On the map Antiquissima Orbis Delineatio, by what name is Great Britain known?
On the map showing Columbus’ Voyages, which island or island group did Columbus first visit on his 1492 voyage?
C) Puerto Rico
D) The Bahamas
Which of these places did Columbus NOT visit on any of his four voyages?
A) The West Indies
B) The coast of South America
C) The coast of Central America
D) The coast of the present-day United States
At the top of the map labeled Vera Totius Expeditionis Nautica, the cartographer (Hondius), has written in Latin that Francis Drake (Franc Draci) left England (ex Anglia) on what date?
A) 27 September 1580
B) 13 December 1577
C) September 1588
D) July 1586
On the map labeled Vera Totius Expeditionis Nautica, what modern day U.S. state is identified as “Nova Albion” [New Albion]?
C) New York
On the map labeled Vera Totius Expeditionis Nautica, what is the name of the ocean between Africa and South America, south of the equator?
A) Mar des Nort
B) Oceanus Æthiopicus
C) Mar des India
D) Mare Pacificum
Look at Martin Waldseemüller’s 1507 map of the world. Which late fifteenth-early sixteenth century explorer is depicted at the top, next to a smaller map of the two American continents?
D) De Gama
On the map showing Indian tribes in North America about 1600, what was the name of the tribe living between the James River and the Potomack [Potomac] River in what is now the State of Virginia, not far from Chesapeake Bay?
Referring to the same map as in No. 10 above, which one of these tribes did NOT reside in what is now the southeastern United States?
A) Muskogees or Creeks
D) Choctas [Choctaws]
On the Virginia Company chart, what name is given to the land lying between Nova Francia [New France] and Florida?
C) New England
According to writing in the upper left hand corner of John Smith’s map of Virginia, in what year was he taken prisoner by the Indians?
On John Smith’s map of Virginia, what name is given to the ocean or sea lying east of the mainland?
A) The Atlantic Ocean
B) The Western Sea
C) The Virginian Sea
D) The Bay of Biscay
On John Smith’s map of Virginia, which direction is at the top of the map?
Where is “James Towne” [Jamestown] on John Smith’s map?
A) On the coast of Virginia
B) On the eastern shore of Chesapeake Bay
C) On the north side of a river
D) On the east side of a river
Who is pictured in the upper left hand corner of John Smith’s map of New England?
A) King Charles I
B) John Smith
C) Bartholomew Gosnold
D) All the above
On John Smith’s map of New England, what is the name of the settlement located immediately above the small coat of arms displayed in the lower left hand corner?
A) Charles Towne
C) New Plimouth
On the map of Virginia and Maryland, what two bodies of water separate the two colonies?
A) The Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay
B) Chesapeake Bay and the Patowmack [Potomac] River
C) The Delaware River and straits between Cape Henry and Cape Charles
D) Albemarle Sound and Roanoke Inlet
In the picture at the lower right hand side of the map of Virginia and Maryland, what commodity appears to be spilling out of an overturned barrel?
A) Tobacco leaves
On the map of the Southern Colonies, what is the name of the southernmost city or settlement shown on this map?
A) Charles Towne [Charleston]
C) St. Augustin [Saint Augustine]
What is name of the southernmost colony or territory shown on the map of the Southern Colonies?
B) South Carolina
C) North Carolina
On the map of the British Empire in America in 1755, what seems to be apparent?
A) That Great Britain ruled over the entire North American continent.
B) That British and French claims in North America overlapped.
C) That France ruled over the entire North American continent.
D) That Spain ruled over the entire North American continent.
On the 1771 map of the Middle Colonies, Fort Duquesne, which lay just past the westernmost limits of Pennsylvania, is now identified by what name?
B) Pittsburg [Pittsburgh]
D) None of the above
On the same map, what geographic features are found in western VA and PA?
C) Numerous small lakes
D) Large swamps