Age Of Discovery Quiz

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Age Of Discovery Quiz

Age of Discovery, otherwise known as Age of Exploration, is a period in the history of human discovery that opened our eyes to a whole lot of new discoveries. Here is a quiz for you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At which century did the Age of Exploration start?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      10

  • 2. 
    Which of these explorers was killed by natives?
    • A. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • B. 

      Amerigo da Palsteta

    • C. 

      Vasco Da Gamma

    • D. 

      Ferdinand Megallen

  • 3. 
    Which of these technologies is improved in the Age of Exploration? 
    • A. 

      Mapping

    • B. 

      Ships

    • C. 

      Sailing

    • D. 

      Telescopes

  • 4. 
    Which century did this era end?
    • A. 

      17th

    • B. 

      16th

    • C. 

      19th

    • D. 

      18th

  • 5. 
    Christopher Columbus sailed for the New World on behalf of which European country?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Portugal

    • D. 

      England

  • 6. 
    Which explorer contributed to the establishment of Portuguese colonies in Africa and India? 
    • A. 

      Sir Drake

    • B. 

      Da Gama

    • C. 

      Magellan

    • D. 

      Columbus

  • 7. 
    Which of these explorers discovered the Pacific Ocean in 1513?
    • A. 

      Pedro Alvares Cabral

    • B. 

      Ferdinand Magellan

    • C. 

      Vasco Nunez de Balboa Amerigo Vespucci

    • D. 

      Amerigo Vespucci Amerigo Vespucci Vasco Nunez de Balboa

  • 8. 
    Who was the First Englishman to sail around globe? 
    • A. 

      Francisco Pizarro

    • B. 

      Vasco da gama

    • C. 

      Sir Francis Drake

    • D. 

      Bartolomeu Dias

  • 9. 
    Which of these explorers established The Navigation school? 
    • A. 

      Prince Henry

    • B. 

      Hernan Cortez

    • C. 

      Bartolomeu Diaz

    • D. 

      Vasco da gama

  • 10. 
    Which continent were the European explorers searching for when they unexpectedly found the Americans?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      South America

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