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Christopher Columbus Worksheet and Quiz

 

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Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer who made four trips across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain. He is the principal European discoverer of the Americas. His first voyage was completed in 1492. He was obviously not the first person to reach America but was the first to travel to America and establish permanent settlements.

NAME:…………………………………………

Date: …………………………….

Questions:

1. Christopher Columbus was born on……………………………………………
2. His father was ………………………………….. He was a wool weaver.
3. Christopher’s first voyage was into the Atlantic Ocean and it started in………………………………….
4. Columbus was ……… years old when he first went to the sea.
5. After getting settled in Lisbon Christopher Columbus married………………………………
6. …………………………………………. finally accepted Columbus’ idea of sailing west to find new trade routes.
7. To find Asia, Christopher Columbus set out in August……………………
8. Three ships used in Columbus’s first adventure were ………………………., ………………….. and ………………………………..
9. After 36 days of sailing he landed at………………………………………..
10. Christopher Columbus died in ………………..

 

Answers:

1. October 31, 1451
2. Domenico Colombo
3. 1476
4. 14
5. Filipa Moniz Perestrelo
6. Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand
7. 1492
8. the Santa Maria, the Nina and the Pinta
9. an island in Bahamas
10. 1506
 

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