Ch. 1.4 Europe Before Transatlantic Travel Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 38

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Europe Quizzes & Trivia

The Greeks were very advanced when it came to mathematics and science; it was a Greek engineer who actually created the water screw. This placed Europe as a continent known for inventions. Do you know anything about Europe before they took part in transatlantic travel? Take up the quiz below and get to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Warriors who fought on horseback and were given land in exchange for military service.
  • 2. 
    What teacher wanted to make people think and question their own beliefs?
  • 3. 
    The phiosopher and teacher who wrote a work called Republic.
  • 4. 
    This philosopher taught that people should live lives based on reason, or clear and ordered thinking.
  • 5. 
    A form of government in which people rule themselves.
  • 6. 
    The disease that spread across Europe, killing an estimated 25 million people.
  • 7. 
    This means "rebirth" and refers to the period that followed the Middle Ages in Europe.
  • 8. 
    This German man developed a printing press that used moveable type.
  • 9. 
    An economic system that unifies and increases the power and wealth of a nation.
  • 10. 
    Businesses in which a group of people invest together.