Europe and the Age of Exploration Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who financially backed Christopher Columbus' accidental voyage to the Americas?

Question 2 2. What is one reason why Raleigh became wealthy?

Question 3 3. Which of the following illustrates how people were part of the Columbian Exchange process?

Question 4 4. How did the view points of Las Casas and Sepulveda differ during the Valladolid Debate?

Question 5 5. Gunpowder originated in

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Question 6 6. How was 90% of the native populations destroyed?

Question 7 7. The first single-shot guns were _____

Question 8 8. Why is it ironic that Las Casas would stand up for the rights of the inhabitants of the New World?

Question 9 9. The beginning of the Columbian Exchange was marked after the year _____.

Question 10 10. What was the root of the encomienda system?

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Question 11 11. The Age of Exploration was the era in which

Question 12 12. Who did Hernan Cortes conquer?

Question 13 13. Who did Francisco Pizarro conquer?

Question 14 14. Which of these explorers led the quest for the Fountain of Youth?

Question 15 15. Pizarro conquered the

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Question 16 16. During the Hundred Years' War in the mid 1300s, _____

Question 17 17. If you were a conquistador when Spain enacted the encomienda system, what was your intended purpose?

Question 18 18. Which of the following men were not conquistadors?

Question 19 19. Which of these explorers did not sail for Spain or Portugal?

Question 20 20. Who led the first expedition to successfully circumnavigate the globe?

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Question 21 21. Who is known as The Navigator?

Question 22 22. Mundus Novus was a European term for _____.

Question 23 23. What was the result of the Verapaz Experiment?

Question 24 24. The Americas were named after

Question 25 25. The Spanish word 'conquistador' means

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Question 26 26. Which European is credited with being the first to reach the Pacific Ocean?

Question 27 27. Who of these was NOT an English Sea Dog?

Question 28 28. What led Columbus to find the 'New World'?

Question 29 29. In simple terms, a cartographer is a

Question 30 30. Who was the first European to travel the ancient Chinese silk routes?

Europe and the Age of Exploration Chapter Exam Instructions

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