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This quiz will test your knowledge on Chapter 5, Discovering the New World. There are 5 multiple choice questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year did Columbus land in the Americas?
    • A. 

      1942

    • B. 

      1492

    • C. 

      1429

    • D. 

      1924

  • 2. 
    What were the names of Columbus's ships?
    • A. 

      The Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria

    • B. 

      The Nina, the Pinto, and the Santa Maria

    • C. 

      The Mayflower, the Pinto, and the Santa Maria

    • D. 

      The Santa Maria, the Pinta, the Nino

  • 3. 
    What did many people believe before Columbus's excursion?
    • A. 

      The Earth was round

    • B. 

      All continents were discovered

    • C. 

      The Earth was flat

    • D. 

      Both B & C

  • 4. 
    Where did Columbus originally set sail to?
    • A. 

      Austrailia

    • B. 

      The Bahamas

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      Asia

  • 5. 
    What was the "New World"?
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      South America

    • D. 

      Both A & C