Explorers

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Explorers Trivia QuestionAnswer
Where was Alexander von Humboldt born?Berlin
Which explorer and conquistador overthrew the Aztec empire and won Mexico for the crown of Spain?Hernan Cortes
What prompted Erik the Red to go to Greenland?He was exiled
Which explorer was appointed surveyor-general of New South Wales in 1812?John Oxley
What film director explored the bottom of the Mariana Trench in 2012?James Cameron
What trading company did explorer Alexander Mackenzie enter in 1779?North West Company
In what vessel did Jacques Piccard reach record depths in the Mariana Trench in 1960?Trieste
What name is given to a person who explores unfamiliar territory?Explorer
In what was Arctic explorer Umberto Nobile traveling at the time of his death in 1928?Dirigible
What was the ship Captain James Cook commanded in the first of his three Pacific voyages?Endeavour
The Peru Current has an alternative name after an explorer, which explorer?Alexander von Humboldt
What became of Francis Drake's flagship Golden Hind?On display in London
Which explorer correctly identified the source of the Nile?John Hanning Speke
Who wsa the first person from the Mediterranean region who is on record as describing the MidnightSun?Pytheas
Who is believed to be the first European to sight the Pacific Ocean?Vasco Nunex de Balboa
The colony at Botany Bay led to the establishment of what city?Sydney
Which explorers expedition was the first to circumnavigate the earth?Magellan
Who was the 20th century explorer who was the first outsider to see the Highlands area of Papua New Guinea?Mick Leahy
To what explorer did Edgar Allan Poe dedicated his last major work, "Eureka: A Prose Poem"?Alexander von Humboldt
Who explored the Colorado River?Hernando de Alarc
Which famous explorer discovered Christmas Island on Christmas Eve 1777?Captain Cook

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