• 1. 
    In what country was Sir Francis Drake born?

  • France
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • England
  • 2. 
    What did Sir Francis Drake and John Hawkins trade during Drake's first expedition to the New World?

  • Spices
  • Gold
  • Wool
  • Slaves
  • 3. 
    What country attacked Sir Francis Drake's first expedition and sunk several of the ships?

  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • France
  • Italy
  • 4. 
    True or False: While the English considered Sir Francis Drake a pirate, the Spanish considered him a hero.

  • TRUE
  • 5. 
    What does a privateer do?

  • Explores the ocean looking for new trade opportunities
  • Cleans the deck on a ship of the navy
  • Attacks enemy trade ships and steals their cargo
  • A privateer is the same as a captain
  • 6. 
    Who gave Sir Francis Drake a fleet of ships to plunder the Spanish?

  • Queen Victoria
  • Queen Elizabeth I
  • King Edward IV
  • Queen Mary
  • 7. 
    What accomplishment did Sir Francis Drake make during his expedition to plunder the Spanish?

  • First European to sail from Europe to India by going around Africa
  • Exploring the South Pacific
  • Starting the European exploration of America
  • The second expedition to circumnavigate the globe
  • 8. 
    What major fleet did Sir Francis Drake help to defeat?

  • Spanish Armada
  • English Flotilla
  • French Navy
  • Dutch Armada
  • 9. 
    What helped the English to defeat the Spanish fleet?

  • A thick fog hid the English ships from the Spanish
  • The English had invented steam power for their ships
  • Many of the Spanish ships changed sides to join the English
  • A large storm caused many of the Spanish ships to sink
  • 10. 
    How did Sir Francis Drake die?

  • He died from dysentery in the New World
  • He died in a duel with a rival captain
  • His ship was sunk by the Spanish
  • He was killed by natives on the Hawaiian Islands
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