History Alive Chapter 4 Test

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  • 1. 
    Even though Native Americans had lived there for thousands of years, Europeans call the Americas what?
    • A. 

      Age of Exploration

    • B. 

      The New World

    • C. 

      Indians

    • D. 

      Explorers

  • 2. 
    What is the period in the 1500's when Europeans started searching for lands they did not know is called?
    • A. 

      The New World

    • B. 

      The Age of Exploration

    • C. 

      Indians

    • D. 

      Explorers

  • 3. 
    What were brave men who sailed small ships across large oceans in search for land called?
    • A. 

      Native Americans

    • B. 

      Indians

    • C. 

      Explorers

    • D. 

      Vasco de Gama

  • 4. 
    Europeans were motivated to explore new lands because they wanted to convert local people to Christianity or claim land for their country
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Explorers were able to reach and explore new lands because of improved navigational tools.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Explorers did not bring back anything of value from the new lands they found
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What did explorers use that were drawings of bodies of land and water to help them reach new lands?
    • A. 

      Tobacco

    • B. 

      Astrolabe

    • C. 

      Compass

    • D. 

      Maps

  • 8. 
    What leafy plant did explorers bring back with them from the new world?
    • A. 

      Tobacco

    • B. 

      Lettuce

    • C. 

      Basil

    • D. 

      Ferns

  • 9. 
    What did explorers bring with them to help spread Christianity?
    • A. 

      Crosses

    • B. 

      Nuns

    • C. 

      Prayer beads

    • D. 

      The bible

  • 10. 
    What did explorers use to help them tell which direction they were sailing, even in darkness or fog?
    • A. 

      Compass

    • B. 

      Astrolabe

    • C. 

      Map

    • D. 

      GPS

  • 11. 
    Explorers used this tool to help them tell how far away they were from the equator.
    • A. 

      Compass

    • B. 

      Astrolabe

    • C. 

      Map

    • D. 

      GPS

  • 12. 
    This was NOT a food that Europeans brough back from the new world.
    • A. 

      Tomatoes

    • B. 

      Corn

    • C. 

      Pineapple

    • D. 

      Apples

  • 13. 
    What did explorers use to mark new land?
    • A. 

      A sign

    • B. 

      A flag

    • C. 

      A rock

    • D. 

      A tent