Question 1 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)
Who crossed the Atlantic in the 11th century from Europe and briefly established settlements in modern day Canada!?
The Chinese explorer Cheng Ho
The Norsemen or Vikings
Question 2 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)
One of the greatest explorations of the world consisted of 62 ships and was led by which Admiral
Vasco Da Gama!.
Question 3 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)
What led to the encounter between Native Americans and travelers from Europe!?
Sailors were searching for a short cut to Asia
European nations hoped to break the spice monopoly of the Arab traders
Both of the above
None of the Above
Question 4 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)
Why is the 15th century a “turning point”!?
It was the beginning of an exchange between the Old World of Europe and the New World of the Americas!.
It was the beginning of European political, economic and social dominance of the world!.
It was the beginning of the enslavement and diaspora of African people!.
All of the above!.
Question 5 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)
Columbus did not find Japan, but he did bring back
a new passage to Asia!.
Question 6 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)
After finding the South Sea, which Spanish explorer was convicted of treason and beheaded!?
None of the above
Question 7 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)
Which of the following was not part of the Columbian exchange!?
All of the above were part of the exchange
Question 8 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)
Two powerful European nations divided the world into two halves or spheres of influence!. The two nations were
Spain and Portugal!.
Spain and England!.
England and France!.
Portugal and Italy!.
Question 9 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)
The original name of this pirate-turned-explorer’s ship was the Pelican!. Who was he!?
Question 10 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)
This explorer sailed the greatest distance from his home port
All of the above sailed nearly the same distance from port Www@QuestionHome@Com