Christopher Columbus quiz

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In which century was he born?
15th
In which city was he born?
Genoa
The names of his famous ships?
Santa Maria
and
Pinta
and
Nina
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Which group of islands did he first sail to?
Canary Islands
When finding Bahamas he named it what?
San Salvador
Which Spanish queen funded his voyages?
Isabella
Which country did he first approach for funding?
Portugal
In which year did he die?
1506
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Level 69
Jun 14, 2017
If he was born in the mid 1400s, how can he be born in the 16th Century? That requires a birth date in the 1500s which would mean that he discovered the Americas before he was born.