Statistics for Famous Explorers Quiz

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General Stats

  • This quiz has been taken 17,847 times
    (6,202 since last reset)
  • The average score is 13 of 22

Answer Stats

What Nationality Explorer % Correct
"Discovered" the New WorldGenoanChristopher Columbus
99%
First person to walk on the MoonAmericanNeil Armstrong
95%
European discovery of Hawaii and eastern AustraliaEnglishJames Cook
89%
Traveled through China and met Kublai KhanVenetianMarco Polo
88%
Credited for first circumnavigation of the Earth, but he died along the wayPortugueseFerdinand Magellan
76%
First sea voyage from Europe to IndiaPortugueseVasco da Gama
74%
Co-first climber to reach the top of EverestNew ZealandEdmund Hillary
69%
Established settlement of Vinland, in modern day CanadaNorseLeif Ericson
64%
Privateer, and leader of the world's 2nd circumnavigationEnglishFrancis Drake
62%
Surveyed the Louisiana PurchaseAmericanWilliam Clark
59%
Explored the interior of Africa and was found by StanleyScottishDavid Livingstone
59%
Led the first expedition to the South PoleNorwegianRoald Amundsen
58%
Surveyed the Louisiana PurchaseAmericanMeriwether Lewis
58%
Explored the deep sea and helped develop the Aqua-LungFrenchJacques Cousteau
53%
First European to reach Tasmania and New ZealandDutchAbel Tasman
51%
Colonized Virginia and searched for the mythical "City of Gold"EnglishWalter Raleigh
48%
Co-first climber to reach the top of EverestNepaleseTenzing Norgay
48%
Explored the area around modern-day New York City,
while looking for the Northwest Passage
EnglishHenry Hudson
47%
Led the first European expedition to Florida, said to be
looking for the Fountain of Youth
SpanishJuan Ponce de León
27%
Explored the Puget Sound and the Strait of GeorgiaEnglishGeorge Vancouver
20%
Admiral who sailed a "treasure fleet" of over 300 ships from China
to Africa and Arabia
Chinese{Zheng} He
16%
First European to cross the isthmus of PanamaSpanishVasco Núñez de Balboa
16%

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