How Much Do You Know About Exploring?

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How Much Do You Know About Exploring? - Quiz

Exploring is act of travelling through an unfamiliar area in order to learn about it. If you explore a place, you travel around it to find out what it is like. Most persons engage in exploring activities mainly for fun or sometimes for business activities or to make research about the visited place. What do you know about exploring? If you think you are vast in it, take our quiz to determine.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where is Salar de Uyuni located? 

    • A.

      Chile

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Laos

    • D.

      Bolivia

    Correct Answer
    D. Bolivia
    Explanation
    Salar de Uyuni is located in Bolivia. This is the correct answer because Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat and it is situated in the southwest of Bolivia. It covers an area of over 10,000 square kilometers and is a popular tourist destination known for its stunning landscapes and unique natural formations.

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  • 2. 

    Where is Northern Lake Baikal located at? 

    • A.

      Chile

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Laos

    • D.

      Bolivia

    Correct Answer
    B. Russia
    Explanation
    Northern Lake Baikal is located in Russia. It is the world's deepest and oldest freshwater lake, situated in the southern Siberian region of Russia. The lake is known for its crystal-clear waters and unique biodiversity.

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  • 3. 

    Where is Kuang Si Falls located at? 

    • A.

      Chile

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Laos

    • D.

      Bolivia

    Correct Answer
    C. Laos
    Explanation
    Kuang Si Falls is located in Laos.

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  • 4. 

    Where is Torres del Paine National Park located at? 

    • A.

      Chile

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Laos

    • D.

      Bolivia

    Correct Answer
    A. Chile
    Explanation
    Torres del Paine National Park is located in Chile.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the first European to set foot on American soil? 

    • A.

      Leif Erikson

    • B.

      Bartolomeu Dias   

    • C.

      Zheng He 

    • D.

      Marco Polo

    Correct Answer
    A. Leif Erikson
    Explanation
    Leif Erikson is considered to be the first European to set foot on American soil because he led a Viking expedition to North America around the year 1000, landing in what is now Newfoundland, Canada. This predates the voyages of other explorers like Bartolomeu Dias, Zheng He, and Marco Polo, who did not reach the Americas.

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  • 6. 

    Who found eastern sea route to the Indian Ocean? 

    • A.

      Leif Erikson

    • B.

      Bartolomeu Dias   

    • C.

      Zheng He 

    • D.

      Marco Polo

    Correct Answer
    B. Bartolomeu Dias   
    Explanation
    Bartolomeu Dias is the correct answer because he was the Portuguese explorer who found the eastern sea route to the Indian Ocean. In 1488, he became the first European to sail around the southern tip of Africa, which opened up a new route to the Indian Ocean. This route became known as the Cape of Good Hope and was crucial for future European exploration and trade with Asia.

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  • 7. 

    Who among the following sailed along the Southeast Asian, South Asian, Western Asian, and East African coasts along with ships and several men? 

    • A.

      Leif Erikson

    • B.

      Bartolomeu Dias   

    • C.

      Zheng He 

    • D.

      Marco Polo

    Correct Answer
    C. Zheng He 
    Explanation
    Zheng He sailed along the Southeast Asian, South Asian, Western Asian, and East African coasts along with ships and several men.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following men traveled to the far east and back to his hometown Venice in the matter of 24 years?

    • A.

      Leif Erikson

    • B.

      Bartolomeu Dias   

    • C.

      Zheng He 

    • D.

      Marco Polo

    Correct Answer
    D. Marco Polo
    Explanation
    Marco Polo is the correct answer because he is known for his extensive travels to the far east and back to his hometown Venice. He embarked on a journey along the Silk Road and spent 24 years exploring various regions of Asia, including China, Mongolia, and India. His travels and experiences were documented in his book "The Travels of Marco Polo," which became one of the most influential travelogues in history.

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  • 9. 

    Who explored what is now regarded as New York and northeastern Canada? 

    • A.

      Henry Hudson

    • B.

      Ferdinand Magellan

    • C.

      Daniel Jesse

    • D.

      Anthony Maxwell

    Correct Answer
    A. Henry Hudson
    Explanation
    Henry Hudson is the correct answer because he is known for exploring what is now regarded as New York and northeastern Canada. Hudson was an English explorer who made several voyages in the early 17th century, including his famous expedition in 1609 where he sailed up the river that now bears his name, the Hudson River. His exploration played a significant role in the European colonization of the region and the establishment of Dutch and English settlements in the area.

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  • 10. 

    Who among the following led the first circumnavigation of the globe? 

    • A.

      Henry Hudson

    • B.

      Ferdinand Magellan

    • C.

      Daniel Jesse

    • D.

      Anthony Maxwell

    Correct Answer
    B. Ferdinand Magellan
    Explanation
    Ferdinand Magellan led the first circumnavigation of the globe. He was a Portuguese explorer who set sail in 1519 with a fleet of five ships. Although Magellan died during the journey, one of his ships, the Victoria, completed the circumnavigation in 1522 under the command of Juan Sebastián Elcano. This expedition proved that the Earth was round and significantly expanded European knowledge of the world.

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