Social Studies 5 Chapter 3 Test Set A Question Preview (ID: 39012)


True And False About Early Exploration.[print questions]

Choose the correct statement.
a) Columbus was sailing west to find North America
b) Columbus was sailing west to find China
c) Columbus was sailing west to find Spain
d) Columbus was sailing west to find South America

Choose the correct statement
a) Explorers thought they would find gold in Asia
b) Explorers thought they would find North America in Asia
c) Explorers thought they would find Native Americans in Asia
d) Explorers thought they would find tacos in Asia

Choose the correct statement
a) Students at Prince Henry's school studied trading
b) Students at Prince Henry's school studied English
c) Students at Prince Henry's school studied navigation
d) Students at Prince Henry's school studied Spanish

Choose the correct statement
a) Explorers used an astrolabe to build a better ship
b) Explorers used an astrolabe to navigate with the stars
c) Explorers used an astrolabe to keep their food fresh
d) Explorers used an astrolabe to trade for gold

Choose the correct statement
a) Explorers wanted a faster way to Asia to go on vacations there
b) Explorers wanted a faster way to Asia to become powerful and rich through trade
c) Explorers wanted a faster way to Asia so sushi would stay fresh
d) Explorers wanted a faster way to Asia to find Native Americans

Choose the correct statement
a) Explorers would ask kings and queens for money to go on expeditions
b) Explorers would ask priests for money to go on expeditions
c) Explorers would ask farmers for money to go on expeditions
d) Explorers would ask their families for money to go on expeditions

Choose the correct statement
a) Explorers would get to keep all of the riches they found or traded for
b) Explorers sometimes were allowed to keep some of the riches they found or traded for
c) Explorers never were allowed to keep any of the riches they found or traded for
d) Explorers never found riches

Which of these describes the Reformation?
a) The Catholic church decided that they would make Native Americans Catholic.
b) Martin Luther called for changes in the Catholic church, and was forced out.
c) People began to form their own ideas of how to get to Asia.
d) Marco Polo wrote a book about his trip to China.

Which of these best describes the Counter-Reformation?
a) The Catholic church decided that they would make Native Americans Catholic.
b) Martin Luther called for changes in the Catholic church, and was forced out.
c) People began to form their own ideas of how to get to Asia.
d) Marco Polo wrote a book about his trip to China.

What was the Northwest Passage?
a) It was the Northwest colony of British settlers.
b) It is the place where Ponce de Leon found the Fountain of Youth.
c) It was the place where the Seven Cities of Gold were located.
d) It was a faster way around or through North America.

Why were Europeans looking for the Northwest Passage?
a) Because they would find riches there.
b) Because it was the best place to start a colony.
c) Because it was a faster way to Asia.
d) Because it was where the most whales were.

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