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Second Grade (Grade 2) Exploration Questions

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Grade 2 Exploration
What ocean did Christopher Columbus sail across more than 500 years ago?
  1. Pacific Ocean
  2. Atlantic Ocean
  3. Indian Ocean
Grade 2 Exploration
Who explored China with his father and uncle in 1271?
  1. Marco Polo
  2. Christopher Columbus
  3. Cabeza de Vaca
Grade 2 Exploration
What country was discovered by Christopher Columbus?
  1. Spain
  2. Italy
  3. America
  4. England
Grade 2 Exploration
Where was Christopher Columbus born?
  1. Spain
  2. England
  3. Italy
  4. United States of America
Grade 2 Exploration
Christopher Columbus and his crew crossed the Pacific Ocean.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Exploration
Christopher Columbus did not find what he expected to find when he reached land.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Exploration
Who is the explorer that proved the world is round?
  1. Christopher Columbus
  2. Amerigo Vespucci
  3. Ferdinand Magellan
Grade 2 Exploration
What are the names of the ships that set sail with Christopher Columbus in 1492?                           Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria                           
Grade 2 Exploration
America was given its name in honor of Amerigo Vespucci.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Exploration
Christopher Columbus was the first one to STEP on North America
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Exploration
Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue and landed in the Americas in the year,
  1. 1600.
  2. 1200.
  3. 1492.
  4. 1992.
Grade 2 Exploration
What was Christopher Columbus looking for when he set sail across the ocean?
  1. a shorter route from Europe to America
  2. Native Americans
  3. a shorter route from Europe to Asia
  4. gold
Grade 2 Exploration
Who discovered the Americas in 1492?
  1. Martin Luther King
  2. Pocahontas
  3. Christopher Columbus
  4. Lewis and Clark
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