The Age of Expansion: Homeschool Curriculum Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these explorers led the quest for the Fountain of Youth?

Question 2 2. Which European is credited with being the first to reach the Pacific Ocean?

Question 3 3. Who led the first expedition to successfully circumnavigate the globe?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements about notable Spanish explorers' claims on the Americas is FALSE?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was LIKELY the main motivation for European exploration?

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Question 6 6. In October of 1492, Columbus finally made landfall in _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements about the Spanish explorers' and conquistadors' relationship with the native Amerindians is FALSE?

Question 8 8. What mistake did Montezuma make that led to the deaths of thousands of Aztecs at the hands of the Conquistadors?

Question 9 9. How did Las Casas' perspective on Christianizing the Amerindians differ from the encomendero approach at the time?

Question 10 10. Why were the Conquistadors attracted to the New World?

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Question 11 11. Why did Bartolome de las Casas found a colony in Cumana?

Question 12 12. Which of the following regarding the New Laws of 1542 is FALSE?

Question 13 13. In sailing, declination is the term used to describe _____.

Question 14 14. How did Portugal's main interests in exploration differ from Spain's intentions?

Question 15 15. How would you describe the impact of the Conquistadors on the native populations of Central and South America?

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Question 16 16. Which Spaniard conquered the Incas in Peru?

Question 17 17. Why was Las Casas strongly opposed to the encomienda system?

Question 18 18. Who was known as Henry the Navigator?

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

Question 20 20. Why weren't Balboa and Cortes considered heroes after they made Spain wealthy in Central and South America?

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Question 21 21. Pizarro conquered the

Question 22 22. Columbus' first voyage was funded by _____.

Question 23 23. In today's world of internet and GPS, what might be a situation where a compass would be useful, and why?

Question 24 24. How was Pizarro able to conquer the Incas?

Question 25 25. What was the intent of the encomienda system in the New World?

The Age of Expansion: Homeschool Curriculum Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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