Sa 3 -year 5 - Humanities

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  • 1. 

    Recognize the following explorer

    • A.

      Vasco Da Gama

    • B.

      James Cook

    • C.

      Marco Polo

    • D.

      Amerigo Vespucci

    Correct Answer
    C. Marco Polo
    Explanation
    Marco Polo is the correct answer because he was an Italian explorer who is known for his extensive travels and detailed accounts of his adventures in Asia. He embarked on a journey along the Silk Road and visited various countries including China, Mongolia, and India. His writings, collectively known as "The Travels of Marco Polo," introduced Europeans to the wealth and wonders of the East, greatly influencing future explorations and trade routes.

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  • 2. 

    Amerigo Vespucci was 

    • A.

      Italian

    • B.

      British

    • C.

      Spanish

    • D.

      Portuguese

    Correct Answer
    A. Italian
    Explanation
    Amerigo Vespucci was Italian because he was born and raised in Florence, Italy. He was a merchant and explorer who played a significant role in the early exploration of the Americas. Vespucci made several voyages to the New World and wrote letters describing his experiences, which were widely circulated and contributed to the naming of the continent after him. His Italian nationality is well-documented in historical records and is widely accepted by scholars.

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  • 3. 

    Vasco Da Gama and Christopher Columbus went looking for the same piece of land.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Vasco Da Gama and Christopher Columbus went looking for the same piece of land. This statement is true because both explorers were seeking a new route to the East Indies, specifically to find a direct sea route to India. While Columbus mistakenly believed he had reached India when he landed in the Americas, both explorers were ultimately searching for the same destination.

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  • 4. 

    Who navigated the Barrier Reef

    • A.

      Eric the Red

    • B.

      James Cook

    • C.

      Amerigo Vespucci

    • D.

      Christopher Columbus

    Correct Answer
    B. James Cook
    Explanation
    James Cook is the correct answer because he is known for navigating the Barrier Reef. Cook was an English explorer and navigator who undertook three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, during which he extensively explored and mapped many areas, including the Great Barrier Reef. His accurate charts and navigational skills allowed him to navigate through the treacherous coral reefs of the Barrier Reef, making him the most likely candidate for this accomplishment.

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  • 5. 

    Massive ships with 2-3 storeys and all modern facilities were used by 

    • A.

      Norse

    • B.

      British

    • C.

      Polynesian

    • D.

      Spanish Armada

    Correct Answer
    B. British
    Explanation
    The British were known for their massive ships with 2-3 storeys and modern facilities. These ships played a significant role in British naval power and exploration during various periods in history. The Norse, Polynesians, and Spanish Armada also had their own naval traditions and ships, but they did not have the same reputation for massive ships with modern facilities as the British did.

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  • 6. 

    The following were not part of Inca society

    • A.

      Craftsmen

    • B.

      Soldiers

    • C.

      Sapa Inca

    • D.

      Ship builders

    Correct Answer
    D. Ship builders
    Explanation
    Inca society did not include ship builders. The Inca Empire was located in the Andes Mountains of South America, far from any major bodies of water. Therefore, the Inca did not have a need for ship builders as they did not engage in maritime activities or have a significant navy. The Inca society was known for its highly skilled craftsmen, powerful military force of soldiers, and the Sapa Inca, who was the emperor and political leader.

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  • 7. 

    The following is one of the remains of the Inca empire:

    • A.

      Machu Pichu

    • B.

      Macchu Pichu

    • C.

      Machu Picchu

    • D.

      Macchu Picchu

    Correct Answer
    C. Machu Picchu
    Explanation
    Machu Picchu is indeed one of the remains of the Inca empire. It is an ancient city located in the Andes Mountains of Peru. Built in the 15th century, it served as a sacred and administrative center for the Inca civilization. Machu Picchu is renowned for its impressive architectural design, including its terraces, temples, and stone structures. It was rediscovered in 1911 and has since become a popular tourist destination and a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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