历史 TPO41-L2 Christopher Columbus

TPO41-L2

Christopher Columbus



  1. What is the lecture mainly about?
  • A. The growth and influence of historical institutions in the early United States
  • B. Facts and myths about Christopher Columbus
  • C. New information about events that occurred during Columbus’ explorations
  • D. How Columbus’ story was used to help create a national identity for the United States

 

  1. According to the professor, why did John Pintard promote the commemoration of the three hundredth anniversary of Columbus’ landing?
  • A. To encourage patriotism
  • B. To demonstrate his own wealth and influence
  • C. To lessen the influence held by the leaders of the American revolution
  • D. To correct what he claimed were mistaken beliefs about Columbus

 

  1. What were two contributing factors to the selection of Columbus as a United States national hero?
    [CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
  • A. His writings were popular at the time
  • B. He had no connection to the rulers of Britain.
  • C. The leaders of the revolution did not want to be considered heroes.
  • D. Few people were more famous in the early years of the United States.

 

  1. What does the professor imply about the facts of Columbus’s life?
  • A. They were not relevant for Pintard’s purposes.
  • B. They are an important part of early United States history.
  • C. They are not presented accurately in Columbus’ own writings.
  • D. They were researched thoroughly before his selection as a national hero

 

  1. What is the professor’s attitude toward studying what she calls the “mythical Columbus”?
  • A. It is a good way to discover facts about Columbus’ explorations.
  • B. It is a way to learn about the society that created the myth.
  • C. It is likely to cause confusion among those who want to learn United States history.
  • D. It is not as interesting as doing research into the writings of Columbus.

 

  1. Why does the student say this: 🎧
  • A. To question the accuracy of the professor’s statement
  • B. To ask for examples of mistaken beliefs about Columbus
  • C. To propose an alternative explanation
  • D. To find out if he understood the professor’s point


答案:
D A BC A B D

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