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What are the three G's?
a) God, Glory, Gratefulness
b) Gratitude, Gobstoppers, Gold
c) God, Gold, Glory
d) Goodness, Glory, Gratitude

Why did Prince Henry the Navigator want to send ships to Africa?
a) He hoped to learn more about marine life.
b) He wanted to prove the world was not flat.
c) He felt his father, the king, would be proud.
d) He wanted a route around Africa to the Asian markets.

Which religion did Prince Henry hope to spread?
a) Islam
b) Buddhism
c) Judaism
d) Christianity

Which country was the first to start looking for trade routes by sea?
a) Italy
b) Spain
c) Portugal
d) England

Which islands in the Americas did Christopher Columbus believe were part of Asia?
a) Cayman
b) Bahamas
c) Turks and Caicos
d) Trinidad and Tobago

Who claimed Australia for Great Britain?
a) Christopher Columbus
b) James Cook
c) George III
d) The Prince of Wales

What type of people were the first British colonists in Australia?
a) Captains
b) Conquistadors
c) Prisoners
d) Sailors

Which was NOT a reason that Great Britain colonized Australia?
a) To keep it out of the French possession.
b) To have a naval base in the area.
c) To expend the kangaroo trade.
d) To relieve overcrowded prisons in Great Britain.

Which explorer was the first to circumnavigate the world?
a) Magellan
b) Da Gama
c) Dias
d) Prince Henry

The sun never sets on the ____ empire.
a) French
b) Spanish
c) Portuguese
d) British

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