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The Age of Exploration

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  • Q1
    Who is credited with the discovery of America?
    Amerigo Vespucci
    Ferdinand Magellan
    Henry Hudson
    Christopher Columbus
    30s
  • Q2
    Which country sponsored Christopher Columbus' voyage?
    England
    France
    Portugal
    Spain
    30s
  • Q3
    Which Italian explorer is known for discovering the route to India through the Cape of Good Hope?
    Marco Polo
    Amerigo Vespucci
    Vasco da Gama
    Hernán Cortés
    30s
  • Q4
    Who is credited with leading the first circumnavigation of the world?
    Ferdinand Magellan
    Hernán Cortés
    James Cook
    Vasco da Gama
    30s
  • Q5
    Which European country was the first to establish permanent colonies in the Americas?
    Spain
    Portugal
    France
    England
    30s
  • Q6
    Which European country sponsored Henry Hudson's exploration?
    Spain
    England
    France
    Portugal
    30s
  • Q7
    When did Christopher Columbus set sail on his famous voyage?
    1432
    1492
    1500
    1525
    30s
  • Q8
    What was one of Christopher Columbus' motivations for his voyages?
    Searching for lost treasure
    Discovering new land for colonization
    Exploring the unknown
    Finding a new trade route to Asia
    30s
  • Q9
    Which country did Christopher Columbus mistakenly believe he had reached during his first voyage?
    Japan
    China
    Indonesia
    India
    30s
  • Q10
    Which three ships were part of Christopher Columbus' first voyage?
    Endeavour, Discovery, and Resolution
    Mayflower, Speedwell, and Godspeed
    Santa Maria, Pinta, and Niña
    Victoria, Trinidad, and San Antonio
    30s

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