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Question 1: Abreu went by Ambon while deputy commander Francisco Serrão came forward to ________, where a Portuguese fort was allowed.
TernatePortuguese EmpireMaluku IslandsMalacca

Question 2: In 1534 Gujarat was occupied by the ________ and the Sultan Bahadur Shah of Gujarat was forced to sign the Treaty of Bassein (1534) with the Portuguese, establishing an alliance to regain the country, giving in exchange Daman, Diu, Mumbai and Bassein.
Mughal EmpireMongol EmpireTimurid dynastyPala Empire

Question 3: In 1640 John IV was proclaimed King of Portugal and the ________ began.
Portuguese Restoration WarIberian UnionPortuguese EmpireDutch–Portuguese War

Question 4: In 1492 ________'s discovery for Spain of the New World, which he believed to be Asia, led to disputes between the Spanish and Portuguese.
Dominican RepublicNorth AmericaChristopher ColumbusAmericas

Question 5: Simultaneously Pêro da Covilhã, traveling secretly overland, had reached ________, suggesting that a sea route to the Indies would soon be forthcoming.
EthiopiaSomaliaSudanEritrea

Question 6: Exploratory missions were carried out both ordered by the government, the "entradas" (entries), and by private initiative, the "bandeiras" (flags), by the "________".
BandeirantesAtlantic slave tradeSlaveryAbolitionism

Question 7: Departing from Malacca, Jorge Álvares came to southern ________ in 1513.
Time in ChinaChinaReligion in ChinaProvince (China)

Question 8: "By 1480 ________ had some seventy ships engaged in the Madeira sugar trade, with the refining and distribution concentrated in Antwerp.
AntwerpStockholmLondonBerlin

Question 9: In 1486, Cão continued to Cape Cross, in present-day ________, near the Tropic of Capricorn.
South AfricaRwandaNamibiaNigeria

Question 10: In 1755 Lisbon suffered a catastrophic earthquake, which together with a subsequent ________ killed more than 100,000 people out of a population of 275,000.
SeichePhysical oceanographyMegatsunamiTsunami







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