Age Of Exploration/Reformation Ncfe Review 2018

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following best describes why the Age of Exploration occurred?
    • A. 

      England and Spain wanted to expand their empire

    • B. 

      Spain had claimed North and South America

    • C. 

      European rulers wanted to find a cheaper way to obtain spices from Asia

    • D. 

      English defeated the Spanish Armada

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a negative effect of the Columbian Exchange?
    • A. 

      Corn

    • B. 

      Disease

    • C. 

      Horses

    • D. 

      Potatoes

  • 3. 
    Why was the Columbian Exchange named after Christopher Columbus?
    • A. 

      He invented the term

    • B. 

      He was an expert on New World species

    • C. 

      His ship was nicknamed the Columbian Exchange

    • D. 

      His voyages marked the beginning of the exchange

  • 4. 
    During the Columbian Exchange, which way did plants, animals, diseases , people, and ideas flow?
    • A. 

      From west to east only

    • B. 

      From east to west only

    • C. 

      Form both east to west and west to east

    • D. 

      North to south

  • 5. 
    Which group introduced horses within the Columbian Exchange?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Native Americans

    • D. 

      Dutch

  • 6. 
    Why did Columbus call the Native Americans, Indians?
    • A. 

      He thought that he had landed in Asia

    • B. 

      He thought that he had the best name for them

    • C. 

      He thought that he had landed in India, and called them Indians

    • D. 

      The Indians used sign language and told Columbus the proper name

  • 7. 
    Which European nation sent explorers towards Asia in search of better trade routes first
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 8. 
    Which of the following reasons does not belong for Exploration towards the New World?(4 R's) 
    • A. 

      Routes

    • B. 

      Riches

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Roads

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements would be true concerning the tools of early navigators?
    • A. 

      Navigators tools were often inaccurate and could put a ship crew off the orginial course

    • B. 

      Navigators had advanced tools for the time period and always were on course to destination

    • C. 

      Explorers maps were models for the 21st Century--- easy to navigate

    • D. 

      Navigators only relied on the ocean currents and sky in order to get to New World

  • 10. 
    The Treaty of Tordesailles is important today because:
    • A. 

      South American nations have a strong connection to Spain and Christian based religions due to the negotations that took place in 1494

    • B. 

      North America became a colony of Portugal

    • C. 

      This treaty had no impact on life today

    • D. 

      The Spanish took over all the land in the New World and Old World

  • 11. 
    The Spanish conquistadors only wanted to bring religion to the New World.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    African Americans were sold into slavery once that Native American population started to die out- for a needed labor force in the mines, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Columbus : Spain Vasco da Gama: _______________
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 14. 
    Using the passage from Columbus ship log in 1492, answer the following question. September 24, 1492: " I am having serious troubles with the crew, despite the signs of land that we have... I am told by a few trusted men... that if I persist in going forward they will throw me into the sea some night. They will then affirm that I fell overboard while taking the position of the North Star with my quadrant. Since I am a foreigner, little or no account will be asked of the matter..."Based upon this ship log entry, what type of relationship do you think that Columbus had with his crew?
    • A. 

      Pleasant

    • B. 

      Joyful

    • C. 

      Contempt/upseting

    • D. 

      Accepted

  • 15. 
    Which of the following would be the greatest cause of death to Native Americans (indigenous peoples) during the Age of Exploration? 
    • A. 

      Searching for new trade routes to Asia

    • B. 

      Disease

    • C. 

      Warfare

    • D. 

      Slavery

  • 16. 
    Identify the postive impact of the Columbian Exchange.
    • A. 

      Bird flu which spreads globally

    • B. 

      Slavery

    • C. 

      Crops and new foods are spread across the globe

    • D. 

      Diseases spread rapidly like small pox

  • 17. 
    The Spanish set up missions in the New World in order to spread Christanity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which factor explains why European nations wanted to increase trade with other nations?
    • A. 

      The scarcity of resources in Europe

    • B. 

      The desire to explore into unknown lands across the globe

    • C. 

      Religious wars

    • D. 

      The value of cultural exchange between nations

  • 19. 
    Determine which navigational tool does not belong with the Age of Exploration.
    • A. 

      Compass

    • B. 

      Clock

    • C. 

      Quadrant

    • D. 

      Astrolabe

  • 20. 
    Why was Prince Henry the Navigator important to Portugal?
    • A. 

      He discovered new lands for his nation

    • B. 

      He began a school for navigators to learn the innovations (technologies) involved in sailing

    • C. 

      He broke away from the Moors

    • D. 

      He went to war with Spain in order to lead the way for the search for Asian spice routes

  • 21. 
    Native Americans converted to Christianity and worked in the missions in order to escape the Spanish conquistadors. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Martin Luther helped to begin unknowingly what key event?
    • A. 

      Renaissance

    • B. 

      Protestant Reformation

    • C. 

      Age of Discovery

    • D. 

      Enlightenment

  • 23. 
    What motivated Martin Luther to speak out against the Catholic Church?
    • A. 

      The sell of indulgences were getting out of control and people were spending a large portion of salary on "buying" forgiveness

    • B. 

      The printing press was out and he was angry that he was not promoted to become the Pope

    • C. 

      The Catholic Church had moved him to be a priest in a smaller town, he was going to make less money

    • D. 

      He wanted to create his own religion

  • 24. 
    Luther nailed the 95 Theses up to the door of the Catholic Church, this began the Reformation in 1517. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Tyndale translated the Bible into English which will be used later on in time to help create the King James Bible in the 1600's.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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