Famous Explorers Of The World! Trivia Facts Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The fist navigator to circumnavigate the world was ________.
    • A. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • B. 

      Ferdinand Magellan

    • C. 

      Vasco de Gama

    • D. 

      Bartholomew Dias

  • 2. 
    He established a school for the study of the arts of navigation, mapmaking and shipbiulding.
    • A. 

      Ferdinand Magellan

    • B. 

      Bartholomew Dias

    • C. 

      Prince Henry the Navigator

    • D. 

      King John I

  • 3. 
    Who did King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella of Spain financially support?
    • A. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • B. 

      Prince Henry the Navigator

    • C. 

      Ferdinand Magellan

  • 4. 
    Christopher Columbus made a total of ____ trips.
  • 5. 
    Magellan set sail to reach the Spice Islands with 5 ships. The ships were the Conception, The Santiago, the San Antonio, ________________ and _____________.
  • 6. 
    Chistopher Columbus explored the Islands of ____________ while looking for gold.
    • A. 

      Hispaniola

    • B. 

      San Salvador

    • C. 

      Trinidad

    • D. 

      Mexico

  • 7. 
    Magellan was born in __________ in___________.
    • A. 

      1540; Spain

    • B. 

      1438; Potugal

    • C. 

      1480; Portugal

    • D. 

      1480; England