Ferdinand Magellan Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts


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How many ships did Magellan have when he started his famous voyage, and how many completed the voyage?

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1. Which of the following is NOT one of the challenges Magellan faced on his voyage?

2. What did Magellan call the ocean he found after sailing through the South American passage?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Magellan has been credited for being the first person to sail around the world, a monumental task that we often take for granted. This assessment was made to test your understanding of what he took on his voyage, places he discovered and the challenges he faced.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz you will answers questions about:

  • The number of ships that he took on his famous voyage
  • Challenges Magellan faced on his voyage
  • What he named the ocean west of South America
  • The passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
  • Why Magellan sailed around the world

Skills Practiced

As you take this assessment you will also test the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - read and correctly interpret information about Magellan and his voyage around the world
  • Information recall - remember what you learned about the places Magellan discovered
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the reasons Magellan went on this voyage

Additional Learning

To learn more about Magellan and his great voyage study the lesson that comes with this quiz, Ferdinand Magellan Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts. The topics of this assessment will help you study:

  • When he was born
  • Who paid for his voyage
  • How he died