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1. Where was Ferdinand Magellan born?
a) Venice
b) Saborosa
c) Lisboa
d) Goa

2. Whose expedition to India in 1505 did Ferdinand Magellan join?
a) Vasco da Gama
b) Alphonoso Albuquerque
c) Francis d’Almeida
d) Bartholomew Dias

3. Ferdinand Magellan began his voyage around the world with five ships. Which ship did he command?
a) Conception
b) Santiago
c) Trinidad
d) Victoria

4. When did Ferdinand Magellan enter the straits which were later named after him?
a) 1 January 1506
b) 22 April 1511
c) 1 November 1517
d) 21 November 1520

5. Which island did Ferdinand Magellan reach on 6 March 1521?
a) Ceylon
b) Formosa
c) Guam
d) Bahrain

6. When did Ferdinand Magellan reach the Philippines?
a) 16 March 1521
b) 7 April 1522
c) 29 June 1526
d) 30 November 1528

7. When did Ferdinand Magellan die?
a) 7 February 1522
b) 27 April 1521
c) 21 July 1537
d) 5 December 1548

8. Where did Ferdinand Magellan die?
a) Buenos Aires
b) Mactan
c) Valparaiso
d) Barcelona

9. Where did the Victoria reach on 6 September 1522?
a) Sanlucar de Barrameda
b) Valencia
c) Alicante
d) Genoa

10. Ferdinand Magellan began the voyage with 251 men. How many men did return to Spain?
a) 11
b) 18
c) 24
d) 72



Ferdinand Magellan Quiz Answers

1. Where was Ferdinand Magellan born?
b) Saborosa

2. Whose expedition to India in 1505 did Ferdinand Magellan join?
c) Francis d’Almeida

3. Ferdinand Magellan began his voyage around the world with five ships. Which ship did he command?
c) Trinidad

4. When did Ferdinand Magellan enter the straits which were later named after him?
d) 21 November 1520

5. Which island did Ferdinand Magellan reach on 6 March 1521?
c) Guam

6. When did Ferdinand Magellan reach the Philippines?
a) 16 March 1521

7. When did Ferdinand Magellan die?
b) 27 April 1521

8. Where did Ferdinand Magellan die?
b) Mactan

9. Where did the Victoria reach on 6 September 1522?
a) Sanlucar de Barrameda

10. Ferdinand Magellan began the voyage with 251 men. How many men did return to Spain?
b) 18


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Updated: August 15, 2014 — 5:38 am

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