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The Explorers' Race ~Week A Review

KEY

Play like Jeopardy.  Have students play in groups or play individually-- whichever would work best with your students!  Make up your own questions as needed.

WHO WHAT WHERE
1000

Who conquered the Aztec Indians for Spain?

(Spain)

1000

Two advantages of the Caravel over Spanish ships? (Faster; could go into the wind and in any direction)

1000

Where did the Inca Indians live?

(Peru, South America)

750

Who paid for many exploring expeditions, but never left home himself?

(Prince Henry the Navigator)

750

What is Magellan given credit for?
Being the first to sail around the world--even though he himself died before finishing the trip.

750

Where did the Aztec Indians live?

(In Old Mexico)

500

Name an explorer that was sponsored by Portugal.
(Bartholomew Dias, Vasco da Gama)

500

What was the invisible line dividing Portugal's lands and Spain's lands in the New World called?     (Line of Demarcation)

500

Where did Cabral land after a storm blew him off course?
(Brazil)

250

Name an explorer that was sponsored by Spain.

(Columbus, Magellan)

250

Name an item from India or China that Europeans liked to buy.

(Silk, pepper, etc.)

250

Where did Vasco da Gama sail?

(Around the tip of Africa or the Cape of Good Hope)

100

What explorer is the best known among U.S. school children?      (Columbus)

100

Name an explorer that was sponsored by Spain.
(Columbus, Magellan)

100

On what continent is the Cape of Good Hope?

(Africa)