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What is the name of the famous Portuguese school for Navigation?
A. Marco Polo School of Science
B. Prince Henry's School
C. Vasco de Gama's Navigation School

B. Prince Henry's School

1

Which of the following is an example of new technology that made sea travel easier?
A. Astrolabes
B. Compass
C. Bigger ships
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

2

Which of the following are examples of a city-state?
A. England, France and America
B. Russia, and Greece
C. England, France and Spain

C. England, France and Spain

3

Where did Christopher Columbus think he landed?
A. Africa
B. America
C. India

C. India

4

What was different about the sea route of Christopher Columbus?
A. He tried to take several ships to bring back riches
B. He tried to travel east
C. He tried to travel west

C. He tried to travel west

5

Who was the first explorer to successfully complete the all sea route to India?
A. Christopher Columbus
B. Vasco de Gama
C. Hernan Cortez

B. Vasco de Gama

6

What country was the first to complete the all sea route to India?
A. Spain
B. England
C. Portugal

C. Portugal

7

Why was the printing press an important invention?
A. We do not have to write down everything
B. We can spread information more quickly and easily
C. We can now print pictures

B. We can spread information more quickly and easily

8

What is the first document that makes the king give some of his power to the people?
A. Declaration of Independence
B. The Constitution
C. Magna Carta

C. Magna Carta

9

What caused feudalism to end in Europe ?
A. Farming equipment / growth of cities
B. The discovery of new land
C. The introduction of slaves

A. Farming equipment / growth of cities