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Guess The Explorer Vol.2

written by: discoglist
 
Here are some more great explorers. Your task is to guess the name of the explorer described. Good luck!

Question 1:


What Italian explorer sailed to the New World in 1499 and 1502, and explored the east coast of South America?
Amerigo Vespucci
Christopher Columbus
Vasco da Gama
John Cabot

Question 2:


What is the name of the French explorer who discovered Canada and claimed it for France?
Frank Cole
Pierre-Jean De Smet
Jacques Cartier
All of these

Question 3:


Whose Portuguese explorer's expedition was the first to complete a circumnavigation of the planet in a single voyage?
Ferdinand Magellan
Amerigo Vespucci
Vasco da Gama
Christopher Columbus

Question 4:


What is the name of the first European to reach Tibet?
Antonio de Andrade
Francis Drake
Luis Vaez de Torres
Willem Barentsz

Question 5:


On May 29, 1953, Nepali Indian Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay and this explorer from New Zealand became the first ever to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
Reinhold Messner
Frank Cole
Tom Crean
Edmund Hillary

Question 6:


What Portuguese explorer is believed to have discovered Brazil?
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
Juan Ponce de Leon
Pedro Alvares Cabral
Francisco Pizarro

Question 7:


What Spanish explorer conquered the Aztec Empire in the 16th century?
Hernan Cortes
Giovanni da Verrazzano
Francisco Pizarro
Francisco de Orellana

Question 8:


In 1888, this Norwegian explorer became the first human to cross by ski the Greenland ice cap.
Roald Amundsen
Fridtjof Nansen
Otto Sverdrup
Knud Rasmussen

Question 9:


This Canadian explorer was the first North American to cross the Sahara desert alone on a camel in 1990.
Reinhold Messner
Jeremy Curl
Frank Cole
Ranulph Fiennes

Question 10:


What Spanish explorer became the first European to cross the Isthmus of Panama and see the Pacific ocean from the shores of America?
Juan Sebastian Elcano
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Antonio de Andrade

 


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