Christopher Columbus, as Explained By People on Jimmy Kimmel Live

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Christopher Columbus discovered America. Or so we were told in school.

Some of us anyway. These people on Jimmy Kimmel Live? Maybe not.

In honor of yesterday's holiday, commemorating the 1492 discovery of the New World by the explorer, the late night host decided to quiz the public a bit.

The results? Laughable, and not in an encouraging way for society:

Kimmel has been on a tear lately. Some of his other recent gems:

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