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Exploration Questions - All Grades

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Grade 4 Exploration
Who funded Christopher Columbus's trip?
  1. His Mom
  2. Kananta
  3. The King and Queen of Spain
  4. Henery Hudson
Grade 2 Exploration
Grade 4 Exploration
What were most explorers searching for when they came to the new world?
  1. Gold and riches
  2. Oil
  3. Northwest passage
  4. People who had gone missing
  5. Both A and C
Grade 9 Exploration
Which explorer reached India in 1498?
  1. Vasco da Gama
  2. Christopher Columbus
  3. Prince Henry
  4. Marco Polo
Grade 4 Exploration
Grade 4 Exploration
Grade 5 Exploration
This person conquered the Aztecs.
  1. Francisco Pizarro
  2. Hernan Cortes
  3. John Cabot
  4. Francisco Coronado
Grade 9 Exploration
Which of the following best explained why European rulers encouraged ocean exploration?
  1. They wanted to find new trade routes
  2. They wanted to conquer new lands
  3. They wanted to spread Islam
  4. They wanted to test new navigational tools
Grade 4 Exploration
Name some of the foods that were brought to the Old World from the New World in the Columbian Exchange?
  1. Corn, squash, carrots, rice, apples
  2. Potatoes, corn, squash, beans, tomatoes
  3. Squash, tomatoes, beets, oranges, grapes
Grade 4 Exploration
Grade 4 Exploration
Why did the explorers travel the seas?
  1. to take over land
  2. to find America
  3. to seek lucrative goods
Grade 9 Exploration
Spanish explorers traveled to Americas to find
  1. slave labor
  2. gold
  3. horses
  4. furs
Grade 7 Exploration
The Old World refers to
  1. North and South America
  2. Europe
  3. North America
  4. South America
Grade 9 Exploration
How did Prince Henry change the course of Portugal's history?
  1. Portugal became a Muslim country
  2. Portugal led the way in exploration
  3. Portugal became the first country to circumnavigate the world
  4. Portugal became a gold-rich country
Grade 9 Exploration
Spanish conquerors were called
  1. Creoles
  2. Pilgrims
  3. Conquistadors
  4. Capitalists
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