QUESTIONS: Age of Discovery

What continents have been known to civilized nations of the Old World before the Age of Discovery?


  1. Asia
  2. Africa
  3. North America
  4. South America
  5. Europe
  6. Antarctica
  7. Australia
Answer: a, b, e

Who in the second half XVII. controlled the trade routes through Egypt and the Red Sea?


  1. Indians
  2. Ottoman Turks
  3. Spanish
  4. Italians
  5. Portuguese
  6. Arabs
Answer: b

What is the ocean at the end of XV century. Portuguese sailors called the "Sea of darkness?


  1. Quiet
  2. Atlantic
  3. Indian
  4. Arctic
Answer: b

What was the name of terrestrial trade route from China to the Mediterranean?


  1. Path fragrances "
  2. "The path of Varangians the Greeks
  3. "Silk Road"
Answer: c

Who led the expedition that first winter in 1488 obihnula west coast of Africa, reached its southern edge and reached the Indian Ocean?


  1. Bartolomeo Dias
  2. Vasco da Gama
  3. Christopher Columbus
  4. Ferdinand Magellan
Answer: a

What was discovered sea route to India along the western coast of Africa?


  1. Bartolomeo Dias
  2. Vasco da Gama
  3. Christopher Columbus
  4. Ferdinand Magellan
Answer: b

Specify a date that is the day the discovery of America by Columbus H.:


  1. September 1
  2. October 12
  3. December 14
  4. July 5
  5. 1485
  6. 1492
  7. 1494
  8. 1498
Answer: b, f

Who and when the first round the world headed?


  1. Vasco da Gama
  2. Christopher Columbus
  3. Ferdinand Magellan
  4. Francis Drake
  5. 1488-1489 biennium
  6. 1491-1492 biennium
  7. 1497-1499 biennium
  8. 1519-1521 biennium
Answer: c, h

Pirates of Her Royal Majesty "were:


  1. Christopher Columbus
  2. Ferdinand Magellan
  3. Francis Drake
  4. Walter Raleigh
Answer: c

What was the name of the first English colony in North America founded by Walter Raleigh?


  1. Louisiana
  2. Virginia
  3. New England
  4. Canada
Answer: b

When was destroyed "invincible armada"?


  1. 1499
  2. 1521
  3. 1560
  4. 1588
Answer: d

On a map of the continent because of the great geographical discoveries were named "Pepper Coast, Gold Coast, Nevilnytskyy Coast?


  1. Africa
  2. Australia
  3. North America
  4. South America
Answer: a