Do You Have An Explorer Spirit?

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Do You Have An Explorer Spirit? - Quiz

Do you love to go on new adventures? We're so curious to know do you have an explorer spirit. The historic places we know as millennials were discovered by curious people who love to discover new things. Explorers travel to unknown places to gather facts about the place. Exploring the unknown is a passion many people have. Do you know about it? Here is a quiz if you do! Let's put your knowledge to the test with this super fun quiz. So, grab your backpack and get ready for a super fun adventure! We wish you all the very best! Read more


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who explored the Bering Strait?

    • A.

      Henry Edison

    • B.

      Jack Moore 

    • C.

      Vitus Bering 

    • D.

      Cecil Bering 

    Correct Answer
    C. Vitus Bering 
    Explanation
    Vitus Bering explored the Bering Strait.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following person was not involved in the exploration of Australia?

    • A.

      George Cale 

    • B.

      Willem Janzoon

    • C.

      James Cook

    • D.

      Thomas Jefferson

    Correct Answer
    A. George Cale 
    Explanation
    George Cale was not involved in the exploration of Australia. The other three individuals mentioned, Willem Janzoon, James Cook, and Thomas Jefferson, were all involved in different capacities in the exploration and discovery of Australia.

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  • 3. 

    What is the nationality of the person who discovered St. Lawrence River? 

    • A.

      Spanish

    • B.

      America

    • C.

      Canada 

    • D.

      New Zealand 

    Correct Answer
    B. America
    Explanation
    The correct answer is America because the St. Lawrence River was discovered by French explorer Jacques Cartier, who was from France. Cartier explored the river in 1534 and claimed the land for France. Therefore, the nationality associated with the discovery of the St. Lawrence River is American.

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  • 4. 

    Who made the first recorded landing in Australia?

    • A.

      John Pilot 

    • B.

      Edwin Dale 

    • C.

      Eric Jesus

    • D.

      Willem Janzoon

    Correct Answer
    D. Willem Janzoon
    Explanation
    Willem Janzoon is credited with making the first recorded landing in Australia. He was a Dutch explorer who landed on the western coast of Australia in 1606. This landing marked the first known European contact with the Australian continent. Janzoon's exploration and subsequent landing paved the way for further European exploration and colonization of Australia in the following centuries.

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  • 5. 

    When did the United States Exploring Expedition start?

    • A.

      1838

    • B.

      1849

    • C.

      1833

    • D.

      1815

    Correct Answer
    A. 1838
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1838. This is the year when the United States Exploring Expedition started.

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  • 6. 

    Who discovered the Mariana Island?

    • A.

      George Cale 

    • B.

      Ferdinand Magellan

    • C.

      Henry Hudson

    • D.

      Patrick Sawyer 

    Correct Answer
    B. Ferdinand Magellan
    Explanation
    Ferdinand Magellan discovered the Mariana Islands. He was a Portuguese explorer who led the first circumnavigation of the Earth. During his voyage in 1521, he arrived at the Mariana Islands and claimed them for Spain. Magellan's discovery of the Mariana Islands was significant as it opened up new possibilities for Spanish colonization and trade in the Pacific region.

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  • 7. 

    Who completed the first global circumnavigation?

    • A.

      Juan Elcano

    • B.

      John Carson

    • C.

      Edwin Pope 

    • D.

      Williams Catwick

    Correct Answer
    A. Juan Elcano
    Explanation
    Juan Elcano completed the first global circumnavigation. He was a Spanish explorer and navigator who served as the captain of the Victoria, one of the five ships in Ferdinand Magellan's expedition. After Magellan's death, Elcano took command and successfully completed the journey, becoming the first person to circumnavigate the globe.

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  • 8. 

    When was America discovered?

    • A.

      1492

    • B.

      1486 

    • C.

      1677

    • D.

      1488

    Correct Answer
    A. 1492
    Explanation
    1492 is the correct answer because it is the year when Christopher Columbus first arrived in the Americas. Columbus's voyage in 1492 marked the beginning of European exploration and colonization of the Americas. This event is widely considered as the "discovery" of America, as it led to subsequent European expeditions and the eventual establishment of European colonies in the continent.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these groups was the first to explore Europe?

    • A.

      Babarians 

    • B.

      Vikings

    • C.

      Bucaneers 

    • D.

      Boerboers 

    Correct Answer
    B. Vikings
    Explanation
    The Vikings were the first group to explore Europe. They were known for their skilled navigation and shipbuilding, which allowed them to venture far from their homeland in Scandinavia. The Vikings traveled extensively throughout Europe, establishing trade routes, raiding settlements, and even settling in some areas. Their exploration and interactions with other cultures had a significant impact on European history and the development of trade and cultural exchange in the region.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these was not discovered by Romans?

    • A.

      Java

    • B.

      Cambodia 

    • C.

      Sumatra 

    • D.

      Copenhagen

    Correct Answer
    D. Copenhagen
    Explanation
    Copenhagen was not discovered by the Romans. The Romans were known for their extensive exploration and conquests, but Copenhagen is located in modern-day Denmark, which was not part of the Roman Empire. Therefore, it can be inferred that the Romans did not discover Copenhagen.

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