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São Gabriel (ship): Quiz


Question 1: [1] The timber was cut in the crown woods of ________ and Alcácer do Sal.

Question 2: Only carrying ________, it was the smallest and swiftest of the convoy with a tonnage of 50t-90t.
Fore-and-aft rigLateenSail-planGunter

Question 3: After crossing the Indian Ocean they reached the harbor of ________ at the Malabar coast in India on May 20, 1498.
Kozhikode districtKeralaKozhikodeNorth Malabar

Question 4: The armada left Restelo, ________ on July 8, 1497.

Question 5: [6] The remaining two vessels got caught in a storm near the ________ islands and separated.
Guinea-BissauAngolaMozambiqueCape Verde

Question 6: The São Gabriel was the flagship of Vasco da Gama's armada on his first voyage to ________ in 1497-1499.
Lok SabhaIndia and the Non-Aligned MovementIndiaResearch and Analysis Wing

Question 7: After rounding the ________, the armada anchored at the Aguada de São Brás (Mossel Bay) where the supply ship was broken up and its contents distributed on the others.
Cape TownCape of Good HopeTable Mountain National ParkSouth Africa

Question 8: Also, fresh fish was caught en route, and supplies were replenished in harbors including oranges (against ________).
ScurvyVitaminObesityIron deficiency (medicine)

Question 9: The ships also carried a number of padrões, pillars of stone headed by the cross and bearing the seal of ________ and used as markers to claim land.
PortugalEast TimorSpainGreece


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