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Chapter 3.

An exploration led by Magellan claimed the Philippine Islands for Spain, which began settling them in 1565.
a) True
b) False
c) None
d) None

The Treaty of Tordesillas established an invisible line through the Atlantic Ocean, with lands west of the line belonging to Italy and lands east of the line belonging to Portugal.
a) True
b) False
c) None
d) None

Bartolomeu Dias's exploration of the east African coast gave Portugal a direct sea route to India.
a) True
b) False
c) None
d) None

Prince Henry (the navigator) used his personal fortune to support a number of Portuguese voyages of exploration along the coast of Africa.
a) True
b) False
c) None
d) None

The invention of the caravel and other improvements in sailing technology made voyages of exploration possible.
a) True
b) False
c) None
d) None

Europeans hoped to expand their trade for spices such as nutmeg, ginger, and pepper.
a) True
b) False
c) None
d) None

A direct sea route to North America was needed to help European merchants gain control of East-West trade from the Muslim and Italians.
a) True
b) False
c) None
d) None

The main reason for European exploration was the search for new sources of wealth.
a) True
b) False
c) None
d) None

The desire to spread the faith of Islam was an important reason for an age of European exploration in the 1400's.
a) True
b) False
c) None
d) None

By 1600, the Portuguese had the largest fleet of ships in the world and had become a leading sea power.
a) True
b) False
c) None
d) None

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