Virginia Standards of Learning Assessments, Grade 5

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State: VA

OK, since I don’t know the answer, I’m very sympathetic with fifth graders who don’t know the answer. I worry about the curriculum required to produce a correct answer.

What geologic event occurred first?

  1. Pangaea underwent formation.
  2. South America and Africa split apart.
  3. Iceland formed at the mid-Atlantic ridge.
  4. India collided with Asia, forming the Himalayan Mountains.