What was the name of a famous Norse explorer in the 10th Century?
Erik The Red Click to see the answer
Which explorers expedition was the first to circumnavigate the earth?
Why was Easter Island named Easter island?
It was discovered on Easter Sunday
Which of these happened first?
Madeira and Azores discovered
Which explorer's expedition was the first to circumnavigate the earth?
Which famous waterfalls did David Livingstone discover in 1855?
Which was the first continent to be discovered that had no native population?
Antarctica Click to see the answer
What was the name of the ship on which the Pilgrims came to America?
Which explorer was the first to circumnavigate the globe?
Where did explorers first arrive in Canada?
L'Anse aux Meadows
Who led the team that discovered Tutankhamen's tomb?
What South American country is named after a famous explorer?
Which explorer gave the name Canada?
What was the middle name of the explorer Captain Scott?
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first men to climb which mountain?
Who carried out the second circumnavigation of the world?
Francis Drake Click to see the answer
Which explorer first claimed Canada for France?
Which 'Apollo' mission landed the first humans on the Moon?
Which famous explorer's ship was called The Discovery?
Who was Vasco da Gama?
A Portuguese explorer and navigator
Which year did the Americans launched their first satellite Explorer 1?
Who was Leif Ericson?
An 11th century explorer who may have discovered the Americas
Which famous ship was sunk in 1545?
Who discovered the sea route to India in 1497?
Vasco da Gama
What did Captain Cook discover in 1778?
The Sandwich Islands
Tutankhamen's tomb was discovered in which decade?
In which century was explorer Marco Polo born?
Who was Marco Polo?
A 13th century Venetian explorer of China Click to see the answer
Who was Richard E. Byrd?
A pioneering American aviator and polar explorer
Who was the second person to walk on the moon?
Who was David Livingstone?
A Scottish missionary and explorer in Africa
Who arrived in Massachusetts from England in 1620?
Who was Captain James Cook?
A 18th century explorer who mapped Australia and claimed it for Great Britain
Who was Roald Amundsen?
A Norwegian explorer and the first man to reach the South Pole
Who was John Cabot?
A 15th century Italian explorer
Marco Polo was an explorer from which country?
T. E. Lawrence became famous as Lawrence of …?
Who was Sir Richard Burton?
A Victorian explorer and writer
Meriwether Lewis was an American what?
Jacques Cartier discovered which country?
Man finally landed on the moon in which year?
Who is credited with discovering America?
Who was Ferdinand Magellan?
A Portuguese explorer and the first European to cross the Pacific
Who was king when Columbus discovered America?
Cpt James Bligh captained which famous ship?
Who is credited with bringing tobacco to England?
Sir Walter Raleigh
Who was Christopher Columbus?
One of the first explorers to reach the Americas
Who discovered the sea route to India?
Vasco da Gama Click to see the answer
Who was the first to explore Germany?
What name is given to the 11 ships that sailed from Great Britain on 13 May 1787?
Who sailed in the 'Santa Maria'?
Who said 'Dr Livingstone I Presume'?
Henry Morton Stanley
How did Europeans learn about Asia?
Soldiers returning from the Crusades
What name was given to the islands we now know as Hawaii when they were first discovered by Europeans?
Sandwich Islands Click to see the answer
Who discovered Tutankhamen's tomb?
What was the name of the ship that James Cook used on his first voyage of discovery to Australia and New Zealand?
Who was the first black woman in space?
Who discovered Greenland?
Erik The Red
Which explorer died en route to Tahiti?
Who discovered Canada?
Which Dutch navigator led the first European expedition to sight the Fiji island group?
What did the Europeans want from Asia?
Spices, gold, and silk
What was the common nationality of the explorers Vasco da Gama, Bartholomew Diaz and Ferdinand Magellan?
Portuguese Click to see the answer
Which British captain and explorer proved that New Zealand was not a part of a continent?
Which English explorer credited with 'the establishment of the first English settlement in North America was born on New Year's Day 1580?
Hiram Bingham rediscovered which archeological site in 1911?
Jacques Cartier claimed which part of Canada for France?
Edmund Hillary was the first man to conquer which mountain?
Where did the first fleet of British ships land in 1788?
In which century did James Cook discover the Hawaiian islands?
The tomb of which boy king was first discovered in 1922?
What nationality was the great explorer Vasco Da Gama?
What did the early explorers originally call America?
The New World
Who claimed the East Coast of Australia as British in 1770?
Cpt James Cook
Who discovered the Lost City of Machu Picchu in 1912?
Hiram Bingham Click to see the answer
Which explorer first entered San Francisco Bay in 1579?
Where did the British establish an outpost in 1803?
Van Diemen's Land
In what capacity was Vasco Nunez de Balboa famous in history?
What did Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon discover in 1922?
Tomb of Tutankhamen
In what year did Christopher Columbus discover America?
In which century did Christopher Columbus discover America?
In what year was the wreck of the Titanic discovered?
Which of the following four ships was launched the earliest?
In 1963, who became the first woman to fly in space?
In what year did Roald Amundsen reach the South Pole?
The first German immigrants to Australia settled where?
Walter Raleigh named which US state after Elizabeth I?
On which date of 1969 did Neil Armstrong walk on the moon?
Who was the first man to circumnavigate Australia?
Who discovered the 'New World' of the Americas?
Christopher Columbus Click to see the answer
Who settled Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607?
Who was the explorer who died in Panama in 1596?
Why did Columbus call the Arawaks Indians?
He thought he had reached the Indies
Where did the marauding Vikings come from?
What led to the growth of California in 1848?
Who was the first woman in outer space?
Valentina Tereshkova Click to see the answer
Who was the first man to conquer Mount Everest?
Who first sailed around the Cape of Good Hope?
Vasco da Gama
Who was the first person to reach the North Pole?
Who conquered the Greeks around 2,100 years ago?
Who was the first to call America a 'New World'?
Who led the Russian conquest of Siberia?
What was the nationality of Jacques Piccard?
Which famous person explored the river Zambezi?
Who is credited with discovering America in 1492?
Christopher Columbus Click to see the answer
Which type of ship was The Marie Celeste?
Which of these explorers traveled the furthest?
Whose journeys are published in the book Rihla?
The first European to reach Australia was who?
Which explorer named the Pacific Ocean?
What was the name of Christopher Columbus' ship?
The famous explorer Christopher Columbus came from which European country?
The wreck of which famous ship was discovered and filmed in 1985?
Who accompanied Edmund Hillary in his 1953 conquering of Everest?
A 4,400 year-old mommy, found smiling, was discovered in what year?
The first known European to land in Australia was what nationality?
What is the name of the explorer who founded the Roanoke Colony?
In 1909 where was US explorer Robert Peary the first person to reach?
What did Howard Carter discover in 1922 after a fifteen-year-long search?
What island did the Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen discover in April 1722?
Who led a troupe of elephants over the Brooklyn Bridge in May 1884?
What ocean did Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl cross on a raft in 1947?
The Pacific Ocean
What Spanish explorer discovered the Americas during the Renaissance?
What did Howard Carter and the Earl of Carnarvon discover in 1922?
Which of these men was an English explorer in the 16th Century?
In what century did Christopher Columbus discover the New World?