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Article of the Week 10.10-14.16 - Columbus

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  • Q1
    What country was Christopher Columbus from?
    Colombia
    Italy
    England
    Ohio
    60s
  • Q2
    Approximately how long did the Native Americans live in America before Columbus sailed here?
    150 days
    1,500 years
    150 years
    15,000 years
    60s
  • Q3
    Columbus never set foot on the North American mainland, but another explorer did. What was this explorer's name?
    John Cabot
    John Smith
    George Washington
    Richard Branson
    60s
  • Q4
    In what year did Cabot set foot on the North American mainland?
    1497
    1492
    1608
    1604
    60s
  • Q5
    In what country was Columbus imprisoned upon his return to Europe?
    Italy
    France
    England
    Spain
    60s
  • Q6
    In which North American country is John Cabot's Discovery Day celebrated?
    Mexico
    Alaska
    The United States of America
    Canada
    60s
  • Q7
    "Columbus" is a proper noun. What is the adjective version of his name?
    Columbly
    Columbian
    Columbiest
    Columbo
    60s
  • Q8
    What is the name of the author who wrote the Columbus's biography in 1827?
    James Patterson
    Washington Irving
    Junie B. Jones
    Ernest Hemingway
    60s
  • Q9
    What day this year was Columbus Day celebrated in the United States?
    Monday, October 10
    Thursday, October 13
    Wednesday, October 12
    Tuesday, October 11
    60s

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