Hernando Cortes Quiz

Hernando Cortes was a Spanish explorer who conquered the Aztec empire and brought large part of Mexico under the King of Castile, in the early 16th century.

Hernando Cortes Quiz Questions

1. Where was Hernando Cortes born?
a) Medellin, Colombia
b) La Paz
c) Medellin, Spain
d) Tripoli

2. Which university did Hernando Cortes attend?
a) University of Salamanca
b) University of Barcelona
c) University of Madrid
d) University of Florence

3. Which city was founded by Hernando Cortes?
a) Santa Cruz
b) Vera Cruz
c) Santiago
d) Brasilia

4. Who was the guide and interpreter of Hernando Cortes in Mexico?
a) Genevieve
b) Malinche
c) Catherine
d) Ovita

5. What did Hernando Cortes do to prevent his soldiers from retreating?
a) Promised them gold
b) Promised them glory
c) Gave them land
d) Burned his ships

6. Of which province was Hernando Cortes made governor and captain general in 1523?
a) New England
b) New Caledonia
c) New France
d) New Spain

7. Which empire was conquered by Hernando Cortes?
a) Aztec
b) Greek
c) Hittite
d) Egyptian

8. Which peninsula did Hernando Cortes discover?
a) Iberia
b) Baja California
c) Scandinavia
d) Balkan

9. When did Hernando Cortes die?
a) 6 March 1569
b) 5 May 1571
c) 22 August 1553
d) 2 December 1547

10. Where did Hernando Cortes die?
a) Algiers
b) Cancun
c) Rabat
d) Castilleja de la Cuesta

Hernando Cortes Quiz Questions with Answers

1. Where was Hernando Cortes born?
c) Medellin, Spain

2. Which university did Hernando Cortes attend?
a) University of Salamanca

3. Which city was founded by Hernando Cortes?
b) Vera Cruz

4. Who was the guide and interpreter of Hernando Cortes in Mexico?
b) Malinche

5. What did Hernando Cortes do to prevent his soldiers from retreating?
d) Burned his ships

6. Of which province was Hernando Cortes made governor and captain general in 1523?
d) New Spain

7. Which empire was conquered by Hernando Cortes?
a) Aztec

8. Which peninsula did Hernando Cortes discover?
b) Baja California

9. When did Hernando Cortes die?
d) 2 December 1547

10. Where did Hernando Cortes die?
d) Castilleja de la Cuesta

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:19.

Updated: January 25, 2019 — 8:34 pm

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