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Are You Smarter Than a 5 th Grader?
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5th Grade Geography Question What city and country was Christopher Columbus born?
5th Grade Geography Answer Genoa, Italy
5th Grade History Question Were the Native Americans affected positively or negatively by Columbus’ discovery of them and their land? EXPLAIN.
5th Grade History Answer They were affected negatively for many reasons. They contracted European diseases that killed thousands of them, and they were forced to change their ways of life and culture to resemble the Europeans ways of life.
4th Grade Geography Question What is the name of the islands on which Columbus actually landed?
4th Grade Geography Answer The Bahamas
4th Grade History Question Why did Columbus call the Natives, “Indians”?
4th Grade History Answer Columbus believed he had landed in the Indies, which are islands in Asia.
3rd Grade Geography Question Which country finally decided to sponsor Columbus’ expedition west?
3rd Grade Geography Answer SpainSpain
3rd Grade History Question What was Columbus’ goal on his first expedition?
3rd Grade History Answer He believed he could reach Asia by sailing west.
2nd Grade Geography Question What ocean did Columbus cross when he set out on his first expedition?
2nd Grade Geography Answer Atlantic Ocean
2nd Grade History Question What year did Christopher Columbus set out on his first expedition west?
2nd Grade History Answer
1st Grade Geography Question What continent did Christopher Columbus unintentionally discover?
1st Grade Geography Answer North America
1st Grade History Question What were the names of Christopher Columbus’ ships?
1st Grade History 10 Answer Niña, Pinta, & Santa Maria
Million Dollar Question You have 30 seconds to answer the following question.
$1,000,000 Question Explain what the Columbian Exchange is, and give two examples.
$1,000,000 Answer The Columbian Exchange was the movement of people, plants, animals, and diseases between Europe and the Americas. [Examples will vary] The Columbian Exchange was the movement of people, plants, animals, and diseases between Europe and the Americas. [Examples will vary]