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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.

Isabella I Quiz

Isabella I Quiz Questions

Possible imagen de Isabel la Católica, reina d...

Isabella I (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(This quiz is about Isabella I of Spain)

1. When was Isabella I born?
a) 9 July 1444
b) 3 March 1436
c) 22 April 1451
d) 2 November 1448

2. Where was Isabella I born?
a) Bilbao
b) Tarragona
c) Ladin
d) Madrigal de las Atlas Torres

3. Where did Isabella I marry Ferdinand?
a) Soria
b) Zamora
c) Valladolid
d) Salamanca

4. Which cardinal supported Isabella I in her fight to be queen?
a) Benedict Caetani
b) Bartolomeo Prignano
c) Pierre-roger De Beaufort
d) Pedro Gonzales de Mendoza

5. When was Granada conquered?
a) 2 January 1492
b) 5 September 1501
c) 12 May 1496
d) 7 December 1505

6. Who met Isabella I in 1492 at Santa Fe and got her support for voyage to India?
a) Ferdinand Magellan
b) Hernando Cortes
c) Francisco Pizzarro
d) Christopher Columbus

English: Coat of Arms of Queen Isabella of Cas...

Coat of Arms of Queen Isabella of Castile with all supporters, 1492-1504 It is shown at the facade of the St. Paul Church in Valladolid (Spain)  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

7. Who were expelled from Spain in 1492?
a) Bahais
b) Jews
c) Parsis
d) Iranis

8. Who dedicated Gramatica Castellana to Isabella I?
a) Miguel de Cervantes
b) Antonio de Nebrija
c) Victor Hugo
d) Pietro Martire d’Anghiera

9. When did Isabella I die?
a) 15 September 1500
b) 16 April 1502
c) 24 January 1509
d) 26 November 1504

10. Where did Isabella I die?
a) Medina del Campo
b) Segovia
c) Avila
d) Toledo

Isabella I Quiz Questions with Answers

Statue of Isabelle of Castile by Bigarny. In C...

Statue of Isabelle of Castile by Bigarny. In Capilla Real of Granada (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Isabella I born?
c) 22 April 1451

2. Where was Isabella I born?
d) Madrigal de las Atlas Torres

3. Where did Isabella I marry Ferdinand?
c) Valladolid

4. Which cardinal supported Isabella I in her fight to be queen?
d) Pedro Gonzales de Mendoza

5. When was Granada conquered?
a) 2 January 1492

6. Who met Isabella I in 1492 at Santa Fe and got her support for voyage to India?
d) Christopher Columbus

7. Who were expelled from Spain in 1492?
b) Jews

8. Who dedicated Gramatica Castellana to Isabella I?
b) Antonio de Nebrija

9. When did Isabella I die?
d) 26 November 1504

10. Where did Isabella I die?
a) Medina del Campo

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Originally posted 2016-06-07 10:39:39.

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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Originally posted 2016-05-20 20:19:07.