Do You Know Everything About Exploring?

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Do You Know Everything About Exploring? - Quiz

Exploring is an adventure carried out by individuals for the sole purpose of discovering information or resources. Famous explorers have been influential in the discovery of many resources and information that has shaped the history of the world today.
Do you know about exploring? Let our quiz help you find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When did the Phoenicians first exist? 

    • A.

      1550 BC  

    • B.

      500 BC 

    • C.

      380 BC 

    • D.

      310 BC

    Correct Answer
    A. 1550 BC  
    Explanation
    The Phoenicians first existed around 1550 BC. This is the earliest date provided among the options, indicating that it is the correct answer. The other dates (500 BC, 380 BC, and 310 BC) are all much later, suggesting that they are not the correct time period for the Phoenicians' existence.

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  • 2. 

    What year was Hanno, the navigator known to originate from?

    • A.

      1550 BC  

    • B.

      500 BC 

    • C.

      380 BC 

    • D.

      310 BC

    Correct Answer
    B. 500 BC 
    Explanation
    Hanno, the navigator is known to originate from the year 500 BC.

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  • 3. 

    When did Pytheas begin exploring?

    • A.

      1550 BC  

    • B.

      500 BC 

    • C.

      380 BC 

    • D.

      310 BC

    Correct Answer
    C. 380 BC 
    Explanation
    Pytheas began exploring in 380 BC. This is evident from the options provided, where 380 BC is the only date mentioned.

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  • 4. 

    What period did the Greek explorers begin?

    • A.

      1550 BC  

    • B.

      500 BC 

    • C.

      380 BC 

    • D.

      310 BC

    Correct Answer
    D. 310 BC
    Explanation
    The Greek explorers began their period of exploration in 310 BC. This marked the start of a significant era of Greek exploration and colonization, particularly in the Mediterranean region. During this time, Greek explorers, such as Pytheas and Eudoxus, ventured out to explore new lands, establish trade routes, and expand Greek influence. This period of exploration played a crucial role in spreading Greek culture, language, and ideas to other parts of the world.

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  • 5. 

    Who were the early explorers who used the Mediterranean sea for trading? 

    • A.

      Hanno

    • B.

      Phoenicians

    • C.

      Donor

    • D.

      Rhesus

    Correct Answer
    B. Phoenicians
    Explanation
    The Phoenicians were early explorers who used the Mediterranean Sea for trading. They were a maritime civilization from the eastern Mediterranean that dominated trade in the region during the first millennium BCE. The Phoenicians established colonies and trading posts throughout the Mediterranean, creating a vast network of commerce. They were known for their seafaring skills and advanced navigation techniques, which allowed them to navigate and trade across the Mediterranean Sea. Their trading activities played a significant role in the development of early civilizations and the exchange of goods and ideas in the ancient world.

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  • 6. 

    Who was a carthaginean explorer among these?

    • A.

      Hanno

    • B.

      Phoenicians

    • C.

      Donor

    • D.

      Rhesus

    Correct Answer
    A. Hanno
    Explanation
    Hanno was a Carthaginian explorer. The Phoenicians were a civilization that Hanno belonged to. Donor and Rhesus are not known for their exploration or being Carthaginian explorers.

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  • 7. 

    While the African exploration took place, which among these routes was famous through the western Sahara? 

    • A.

      Timbukutu

    • B.

      Tibesti

    • C.

      Uganda

    • D.

      Red Sea

    Correct Answer
    A. Timbukutu
    Explanation
    During the African exploration, Timbuktu was a famous route through the western Sahara. Timbuktu, located in present-day Mali, was a major trading and intellectual center in the 14th-16th centuries. It was a key hub for trans-Saharan trade, connecting North Africa to West Africa. Merchants and scholars traveled through the western Sahara, passing through Timbuktu, to trade goods such as gold, salt, and slaves. Timbuktu's strategic location made it a renowned destination for caravans and a significant stop on the trade route.

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  • 8. 

    Which mountain served as an exploration route through the Lake Chad? 

    • A.

      Timbukutu

    • B.

      Tibesti

    • C.

      Uganda

    • D.

      Red Sea

    Correct Answer
    B. Tibesti
    Explanation
    Tibesti is the correct answer because it is a mountain range located in the Sahara Desert, specifically in the border region between Chad and Libya. The Tibesti Mountains have historically served as an exploration route through the Lake Chad region, providing a natural pathway for travelers and traders.

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  • 9. 

    When exploration took place in the Nile river, which of these was a route? 

    • A.

      Timbukutu     

    • B.

      Tibesti

    • C.

      Uganda

    • D.

      Red Sea

    Correct Answer
    C. Uganda
    Explanation
    During the exploration of the Nile river, Uganda was one of the routes that was taken.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following was a famous exploration site along Tanzania? 

    • A.

      Timbukutu

    • B.

      Tibesti

    • C.

      Uganda

    • D.

      Red Sea

    Correct Answer
    D. Red Sea
    Explanation
    The Red Sea is not a famous exploration site along Tanzania. It is actually located between Africa and Asia, and is known for its rich marine life and coral reefs. It is a popular destination for diving and snorkeling, but it is not specifically associated with Tanzania.

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