(1) Henry the navigator was the Prince of  _____________ .  

(a) Italy
(b) Holland
(c) Portugal
(d) Somolia

(2) The Columbian system of exchange was named after  _____________ .  

(a) Columbia
(b) Colombo
(c) Columbus
(d) Colonius

(3)  In which year did Vasco da Gama reach Calicut in India ?

(a) 1498
(b) 1598
(c) 1298
(d) 1398

(4) The geographical discoveries led to the establishment of the Columbian system of __________ .  

(a) Extrapolate
(b) Exploration
(c) Exchange
(d) Expunge

(5) Spanish explorations began during the role of King Ferdinand and ____________ .  

(a) Queen Anne
(b) Queen Margot
(c) Queen Isabella
(d) Queen Annette

(6) The European country in the forefront of geographical discoveries was ____________ .

(a) England
(b) France
(c) Portugal
(d) Germany

(7) The printing press was invented in Germany during 15th century by __________ .

(a) Edmund Cartwright
(b) John Guttenberg
(c) George
(d) Vasco-da-Gama

(8) Constantinople fell into the hands of the Ottoman Turks in the year _________ .

(a) 1453
(b) 1492
(c) 1498
(d) 1466

(9) The European country which become famous as the “workshop of the world “was __________ .

(a) Japan
(b) England
(c) Africa
(d) Russia

(10) During the 15th century the first printing press was invented in ____________ .

(a) England
(b) India
(c) Germany
(d) England

(11) The explorer who proved that the earth is round by circumnavigating was __________ .

(a) Amerigo Vespucci
(b) Bartholomew Dias
(c) Ferdinand Magellan
(d) Vasco-da-Gama

(12) The Mediterranean and Baltic sea were used as commercial highway during the____________ .  

(a) Ancient period
(b) Medieval Ages
(c) Modern Age
(d) Stone Age

(13) The silk route was one of the major routes used by the Arab merchants to carry out their trading activities with ____________ .  

(a) Far Western countries
(b) Far Southern countries
(c) Far Eastern countries
(d) Far Western countries

(14) Who landed at Calicut on 17th May 1498. 

(a) Bartholomew Dias
(b) Vasco-da-Gama
(c) Alfonso Albuquerque
(d) Ferdinand

(15) What did the Spanish King Ferdinand provide to Christopher Columbus for exploitation .

(a) Ships
(b) Maps
(c) Compass
(d) Documents

(16) A Merchant book by __________ .

(a) Prince Henry
(b) Bartholomew Dias
(c) Florentine
(d) Vasco-da-Gama

(17) Portugal and Spain had taken the lead in discovering the New World during _________ .

(a) 20th century
(b) 19th century
(c) 12th century
(d) 15th century

(18) Who had earned the title of ‘Henry the Navigator’ .

(a) Bartholomew Dias
(b) Prince Henry
(c) John Cabot
(d) Ferdinand Magellan

(19) In _______ , Bartholomew Dias reached the southern tip of Africa .

(a) 1480
(b) 1452
(c) 1488
(d) 1456

(20) The Cape of Good Hope provided hope to the _________ to travel further .

(a) Navigator
(b) Explorer
(c) Geographical Discoveries
(d) Fisherman

(21) _________ was named so after Amerigo Vespucci who had explored the interior regions of the continent .

(a) Australia
(b) America
(c) Vasco-da-Gama
(d) Africa

(22) ________ started undertaking voyages towards the end of the 15th century , under the rule of Henry VII .

(a) France
(b) Africa
(c) America
(d) England

(23) Who landed on Cape Breton Island .

(a) Ferdinand Magellan
(b) Prince Henry
(c) John Cabot
(d) Bartholomew Dias

(24) _________ started its process of exploration in the ________ under the rule of King Francis I .

(a) 15th century
(b) 16th century
(c) 20th century
(d) 14th century

(25) In _______ , Ferdinand Magellan had went round South America , across the Pacific , visited the Philippine Island and reached Spain .

(a) 1520
(b) 1526
(c) 1535
(d) 1521 .

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