Age of Exploration
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  • Question 1
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    What navigation tool helped European sailors know how far they had sailed from the equator?

    answer choices

    magnetic compass

    astrolabe

    telescope

    maps

  • Question 2
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    Which navigation tool helped European sailors know which direction they were going?

    answer choices

    astrolabe

    magnetic compass

    maps

    none of them

  • Question 3
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    Who started a Portuguese navigation school around 1419?

    answer choices

    Leif Ericsson

    Vasco de Gama

    Prince Henry

    Bartolomeu Diaz

  • Question 4
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    Q.

    Why did the king and queen of Spain agree to fund Columbus's voyage?

    answer choices

    They wanted to profit from trade and spread Christianity.

    They wanted to move to an island in the Caribbean Sea.

    They were hoping to invade other Asian countries.

    They wanted to trade with Native Americans

  • Question 5
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    Which direction did Columbus sail in his attempt to reach Asia?

    answer choices

    north

    south

    east

    west

  • Question 6
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    How long did Columbus sail before he reached land on his first voyage?

    answer choices

    five weeks

    five days

    two years

    one month

  • Question 7
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    What did Columbus name the area where he landed on his first voyage?

    answer choices

    America

    New Spain

    Taino

    West Indies

  • Question 8
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    Why did Cortes take Moctezuma prisoner?

    answer choices

    Moctezuma had not welcomed Cortes and his men.

    He wanted to conquer the Aztecs.

    He was afraid of the Aztecs' superior weapons.

    He wanted to take Moctezuma back to Spain.

  • Question 9
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    What did King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella want Columbus to trade for in Asia?

    answer choices

    gold and spices

    lumber and fish

    cotton and wood

    horses and cattle

  • Question 10
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    What item from the Columbian Exchange MOST helped the Native Americans?

    answer choices

    corn and potatoes

    gold and silver

    horses

    bananas and sugar cane

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What was the overall effect of the Columbian Exchange on most of the native people of North America?

    answer choices

    It was harmful to them.

    It had no effect on them.

    It was good for them.

    It improved their lives.

  • Question 12
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    How did mapmakers help European sailors improve their navigation?

    answer choices

    They made more accurate maps.

    They taught the sailors how to operate the new caravel ship.

    Their maps showed the dangerous areas of land routes.

    They could tell them how fast their shop was going.

  • Question 13
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    Which explorer's expedition was the first to circumnavigate the earth?

    answer choices

    Columbus

    Magellan

    Cortes

    Ponce de Leon

  • Question 14
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    Which statement BEST describes Prince Henry's navigation school?

    answer choices

    Prince Henry did not start a navigation school.

    Students were taught military arts that they would use to conquer Native Americans.

    Christopher Columbus attended the school.

    Sailors, scholars, mapmakers, and shipbuilders worked together there to improve sea travel.

  • Question 15
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    Both Native Americans and enslaved Africans suffered in New Spain. Which condition as NOT shared by both groups?

    answer choices

    forced labor

    leaving their homeland

    suffering from sickness and overwork

    not knowing the language of their conquerors

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