Age of Discoveries

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A complete test of the unit 7 (Age of Discoveries) for the 2ºESO students of the San Fernando´s Bilingual Section

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Question 1

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Europeans know Europe and...
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  • The lands around America and the Mediterranean Sea
  • The lands around the Mediterranean and the Black Seas
  • Asia and the Indian Sea

Question 2

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The existence of India, China and Japan was shown by...
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  • Colombus travels
  • Marco Polo´s Journeys
  • Prince Henry the Navigator

Question 3

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Europeans need to find new [blank_start]trade routes[blank_end] to the [blank_start]east[blank_end]
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  • trade routes
  • east

Question 4

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There were new maps and better navigational instruments at this times
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  • True
  • False

Question 5

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There were improved [blank_start]ships[blank_end], such as the [blank_start]caravels[blank_end]
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  • ships
  • caravels

Question 6

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The [blank_start]Portulan[blank_end] Charts were maps that showed the [blank_start]coastline[blank_end] and the [blank_start]shortest distances[blank_end] between diferent ports
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  • Portulan
  • coastline
  • shortest distances

Question 7

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Portugal had been looking for a new sea route to
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  • India around the coast of Africa
  • Japan around the coast of Africa
  • America

Question 8

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Prince Henry the [blank_start]Navigator[blank_end] discovered the [blank_start]Madeira Islands[blank_end] in 1418 and the Azores in [blank_start]1431[blank_end].Later expeditions explored the [blank_start]African[blank_end] coast.
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  • Navigator
  • sailor
  • Madeira Islands
  • Canary Islands
  • 1431
  • 1455
  • 1436
  • African
  • European
  • Indian

Question 9

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In [blank_start]1488[blank_end] Bartolomeu [blank_start]Dias[blank_end] rounded the [blank_start]Cape of Good Hope[blank_end], opening a sea route to the [blank_start]Indian[blank_end] Ocean.
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  • 1488
  • Dias
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Indian

Question 10

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Vasco de [blank_start]Gama[blank_end] reached India in [blank_start]1498[blank_end]. There were a new route between [blank_start]Europe[blank_end] and Asia wich did not go through the territories controlled by the [blank_start]Turks[blank_end]
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  • Gama
  • 1498
  • Europe
  • Turks

Question 11

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The [blank_start]Castilians[blank_end] decided to sail to the [blank_start]west[blank_end] across the [blank_start]Atlantic[blank_end].It was very risky because involved sailing a long way from the coast into unknown waters.
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  • Castilians
  • Portugueses
  • west
  • east
  • south
  • Atlantic
  • Mediterranean sea
  • Indian

Question 12

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[blank_start]Christopher[blank_end] Colombus was a [blank_start]Genoese[blank_end] sailor that discovered [blank_start]America[blank_end] in [blank_start]1492[blank_end]
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  • Genoese
  • 1492
  • America
  • Christopher

Question 13

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Christopher Colombus made [blank_start]4[blank_end] trips to America.The first was from [blank_start]3[blank_end] of [blank_start]August[blank_end] in 1492 to [blank_start]12[blank_end] of [blank_start]October[blank_end] in 1492, he discovered America.The second was in [blank_start]1493[blank_end], he found a faster and safer route to America.The third in [blank_start]1498[blank_end] and the fourth in [blank_start]1502[blank_end], he explored part of the coast of Central and [blank_start]South[blank_end] America
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  • 4
  • 3
  • August
  • 12
  • October
  • 1493
  • 1498
  • 1502
  • South

Question 14

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The [blank_start]first[blank_end] voyage around the world was made by [blank_start]Ferdinand Magellans[blank_end] and Juan Sebastian [blank_start]Elcano[blank_end] his second-in-comand. In [blank_start]1519[blank_end] the expedition left [blank_start]Seville[blank_end]; in [blank_start]1520[blank_end] they found the [blank_start]Strait[blank_end] of Magellan. Magellans died in the [blank_start]Philippines[blank_end]; they also sailed to the [blank_start]Moluccas[blank_end]. They return to Spain in [blank_start]1522[blank_end].
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  • first
  • Ferdinand Magellans
  • Elcano
  • 1519
  • Seville
  • 1520
  • Strait
  • Philippines
  • Moluccas
  • 1522

Question 15

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[blank_start]Portugal[blank_end] and Spain created great [blank_start]overseas empires[blank_end]. In [blank_start]1494[blank_end] were create the Treaty of [blank_start]Tordesillas[blank_end]; a line of [blank_start]demarcation[blank_end] divided regions between them: [blank_start]east[blank_end] belonged to Portugal and [blank_start]west[blank_end] to Castile.
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  • Portugal
  • France
  • overseas empires
  • trade routes
  • 1494
  • 1497
  • 1449
  • Tordesillas
  • Seville
  • Madrid
  • demarcation
  • division
  • east
  • west
  • west
  • east
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