Age of Exploration Quiz

Age of Exploration Quiz

Created by beardian

A quiz that tests your knowledge of 15th and 16th century explorers.

  • Question 1

    Which Portuguese Explorer sailed around the Cape of Good Hope and opened up a lucrative spice trade with India?

  • Question 2

    Which Italian explorer sailed west for Spain to discover another route to the Spice Islands?

  • Question 3

    Which Italian explorer verified that the "new world" was in fact a new continent, and not the eastern edge of Asia?

  • Question 4

    Which Italian explorer claimed the northeast section of North America for England?

  • Question 5

    Which Portuguese explorer sailed to the Southern Tip of Africa, naming it the Cape of Good Hope?

  • Question 6

    What Spanish explorer conquered the Aztec on his voyage to Mexico?

  • Question 7

    Which merchant-turned-sailor spread Chinese influence in the Indian Ocean in the early 15th century?

  • Question 8

    Which English Admiral discovered the Northwest coast of North America while looking for the Northwest Passage?

  • Question 9

    Which Spanish explorer's crew was the first to circumnavigate the globe?

  • Question 10

    Which Spanish explorer conquered the Inca in South America?

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