Christopher Columbus Quizzes & Trivia

Thinking of taking off on an exciting journey? Consider yourself to be an experienced explorer? Hoping to colonize the free world? If you’d like to conquer uncharted territory in the name of Spain then you will definitely enjoy these quizzes about Christopher Columbus. Columbus, born in 1450, was a Genoese explorer, navigator, and colonizer. He made four voyages across the Atlantic and is credited as the discoverer of America.

But how much do you know about Columbus? What year was his first journey? What religion did Columbus hope to spread on his journeys? What did he call the native Indians he discovered? Take our Christopher Columbus quizzes today to test your knowledge of all things Columbus and find out what type of explorer you really are!

2nd grade quiz concerning Christopher Columbus and his importance in history 

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 252   |  Last updated: Jan 7, 2013
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    Christopher Columbus is known for being

As an explorer and lover of nature, Christopher Columbus wanted to verify the existence of a continent suggested to be in the south of the Cape Verde Islands. This is the reason for the third journey of Christopher Columbus. It...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 100   |  Last updated: Nov 27, 2019
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    Who suggested the existence of the continent verified in Columbus' third voyage? 

Christopher Columbus' second journey to discover the world was started in September 1493. Like his previous voyage, he made this journey to establish colonies and spread the Christian religion. During this journey,...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 100   |  Last updated: Nov 27, 2019
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    Where did he start his second journey? 

Born on October 31, 1451, Christopher Columbus lived the life of a traveler. Christopher Columbus is a traveler and voyager who, during his lifetime, was an explorer and popular for discovering landmarks. How well do you know the...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 100   |  Last updated: Nov 27, 2019
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    What year did Christopher begin his first voyage?

A popular traveler and explorer, Christopher Columbus is popular for his discovery of several landmarks which was found out during several of his tours. Christopher Columbus thought to be originally from Genoa, Spain has his...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 100   |  Last updated: Nov 27, 2019
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    What year was he born?

Christopher Columbus Questions & Answers


What year did he make his famous voyage?
This answer is incorrect. Christopher Columbus was well dead in 1942. he died in 1506 so it is impossible for him to have made his famous voyage in 1942. This site is meant to be helping peoples education and personally I think it is pretty hard to l