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Pedro Alvares Cabral Quiz

Pedro Alvares Cabral Quiz Questions

Lithography of Pedro Álvares Cabral, the Portu...

Lithography of Pedro Álvares Cabral, the Portuguese navigator. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Where was Pedro Alvares Cabral born?
a) Belmonte
b) Sines
c) Lisbon
d) Venice

2. When did Pedro Alvares Cabral begin his voyage to India?
a) 9 March 1500
b) 17 May 1496
c) 14 July 1521
d) 7 December 1526

3. Who of the following explorers accompanied Pedro Alvares Cabral in his voyage to India?
a) Bartholomeu Dias
b) Christopher Columbus
c) Ferdinand Magellan
d) Vasco da Gama

4. What did Pedro Alvares Cabral call the mountain he sighted on 22 April 1500?
a) Monte Carlo
b) Monte Cristo
c) Monte Pascoal
d) Monte Negro

Pedro Álvares Cabral sees the land that would ...

Pedro Álvares Cabral sees the land that would later be known as Brazil for the first time. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5. When did Pedro Alvares Cabral land on Brazil?
a) 9 February 1493
b) 23 April 1500
c) 3 September 1521
d) 25 November 1524

6. Pedro Alvares Cabral believed he had landed on an island. What name did he give to the place he landed?
a) Island of Vera Cruz
b) Island of Santa Cruz
c) Trinity Island
d) St. Mary’s Island

7. How many ships were lost in the storm around Cape of Good Hope on 24 May 1500?
a) Two
b) Four
c) Five
d) Seven

English: Depiction of the 2nd Portuguese India...

Depiction of the 2nd Portuguese India Armada (fleet of Pedro Alvares Cabral, 1500) from the Livro de Lisuarte de Abreu (held by Pierpont Morgan Library) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8. Where did Pedro Alvares Cabral reach on 16 July 1500?
a) Sofala
b) Dubai
c) Muscat
d) Karachi

9. When did Pedro Alvares Cabral land in Lisbon after his return from India?
a) 25 March 1502
b) 23 June 1501
c) 18 August 1494
d) 12 October 1526

10. Where did Pedro Alvares Cabral die?
a) Brasilia
b) Porto Seguro
c) Cannanore
d) Santarem

Pedro Alvares Cabral Quiz Questions with Answers

Português: Monumento à Pedro Álvares Cabral na...

Português: Monumento à Pedro Álvares Cabral na Glória, Rio de Janeiro (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Where was Pedro Alvares Cabral born?
a) Belmonte

2. When did Pedro Alvares Cabral begin his voyage to India?
a) 9 March 1500

3. Who of the following explorers accompanied Pedro Alvares Cabral in his voyage to India?
a) Bartholomeu Dias

4. What did Pedro Alvares Cabral call the mountain he sighted on 22 April 1500?
c) Monte Pascoal

5. When did Pedro Alvares Cabral land on Brazil?
b) 23 April 1500

6. Pedro Alvares Cabral believed he had landed on an island. What name did he give to the place he landed?
a) Island of Vera Cruz

7. How many ships were lost in the storm around Cape of Good Hope on 24 May 1500?
b) Four

8. Where did Pedro Alvares Cabral reach on 16 July 1500?
a) Sofala

9. When did Pedro Alvares Cabral land in Lisbon after his return from India?
b) 23 June 1501

10. Where did Pedro Alvares Cabral die?
d) Santarem

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Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:12.

Christopher Columbus Quiz

Christopher Columbus Quiz Questions

Christopher Columbus, the subject of the book,...

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

English: Signature of Christopher Columbus. It...

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

English: Christopher Columbus monument, Denver...

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

English: Statue of Christopher Columbus at Las...

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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Originally posted 2016-06-14 00:00:59.

Amerigo Vespucci Quiz

Amerigo Vespucci

Amerigo Vespucci (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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 2016-05-21 02:28:22.