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Grade 4 Exploration
Which explorer led the first expedition up the St. Lawrence River?
  1. John Cabot
  2. Henry Hudson
  3. Jacques Cartier
Grade 4 Exploration
                     led the first expedition to reach what is now Florida.
  1. Juan Ponce de Leon
  2. Vasco Nunez de Balboa
  3. John Cabot
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
Which European explorer rounded the Cape of Good Hope?
  1. Dias
  2. Balboa
  3. Vespucci
  4. Magellan
Grade 4 Exploration
Which was not one of Christopher Columbus's ships?
  1. Nina
  2. Santa Monica
  3. Pinta
  4. Santa Maria
Grade 4 Exploration
Christopher Columbus called the native people                   by mistake and the name stuck for centuries. They are called Native Americans today.
  1. Savages
  2. Beasts
  3. Indians
  4. Indigenous People
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
Besides treating them with cruelty, Explores were also harmful to the natives by bringing                 with them. Many natives died as a result.
  1. Rotted food
  2. Medicines
  3. Missionaries
  4. Horses
  5. Disease
Grade 4 Exploration
The Hudson River was named after the explorer who was seen as a failure for not finding a Northwest Passage (water way through North America to Asia). His first name was what?
  1. Charles
  2. Henry
  3. Richard
  4. Howard
  5. Thomas
Grade 4 Exploration
Who was the explorer who found Florida while searching for the "Fountain of Youth?"
  1. Ponce De Leon
  2. Marco Polo
  3. Columbus
  4. Sir Francis Drake
Grade 4 Exploration
When did Christopher Columbus travel the seas?
  1. 1988
  2. 1492
  3. 1401
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 did the explorers travel the seas?
  1. to take over land
  2. to find America
  3. to seek lucrative goods
Grade 4 Exploration
Who was the merchant who visited China and described its riches to Europe?
  1. Coronado
  2. Amerigo Vespucci
  3. Marco Polo
  4. Columbus
Grade 4 Exploration
Why was Ribault unable to raise any money?
  1. Pedro Menendez attacked the ships
  2. Religous conflict had broken out in France
  3. The Huguenots did not have any money
Grade 4 Exploration
Who had Jean Ribault arrested and imprisoned?
  1. René de Laudonnière
  2. Queen Elizabeth
  3. the Huguenots
Grade 4 Exploration
What was the most deadly weapon the Spanish brought?
  1. Guns
  2. Cannons
  3. Smallpox
Grade 4 Ancient History
To migrate means
  1. to trade for goods and services
  2. to hunt for food
  3. to move from one place to another
Grade 4 Canada
What 3 bodies of water border Canada?
  1. Atlantic
  2. Pacific
  3. Indian
  4. Arctic
  5. Mediterranean
Grade 4 Exploration
Which Spanish explorer conquered the Inca in Peru?
  1. Atahualpa
  2. Francisco Pizarro
  3. Amerigo Vespucci
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