Christopher Columbus Quiz is an interactive online quiz about Christopher Columbus, In this quiz children, school kids, students, teachers, and seniors will learn about his sailing,the discovery of America and many more.Christopher Columbus (1451-1506), Italian-born Spanish navigator who sailed west across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a route to Asia but achieved fame by making landfall in the Americas instead.On October 12, 1492, two worlds unknown to each other met for the first time on a small island in the Caribbean Sea. While on a voyage for Spain in search of a direct sea route from Europe to Asia, Christopher Columbus unintentionally encountered the Americas. However, in four separate voyages to the Caribbean from 1492 to 1504, he remained convinced that he had found the lands that Marco Polo reached in his overland travels to China at the end of the 13th century. Read more below >>>
To Columbus it was only a matter of time before a passage was found through the Caribbean islands to the fabled cities of Asia. Columbus was not the first European to reach the Americas—Vikings from Scandinavia had briefly settled on the North American coast, in what is now Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, in the late 10th or early 11th century. However, Columbus’s explorations had a profound impact on the world. They led directly to the opening of the western hemisphere to European colonization; to large-scale exchanges of plants, animals, cultures, and ideas between the two worlds; and, on a darker note, to the deaths of millions of indigenous American peoples from war, forced labor, and disease. This quiz is a Multiple choice question with which kids can have fun while reviewing some skills in social studies. Have fun and learn with this abraham lincoln quiz for kids. This exercise is relevant for children school kids in the 4th grade,5th grade,6th grade,7th grade and 8th grade and middle school to test their knowledge about Christopher Columbus.