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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 9 Exploration
Which explorer reached India in 1498?
  1. Vasco da Gama
  2. Christopher Columbus
  3. Prince Henry
  4. Marco Polo
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 4 Exploration
Grade 4 Exploration
Grade 2 Exploration
Who explored China with his father and uncle in 1271?
  1. Marco Polo
  2. Christopher Columbus
  3. Cabeza de Vaca
Grade 5 Exploration
This person conquered the Aztecs.
  1. Francisco Pizarro
  2. Hernan Cortes
  3. John Cabot
  4. Francisco Coronado
Grade 4 Exploration
Grade 7 Exploration
The Old World refers to
  1. North and South America
  2. Europe
  3. North America
  4. South America
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
Which country led the way in sailing innovations?
  1. Portugal
  2. Pennsylvania
  3. Spain
  4. France
Grade 6 Exploration
Which country did NOT send out explorers to the "New World"?
  1. Portugal
  2. Spain
  3. France
  4. England
  5. Germany
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 9 Exploration
Spanish conquerors were called
  1. Creoles
  2. Pilgrims
  3. Conquistadors
  4. Capitalists
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