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BP Christopher Columbus Quiz

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10 questions

  • 1. Multiple Choice
    30 seconds
    1 pt

    1. Why is Christopher Columbus such an important historical figure?

    a. He proved once and for all that the earth is round.

    b. His discovery led to the colonization of the Americas.

    c. He opened up a new trade route to Asia.

    d He was the greatest mapmaker of his time.

  • 2. Multiple Choice
    30 seconds
    1 pt

    2. Which of the following terms best describes Columbus's relationship with his brother, Bartolomeo?

    a. Archenemies

    b. Friendly rivals

    c. Perfect strangers

    d. Business partners

  • 3. Multiple Choice
    30 seconds
    1 pt

    3. What was Columbus's primary motivation for his voyage across the Atlantic?

    a. The desire for riches and power.

    b. A profound devotion to the Spanish royal family.

    c. His fervent interest in geography.

    d. The potential to chart unexplored territory.

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