Quiz Day 2

10 Questions

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History Quizzes & Trivia

Questions from the in class readings


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      He made just one voyage to the Americas before he died.

    • B. 

      He was an Italian explorer who sailed for the king and queen of Spain

    • C. 

      He died still believing that he had reached Asia

    • D. 

      He thought he could reach Asia in the east by sailing west across the Atlantic Ocean.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      He thought he was in some Asian islands named the Indies

    • B. 

      The word "Indians" means "islanders" in Italian

    • C. 

      That is what the people called themselves

    • D. 

      He thought he had reached India

  • 3. 
    Columbus was the first European to ever sail to the Americas
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Spanish created these large farms on islands in the Caribbean on which native Americans were forced to produce sugar.
    • A. 

      Missions

    • B. 

      Plantations

    • C. 

      Haciendas

    • D. 

      Meztizos

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Plants

    • B. 

      Animals

    • C. 

      Slaves

    • D. 

      Diseases

  • 6. 
    The English named their first colony Jamestown, but it failed when all the colonists mysteriously disappeared.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The first Jamestown settlers had a lovely time and found much gold.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    An indentured servant agrees to work for free for several years in payment for passage to the America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    After John Rolfe married Pocahontas the Powhatan Indians lived in peace with the Jamestown settlers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False