Great Explorers Quiz

Answer all of the questions on the quiz, then select the Score button to grade the quiz.

1. Which desert did David Livingston cross to reach Lake Ngami?

Gobi
Kalahari
Sahara
Negev

2. In what year did Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first climbers to reach the summit of Mt. Everest?

1927
1936
1949
1953

3. What African-American explorer reached the North Pole with Robert Peary in 1909?

Matthew Henson
Jim Beckwourth
Jesse Owens
Booker T. Washington

4. What was the name of Jacques Cousteau's research vessel?

Sea Witch
Calypso
New Frontier
Avignon

5. Who was the first European to explore Florida?

Hernando De Soto
Sir Francis Drake
Ponce De Leon
James Cook