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What occured on October 12, 1492?
a) Leif Ericson discovered America
b) Columbus discovered the New World
c) The final crusade ended
d) Thomas Jefferson wrote The Declaration of Independence

Which of the following helped lead to the discovery of the New World?
a) The rise of the Middle Class
b) All of the above
c) The writings of Marco Polo
d) The Crusades

The Crusades were launched for what reason?
a) To drive the Muslims from the Holy Land
b) To trade with the natives of the countries
c) To befriend and help the Muslim people
d) To reach new countries with the Gospel

The Middle Class were:
a) extremely wealthy
b) neither very rich nor very poor
c) very poor
d) servants

Who was the first European to travel the length of Asia?
a) Marco Polo
b) Pizarro
c) Eric the Red
d) Vasco de Gama

The revival in learning that occured in the Middle Ages is referred to as what today?
a) Reformation
b) None of the above
c) Renaissance
d) School of thought

Who founded a school of navigation that encouraged voyages of exploration?
a) King Ferdinand
b) Queen Elizabeth
c) Bartholomew Dias
d) Prince Henry the Navigator

Who began the Protestant Reformation?
a) Martin Luther
b) John Calvin
c) Johann Gutenberg
d) John Wycliffe

Who invented the movable type printing press?
a) Martin Luther
b) John Calvin
c) Johann Gutenberg
d) John Wycliffe

The Reformation began when a then Catholic priest
a) joined the Crusades
b) left the order to build his own church
c) nailed the Ninety-five Theses to the door of a church
d) all of the above

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