South America Colonization Trivia Quiz

Questions : 15 | Total Attempts: 377 | Recent Updated: 10-May-2020
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History of the world has seen many unforgettable and irreplaceable memories that have been there with us as a great lesson. We all have had a look at our history textbooks so that we all can also have a glimpse look at our history, the contributions by the enchanted soldiers, the great rulers, and their great deeds. The history of America has also been a rollercoaster thing since the colonization since it has affected the country a lot in both positive as well as negative impacts. Let us now have a look at the very amazing and very interesting trivia quiz and see if you have ever heard about the colonization period in America!

Questions Excerpt


1. Who colonized South America?

A. Portugal

B. France

C. Spain

D. All of the above

2. When was South America colonized

A. 1492

B. 1400

C. 1488

D. 1470

3. What countries in South America were colonized by Portugal?

A. Brazil

B. Uruguay

C. Both of them

D. None of the above

4. Who first colonized South America?

A. Portugal

B. Spain

C. Russia

D. Brazil

5. What were the positive effects of colonization?

A. Introduction to humanity

B. Introduction to Christianity

C. Destruction of America

D. None of the above

6. What was South America called before?

A. Abya Yala

B. Russia

C. Stey Laza

D. California

7. Who named South America?

A. Christopher Columbus

B. Amerigo Vespucci

C. Both of them

D. None of the above

8. Why Europe colonized America?

A. Increase wealth

B. Increasing population

C. Increasing religions

D. Increasing industries

9. Who landed first to America?

A. The first ruler of America

B. Abraham Lincoln

C. Viking Explorer who beat Columbus to America

D. None of the above

10. Why did Spain colonize America?

A. Increasing trade

B. Spread of catholic faith

C. Both of them

D. None of them

11. Why did Portuguese colonized America?

A. To raise revenues

B. The catholic faith

C. Increasing religion

D. Increasing global territorial hemispheres

12. Who first discovered Latin America?

A. Christopher Columbus

B. Abraham Lincoln

C. Albert Einstein

D. None of the above

13. Which country claimed most of the land in South America?

A. Brazil

B. Portugal

C. Spain

D. Uruguay

14. What is the oldest civilization in South America?

A. California

B. Norte Chico

C. Both of them

D. None of the above

15. When did the French colonize America?

A. Expanding to include much of the Great Lakes region

B. Parts of the trans-Appalachian West.

C. Both of them

D. None of the above


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