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Exploration was carried out

competitively among European nations.

Why did Europeans travel across the Mediterranean Sea to reach the Silk Road?

to obtain cloths, spices, and other goods

The Treaty of Tordesillas best facilitated exploration by

settling competition over colonized territories.

As navigation skills advanced, explorers reached the area now known as the Straits of Magellan. The Straits of Magellan are located

south of Chile and Argentina.

What was one difference between Vasco da Gama and Bartolomeu Dias?

Dias accidentally reached the tip of Africa, while this was da Gama’s purpose.

What was one of Portugal’s main goals in exploring the west coast of Africa?

to claim territory along the coast

During the Age of Discovery, the purpose of most European explorations was to search for resources and trade routes and to

claim territory outside of Europe.

During the Age of Discovery, interactions between Asia and Europe led to competition for land and resources and

were accompanied by an increase in trade.

In Portugal, the ability and motivation to explore was aided by

strong leadership from Prince Henry.

What was Vasco da Gama’s main goal?

to find a water route to India

Cartography is

the science of mapmaking.
the process of transporting explorers.
an advanced type of sailing ship.
a device used for navigation.

A

Which explorer extended France’s influence in the Americas through his establishment of Quebec?

Samuel de Champlain
Vasco da Gama
Robert de La Salle
Christopher Columbus

A

What was one difference between Vasco da Gama and Bartolomeu Dias?

Dias accidentally reached the tip of Africa, while this was da Gama’s purpose.
Dias was from Spain, while da Gama was from Italy.
Dias circumnavigated the globe, while da Gama did not.
Da Gama found the Cape of Good Hope, while Dias did not.

D

How did interactions among the peoples and societies of the world during the age of discovery affect European technology?

They led to technological growth.
They had no real impact on technology.
They were damaging to technological know-how.
They stifled technological growth.

A

What was Vasco da Gama’s main goal?

to find a water route to India
to discover Brazil
to explore for the Spanish
to reach the Americas

A

What was one characteristic of early European exploration?

It was safe.
It was fast.
It was expensive.
It was predictable.

C

As navigation skills advanced, explorers reached the area now known as the Straits of Magellan. The Straits of Magellan are located

south of Chile and Argentina.
at the southernmost point of Brazil.
between the South China Sea and India.
at the southern tip of Africa.

B

The Treaty of Tordesillas best facilitated exploration by

settling competition over colonized territories.
establishing sea routes to Asia.
sponsoring voyages along Africa’s west coast.
selecting trained explorers .

A

During the Age of Discovery, interactions between Asia and Europe led to competition for land and resources and

caused trade setbacks for Europeans.
led to the creation of maps that were too difficult to read.
were welcome and peaceful.
were accompanied by an increase in trade.

D

Exploration was carried out

competitively among European nations.
cooperatively between the peoples of the world.
cooperatively between the nations of Europe.
with a sense of goodwill toward all people.

A

What was one of Portugal’s main goals in exploring the west coast of Africa?

During the Age of Discovery, interactions between Asia and Europe led to competition for land and resources and

Cartography is

the science of mapmaking.

The fact that the astrolabe was developed in the Muslim empire implies that

the Muslim empire was advanced in technology.

The Treaty of Tordesillas best facilitated exploration by

settling competition over colonized territories.

As navigation skills advanced, explorers reached the area now known as the Straits of Magellan. The Straits of Magellan are located

south of Chile and Argentina.

What was Vasco da Gama’s main goal?

to find a water route to India

Who explored North America and the Arctic?

Henry Hudson

During the Age of Discovery, the purpose of most European explorations was to search for resources and trade routes and to

claim territory outside of Europe.

Why did Europeans travel across the Mediterranean Sea to reach the Silk Road?

to obtain cloths, spices, and other goods

Whose explorations led to a greater knowledge of North America, the Arctic, Australia, and the Hawaiian islands?

Henry Hudson’s and James Cook’s

Global exploration by sea was made possible primarily by

new technology.

What was one characteristic of early European exploration?

It was expensive.

Exploration was carried out

competitively among European nations.

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