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The Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria were ships that belonged to...
a) ...Mr. Thomas
b) ...Christopher Columbus
c) ...Ferdinand Magellan

Who was the first explorer to sail around the Earth?
a) Amerigo Vespucci
b) Christopher Columbus
c) Ferdinand Magellan

Who is America named after?
a) Christopher Columbus
b) Ferdinand Magellan
c) Amerigo Vespucci

Who discovered America in 1492?
a) Christopher Columbus
b) Sir Francis Drake
c) Vasco de Gama

Who sailed to India in 1497?
a) Christopher Columbus
b) Vasco de Gama
c) Mr. Thomas

Who sailed around the southern tip of Africa in 1487?
a) Christopher Columbus
b) Martin Luther
c) Bartolomeu Dias

People who discover and explore new lands are called
a) Native Americans
b) Authorities
c) Explorers

People who attacked ships and stole from them were called...
a) Native Americans
b) Artists
c) Pirates

The first European explorers were
a) French
b) Portuguese
c) Texan

Who set up colonies in South Africa?
a) The Dutch
b) The Spanish
c) The Chinese

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