A History Quiz

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  • 1
    Who was the man who was the first to realize what Columbus discovered was a new continent?
    Amerigo Vespucci
    Marco Polo
    Leif Ericson
    Jacques Cartier
    Robert Cavalier de la Salle
  • 2
    The first permanent French settlement was established where?
    London, England
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Quebec, Canada
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 3
    Who discovered the Mississippi river?
    Marco Polo
    Christopher Columbus
    Hernando de Soto
    Francisco Coronado
    Cabeza de Vaca
  • 4
    What is "El Camino Real"?
    the Fountain of Youth
    the oldest road in the Untied States
    the oldest road in Canada
    a realistic camion
    the road to the Fountain of Youth
  • 5
    What was the first European settlement in California?
    Los Angeles
    San Diego
    Palm Springs
  • 6
    Who set out to find the Fountain of Youth?
    Vasco de Balboa
    Hernando Cortes
    Ponce de Leon
    Ferdinand Magellan
  • 7
    Who discovered the Pacific Ocean?
    Sir Francis Drake
    Leif Ericson
    Christopher Columbus
    Hernando de Soto
    Vasco de Balboa
  • 8
    Who sent the "Invincible Armada" to attack and destroy England?
    Elizabeth I
    Jacques Marquette
    Phillip II
    Robert Cavalier de la Salle
    Phillip I
  • 9
    Who is the "Father of New France"?
    Jacques Cartier
    Ponce de Leon
    Sir Francis Drake
    Samuel de Champlain
    King Louis XIV
  • 10
    Who went on a three-year voyage around the world, but was killed in the Philippines and his crew continued on without him?
    Prince Henry the Navigator
    Johann Gutenberg
    Ferdinand Magellan
    Leif Ericson
    Vasco de Gama
  • 11
    In what year was the moveable-type printing press invented?
    None of the above
  • 12
    Who founded St. Augustine, Florida?
    Francisco Coronado
    Louis Joliet
    Hernando de Soto
    Pedro Menendez
    Prince Henry the Navigator
  • 13
    Who are "Huguenots"?
    Spanish Protestants.
    An Indian tribe.
    French Protestants.
    People who are against hugging.
  • 14
    What are conquistadors?
    French destroyers
    French conquerors
  • 15
    Who was Montezuma?
    Marco Polo's uncle
    chieftain of the Algonquin
    chieftain of the Iroquois
    chieftain of the Huguenots
    chieftain of the Aztecs
  • 16
    What religion was Phillip II?
    Roman Catholic
  • 17
    Who discovered the St. Lawrence River?
    Jacques Cartier
    Hernando de Soto
    John Wycliffe
    Robert Cavalier de la Salle
    Henry VIII
  • 18
    What did Martin Luther nail to the church door in Wittenberg, Germany?
    Important Papers
    Ninety-five Theses
    "The Seven Doctrines" by Martin Luther
    The Ten Commandments
    Invincible Armada
  • 19
    What does "Renaissance" mean?
    the age of darkness
    the age of light
    the age of rebellion
  • 20
    Who reached the Cape of Good Hope at the southern tip of Africa?
    Johann Gutenberg
    Bartholomew Dias
    Amerigo Vespucci
    Vasco de Gama
    Prince Henry the Navigator
  • 21
    The Arawaks warned Christopher Columbus of the Caribs. Who were the Caribs?
    a tribe of natives who did sacrifices
    a tribe of former pirates
    a tribe of people who were demon possessed
    a tribe of people who messed around with ancient voodoo
    a tribe of cannibals
  • 22
    What were the three ships that reached the new world?
    "The Invincible Armada"
    The Pinta, The Nina, and The Santa Maria
    The Pinta, The Santa Maria, and The Mayflower
    The Pinta, The Nina, and The Mayflower
    The Nina, The Santa Maria, and the Mayflower
  • 23
    What was Louisiana named after?
    King Louis XIV
    Prince Louis XIV
    King Louis IV
    Louis de la Salle
    Prince Louis IV
  • 24
    Who developed a good relationship with the Indians?
    the Arawaks
    the Spanish
    the Huguenots
    the French
    the English
  • 25
    Who went with Marco Polo to China?
    his father and his uncle
    his father
    his uncle
    his grandfather
    his father and his grandfather
  • 26
    Where was Leif Ericson from?

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