Exploring the Americas Review Game

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Published on September 26, 2014

Author: BCJacobson

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A review of European exploration.

If Batman and Robin found themselves fighting in the middle of a “Holy War”, which of these would they be a part of? A. The Renaissance B. The Enlightenment C. The Crusades D. The Sagas

If your most embarrassing moment took place in one of the “classical” cultures, which of these might have happened? A. You got dumped in France. B. You peed your pants in Greece. C. You tripped and fell flat on your face in Spain. D. You had a soda dumped on you in China.

Johannes Gutenberg wants to start a gluten-free hamburger joint. Which of these would he be really good at? A. Printing menus B. Preserving meat C. Delivering food quickly D. Fighting off burglars

Mansa Musa left his kingdom to go on a pilgrimage. What was it’s name? A. Mali B. The Songhai Empire C. Morocco D. Egypt

Say Henry the Navigator wanted to start a soccer team made up of Portuguese explorers. Which of these men wouldn’t be on the team? A. Vasco da Gama B. Bartolmeu Dias C. Pedro Alvarez Cabral D. Amerigo Vespucci

Christopher Columbus gets all the credit for finding the New World in 1492. Who could tell him to shut up because they were there 500 years earlier? A. The Chinese B. The Vikings C. The English D. The Spanish

Christopher Columbus swore he had made it to Asia. Instead he was in the West Indies. Which island did he come to first in 1492? A. Cuba B. Puerto Rico C. The Bahamas D. Jamaica

Say Cortes and Pizarro were playing tennis against Montezuma and Atahualpa. Which of these would not be an advantage they could use? A. They are playing on horseback. B. They have metal rackets. C. They have thousands of substitutes. D. Their serves come out of cannons.

Martin Luther had a whole lot of problems with something. What was that something? A. The Catholic Church B. Slavery C. Science D. Taxes

You want to find a unicorn. But they don’t exist. Because it doesn’t exist either, where would be the best place to look? A. The Cape of Good Hope B. The Northwest Passage C. Newfoundland D. The West Indies

The Spanish had a social class system in North America. Which is the right order from TOP to BOTTOM? A. Creoles, Mestizos, Peninsulares B. Peninsulares, Creoles, Mestizos C. Creoles, Peninsulares, Mestizos D. Mestizos, Peninsulares, Creoles

Sunglasses, an empty canteen labeled “Fountain of Youth,” and a postcard from St. Augustine, Florida. Who’s trash is this? A. Vasco da Gama B. Ponce de Leon C. Christopher Columbus D. Amerigo Vespucci

A keychain with a “Half Moon”, a Dutch dictionary, and a letter from England. Who’s trash is this? A. John Cabot B. Samuel de Champlain C. Henry Hudson D. Giovanni da Verrazano

Swiss cheese, a Catholic robe, and a letter to Martin Luther. Whose trash is this? A. John Calvin B. John Cabot C. Henry Hudson D. Henry VIII

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