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trivia quiz  Audacious African Adventurers 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jakeroo, Feb 01 12

Okay, get your pith helmet and your elephant gun, we're going on an African safari "through the ages". The first explorers of this continent had to be brave souls - are you adventurous enough to take this quiz?
Jakeroo gold member
Feb 01 12
4680 plays
photo quiz  Best of the Best: Portuguese Conquistadors 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Oct 24 15

Although one initially may think of Spanish soldiers when hearing the term "conquistador", the word is also used in the Portuguese language to mean "conqueror".
ponycargirl editor
Oct 24 15
360 plays
trivia quiz  Random Explorers and Their Not-so-Random Ramblings 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, habitsowner, Jan 31 12

I've tried to pick only one explorer of each nationality for this quiz, although some may have explored for a country other than that of their birth. I hope you enjoy playing this.
Jan 31 12
5229 plays
trivia quiz  Leading Ladies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Jan 30 12

How many of these intrepid lady explorers and their exploits do you know?
Jan 30 12
5439 plays
trivia quiz  George De Long in the Kingdom of Ice 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Caseena, Apr 26 18

In the 1870s, George De Long set out in the USS Jeannette to find the North Pole. He did not succeed. All information was taken from "In the Kingdom of Ice" by Hampton Sides.
Caseena gold member
Apr 26 18
93 plays
trivia quiz  Famous Pioneers and Their Journeys 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robert362, Mar 25 03

Some famous trips throughout history.
Mar 25 03
4005 plays
trivia quiz  I Didn't Not Do It... 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Nov 20 12

These European explorers often did not do what they set out to do. But sometimes they didn't not do--they did. Identify these explorers based on what they did and didn't do.
nannywoo gold member
Nov 20 12
555 plays
trivia quiz  Famous Explorers - Who am I? 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Ilona_Ritter, Oct 14 15

This quiz is about ten random explorers. Do you know who they are based on the clue that is given to you?
Ilona_Ritter gold member
Oct 14 15
711 plays
match quiz  Lesser Known Explorers 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, May 20 17

Match these lesser known explorers to place he or she explored and when he or she traveled there.
Joepetz gold member
May 20 17
1107 plays
trivia quiz  Explorers Who Shouldn't Have Left Home 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, casey317, Oct 05 09

Some of those who go out to adventure/ Their actions I most certainly censure/ That you could be killed/ Does not leave me thrilled/ I'll stay home, grow old, and get dementia. -- What do you know about explorers who shouldn't have left home?
Oct 05 09
627 plays
trivia quiz  Canada Explored 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, Jul 26 03

What do you know about the men in the Age of Discovery who explored the Great White North?
reedy gold member
Jul 26 03
993 plays
trivia quiz  All I Need is a Tall Ship 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, illiniman14, Mar 16 10

If you consider Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, or Vasco da Gama the greatest seafarer in history, there's a good reason - you've never heard of Zheng He.
Mar 16 10
363 plays
trivia quiz  9 for 10 - Explorers 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, minch, Sep 22 02

Ten questions about explorers. If you get the right answers to the first nine questions, the initial letter of each answer will spell the answer to the last question.
minch gold member
Sep 22 02
2919 plays
match quiz  Beyond the Sea 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Feb 14 19

Match the explorer to the body of water that he is famous for exploring - from the seas, rivers, lakes and beyond.
Joepetz gold member
Feb 14 19
297 plays
trivia quiz  Is There Anybody Out There? 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Oct 23 15

I am sorry to disappoint anyone who came here expecting a quiz about Pink Floyd: perhaps another day.
EnglishJedi gold member
Oct 23 15
378 plays
match quiz  The Longest Journey 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, suomy, Jun 04 19

People have explored for millenia, usually with a view to finding new opportunities to exploit. This quiz asks you to match the European 'explorer' who was first to achieve the journey, and discover or land on the land concerned.
Jun 04 19
312 plays
trivia quiz  Sailing - over the briny and not so briny... 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, habitsowner, Jul 13 12

This is about sailors who may or may not be explorers, too. These people come from all nationalities and go all different places. Let's see if you can keep up with them.
Jul 13 12
378 plays
trivia quiz  Captain William Bligh 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Bexze, Feb 06 06

Captain William Bligh is famous as the villain in "The Mutiny on the Bounty." However, he was also a British naval officer with a long and interesting career. Questions are about the life of Bligh.
Feb 06 06
801 plays
photo quiz  They Never Came Back 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Oct 17 15

Exploration can be a dangerous occupation or hobby. Here are ten people who went exploring in order to learn more, or to prove a point, and never came back.
dcpddc478 gold member
Oct 17 15
588 plays
trivia quiz  Well, You're the Mountain Man 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Triviaballer, Jan 15 19

Here's to some of the men that have conquered Earth's mountains. Good luck!
Triviaballer gold member
Jan 15 19
153 plays
photo quiz  They Boldly Went 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Oct 14 15

There have many brave men who decided to go where no man had gone before, or so they thought at the time. Some were successful, some were not. Here are questions about ten of these bold explorers.
dcpddc478 gold member
Oct 14 15
696 plays
trivia quiz  Meet 70 Explorers - Part 1, Amundsen to Bonington 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, MalStone, Mar 12 19

This quiz has been inspired by reading 'Explorers' Sketchbooks - The Art of Discovery & Adventure' with one question for each of the 70 explorers in this book. Part One is for the first 10. individuals in this book.
MalStone gold member
Mar 12 19
147 plays
trivia quiz  Dr. Livingstone, I presume? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jglane, Nov 21 11

In October 1871, the immortal "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" was uttered by Stanley, upon finding the lost David Livingstone. He is now one of history's best known explorers. This quiz is about some of the brave people who explored the globe.
Nov 21 11
450 plays
trivia quiz  Sailing 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 18 19

As Rod Stewart might have sung: "They were sailing, 'cross the ocean". What do you know about the following sailors, explorers and ship travellers?
JanIQ gold member
Nov 18 19
258 plays
trivia quiz  Magellan and His Historic Voyage 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, manvinder01, May 22 03

This quiz is about Ferdinand Magellan and his voyage around the world which most scholars consider as the greatest navigational feat in history.
May 22 03
1323 plays
trivia quiz  Explorers of the New World 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, mkp51, Nov 18 02

Here's a quiz to see if you can identify some of the early explorers of the North American continent. Have fun!
Nov 18 02
1701 plays
trivia quiz  Explorer Series - Cortes 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, ace_sodium, Oct 21 02

Some questions regarding Hernando Cortes, the man who brought down the Aztec Empire! Kindly note that Cortes is also spelt Cortez.
Oct 21 02
903 plays
trivia quiz  Discoverers of New Lands 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, aaronjunior, Oct 19 11

Since the beginning of time there have been many explorers in world history, famous for discovering new lands. How many of these can you remember from your school days?
Oct 19 11
651 plays
trivia quiz  Circumnavigators 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Mr5, Jan 18 03

The daring people who convinced themselves that the world is round.
Jan 18 03
1464 plays
trivia quiz  Marco Polo 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, khassandra, Mar 28 02

So here's a little quiz about my favourite historical figures - Marco Polo.
Mar 28 02
1038 plays
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