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Amerigo Vespucci Quiz

Amerigo Vespucci

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Amerigo Vespucci Quiz Questions

(Some sources give the year of birth of Amerigo Vespucci as 1454.)

1) When was Amerigo Vespucci born?
a) 9 March 1451
b) 9 April 1478
c) 5 August 1458
d) 3 November 1448

2) Where was Amerigo Vespucci born?
a) Lisbon
b) Madrid
c) Barcelona
d) Florence

3) From where did Amerigo Vespucci set sail on 10 May 1497?
a) London
b) Cadiz
c) Venice
d) Genoa

4) When did Amerigo Vespucci begin his second voyage?
a) 1 January 1498
b) 16 May 1499
c) 1 September 1502
d) 3 December 1504

5) For which country did Amerigo Vespucci undertake his third and fourth voyages?
a) England
b) Ireland
c) Portugal
d) Scotland

6) What was Amerigo Vespucci’s achievement?
a) He discovered America
b) He discovered that the land reached by Columbus was not Asia but a New World
c) He discovered Solomon Islands
d) He discovered Australia

7) Who first used the name America in a map?
a) John Cabot
b) Henry Hudson
c) Martin Waldseemuller
d) Ferdinand Magellan

8) Which post was held by Amerigo Vespucci in 1508-1512?
a) Brigadier
b) Chacellor
c) Field Marshal
d) Pilot Mayor

9) When did Amerigo Vespucci die?
a) 22 February 1512
b) 10 April 1535
c) 14 September 1536
d) 11 October 1426

10) Where did Amerigo Vespucci die?
a) Sevilla
b) London
c) Brasilia
d) Tobago

Amerigo Vespucci Quiz Questions with Answers

1) When was Amerigo Vespucci born?
a) 9 March 1451

2) Where was Amerigo Vespucci born?
d) Florence

3) From where did Amerigo Vespucci set sail on 10 May 1497?
b) Cadiz

4) When did Amerigo Vespucci begin his second voyage?
b) 16 May 1499

5) For which country did Amerigo Vespucci undertake his third and fourth voyages?
c) Portugal

6) What was Amerigo Vespucci’s achievement?
b) He discovered that the land reached by Columbus was not Asia but a New World

7) Who first used the name America in a map?
c) Martin Waldseemuller

8) Which post was held by Amerigo Vespucci in 1508-1512?
d) Pilot Mayor

9) When did Amerigo Vespucci die?
a) 22 February 1512

10) Where did Amerigo Vespucci die?
a) Sevilla

Originally posted 2015-04-29 01:29:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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