico and New York. 

500

How many meters in kilometer? 

1000 meters. 

500

What is Newton's First Law of Motion?

An object in motion/rest will stay in motion/rest until an outside force causes it to change.

500

What animal is Tom from Tom and Jerry? 

A cat.

500

Put in alphabetical order:
white, whole, wisdom, whim, whose, wider

wider, wisdom, whim, white, whole, whose

500

Define synonyms and antonyms. 

Synonyms are words that mean the same thing; antonyms are words that mean the opposite.

500

Name 2 states where the Grand Canyon is located.

Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado

600

144/12=

12

600

What are the primary source of matter and energy entering most food chains? 

Plants.

600

What has a forest but no trees, cities but no people, and rivers but no water? 

A map. 

600

Put in alphabetical order:
cross, clink, chore, chrome, cake

cake,  chrome, chore, clink, cross

600

What is wrong with this sentence? 

John doesn't want either the soup nor the salad. 

Either is used with "or", neither is used with "nor"

600

In which state would you find Everglades National Park?

Florida

700

A car travelling at 80 miles per hour can travel this far in 3.5 hours?

280 miles

700

What is erosion? 

The gradual wearing away of something, like rocks, by wind, water, or other natural agents. 

700

Take me and scratch my head.  What once is red is black instead.  What am I?

A match.

700

Put in alphabetical order:
street, steam, sheet, seam, straight, stamina, shack

seam, shack, sheet, stamina, steam, straight, street

700

Where do the commas go? 

Yes I'd like mushrooms onions eggplant and tomatoes on my pizza. 

After "Yes", "mushrooms", and "onions".  Can also put one after "eggplant" if that's your style. 

700

What are the 5 regions of the US?

  Northeast, Midwest, Southeast, West, Southwest

800

How many degrees in a triangle?

180 degreees

800

An organism that produces its own food.

Producer

800

I'm where yesterday follows today and tomorrow's in the middle.  What am I? 

A dictionary.

800

Put in alphabetical order:
hammock, gasket, widget, binge, itchy, ferret, 

 binge, ferret, gasket, hammock, itchy, widget

800

Combine these three sentences into one sentence.  

Lily adopted a cat. 

The cat is orange. 

The cat is missing an eye. 

Answers may vary, but general idea: 

Lily adopted an orange cat that is missing an eye. 

800

What was Westward Expansion?

The period of time in the US when pioneers and the government began settling and exploring land that was west of the Mississippi River.

900

What is the square root of 121?

11

900

We know the dinosaurs went extinct because this crater exists.  Name the crater.


Chicxulub Crater

900

Remove nine letters from this sequence to reveal a familiar English word: 

BSAINXLEATNTEARS

Bananas. 

900

Put in alphabetical order:
pocket, plead, praise, peace, packet, picket

packet, peace, picket, plead, pocket, praise

900

Identify the prefix, the suffix and the root word: 

deactivation 

The prefix is "de", the suffix is "tion" and the root word is "activate"

900

Where would you find the Freedom Trail?

Boston, Massachusetts

1000

Your height is 60 inches, how many feet do you have?

5 feet

1000

How does a compass work? 

Magnets - a compass uses a magnetized needle on a swivel that reacts to the magnetism of the North Pole.

1000
I am a box that holds keys without locks, yet they can unlock your soul.  What am I? 

A piano. 

1000

Put in alphabetical order:
gadget, grind, gauge,  gizmo, grand, graze

gadget, gauge,  gizmo, grand, graze, grind

1000

Identify 4 words from AAAWWUBBIS.

after, although, as, when, while, until, before, because, if, since

1000

Who was John Sutter?

The man credited with discovering the gold in California.

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