Unit 2 Maps And Globes Skills Question Preview (ID: 38909)


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Imaginary lines that measure distances north and south of the equator.
a) longitude
b) latitude
c) prime meridian
d) meridian

Imaginary lines that measure distances east and west of the prime meridian.
a) longitude
b) latitude
c) prime meridian
d) meridian

A pattern of criss-crossing lines that can help you find locations on a map.
a) prime meridian
b) meridian
c) grid
d) longitude

0 degrees longitude
a) grid
b) longitude
c) meridian
d) prime meridian

Another name for longitude.
a) meridian
b) prime meridian
c) grid
d) none of the above

Christopher Columbus started his voyage in Spain at 35 degrees North and 5 degrees West.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

In 1492 Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue and claimed land in the West Indies for Spain.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

What explorer in 1502 became the first to call the Americas a New World? He was born in Italy and sailed to the eastern coast of South America.
a) Christopher Columbus
b) Amerigo Vespucci
c) King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella
d) Vasco Nunez de Balboa

Born in Portugal, he led the first expedition around the world, which began in 1519 and ended without him in 1522. He was killed during the voyage.
a) Ferdinand Magellan
b) Vasco Nunez de Balboa
c) Amerigo Vespucci
d) Christopher Columbus

Born in Spain, in 1513 crossed the Isthmus of Panama and reached the Pacific Ocean.
a) Christopher Columbus
b) Amerigo Vespucci
c) Vasco Nunez de Balboa
d) Ferdinand Magellan

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