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Grade 8 Exploration
The Age of Exploration began because which monarch sponsored many early explorers?
  1. King Ferdinand
  2. Prince William
  3. King Charles
  4. Prince Henry
Grade 8 Exploration
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
Grade 8 Exploration
Who was first explorer to attempt to circumnavigate the globe?
  1. Hernando De Soto
  2. Curious George
  3. Vasco de Gama
  4. Ferdinand Magellan
Grade 4 Exploration
Grade 8 Exploration
who was the French explorer that explored the the St. Lawrence region of Canada?
  1. Jacques Cartier
  2. Giovanni Verrazano
  3. Henando deSoto
  4. Samuel de Champlain
Grade 8 Exploration
                     led the first expedition to into modern day Florida.
  1. Juan Ponce de Leon
  2. Vasco Nunez de Balboa
  3. Christopher Columbus
  4. John Cabot
Grade 11 Exploration
                   reached Newfoundland in search of a passage to China.
  1. Juan Ponce de Leon
  2. Ferdinand Magellan
  3. John Wayne
  4. John Cabot
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 4 Exploration
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
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 was the explorer that made the first English voyage to North America?
  1. Christopher Columbus
  2. Henry Hudson
  3. Jacques Cartier
  4. John Cabot
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