Early Explorers
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What group of Europeans reached North America 500 years before Columbus?
    answer choices
    Dutch
    Spanish
    Vikings
    Portuguese 
  • Question 2
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    Q. What new technology helped the explorers improve navigation in the 1400ś?
    answer choices
    compass
    astrolabe
    improved maps
    all of the choices
  • Question 3
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    Q. Who opened a school to help explorers learn better ways to explore?
    answer choices
    Prince William
    Prince James
    Prince Henry
    Columbus
  • Question 4
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    Q. What nation sponsored Columbus´s expedition in 1492?
    answer choices
    Spain
    France
    Italy
    England
  • Question 5
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    Q. Why did Columbus sail west from Europe?
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    to find his lost dog
    to find new lands
    to find the Northwest passage
    to find a faster route to Asia
  • Question 6
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    Q. Who was the leader of the first expedition around the world?
    answer choices
    Henry Hudson
    Columbus
    Cortes
    Magellan
  • Question 7
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    Q. What is the name of a Spanish explorer/soldier? 
    answer choices
    conquistador
    viking
    warrior
    super hero
  • Question 8
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    Q. What conquistador defeated the Aztecs in Mexico?
    answer choices
    Henry Hudson
    Columbus
    Cortes
    Ponce de Leon
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which was not a benefit the Spanish Conquistadors had over the Aztecs?
    answer choices
    guns
    metal armor
    wooden club
    horses
  • Question 10
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    Q. When Ponce de Leon was searching for the Fountain of Youth, he ended up exploring
    answer choices
    Arizona
    Florida
    Texas
    New Mexico
  • Question 11
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    Q. What were Verrazano, Cartier, and Hudson searching for in North America?
    answer choices
    the City of Gold
    the Fountain of Youth
    the Northwest passage to Asia
    all of the above
  • Question 12
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    Q. What item was found in the Americas  when the Europeans arrived there?
    answer choices
    horses
    corn
    cattle
    all of the choices
  • Question 13
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    Q. What item did the Europeans bring to the Americas?
    answer choices
    small pox
    horses
    pigs
    all of the choices
  • Question 14
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    Q. What is a benefit of exploring?
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    gold
    spread of religion
    new land and products
    all of the choices
  • Question 15
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    Q.

    Some early explorers hoped to gain wealth by controlling the new trade routes.

    answer choices

    True

    False

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