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European Explorers

Quiz by Sally Mason

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  • Q1
    1.) Columbus journeyed to North America ____times.
    2
    3
    1
    4
    30s
  • Q2
    2.) Columbus proposed a quicker, safer route to the_____________.
    North America
    West Indies
    Republic of Genoa
    India
    30s
  • Q3
    3.) Cabot claimed land for the ________________.
    King of England
    President of the United States
    King of Great Britian
    King of Spain
    30s
  • Q4
    4.) Cabot is given credit for being the first European to explore _________ coastline and its many islands and capes.
    Canada's
    Mexico's
    Georgia's
    Florida's
    30s
  • Q5
    5.) On both of his voyages Hudson had to turn back due to ______________conditions.
    Windy
    Good
    Good
    Icy
    30s
  • Q6
    6.) Hudson disobeyed orders and headed to the New World in search of the _______________.
    Muscovy Company
    Northwest Passage
    Bering Strait
    Hudson Bay
    30s
  • Q7
    7.) Cartier was to find a _____________route to Asia.
    eastern
    southern
    western
    northern
    30s
  • Q8
    8.) Relationships with the ____________people turned sour when Cartier kidnapped the chief’s son.
    Creek
    Micmac
    Iroquois
    Cherokee
    30s
  • Q9
    9.) On his Southwest Expedition, de Soto and his men searched for _____________.
    Minerals
    Spices
    Gold
    Silver
    30s
  • Q10
    10.) After de Soto’s death Spain decided to colonize the _________ Coast.
    North
    Pacific
    Atlantic
    Southern
    30s
  • Q11
    11.) Balboa and his crew had to detour to Hispaniola due to their __________being infested by shipworms.
    shoes
    pants
    food
    ships
    30s
  • Q12
    12.) Balboa is credited with discovering the __________________.
    Atlantic Ocean
    south seas
    north seas
    Pacific Ocean
    30s
  • Q13
    13.) Columbus and Cabot were both born in the Republic of ________________.
    Germany
    France
    Genoa
    Italy
    30s
  • Q14
    14.) Cartier lost a quarter of his men to _________________during his second expedition.
    small pox
    measles
    mumps
    scurvy
    30s
  • Q15
    15. Hernando de Soto kept detailed _________________of his expeditions.
    thoughts
    videos
    records
    pictures
    30s

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