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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?
Vasco da Gama
Amerigo Vespucci
Christopher Columbus
John Cabot

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

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.
Edmund Hillary
Tom Crean
Reinhold Messner
Frank Cole

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


In 1888, this Norwegian explorer became the first human to cross by ski the Greenland ice cap.
Otto Sverdrup
Fridtjof Nansen
Roald Amundsen
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
Frank Cole
Ranulph Fiennes
Jeremy Curl

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
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Antonio de Andrade
Vasco Nunez de Balboa

 


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