Explorers

Mr. Ingerson

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  1. The Age of Discovery (Exploration) was driven by European demands for goods from
  2. Your answer:
    Canada
    Brazil and Mexico
    Africa
    China and India


  3. This man started the Age of Discovery by bringing together navigation experts at his school in Portugal
  4. Your answer:
    Ferdinand Magellan
    Jacques Cartier
    Vasco da Gama
    Prince Henry


  5. This explorer was the first European to sail to India (around Africa):
  6. Your answer:
    Vasco da Gama
    Jacques Cartier
    Sir Francis Drake
    Ferdinand Magellan


  7. This man was attempting to find a western route to India when it ran into the Caribbean islands of America:
  8. Your answer:
    Christopher Columbus
    Sir Francis Drake
    Ferdinand Magellan
    Francisco Pizarro


  9. This man's crew were the first to circumnavigate the earth
  10. Your answer:
    Sir Francis Drake
    Hernando Cortes
    Ferdinand Magellan
    Vasco da Gama


  11. This man conquered the Aztec in order to steal their gold
  12. Your answer:
    Jacques Cartier
    Francisco Pizarro
    Sir Francis Drake
    Hernando Cortes


  13. This man claimed Canada for France
  14. Your answer:
    Hernando Cortes
    Sir Francis Drake
    Francisco Pizarro
    Jacques Cartier


  15. This man was not only a pirate, but also was the second man to circumnavigate the earth
  16. Your answer:
    Jacques Cartier
    Sir Francis Drake
    Ferdinand Magellan
    Vasco da Gama


  17. This country claimed Brazil as its colony
  18. Your answer:
    Spain
    France
    England
    Portugal


  19. This man conquered the Incas in South America
  20. Your answer:
    Francisco Pizarro
    Hernando Cortes
    Sir Francis Drake
    Jacques Cartier



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