Henry Hudson

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Henry Hudson.

1. In what country was Henry Hudson born?
a. Spain
b. New Zealand
c. France
d. Italy
e. England

2. What is Henry Hudson most known for?
a. Exploring the South Pacific
b. Mapping the Hudson River and the North Atlantic
c. First European to sail from Europe to India by going around Africa
d. First to circumnavigate the globe
e. Starting the European exploration of America

3. What was Henry Hudson searching for during his four expeditions?
a. A place for an English colony
b. Gold
c. Northwest Passage
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

4. What was the name of Henry Hudson's ship on his first two expeditions?
a. Santa Maria
b. Endeavour
c. Discovery
d. Hopewell
e. Enterprise

5. Who paid for Henry Hudson's third expedition?
a. British
b. Dutch
c. French
d. Spanish
e. Danish

6. What modern-day river did Henry Hudson explore during his third expedition?
a. Ohio River
b. Mississippi River
c. Colorado River
d. Missouri River
e. Hudson River

7. What happened to Henry Hudson when he returned to England after his third expedition?
a. He was put under house arrest for sailing for a foreign country
b. He was treated like a hero for mapping out much of the North Atlantic
c. He was put to death as a traitor
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

8. What modern-day body of water is named after Henry Hudson?
a. Hudson Strait
b. Hudson Bay
c. Hudson River
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

9. What explorer finally did find the Northwest Passage?
a. Henry Hudson
b. Christopher Columbus
c. Roald Amundsen
d. Ferdinand Magellan
e. Marco Polo

10. How did Henry Hudson die?
a. He was killed by Native Americans
b. He was left to die on a small boat after his crew mutinied
c. His ship sunk after hitting an iceberg
d. He was killed by pirates
e. He died in his home in England

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