# The First Fleet (Ha)

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• 1.

### How many ships were in the first fleet?

• A.

1000000000000

• B.

2

• C.

11

• D.

28

• E.

0

• F.

570000000000

C. 11
Explanation
The answer is 11 because the question is asking for the number of ships in the first fleet. Out of the given options, 11 is the only number that represents a plausible number of ships in a fleet. The other options are either too large or too small to be realistic. Therefore, 11 is the correct answer.

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• 2.

### Who led the first fleet?

• A.

Captain Arthur Phillip

• B.

Paul Camplin

• C.

Captain Cook

• D.

Mr.C

A. Captain Arthur Phillip
Explanation
Captain Arthur Phillip Also was apointed govener of NSW

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• 3.

### True Or False? The first fleet took 24 years to get to Australia?

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement "The first fleet took 24 years to get to Australia" is false. The first fleet, which consisted of 11 ships, took approximately 8 months to reach Australia. It departed from England in May 1787 and arrived at Botany Bay, Australia in January 1788. The journey was led by Captain Arthur Phillip and was part of the British colonization of Australia.

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• 4.

### The___ Fleet was led by Captain_____Phillip In the year_____

first
Arthur
1788
Explanation
In the given sentence, the word "first" indicates that it is referring to the initial or earliest fleet. "Arthur" is mentioned as the captain, suggesting that Captain Arthur led this fleet. "1788" specifies the year in which this event occurred.

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• 5.

### The first fleet took how many months to travel from portsmouth to australia?

• A.

2200000

• B.

80

• C.

8

C. 8
Explanation
The first fleet took 8 months to travel from Portsmouth to Australia.

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### True or False? The First Fleet went to Australia because the jails were overcrowded?

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The First Fleet went to Australia because the jails were overcrowded. This is true because the British government decided to establish a penal colony in Australia as a solution to the problem of overcrowded prisons in England. The First Fleet, consisting of 11 ships, arrived in Botany Bay in 1788 with the purpose of establishing a new settlement to house and rehabilitate convicts. Therefore, the statement is correct.

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