Chapter 3 Sections 3 & 4

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Chapter 3 Sections 3 & 4

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where did Christopher Columbus's ships first land?
    • A. 

      Santo Domingo

    • B. 

      Bahamas

    • C. 

      Hispaniola

    • D. 

      America

  • 2. 
    What was named after Amerigo Vespucci?
    • A. 

      America

    • B. 

      Hispaniola

    • C. 

      Cuba

    • D. 

      Bahamas

  • 3. 
    Where did Columbus first see flamingos?
    • A. 

      Hispaniola

    • B. 

      Santo Domingo

    • C. 

      Cuba

    • D. 

      Bahamas

  • 4. 
    This area is currently divided between Haiti and the Dominican Republic?
    • A. 

      America

    • B. 

      Cuba

    • C. 

      Santo Domingo

    • D. 

      Hispaniola

  • 5. 
    Columbus founded this colony?
    • A. 

      America

    • B. 

      Cuba

    • C. 

      Hispaniola

    • D. 

      Santo Domingo

  • 6. 
    Columbus learned many of his sailing skills from?
    • A. 

      French

    • B. 

      Portuguese

    • C. 

      Spanish

    • D. 

      Japanese

  • 7. 
    The explorer who realized he had come upon a "new world" was?
    • A. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • B. 

      Marco Polo

    • C. 

      Amerigo Vespucci

    • D. 

      King Ferdinand

  • 8. 
    Columbus's first voyage to the west was financed by rulers from?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Portugal

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 9. 
    Columbus's flagship was called the?
    • A. 

      Santa Maria

    • B. 

      Pinta

    • C. 

      Nina

    • D. 

      Queen Isabella

  • 10. 
    The first people Columbus's crew met were the?
    • A. 

      Taino

    • B. 

      Caribes

    • C. 

      Cubans

    • D. 

      Cherokee

  • 11. 
    Ferdinand Magellan's final island stop?
    • A. 

      Strait of Magellan

    • B. 

      Isthmus of Panama

    • C. 

      Philippine Islands

    • D. 

      Mr. Curtis' house

  • 12. 
    This was named after a Portuguese sea captain?
    • A. 

      Strait of Magellan

    • B. 

      Isthmus of Panama

    • C. 

      Philippine Islands

  • 13. 
    First explorer to discover a way across America?
    • A. 

      Vasco Nunez de Balboa

    • B. 

      Giovanni da Verrazano

    • C. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • D. 

      Marco Polo

  • 14. 
    Where Vasco Nunez de Balboa crossed?
    • A. 

      Strait of Magellan

    • B. 

      Philippine Islands

    • C. 

      Isthmus of Panama

    • D. 

      Route 35

  • 15. 
    The French hired him to find the Northwest Passage?
    • A. 

      Vasco Nunez de Balboa

    • B. 

      Marco Polo

    • C. 

      Mr. Drinkwater

    • D. 

      Giovanni da Verrazano

  • 16. 
    The Spaniards wanted Native Americans to become?
    • A. 

      Lutherans

    • B. 

      Atheists

    • C. 

      Catholics

    • D. 

      Baptists

  • 17. 
    After the gold in the Caribbean Islands had all been mined, the Spanish turned to?
    • A. 

      Mining silver

    • B. 

      Ranching

    • C. 

      Industry

    • D. 

      Agriculture

  • 18. 
    John Cabot was sent to America by the king of?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 19. 
    Jacques Cartier claimed present-day Canada for?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Portugal

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 20. 
    The Spanish enslaved Africans and?
    • A. 

      The French

    • B. 

      Native Americans

    • C. 

      Chinese

    • D. 

      Mexicans

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