Christopher Columbus Voyages, Nationality And Facts! Trivia Questions Quiz

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A popular traveler and explorer, Christopher Columbus is popular for his discovery of several landmarks which was found out during several of his tours. Christopher Columbus thought to be originally from Genoa, Spain has his history documented in many history books today. What do you know about this man? Take our quiz to find out everything you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What year was he born?

    • A.

      1450

    • B.

      1451

    • C.

      1452

    • D.

      1453

    Correct Answer
    B. 1451
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1451 because it is the year that corresponds to the question "What year was he born?"

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  • 2. 

    What is Columbus date of birth?

    • A.

      Oct 20  

    • B.

      Oct 25    

    • C.

      Oct 30   

    • D.

      Oct 31

    Correct Answer
    D. Oct 31
    Explanation
    Columbus' date of birth is Oct 31.

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  • 3. 

    Which year did Christopher Columbus die?

    • A.

      1505

    • B.

      1506

    • C.

      1507

    • D.

      1508

    Correct Answer
    B. 1506
    Explanation
    Christopher Columbus died in the year 1506.

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  • 4. 

    What date did he die?

    • A.

      May 20  

    • B.

      June 20     

    • C.

      July 20

    • D.

      August 20

    Correct Answer
    A. May 20  
  • 5. 

    How old was he as at the time of death?

    • A.

      55

    • B.

      54

    • C.

      53

    • D.

      52

    Correct Answer
    B. 54
    Explanation
    The question asks for the age of the person at the time of their death. The correct answer is 54.

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  • 6. 

    How many wives did Columbus have during his lifetime?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    Columbus had only one wife during his lifetime.

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  • 7. 

    How many children is Christopher Columbus recorded to have?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    Christopher Columbus is recorded to have two children. This is supported by historical records and accounts that mention his two sons, Diego and Fernando Columbus. Diego was his legitimate son, born to his wife, while Fernando was his illegitimate son, born to a mistress. These two children are well-documented in history and are widely accepted as Christopher Columbus' offspring.

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  • 8. 

    How many siblings does Christopher come?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    D. 4
  • 9. 

    What year was Columbus the governor of Indies?

    • A.

      1492

    • B.

      1493

    • C.

      1494

    • D.

      1495

    Correct Answer
    A. 1492
    Explanation
    Columbus was not the governor of the Indies in 1492, as he had just arrived in the New World during that year. Therefore, the correct answer is 1493, as Columbus was appointed as the governor of the Indies by the Spanish Crown in that year.

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  • 10. 

    What year did Columbus leave the office of Governor of Indies?

    • A.

      1499

    • B.

      1500

    • C.

      1501

    • D.

      1502

    Correct Answer
    A. 1499
    Explanation
    Columbus left the office of Governor of Indies in 1499. This is the correct answer because it directly corresponds to the question and provides the specific year when Columbus left his position.

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