North American Explorers

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North America Quizzes & Trivia

Important European Explorers of North America.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the first European Explorer to discover and explore the mainland of North America?
    • A. 

      Jacques Cartier

    • B. 

      Ponce de Leon

    • C. 

      John Cabot

    • D. 

      Columbus

  • 2. 
    Who discoverd the St Lawrence River?
    • A. 

      Ponce de Leon

    • B. 

      John Cabot

    • C. 

      Vasquez de Balboa

    • D. 

      Jacques Cartier

  • 3. 
    What was Vasquez nunez de Balboa go in search of?
  • 4. 
    What was Ponce De Leon searching for? What did he discover? What did he think Florida was?
  • 5. 
    Vasquez Nunez de Balboa was from ___________________________.
  • 6. 
    This explorer was set out to sea with his son and 7 other crew members
    • A. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • B. 

      Henry Hudson

    • C. 

      John Cabot

    • D. 

      Ponce De Leon

  • 7. 
    __________________________________ explored for the country of  Spain.Christopher Columbus was a _____________________ explorer.Henry Hundson explored the ________________________ bay. He thought it would lead him to the ________________________ ocean.
  • 8. 
    Explorers to the New World were in search of
    • A. 

      Riches, new land and slaves

    • B. 

      New routes to Asia, spices, Gold and precious jewels

    • C. 

      New kingdoms and Indians

    • D. 

      Oceans, Land and fame

  • 9. 
    When Christopher Columbus landed in the Bahamas he thought he had landed in ....
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Jamaica

    • C. 

      The Indies

    • D. 

      Floirda

  • 10. 
    Describe the travels of Jacques Cartier
  • 11. 
    Describe the voyage of Henry Hudson.
  • 12. 
    Ponce de Leon was the first european to explore
    • A. 

      Bimini

    • B. 

      Florida

    • C. 

      Cuba

    • D. 

      The Bahamas

  • 13. 
    Henry Hudson was a ________________ explorer.Christopher Columbus was a __________________explorer.John Cabot was a ______________________explorer.Jacques Cartier was a ____________________explorer.Ponce de Leon was a _____________________ explorer.Vasco Nunez de Balboa was a ___________________ explorer.