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What country sponsored a voyage to claim settlements in North America?
a) Spain
b) Portugal
c) England
d) Brazil

Which of the following was an incentive (motivating factor) for the European nations to explore and settle new lands?
a) The opportunity to spread Christianity
b) to escape the heat of London
c) to start new languages
d) Lack of adventure on the voyage

Why did Columbus sail West?
a) to find America
b) to find a quicker route to India
c) to spread Christianity
d) to escape poverty

What was the Columbian Exchange?
a) The revival of Greek and Roman art and architecture in Europe
b) The exchange of plants, animals, disease, and technology between the Old and New Worlds.
c) Columbus’s attempt to rid the world of diseases by immunizing the people of the Americas
d) The exchange of art, architecture, government, and religion between the Old and New Worlds

Which explorer was the first to sail from Portugal to India?
a) Prince Henry the Navigator
b) Da Gama
c) Dias
d) Columbus

Who founded the first school of navigation?
a) Prince Henry the Navigator
b) da Gama
c) Dias
d) Columbus

What were the Catholic’s efforts to reform itself called?
a) Counter- Reformation
b) Reformation
c) Calvinism
d) Protestantism

What was the motivating factor for Europeans to explore all water trade routes?
a) to increase trade with Asia and make more money
b) to prove Copernicus’s theory
c) to find treasures lost at sea
d) to discover new lands and products

Which country took the lead in expeditions to find new sea routes?
a) Spain
b) England
c) Germany
d) Portugal

Which of these correctly describes the religious affiliations after the Reformation?
a) Only Spain and Portugal remained Catholic, the rest of Europe was Protestant.
b) Only Germany became Protestant, the rest of Europe was Catholic
c) The northern half of Europe remained Catholic, the southern half became Protestant
d) The northern half of Europe was Protestant, the southern half remained Catholic

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