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Sample Questions taken from old exams - Exam 1 Material 1. By the end of the 15 th century, the idea that the world was round was: A) widely accepted by educated people. B) believed primarily by the Portuguese. C) believed only by followers of Columbus. D) considered preposterous by nearly everyone. 2. In 1492: A) Ferdinand and Isabella expelled the last of the Moorish armies from Spain. B) Columbus sailed across the Atlantic. C) Both of the above D) Neither of the above 3. How many trips did Columbus make to the New World? A) one B) two C) four D) eight 4. Who was the conqueror of the Inca Empire in Peru? A) Pizarro B) Cortes C) Ponce de Leon D) Balboa 5. Who was the Spanish explorer who first landed at Florida? A) Pizarro B) Cortes C) Ponce de Leon D) Balboa 6. Who was the Spanish discoverer of the Pacific Ocean. A) Pizarro B) Cortes C) Ponce de Leon D) Balboa 7. The Columbian Exchange refers to: A) the ransom of Columbus by Europeans. B) a redistribution of plants, animals and peoples around the globe. C) the purchase of Manhattan for $24. D) the exchange of gold for paper currency. 8. Today, one South America country speaks Portuguese because it was awarded to Portugal in 1494. Name the country and the treaty that gave this land to Portugal. A) Brazil, Treaty of Tordesillas B) Venezuela, Treaty of Paris C) Equador, Treaty of Seville D) Peru, Treaty of the Incas 9. Bacon’s Rebellion was for the most part: A) a result of Governor Berkeley’s indifference to native American attacks on the frontier. B) a revolt by landless indentured servants. C) the Massachusetts planters attempts to throw off English rule. D) a protest against the high cost of food. 10. Separatists formerly from Scrooby, England settled in: A) Boston B) Jamestown C) Plymouth D) Philadelphia 11. Before becoming New York, New Amsterdam was originally settled by the: A) Swedes B) Germans C) Dutch D) British 12. Powhattan was: A) a leader of the Virginia Indians. B) a leader of the New England Indians. C) the founder of Rhode Island. D) the founder of Roanoke colony. E) the monarch who replaced James I. 13. Roger Williams was: : A) a leader of the Virginia Indians. B) a leader of the New England Indians. C) the founder of Rhode Island. D) the founder of Roanoke colony. E) the monarch who replaced James I.
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14. King Philip was: : A) a leader of the Virginia Indians. B) a leader of the New England Indians. C) the founder of Rhode Island. D) the founder of Roanoke colony. E) the monarch who replaced James I. 15. What colony was founded to be a haven for English Roman Catholics? A) South Carolina B) Georgia C) Maryland D) Delaware 16. What was the result of the Glorious Revolution? A) William and Mary became the monarchs of England. B) the Half-Way Covenant was passed. C) the colony of Maryland was established. D) the Church of England broke from the authority of Rome.
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