European background and exploration age

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US History (Test 1~Green) Quiz on European background and exploration age, created by R W on 09/27/2016.
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Question 1

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True or false, The Europeans thought that the earth was flat.
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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Leif Ericsson was one of the first vikings to hit the new world around 1000 and ended up in new Vinland. What were its problems?
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  • They tried to grow grapes but it was unsuccessful.
  • Hostile skrellings.
  • Viking long ships weren't made for the types of journeys it took to the new world.

Question 3

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Wich one is NOT a definition of Mercantilism?
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  • Max exports while minimizing imports
  • Wealth determined by precious metals
  • Games nations play to win at Bullionisim
  • Government run economy and biusnesses

Question 4

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Gutenberg invented the [blank_start]printing press[blank_end] which improved [blank_start]communication[blank_end].
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  • printing press
  • Compass
  • communication
  • sailing
  • travel

Question 5

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Constantinople was the gateway from Europe to the east. Is it true that when the Muslims conquered it they shut down the silk road?
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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[blank_start]Portuguese[blank_end] tried and ended up sailing down the coast of [blank_start]Africa[blank_end] looking for the bottom under the command of [blank_start]Prince Henry the Navigator[blank_end]. They noticed that they could grow sugar on the Canary Islands.
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  • The Portuguese
  • The Spanish
  • The English
  • Africa
  • America
  • India
  • Prince Henry the Navigator
  • Ferdinand Magellian
  • Cristopher Columbous

Question 7

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Prince Henry created a navigating school where Columbus attended.
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Barthelme Diaz found the tip of Africa and named it:
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  • The Cape of good Hope
  • The cape of storms
  • Cape cod
  • I don't care

Question 9

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After two failed attempts of selling his exploring ideas to Portugal and England Columbus finally got funded by Spain that just became a new country.
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  • True
  • False

Question 10

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Drag and drop the correct items into the correct category
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  • Bannannas
  • Coffee
  • Horses
  • Oranges
  • Corn
  • Chocolate
  • Rubber
  • Potatoes

Question 11

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Europeans knew that they carried diseases and caused the Indians to get sick.
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  • True
  • False

Question 12

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Which fort was the fort that Columbus and the Spaniards built that got sacked by the natives?
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  • Fort Sumpter
  • Fort Navidad
  • Fort Necissity
  • Fort Fort

Question 13

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When [blank_start]Columbus[blank_end] returned to the second voyage they Indians. They set up an [blank_start]Econemenda[blank_end] system that was close to [blank_start]feudalism[blank_end].
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  • Columbus
  • the spanish
  • Econemenda
  • governmant
  • feudalism
  • europe

Question 14

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The Aztecs killed about 100,000 people every year
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  • True
  • False

Question 15

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The [blank_start]Spanish[blank_end] and Portuguese traveled to the [blank_start]Pope[blank_end] & signed the treaty in [blank_start]1494.[blank_end] Anything new East of the line was [blank_start]Portugeese[blank_end] Anything new [blank_start]west[blank_end] of the line was Spanish
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  • Spanish
  • Portugeese
  • west
  • Pope
  • King and Queen
  • 1494.
  • 1492
  • 2000

Question 16

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Select the reasons behind the decline of Spain.
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  • The defeat of their Armada by England in 1588
  • They had too much gold, god and glory that they exploded.
  • Trouble with pirates
  • Spanish inquisition persecuted Jews and Muslims who held up the country.
  • Diseases killed them off.
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