European Settlements

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This quiz is about the settling of America.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A government where authorities do anything is....
    • A. 

      Absolute

    • B. 

      Limited

    • C. 

      Unlimited

    • D. 

      Relative

  • 2. 
    The exact location of a place is...
    • A. 

      Absolute

    • B. 

      Unlimited

    • C. 

      Limited

    • D. 

      Relative

  • 3. 
    A location described by direction or distance from one place to another or by landmarks and time....
    • A. 

      Absolute

    • B. 

      Unlimited

    • C. 

      Limited

    • D. 

      Relative

  • 4. 
    Why did explorers look for a Northwest Passage through North America to Asia?
    • A. 

      They wanted to find a good fishing area.

    • B. 

      They wanted a faster way to bring back riches from Asia.

    • C. 

      They wanted to find the ships that were lost in bad weather.

    • D. 

      They needed a place to hide from the ships that wanted to attack them.

  • 5. 
    Why did the Pilgrims and Puritans settle in New England?
    • A. 

      They wanted to plant crops.

    • B. 

      They wanted to learn to fish and hunt.

    • C. 

      They wanted to explore the coast for gold and silver.

    • D. 

      They wanted to build communities based on their own religion.

  • 6. 
    What was life like for the settlers of Jamestown?
    • A. 

      They farmed and had plenty of food.

    • B. 

      They built large homes and lived comfortably.

    • C. 

      They did not have enough food, and many died.

    • D. 

      They found gold and bought large pieces of land.