Christopher Columbus Quiz

Christopher Columbus Quiz Questions

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Christopher Columbus was an explorer and one of the first European founders of the Americas. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Where was Christopher Columbus born?
a) Madrid
b) Barcelona
c) Lisboa
d) Genoa

2. Who was the Portuguese king approached by Christopher Columbus for assistance for exploring route to India?
a) James V
b) John II
c) Richard III
d) William IV

3. Of which country Ferdinand and Isabella, who granted Christopher Columbus assistance for exploring route to India, were monarchs?
a) Poland
b) Italy
c) Denmark
d) Spain

4. When did Christopher Columbus leave Spain in search of India?
a) 3 August 1492
b) 25 December 1488
c) 8 April 1472
d) 16 February 1468

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Signature of Christopher Columbus. Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5. Which of the following was not a ship during the first voyage of Christopher Columbus?
a) Santa Maria
b) Hispaniola
c) Nina
d) Pinto

6. When did Christopher Columbus land on an island he thought was India?
a) 31 March 1489
b) 21 July 1472
c) 12 October 1492
d) 27 May 1468

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Christopher Columbus monument, Denver, Colorado. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

7. What did Christopher Columbus call the island where he landed and thought was India?
a) San Salvador
b) Cuba
c) Puerto Rico
d) Costa Rica

8. From where did Christopher Columbus begin his second voyage?
a) Alicante
b) Cadiz
c) Valencia
d) Bristol

9. When did Christopher Columbus die?
a) 9 March 1510
b) 20 May 1506
c) 14 August 1523
d) 3 November 1526

10. Where did Christopher Columbus die?
a) Havana
b) Jamaica
c) Valladolid
d) Barbados

Christopher Columbus Quiz Questions with Answers

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Statue of Christopher Columbus at Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Where was Christopher Columbus born?
d) Genoa

2. Who was the Portuguese king approached by Christopher Columbus for assistance for exploring route to India?
b) John II

3. Of which country Ferdinand and Isabella, who granted Christopher Columbus assistance for exploring route to India, were monarchs?
d) Spain

4. When did Christopher Columbus leave Spain in search of India?
a) 3 August 1492

5. Which of the following was not a ship during the first voyage of Christopher Columbus?
b) Hispaniola

6. When did Christopher Columbus land on an island he thought was India?
c) 12 October 1492

7. What did Christopher Columbus call the island where he landed and thought was India?
a) San Salvador

8. From where did Christopher Columbus begin his second voyage?
b) Cadiz

9. When did Christopher Columbus die?
b) 20 May 1506

10. Where did Christopher Columbus die?
c) Valladolid

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Updated: June 14, 2016 — 12:00 am

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  1. hey um we cant click on any of the answers unless they’re blue, and only some are. i just thought u guys should know, and wanted to say thx for the extra information, im doin a report on chris. :p

  2. just the same thing as Moe says

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