The Story of Christopher Columbus

In this lesson, we will learn about the story of Christopher Columbus and his voyage to the 'New World' in 1492, and we will begin to separate the myths from the reality.

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The Story of Columbus

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Q1.What name was given to the system of trade routes that spread across Asia, from China to Constantinople?

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Q2.Columbus' trip was funded by Ferdinand and Isabella of Castille, which is where?

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Q3.People thought Columbus' voyage was foolish because they thought that the world was flat.

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Q4.What name did Columbus give to the most important island that he arrived at?

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Q5.Which of the following was NOT one of the items brought back by Columbus to Spain?

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Q6.What did Columbus order should happen to Taíno who did not supply him with enough gold?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

The Story of Columbus

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What name was given to the system of trade routes that spread across Asia, from China to Constantinople?

1/6

Q2.Columbus' trip was funded by Ferdinand and Isabella of Castille, which is where?

2/6

Q3.People thought Columbus' voyage was foolish because they thought that the world was flat.

3/6

Q4.What name did Columbus give to the most important island that he arrived at?

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Q5.Which of the following was NOT one of the items brought back by Columbus to Spain?

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Q6.What did Columbus order should happen to Taíno who did not supply him with enough gold?

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Lesson summary: The Story of Christopher Columbus

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