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Grade 3 Exploration
Where was Christopher Columbus originally from?
  1. Italy
  2. North America
  3. Portugal
  4. Spain
Grade 3 Exploration
What were the name of Christopher Columbus's three ships given for his journey?
  1. Nina
  2. Pinta
  3. Santa Maria
  4. All of the Above
Grade 3 Exploration
Who explored the St. Lawrence Region and the Great Lakes?
  1. Jacques Cartier
  2. Samuel de Champlain
  3. Jean Nicolet
  4. Robert de La Salle
Grade 3 Exploration
Who financed Christopher Columbus's trip to find a new route for the Indies?
  1. King and Queen of Spain
  2. King and Queen of Portugal
  3. King and Queen of England
  4. President of the United States
Grade 3 Exploration
Which explorer was the first European to arrive at the Mississippi River?
  1. Hernando De Soto
  2. Christopher Columbus
  3. La Salle
  4. D'Iberville
Grade 3 Exploration
Where did Ponce de Leon first land and explore?
  1. in South America
  2. north of present-day St. Augustine, Florida
  3. near Quebec City, Quebec
  4. east of Jamestown, Virginia
Grade 3 Exploration
What is exploration?
  1. going on vacation
  2. to travel for the purpose of discovery
  3. searching for gold
Grade 3 Exploration
What European group explored both Florida and Canada?
  1. French
  2. Spanish
  3. Portuguese
  4. Dutch
Grade 3 Exploration
Which of these explorers did NOT build a settlement in North America?
  1. Christopher Columbus
  2. Samuel de Champlain
  3. Hernando de Soto
  4. Jacques Cartier
Grade 3 Exploration
Where was Christopher Columbus originally from?
  1. Genoa, Italy
  2. North America
  3. Portugal
  4. Spain
Grade 3 Exploration
Columbus named the natives "Indians" because he thought he was near India.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Exploration
Who financed Christopher Columbus's trip to find a new route for the Indies?
  1. King and Queen of Spain
  2. King and Queen of Portugal
  3. King and Queen of England
  4. None of the above
Grade 3 Exploration
Columbus explored the land that is now the United States of America.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Exploration
On what date, did Columbus land in the New World?
  1. October 10, 1492
  2. October 12, 1492
  3. July 4, 1492
  4. November 12, 1492
Grade 3 Exploration
While coming to the New World, What was the name of the island Columbus landed on first?
  1. Haiti
  2. Bahamas
  3. Cuba
  4. San Salvador
Grade 3 Exploration
Where was John Cabot born?
  1. England
  2. Spain
  3. Italy
  4. Holland
Grade 3 Exploration
What is a voyage?
  1. long trip across the desert
  2. long trip across the country
  3. long trip across the sea or ocean
  4. none of the above
Grade 3 Exploration
Columbus was interested in teaching the Indians to become Christians.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Exploration
I found the largest river in the United States.                     {Fernando de Soto}                     
Grade 3 Exploration
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella gave Columbus the title,                             .
  1. King of the Sea
  2. King of the Ocean
  3. Admiral of the Ocean Sea
  4. Admiral Of the Queen's Ships
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