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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) European History Questions

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Grade 8 Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution began in what country?
  1. The United States
  2. Great Britain
  3. France
  4. Spain
Grade 8 Exploration
Which explorer was the first to sail from Portugal to India via a route around Africa?
  1. Bartolomeu Dias
  2. Christopher Columbus
  3. Ferdinand Magellan
  4. Vasco De Gama
Grade 8 Exploration
In 1488 which explorer became the first European to reach the Indian Ocean by sea?
  1. Vasco de Gama
  2. Hernan Cortes
  3. Amerigo Vespucci
  4. Bartolomeu Dias
Grade 8 Exploration
Grade 8 Exploration
Which explorer sailed around the Cape of Good Hope in order to find a sea route to India?
  1. Ferdinand Magellin
  2. Christopher Columbus
  3. Vasco De Gama
  4. Bartolomeu Dias
Grade 8 Exploration
Who lead the first Spanish expedition to the Pacific Ocean?
  1. Vasco Nunez de Balboa
  2. Ponce de Leon
  3. Henry Hudson
  4. Marco Polo
Grade 8 Exploration
Who was the explorer that made the first English voyage to North America?
  1. Christopher Columbus
  2. Henry Hudson
  3. Jacques Cartier
  4. John Cabot
Grade 8 Exploration
Who was the first Spanish explorer to see the Grand Canyon?
  1. Fransico Pizarro
  2. Vasco Nunez de Balboa
  3. Fransico Vasquez de Coronado
  4. Giovanni de Verrazano
Grade 8 Modern Europe
Grade 8 Modern Europe
What was the first communist state?
  1. China
  2. Russia
  3. Estonia
  4. North Korea
Grade 8 Russian Revolution
Grade 8 Exploration
What was the name of the Spanish monarchs who financed Columbus' voyage?
  1. Ferdinand and Isabella
  2. Henry VII and Elizabeth of York
  3. Miguel I and Isabella
  4. Charles VII and Anne
Grade 8 European History
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