Awesome Explorers Quiz
Quiz all about explorers. 10 Questions.
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In which ship did Captain Robert Scott set sail in 1901 on his voyage to the Antarctic?
Scott's last expedition, an attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole, was brought to a tragic end in which year?
Which Conquistador explorer made important discoveries in South America but destroyed the Inca civilisation in the process?
Pedro de Alvarado
Which German explorer has, amongst other things, a glacier, a lake, several towns, a moon-crater and a mountain named after him?
Eduard Robert Flegel
Baron von Humboldt
Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel
Which Welsh-born explorer uttered the famous words "Doctor Livingstone, i presume"?
Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
Sir Henry Morton Stanley
Which 13th century Venetian explorer is famed for his explorations across Asia?
Vasco da Gama
In 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail to try to find a western route to the Orient; where did he make landfall?
Roald Amundsen achieved two great goals; the most famous was leading the first expedition to reach the South Pole, but what was the other?
First to climb Mount Everest
Found the North-West Passage
To go around the world in 80 days
Which Irish monk made voyages out into the Atlantic during the sixth century, and is thought by some to have discovered North America?
Who led the first successful trans-antarctic crossing expedition in 1957-58?
Sir Vivian Fuchs
Sir Edmund Hillary
Sir Ernest Shackleton
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