Vasco Da Gama Quiz

Vasco da Gama Quiz Questions

Deutsch: Dom Vasco da Gama, Graf von Vidigueir...

Vasco da Gama (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Where was Vasco da Gama born?
a) Porto
b) Sines
c) Lisboa
d) Nice

2. When did Vasco da Gama begin his voyage to discover route to India?
a) 6 February 1495
b) 1 October 1491
c) 8 July 1497
d) 15 April 1494

3. Vasco da Gama began his first voyage to India with four ships. Which ship did he command?
a) Berrio
b) Sao Gabriel
c) Sao Rafael
d) Sao Michael

4. When did Vasco da Gama first sail around the Cape of Good Hope?
a) 3 March 1492
b) 17 May 1495
c) 10 August 1494
d) 22 November 1497

English: Signature of Vasco da Gama.

Signature of Vasco da Gama. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5. Where did Vasco da Gama land on 20 May 1498?
a) Bombay
b) Goa
c) Calicut
d) Mangalore

6. What was the position given to Vasco da Gama in 1499?
a) Chancellor of the Exchequer
b) Admiral of the Indian Ocean
c) Field Marshal
d) Duke of Marlborough

Vasco da Gama, Portuguese navigator.

Vasco da Gama, Portuguese navigator. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

7. With how many ships did Vasco da Gama begin his second voyage to India on 12 February 1502?
a) 14
b) 16
c) 20
d) 24

8. Who sent Vasco da Gama as Viceory to India in 1524?
a) Manuel I
b) Maunel II
c) John II
d) John III

9. When did Vasco da Gama die?
a) 5 January 1542
b) 31 May 1509
c) 7 August 1538
d) 24 December 1524

10. Where did Vasco da Gama die?
a) Durban
b) Bassein
c) Cochin
d) Karwar

Vasco da Gama Quiz Questions with Answers

Vasco da Gama lands at Calicut, May 20, 1498.

Vasco da Gama lands at Calicut, May 20, 1498. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Where was Vasco da Gama born?
b) Sines

2. When did Vasco da Gama begin his voyage to discover route to India?
c) 8 July 1497

3. Vasco da Gama began his first voyage to India with four ships. Which ship did he command?
b) Sao Gabriel

4. When did Vasco da Gama first sail around the Cape of Good Hope?
d) 22 November 1497

5. Where did Vasco da Gama land on 20 May 1498?
c) Calicut

6. What was the position given to Vasco da Gama in 1499?
b) Admiral of the Indian Ocean

7. With how many ships did Vasco da Gama begin his second voyage to India on c) 20

8. Who sent Vasco da Gama as Viceory to India in 1524?
d) John III

9. When did Vasco da Gama die?
d) 24 December 1524

10. Where did Vasco da Gama die?
c) Cochin

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Updated: May 20, 2016 — 8:19 pm

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  1. questions are good.

  2. A great learning experience for every child and involved child. Thanks for sharing.

    Rohan

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