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Avast Ye Landlubbers Quiz

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Which European discovered Pacific Ocean in 1513?

  • James Cook
  • Vasco da Gama
  • Ferdinand Magellan
  • Vasco Nunez de Balboa

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What is the saltiest of the world's major oceans?

  • Atlantic ocean
  • Arctic ocean
  • Pacific ocean
  • Indian ocean

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Which famous movie director recently emerged from a perilous trip 6.8 miles down in the Pacific ocean?

  • James Cameron
  • Ron Howard
  • Martin Scorsese
  • Peter Jackson

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What was the name of the Swedish owned ferry which sank in the Baltic sea in 1994 killing 852 people?

  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Uppsala
  • Estonia

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What was the name of the first ship to circumnavigate the globe in 1519-1522?

  • Matthew
  • Santa Maria
  • Vittoria
  • Endeavour

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Which explorer was proclaimed 'admiral of the ocean sea' by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella of Spain?

  • Marco Polo
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Ferdinand Magellan
  • Vasco da Gama

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What is the name of the equatorial region of the Atlantic Ocean with calms, sudden storms & light unpredictable winds?

  • Roaring Forties
  • Sargasso
  • Doldrums
  • Katabatic

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'The bay of plenty' is an inlet of the Pacific ocean on the coast of which country?

  • Australia
  • Fiji
  • New Zealand
  • Borneo

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Which climatic changing warm ocean current derived its name from Spanish meaning 'the [christ] child'?

  • La Nina
  • El Nino
  • El Clasico
  • El Tel

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Approximately what percentage of the earth's surface is covered by oceans?

  • 30%
  • 50%
  • 90%
  • 70%

 

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