Sunday, March 1, 1998

I need help on history... plzzzz?

Question 1 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

Who crossed the Atlantic in the 11th century from Europe and briefly established settlements in modern day Canada?

The French

The Portugese

The Chinese explorer Cheng Ho

The Norsemen or Vikings

Question 2 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

One of the greatest explorations of the world consisted of 62 ships and was led by which Admiral

Ferdinand Magellan.

Vasco Da Gama.

Cheng Ho.

Christopher Columbus.

Question 3 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

What led to the encounter between Native Americans and travelers from Europe?

Sailors were searching for a short cut to Asia

European nations hoped to break the spice monopoly of the Arab traders

Both of the above

None of the Above

Question 4 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

Why is the 15th century a “turning point”?

It was the beginning of an exchange between the Old World of Europe and the New World of the Americas.

It was the beginning of European political, economic and social dominance of the world.

It was the beginning of the enslavement and diaspora of African people.

All of the above.

Question 5 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

Columbus did not find Japan, but he did bring back

native people.

gold.

spices.

a new passage to Asia.

Question 6 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

After finding the South Sea, which Spanish explorer was convicted of treason and beheaded?

Magellan

Balboa

Columbus

None of the above

Question 7 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

Which of the following was not part of the Columbian exchange?

People

Diseases

Ideas

All of the above were part of the exchange

Question 8 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

Two powerful European nations divided the world into two halves or spheres of influence. The two nations were

Spain and Portugal.

Spain and England.

England and France.

Portugal and Italy.

Question 9 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

The original name of this pirate-turned-explorer’s ship was the Pelican. Who was he?

Magellan

Balboa

Drake

Columbus

Question 10 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

This explorer sailed the greatest distance from his home port

Columbus

Magellan

Balboa

All of the above sailed nearly the same distance from port

Answer on I need help on history... plzzzz?

Question 1 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

Who crossed the Atlantic in the 11th century from Europe and briefly established settlements in modern day Canada?

The Norsemen or Vikings
==they made the trip from Iceland to Greenland and then south to "Vinland" which was somewhere around today's Boston


Question 2 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

One of the greatest explorations of the world consisted of 62 ships and was led by which Admiral

Cheng Ho.
==A chinese admiral and explorer. Probably the first guy to make the round the world trip. He sailed in the Atlantic but seems to have missed Europe...

Question 3 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

What led to the encounter between Native Americans and travelers from Europe?

Sailors were searching for a short cut to Asia
European nations hoped to break the spice monopoly of the Arab traders
Both of the above
==Both- because the direct route was cut by the muslims and the around africa route was monopolised by the Portugese


Question 4 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

Why is the 15th century a “turning point”?

It was the beginning of an exchange between the Old World of Europe and the New World of the Americas.

It was the beginning of European political, economic and social dominance of the world.

It was the beginning of the enslavement and diaspora of African people.
==
The Africans were enslaved for centuries before - mainly by arabs (over 95% of the African slaves ended in Arabia or Turkey). Trade with the americas in the 15th century was nil. But Europe made a great jump forward in technology and science- and would dominate the world for centuries to come

Question 5 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

Columbus did not find Japan, but he did bring back

native people.
== he brought back a couple of local indians- as proof that he made the voyage


Question 6 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

After finding the South Sea, which Spanish explorer was convicted of treason and beheaded?

Balboa
==
On January 21, 1519, Balboa was convicted, and sentenced to death, and along with four other alleged accomplices, was beheaded

Question 7 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

Which of the following was not part of the Columbian exchange?

All of the above were part of the exchange



Question 8 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

Two powerful European nations divided the world into two halves or spheres of influence. The two nations were

Spain and Portugal.
==
they quarrelled so much that the Pope divided the world between them. Of course everyone else (Dutch, French, English) ignored the deal


Question 9 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

The original name of this pirate-turned-explorer’s ship was the Pelican. Who was he?

Drake
== Drake renamed his ship and called it "The Golden Hind"


Question 10 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

This explorer sailed the greatest distance from his home port

Magellan
== simple look at the map answers this- look up the Staights of Magellan