Henry's Quiz-from The Renaissance To The Age Of Exploration

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Age Of Exploration Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz was made for the World History II class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where did the Renaissance start?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Southern Italy

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Northern Italy

  • 2. 
    Who were the Ottomans named after?
    • A. 

      The Seljuks

    • B. 

      Orkhan I

    • C. 

      Osman

    • D. 

      Knights of Islam

  • 3. 
    Which man was not a Renaissance artist?
    • A. 

      Johann Sebastian Bach

    • B. 

      Michelangelo

    • C. 

      Raphael

    • D. 

      Donatello

  • 4. 
    What does the term "Mughal" mean?
    • A. 

      Muslim

    • B. 

      Mongols

    • C. 

      People of the Mountain

    • D. 

      Muggers

  • 5. 
     Who were the leaders of the small kingdoms of India?
    • A. 

      Kings

    • B. 

      Ghazis

    • C. 

      Emperors

    • D. 

      Rajputs

  • 6. 
    What was not a reason that fueled European exploration?
    • A. 

      Trade

    • B. 

      Spreading Christianity

    • C. 

      Increasing Wealth

    • D. 

      Discovering History

  • 7. 
    Who was not a ruler of the Ottoman empire?
    • A. 

      Mehmet I

    • B. 

      Murad II

    • C. 

      Timur the Lame

    • D. 

      Selim the Grim

  • 8. 
    The philosophy of humanism made people:
    • A. 

      Faithful

    • B. 

      Secular

    • C. 

      Hard-working

    • D. 

      Conservative

  • 9. 
    What did Prince Henry build that influenced exploration in Portugal?
    • A. 

      Monastery

    • B. 

      Port

    • C. 

      Ship warehouse

    • D. 

      Navigation school

  • 10. 
    Johann Gutenberg's printing press led to:
    • A. 

      More jobs

    • B. 

      The end of the Renaissance

    • C. 

      Peace between countries

    • D. 

      An increase in literacy and writing

  • 11. 
     The Treaty of Tordesillas divided land for exploration between which two countries?
    • A. 

      Portugal and France

    • B. 

      France and England

    • C. 

      Portugal and Spain

    • D. 

      Spain and the Netherlands

  • 12. 
    What city did Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama reach to on his voyage to India?
    • A. 

      Calicut

    • B. 

      Colombo

    • C. 

      Calcutta

    • D. 

      Cochin

  • 13. 
    What impressive city did Mehmet II conquer?
    • A. 

      Rome

    • B. 

      Greece

    • C. 

      Anatolia

    • D. 

      Constantinole

  • 14. 
    What was one way that Akbar demosntrated his cultural tolerance?
    • A. 

      He gave land away to other nations

    • B. 

      He dressed in the garments of Christians and Muslims

    • C. 

      He sent his children to live in Spain

    • D. 

      He abolished the tax on Hindu pilgrims and on non- Muslims

  • 15. 
    Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal as a:
    • A. 

      New palace to live in

    • B. 

      Tomb for his deceased wife

    • C. 

      Fortress to protect against invaders

    • D. 

      Tomb for his first son who died in war

  • 16. 
    Which Pope threatend Luther with excommunication?
    • A. 

      Pope Luke V

    • B. 

      Pope Gregory VI

    • C. 

      Pope John Paul

    • D. 

      Pope Leo X

  • 17. 
    Under what system did Suleiman convert Christian boys into disciplined Muslim soldiers?
    • A. 

      Conversion system

    • B. 

      Ottoman system

    • C. 

      Devshirme system

    • D. 

      Suleiman system

  • 18. 
    Under which ruler did the Mughal empire begin to decline?
    • A. 

      Aurangzeb

    • B. 

      Akbar

    • C. 

      Shah Jahan

    • D. 

      Babur

  • 19. 
    Which nation formed the most powerful East India company?
    • A. 

      The Netherlands

    • B. 

      Denmark

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      France

  • 20. 
    How did Suleiman contribute to the decline of the Ottoman empire?
    • A. 

      He took money from the people and made them live in poverty.

    • B. 

      He lost many important wars.

    • C. 

      He got rid of his sons who would control the empire.

    • D. 

      He wasted money on pointless things.