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Which explorer is known for sailing around the tip of Africa to India?
a) Vasco da Gama
b) Ferdinand Magellan
c) Christopher Columbus
d) Henry Hudson

Which explorer is known for circumnavigating the globe?
a) Vasco da Gama
b) Ferdinand Magellan
c) Christopher Columbus
d) Henry Hudson

Which is NOT true of Prince Henry the Navigator?
a) He was Portuguese
b) He opened a school for explorers
c) He circumnavigated the globe
d) He named the Gold Coast of Africa

The astrolabe was used to tell an explorer...
a) his latitude
b) where north was
c) how hard the wind was blowing
d) the water temperature

The compass was used to tell an explorer...
a) his latitude
b) where north was
c) how hard the wind was blowing
d) the water temperature

What did Columbus name the land he discovered?
a) New Europe
b) Little Spain
c) The West Indies
d) America

The caravel was a newly invented...
a) tool for making maps
b) more accurate compass
c) lighter, faster ship
d) high-power telescope

Explorers were motivated by what three G words?
a) Glitter, Glue, and Googly Eyes
b) Games, Gambling, and Glamour
c) Guns, Germs, and Goats
d) Gold, God, and Glory

Why did Europeans want to go to Asia by sea rather than by land?
a) It was quicker and easier
b) Ships could carry more
c) Turks controlled the Silk Road
d) All of the above

Which of these was NOT a good Europeans wanted from Asia?
a) silk
b) tea
c) steel
d) spices

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