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On October 12, 1492 Christopher Columbus reached present-day Bahamas. His landing in America is considered the beginning of the European colonization of the New World.
What name did Christopher Columbus give to Cuba, when he landed there on April 30, 1494?
In 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail on his first voyage in search of the Indies with which three ships?
Santa Maria, Pinta and Niña
Santa Maria, Navidad and Pinta
Isabella, Castilla and Niña
Navidad, Isabella and Niña
On his fourth voyage, Christopher Columbus was accompanied by which members of his family, called Bartolomeo and Fernando?
His uncle and his brother
His brother and his son
His two brothers
His two sons
According to the contract between Columbus and the Spanish monarchs, what would happen if he discovered new mainland?
Columbus would marry the heir to the Spanish throne.
Columbus would be proclaimed Admiral of the Ocean Sea.
Columbus would have the sole right to sell slaves from the new lands.
Columbus would be appointed Governor of Andalusia.
Which previously-unknown plant was brought to Europe by Christopher Columbus in 1493?
Where did Christopher Columbus die on May 20, 1506?
Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic
St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica
How was Christopher Columbus' corpse treated immediately after his death?
It was burned.
It was embalmed and dehydrated.
The flesh was removed from the bones.
The head was removed from the body.
In 2002, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez changed the name of Columbus Day with what new name of the holiday?
The Day of the New World
The Day of Indigenous Resistance
The Discoverer's Day
The Day of Spain
Columbus Day, a holiday first observed by the Tammany Society, is officially celebrated in the USA in which month?
Who was the first European to reach the American shores several centuries before the first voyage of Columbus?
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