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trivia quiz  Explorers Though Time 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, qazuhb, Oct 24 01

A tribute to the first ones to arrive...
Oct 24 01
3240 plays
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?
Feb 01 12
4587 plays
trivia quiz  Got your 'Bering'? Let's explore! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, Jan 30 12

Vitus Jonassen Bering was an 18th century explorer whose name adorns the Bering Strait between Russia and Alaska, among other places. How much do you know about him?
Jan 30 12
5163 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
264 plays
match quiz  Exploring Australia and Explorers from Australia 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ClaudiaCat, Jan 14 17

This quiz is about explorers exploring in Australia or Australians who are exploring.
ClaudiaCat gold member
Jan 14 17
168 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
984 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
5106 plays
trivia quiz  Thor Heyerdahl: The Great Adventurer 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mari67, May 06 08

Thor Heyerdahl (6 Oct 1914 - 18 Apr 2002) was a famous Norwegian scientist and adventurer. Here are some questions about the man and his adventures.
May 06 08
813 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
3978 plays
trivia quiz  Wish You Were Here 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ks_sweet_pea, Sep 22 11

Identify these famous explorers by the postcards they sent home to their loved ones. It's as easy as....circumnavigating the globe! Good Luck!
Sep 22 11
849 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
681 plays
trivia quiz  Roald Amundsen , A Norwegian explorer 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, mari67, Jul 04 08

His full name was Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen, and he was one of the greatest figures in Polar exploration. Do you want to find out more about him?
Jul 04 08
522 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
624 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
534 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
234 plays
trivia quiz  The Life of Matthew Henson: A Resourceful Explorer 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, sashby87, Dec 06 07

Explorer Matthew Henson was an African-American who lived an interesting life, due to his resourceful nature in overcoming obstacles that stood in his way. He played a pivotal role in the discovery of the North Pole. What do you know about him?
Dec 06 07
390 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
363 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.
illiniman14 gold member
Mar 16 10
357 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?
Jul 26 03
930 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
2910 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
369 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
624 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
798 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
579 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
441 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
141 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
1302 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
213 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
1698 plays
trivia quiz  Explorers of Australia 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, ClaudiaCat, Jan 09 14

This is a tour of known (or are they?) explorers of Australia - enjoy the trip with me...
ClaudiaCat gold member
Jan 09 14
246 plays
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