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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?
John Cabot
Christopher Columbus
Amerigo Vespucci
Vasco da Gama

Question 2:


What is the name of the French explorer who discovered Canada and claimed it for France?
Pierre-Jean De Smet
Frank Cole
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?
Amerigo Vespucci
Vasco da Gama
Christopher Columbus
Ferdinand Magellan

Question 4:


What is the name of the first European to reach Tibet?
Luis Vaez de Torres
Willem Barentsz
Francis Drake
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.
Tom Crean
Edmund Hillary
Frank Cole
Reinhold Messner

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

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
Antonio de Andrade
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado

 


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