Samacheer Kalvi 9th Social Beginning of the Modern Age Questions - 1

Question: 1

Which among the following plants were introduced from America to Europe?

(A) Rice

(B) Wheat

(C) Sweet Potato

(D) Sugarcane

Ans: C

Sweet Potato

Question: 2

The author of Don Quixote, Cervantes belonged to

(A) Spain

(B) Persia

(C) Portugal

(D) Italy

Ans: A


Question: 3

Zwingli worked from

(A) Spain

(B) Rome

(C) Genoa

(D) Zurich

Ans: D


Question: 4

King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain supported

(A) Amerigo Vespucci

(B) Ptolemy

(C) Columbus

(D) Henry

Ans: D


Question: 5

Johann Tetzel was a

(A) Poet

(B) Leader

(C) Noble

(D) Church official

Ans: D

Church official

Question: 6

Who wrote the book Institutes of Christian Religion?

(A) John Calvin

(B) Cervantes

(C) Martin Luther

(D) Zwingli

Ans: A

John Calvin

Question: 7

Canzoniere was written by

(A) Machiavelli

(B) Erasmus

(C) Thomas More

(D) Petrarch

Ans: D


Question: 8

Manuel Chrysoloras was a _____ scholar.

(A) British

(B) Greek

(C) Italian

(D) Roman

Ans: B


Question: 9

A mathematical model of revolution of the earth was presented by

(A) Copernicus

(B) Euclid

(C) Galileo

(D) Ptolemy

Ans: A


Question: 10

The continent of America was named after

(A) America Vespucci

(B) Christopher Columbus

(C) Hernando Cortez

(D) Vasco-da-gama

Ans: A

America Vespucci