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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 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 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 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
Why was Hernan Cortes able to conquer the Aztecs?
  1. Cortes had better weapons and Indian allies
  2. The Aztec leader gave up his empire peacebly
  3. The Inca helped Cortes conquer the Aztecs
Grade 4 Exploration
How did Prince Henry or Portugal help increase European exploration?
  1. He paid for Christopher Columbus's voyage
  2. He improved the compass
  3. He started a sailing school
Grade 4 Exploration
Grade 4 Exploration
Which Spanish explorer conquered the Inca in Peru?
  1. Atahualpa
  2. Francisco Pizarro
  3. Amerigo Vespucci
Grade 4 Exploration
Which explorer's sailors caught diseases?
  1. Juan Ponce de Leon
  2. Jacques Cartier
  3. Christopher Columbus
  4. Henry Hudson
Grade 4 Exploration
Who was Estevanico?
  1. A Spanish conquistador.
  2. An African slave who accompanied early Spanish explorers.
  3. The first man to live in Haiti.
  4. A free man who helped conquer the Aztecs.
Grade 4 Exploration
What happened to Magellan when he sailed from Spain to the Philippine Islands?
  1. He crossed the Suez Canal
  2. He crossed the English Channel.
  3. He was killed.
  4. He returned to Spain.
Grade 4 Exploration
A conquistador is
  1. a Spanish coin
  2. a Spanish ship
  3. a Spanish conqueror
  4. an English ship
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