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Christopher Columbus' second journey to discover the world was started in September 1493. Like his previous voyage, he made this journey to establish colonies and spread the Christian religion. During this journey, Christopher Columbus discovered Antigua and several other places. How much do you know about this?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where did he start his second journey? 

    • A.

      Dominica 

    • B.

      Cádiz 

    • C.

      Tobago

    • D.

      Porto Novo 

    Correct Answer
    B. Cádiz 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cádiz. This implies that the person in question began their second journey in Cádiz.

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  • 2. 

    How many ships followed him in the journey? 

    • A.

      7 ships 

    • B.

      11 ships 

    • C.

      19 ships 

    • D.

      17 ships

    Correct Answer
    D. 17 ships
    Explanation
    During the journey, a total of 17 ships followed him.

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  • 3. 

    How many men accompanied him in the journey? 

    • A.

      13 men 

    • B.

      28 men 

    • C.

      19 ships 

    • D.

      17 ships 

    Correct Answer
    D. 17 ships 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 17 ships. The question asks for the number of men who accompanied him on the journey, but the answer options provide the number of ships instead. Therefore, it is not possible to determine the exact number of men from the given options.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these groups did not accompany him in the journey? 

    • A.

      Miners 

    • B.

      Farmers 

    • C.

      Priests 

    • D.

      Soldiers 

    Correct Answer
    A. Miners 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Miners. The question is asking which group did not accompany him on the journey. The other options, such as farmers, priests, and soldiers, suggest groups that could potentially accompany someone on a journey. However, miners are not typically associated with accompanying someone on a journey, so they would not be part of the group that accompanied him.

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  • 5. 

    Where did he first stop in the 2nd voyage? 

    • A.

      Cape Verde 

    • B.

      Canary Islands 

    • C.

      Dominica 

    • D.

      Less Saintes 

    Correct Answer
    B. Canary Islands 
    Explanation
    In the 2nd voyage, he first stopped at the Canary Islands.

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  • 6. 

    When did he discover Domnica? 

    • A.

      September 11, 1488

    • B.

      January 17, 1491 

    • C.

      February 10, 1491 

    • D.

      November 3, 1493 

    Correct Answer
    D. November 3, 1493 
  • 7. 

    How many islands did he discover in his second voyage? 

    • A.

      7 islands 

    • B.

      9 islands 

    • C.

      11 islands 

    • D.

      15 islands 

    Correct Answer
    B. 9 islands 
    Explanation
    During his second voyage, he discovered a total of 9 islands.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these was not discovered in his second voyage? 

    • A.

      Saint Kitts 

    • B.

      Saint Croix 

    • C.

      Saint Chris 

    • D.

      Nevis 

    Correct Answer
    C. Saint Chris 
    Explanation
    Saint Chris was not discovered in his second voyage.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these places did he name after a church in Spain? 

    • A.

      Saint Nevis 

    • B.

      Antigua 

    • C.

      Redonda 

    • D.

      Saint Kitts 

    Correct Answer
    B. Antigua 
    Explanation
    He named Antigua after a church in Spain.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these places did he name after the Virgin Mary? 

    • A.

      Saint Kitts

    • B.

      Redonda 

    • C.

      Antigua 

    • D.

      Nevis 

    Correct Answer
    C. Antigua 
    Explanation
    Antigua is the correct answer because it is one of the places that he named after the Virgin Mary.

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