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Amerigo Vespucci

written by: yana999
 
Americo Vespucci was a famous Italian navigator and if you like to know more for him, try this quiz!

Question 1:


Amerigo Vespucci was born on March 9, 1454.
True
False

Question 2:


Where was the birth place of the explorer Amerigo Vespucci?
In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Lisbon, Portugal
In a small village north of Seville
In a small village south of Florence

Question 3:


Amerigo Vespucci assumed invitation by Spain to participate in a several voyages from 1499 to 1502 to explore which region?
Australasia
The Madeira islands
The north cost of North America
The east cost of South America

Question 4:


Which famous ruler and politician whose death marked the end of Golden Age of Florence did explorer Amerigo Vespucci work for?
Leonardo da Vinchi
Martin Waldseemuller
John Cabot
Lorenzo de Medici

Question 5:


In 1508 Amerigo Vespucci was a chief of navigation of voyages to the Indies.
True
False

Question 6:


Who published the book “Four Voyages of Amerigo Vespucci” in Latin translation?
Lorenzo de Medici
King Ferdinand
Martin Luther
Martin Waldseemuller

Question 7:


Fernando Magellan was the first to create a world map and to name the newly discovered continent America after Amerigo Vespucci.
True
False

Question 8:


On his second voyage in 1499 - 1500 Amerigo Vespucci joined an expedition with what other famous explorer?
Alonso de Ojeda
John Cabot
Fernando Magellan
Marco Polo

Question 9:


Amerigo Vespucci's third voyage was commanded by Goncalo Coelho in the service of which country?
Spain
Ottoman Empire
Portugal
Brazil

Question 10:


Amerigo Vespucci died on February 22, 1512 on the newly discovered continent of South America.
True
False

 


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