The South Pole Quiz - Exploration

20 Questions
The South Pole Quiz - Exploration

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Penguin Books 100th publication was which of the following books?
    • A. 

      The Worst Journey In The World - Apsley Cherry Garrard

    • B. 

      South - Ernest Shackleton

    • C. 

      The Great White South - Herbert Ponting

    • D. 

      Into The Frozen South - Scout Marr

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      The Magnetic South Pole

    • B. 

      Beardmore Glacier

    • C. 

      Emperor Penguin Eggs

    • D. 

      The South Pole

  • 3. 
    Which of the following men were not part of the team that made the Winter Journey?
    • A. 

      Cherry Garrard

    • B. 

      Atkinson

    • C. 

      Bowers

    • D. 

      Wilson

  • 4. 
    Name the Polar Explorer.
    • A. 

      Edward Wilson

    • B. 

      Henry Bowers

    • C. 

      Frank Wild

    • D. 

      Edward Evans

  • 5. 
    Name the ship ?
    • A. 

      The Endurance

    • B. 

      The Nimrod

    • C. 

      The Terra Nova

    • D. 

      The Fram

  • 6. 
    The crew from the Aurora, also known as The Ross Sea Party, were part of which expedition?
    • A. 

      British Antarctic Expedition

    • B. 

      Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

    • C. 

      Shackleton-Rowett Expedition

    • D. 

      British National Antarctic Expedition

  • 7. 
    Name the Polar Explorer.
    • A. 

      Patrick Keohane

    • B. 

      Victor Campbell

    • C. 

      William Lashly

    • D. 

      Robert Forde

  • 8. 
    What was the name given to the pony, pictured with Tom Crean?
    • A. 

      Bones

    • B. 

      Socks

    • C. 

      Chippy

    • D. 

      Manchu

  • 9. 
    Name the Antarctic Expedition?
    • A. 

      Fram

    • B. 

      Terra Nova

    • C. 

      Discovery

    • D. 

      Nimrod

  • 10. 
    Scott's team at Polheim. Where was Polheim?
    • A. 

      The South Pole

    • B. 

      The Ross Ice Shelf

    • C. 

      The Beardmore Glacier

    • D. 

      McMurdo Sound

  • 11. 
    Name this Polar explorer, aged 13.
    • A. 

      Ernest Shackleton

    • B. 

      Robert Scott

    • C. 

      Lawrence Oates

    • D. 

      Edward Atkinson

  • 12. 
    Where was this photograph taken?
    • A. 

      South Georgia

    • B. 

      Patience Camp

    • C. 

      Elephant Island

    • D. 

      Ocean Camp

  • 13. 
    Name the expedition ship.
    • A. 

      Discovery

    • B. 

      Endurance

    • C. 

      Nimrod

    • D. 

      Terra Nova

  • 14. 
    Who is this member of the Terra Nova Scientific Staff?
    • A. 

      Frank Debenham

    • B. 

      Cecil Meares

    • C. 

      Raymond Priestly

    • D. 

      Edward Atkinson

  • 15. 
    Frank Hurley and Ernest Shackleton are pictured where?
    • A. 

      Ocean Camp

    • B. 

      Patience Camp

    • C. 

      Dump Camp

    • D. 

      Elephant Island

  • 16. 
    Name this member of the Endurance crew?
    • A. 

      Robert Clarke

    • B. 

      Reginald James

    • C. 

      Alfred Cheetham

    • D. 

      Harry McNish

  • 17. 
    Name the expedition?
    • A. 

      Terra Nova

    • B. 

      Discovery

    • C. 

      Fram

    • D. 

      Nimrod

  • 18. 
    Name the ship.
    • A. 

      Quest

    • B. 

      Aurora

    • C. 

      Nimrod

    • D. 

      Terra Nova

  • 19. 
    This photograph was taken on which Antarctic expedition?
    • A. 

      Nimrod

    • B. 

      Discovery

    • C. 

      Terra Nova

    • D. 

      Fram

  • 20. 
    Who is standing on the extreme left of this picture?
    • A. 

      Robert Falcon Scott

    • B. 

      Roald Amundsen

    • C. 

      Ernest Shackleton

    • D. 

      Douglas Mawson