Social Studies- The Age Of Exploration (Vocab.)

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Social Studies- The Age Of Exploration (Vocab.) - Quiz

This quiz starts from the year 1450 thru 1610. This is the Vocabulary Version.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is a sum of money or other payment given for a specific purpose?

    • A.

      Expedition

    • B.

      Entrepreneur

    • C.

      Treaty

    • D.

      Grant

    • E.

      Mutiny

    Correct Answer
    D. Grant
    Explanation
    A grant is a sum of money or payment that is given for a specific purpose. It is typically provided by an organization, government, or foundation to support a project, research, or initiative. Grants are often awarded based on a competitive application process and are intended to help individuals or organizations achieve their goals or address a particular need.

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  • 2. 

    What is a trip taken with a goal of exploring?

    • A.

      Expedition

    • B.

      Entrepreneur

    • C.

      Treaty

    • D.

      Grant

    • E.

      Mutiny

    Correct Answer
    A. Expedition
    Explanation
    An expedition is a trip taken with the specific goal of exploring. It typically involves a group of people who are organized and prepared to explore a particular area, such as a remote region or a natural landmark. The purpose of an expedition is to gather information, conduct research, or simply to discover and learn about new places. It often involves challenges and can be physically demanding, requiring careful planning and logistics.

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  • 3. 

    What is an agreement between two or more nations?

    • A.

      Expedition

    • B.

      Entrepreneur

    • C.

      Treaty

    • D.

      Grant

    • E.

      Mutiny

    Correct Answer
    C. Treaty
    Explanation
    A treaty is an agreement between two or more nations. It is a formal and binding contract that establishes rights, obligations, and responsibilities for the involved parties. Treaties are often used to resolve disputes, establish trade relations, or promote cooperation between countries. They can cover various areas such as territorial boundaries, human rights, environmental protection, or disarmament. Treaties are typically negotiated and signed by representatives of the nations involved and require ratification or approval by their respective governments to become legally binding.

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  • 4. 

    What is a rebellion against the leader of one's group? 

    • A.

      Expedition

    • B.

      Entrepreneur

    • C.

      Treaty

    • D.

      Grant

    • E.

      Mutiny

    Correct Answer
    E. Mutiny
    Explanation
    A rebellion against the leader of one's group is known as a mutiny. In this situation, the members of the group rise up against their leader in an act of defiance or resistance. This can involve disobedience, refusal to follow orders, or even an attempt to overthrow the leader. A mutiny typically occurs when there is a significant disagreement or dissatisfaction with the leader's decisions or actions.

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  • 5. 

    What is a person who sets up and runs a business?

    • A.

      Expedition

    • B.

      Entrepreneur

    • C.

      Treaty

    • D.

      Grant

    • E.

      Mutiny

    Correct Answer
    B. Entrepreneur
    Explanation
    An entrepreneur is a person who sets up and runs a business. They take on the risk and responsibility of starting and managing a business venture, often with the goal of making a profit. Entrepreneurs are known for their innovation, creativity, and willingness to take risks in order to achieve success in their business endeavors.

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