Q. 15.0( 2 Votes )

Fill in the blanks with proper alternatives:

(a) The printing press was invented around………..

(1450, 1550, 1650)

(b) The Bible, the holy book of the Christians, was in ………..

(English, Latin, French)

(c) The Portuguese sailor……….discovered the sea route to India in 1498.

(Bartolomeu Dias, Vasco Da Gama, Ferdinand Magellan)

Answer :

(a) 1450


Around 1450, the printed press was invented.


Renaissance is the period when the revival or the improvement happened in the field of art, architecture, and philosophy, at that point of time printing press was invented which created new ideas and knowledge.


(b) Latin


The holy book of Christians, Bible is in Latin


Due, to the corruption in the religious institutes the bible is written in Latin as the common people didn’t understand this language.


(c) Bartolomeu Dias


Bartolomeu Dias discovered the sea route to India in 1498.


Ottoman Turks captured all the land routes which forced the Europeans to discover the new sea route.


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