Share/Like This Page
Print Instructions

NOTE: Only your test content will print.
To preview this test, click on the File menu and select Print Preview.

See our guide on How To Change Browser Print Settings to customize headers and footers before printing.

Age of Exploration (Grade 6)

Print Test (Only the test content will print)
Name: Date:

Age of Exploration

The Age of Exploration lasted from the 15th through the 18th centuries.
  1. True
  2. False
Portuguese explorers used which type of small, shallow keeled boat?
  1. Galley
  2. Caravel
  3. Galleon
  4. Schooner
What advantages for exploration did the caravel have over other ships?

Arab technology such as the                 improved European navigation.
  1. keel
  2. sextant
  3. astrolabe
  4. chronometer
The movement of goods and ideas between Europe and the Americas is known as what?
  1. The New World
  2. Age of Discovery
  3. The European Transfer
  4. The Columbian Exchange
European explorers found the Northwest Passage.
  1. True
  2. False
What was the Northeast Passage?

What were three of the major exploring countries during the Age of Exploration?

Which country is responsible for beginning the Age of Exploration?
  1. Spain
  2. France
  3. Portugal
  4. The Netherlands
Europeans began to look for a sea route to Asia because the overland route had become increasingly dangerous.
  1. True
  2. False

Become a Help Teaching Pro subscriber to access premium printables

Unlimited premium printables Unlimited online testing Unlimited custom tests

Learn More About Benefits and Options

You need to be a member to access free printables.
Already a member? Log in for access.    |    Go Back To Previous Page