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2. When was the Portuguese discovery of Cape Bojador?

  • 1445
  • 1423
  • 1434
  • 1438

3. When was Christopher Columbus born?

  • 1451
  • 1492
  • 1418
  • 1475

4. Which Portuguese explorer was the first to travel around the southern tip of Africa in 1448?

  • Bartholomew Diaz
  • Pedro Cabral
  • Prince Henry 'the Navigator'
  • Vasco da Gama

5. The Kingdom of Castile (Spain) was largely...

  • corrupt
  • a land-based empire
  • superior to Portugal
  • a series of trading and staging posts

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