Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus: Man & Myth Quiz

1. In what year did Chris first sail across the “ocean blue”?_________________

2. Where was Columbus probably born?________________

3. In the 15th century did most people think the world was round or did they think it was flat? _______________________

4. What was the nationality of Columbus’ wife? ______________

5. Name his three ships: ________________________________

6. Where did he make his first landfall in the Americas?________

7. On what date (today) did Columbus land in America? _______

8. How many trips did he make to the New World? ____________

9. Why wasn’t America named after Columbus?______________

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10. Where is Columbus buried? __________________________

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