Trivia Questions On Christopher Columbus Third Voyage! Quiz

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As an explorer and lover of nature, Christopher Columbus wanted to verify the existence of a continent suggested to be in the south of the Cape Verde Islands. This is the reason for the third journey of Christopher Columbus. It was recorded that he made this journey in May 1948. This quiz tests your knowledge about his third journey. Attempt it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who suggested the existence of the continent verified in Columbus' third voyage? 

    • A.

      Mark Rowland 

    • B.

      King John II

    • C.

      Mingo Park 

    • D.

      Jack  Steinman 

    Correct Answer
    B. King John II
    Explanation
    King John II of Portugal suggested the existence of the continent verified in Columbus' third voyage. This is because King John II was known for his support of exploration and was interested in finding new trade routes. He sponsored several voyages and encouraged explorers to search for new lands. It was during Columbus' third voyage that he reached the coast of South America, which confirmed the existence of a new continent. King John II's support and encouragement played a significant role in the exploration and discovery of this continent.

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  • 2. 

    Where did he set off for the journey? 

    • A.

      Sanlúcar

    • B.

      Edmonton 

    • C.

      Carpe Verde 

    • D.

      Dominican Island 

    Correct Answer
    A. Sanlúcar
    Explanation
    The person set off for the journey from Sanlúcar.

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  • 3. 

    How many ships followed him in the journey? 

    • A.

      Twelve ships 

    • B.

      Four ships 

    • C.

      Nine ships 

    • D.

      Six ships 

    Correct Answer
    D. Six ships 
    Explanation
    The passage states that "he" was followed by six ships in the journey.

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  • 4. 

    Where did he first stop the journey? 

    • A.

      Porto Novo 

    • B.

      Porto Santo

    • C.

      Columbia 

    • D.

      Seychelles 

    Correct Answer
    B. Porto Santo
    Explanation
    He first stopped the journey in Porto Santo.

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  • 5. 

    Where did he meet Captain João? 

    • A.

      Macedonia 

    • B.

      Caribbean Islands 

    • C.

      Madeira 

    • D.

      Camp Eduardo

    Correct Answer
    C. Madeira 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Madeira because the question is asking where he met Captain João. Madeira is one of the options provided, and it is the correct location where the meeting took place.

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  • 6. 

    What continent did he discover in the third journey? 

    • A.

      South America 

    • B.

      North America 

    • C.

      Asia 

    • D.

      Europe 

    Correct Answer
    A. South America 
    Explanation
    In his third journey, he discovered South America. This is evident from the fact that South America is listed as one of the options and is the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    Which is these places was the first he discovered in his 3rd journey? 

    • A.

      Dominican 

    • B.

      Trinidad 

    • C.

      Argentina 

    • D.

      Peru 

    Correct Answer
    B. Trinidad 
    Explanation
    Trinidad was the first place he discovered in his 3rd journey.

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  • 8. 

    What name did he give to Tobago? 

    • A.

      Granada 

    • B.

      Bella Forma 

    • C.

      Tobajet

    • D.

      Yuia

    Correct Answer
    B. Bella Forma 
  • 9. 

    What name did he give to Grenada? 

    • A.

      Concepticón 

    • B.

      Trinidad 

    • C.

      Tobago 

    • D.

      Jairez 

    Correct Answer
    A. Concepticón 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Concepticón.

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  • 10. 

    When was he removed as the governor of the new world? 

    • A.

      1498 

    • B.

      1588

    • C.

      1500

    • D.

      1519

    Correct Answer
    C. 1500

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