Columbus Day Quizzes & Trivia

Christopher Columbus. We all know that he discovered the new world. We all know that he sailed across the sea, braving monsters, gale-force winds and thunderous storms. But why do we celebrate Columbus Day? What did he do that we're celebrating?

In these quizzes, we'll ask you all manner of questions. These questions will range from Christopher Columbus himself...I mean, where did he come from? England, France, Spain, Germany or Russia? Did he ever get married? And then we'll have a look at the celebrations...where they're held, why and how!

Prepare to celebrate like all those around you...only you're not celebrating the achievements of another...you're celebrating your discovery that you're a genius underneath it all...right?

How much do you know about the famous explorer and his holiday?

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 2390   |  Last updated: Dec 3, 2019
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    What was Christopher Columbus' heritage?

Quiz: Columbus Day celebration important questions. Christopher Columbus was a great explorer who has been credited for claiming a lot of land for Spain. This exactly what he did when he set foot in America. The quiz below is...

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 1687   |  Last updated: Feb 12, 2020
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    In 1492, Columbus set off West across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a new trade route to the Far East, or Asia, the source of valuable spices, silks, and luxuries. Columbus actually landed on an island in the Bahamas called __________, which he renamed _________________________.

Columbus is an American holiday, which is also celebrated in a few European countries, especially the ones where the Latin languages emerged from. This holiday has been contested these past decades because of the cruelty that...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 100   |  Last updated: Oct 16, 2019
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    On what date was Columbus day celebrated in America in 2019?

Columbus Day has been celebrated for over 300 years in American and across the American continent as a way to celebrate the man who is responsible for changing the face of the world and changing so many people's destiny...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 100   |  Last updated: Oct 16, 2019
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    When was Columbus Day first celebrated in the USA?

Christopher Columbus changed the course of history by turning people's interests in the New World. Thanks to him people from all over the world migrated from their land to the new world in order to become new citizens there...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 100   |  Last updated: Oct 16, 2019
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    When was the celebration of Columbus Day first celebrated in New York?




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