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1. Which of the following was not one of the main inspirations for European exploration? A. The desire to conquer China and India B. The search for basic resources C. The desire to establish new trade routes to Asian markets D. The desire to spread Christianity E. The search for lands suitable for cultivation 2. The first European nation to dominate trade with Asia was A. England B. Spain C. Portugal D. France E. Italy 3. The Portuguese viewed the Atlantic Ocean islands as the perfect location for the cultivation of A. Cotton B. Sugarcane C. Indigo D. Maize E. Citrus fruits 4. The reconquista came to an end in 1492 when A. Constantinople fell to Islamic forces B. Jerusalem was recaptured by European forces as part of the seventh Crusade C. The Muslim kingdom of Granada fell to Spanish Catholic forces D. The silk roads were overrun by Mongol forces E. Northern India was recaptured by the British 5. Lateen sails had the advantage of A. Allowing for faster travel than anything available in the Islamic world B. Working better in crosswinds C. Being so colorful that they could be seen from many miles away D. Being able to take full advantage of a wind blowing from behind E. Being cheaper because their basic component was jute 6. The astrolabe was designed to measure A. Latitude B. Velocity C. Distance D. Longitude E. Depth
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7. Which of the following were both Chinese inventions? A. Sternpost rudder and magnetic compass B. Astrolabe and magnetic compass C. Lateen sail and astrolabe D. Square sail and sternpost rudder E. Magnetic compass and the lateen sail 8. Christopher Columbus's decision to sail west to reach Asia was based on A. Assistance from an experienced Muslim sailor B. Secret information on trade routes that he had received indirectly from Chinese sources C. Legends left over from the earlier Viking voyages D. His miscalculation of the distance from the Canary Islands to Japan E. Information that he had gathered after inventing his own astrolabe 9. When Columbus reached this area, he sent delegates to seek the court of the emperor of China. A. Cuba B. Japan C. Brazil D. Nova Scotia E. Modern-day Florida 10. The first circumnavigation of the world was completed in 1522 by A. Francis Drake B. Ferdinand Magellan C. Vasco da Gama D. Ferdinand Magellan's crew E. Vasco Nunez de Balboa 11. Ferdinand Magellan established a trade route between Mexico and A. Spain B. Hawai`i C. Portugal D. The Canary Islands E. The Philippines 12. Most of the actual exploration of the Pacific Ocean was carried out by the A. Spanish B. Portuguese C. English D. Dutch E. French
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13. The explorer who led three expeditions into the Pacific in the eighteenth century was A. James Cook B. Ferdinand Magellan C. Francis Drake D. Vasco da Gama E. Vasco Nu–ez de Balboa
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14. In their attempt to control the spice trade in the Indian Ocean, the Europeans during the period between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries
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