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Which country did Abel Tasman discover?

New Zealand

America

The Solomon Islands

New Guinea

Abel Tasman National Park is New Zealand's smallest national park.

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When was the summit of Mount Everest reached for the first time?

1953

1923

1943

1913

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What is the explorer Amerigo Vespucci best known for?

"America" is named after him

Finding the sea route to India

Being the first European in America

The first Bering Strait crossing

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Who was the first European to land in Australia?

Willem Janzoon

Christopher Columbus

Amerigo Vespucci

James Cook

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Who traveled along the Silk Road through Asia?

Marco Polo

Vasco de Gama

James Cook

David Livingstone

Marco Polo began his journey to China in 1271.

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Where did James Cook die?

Captain James Cook is killed by natives of Hawaii during his third visit in 1779.

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When did Fridtjof Nansen's Fram expedition to the North Pole take place?

1893 - 1896

1873 - 1876

1913 - 1916

1923 - 1926

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Who was the first person to reach the South Pole?

Roald Amundsen

Robert Falcon Scott

James Cook

Abel Tasman

Roald Amundsen reached the South Pole on December 14, 1911.

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Where was Christopher Columbus born?

Genoa, Italy

Madrid, Spain

Lisbon, Portugal

Paris, France

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Which explorer died on his way back from the South Pole?

Robert Falcon Scott

Roald Amundsen

Francis Drake

Abel Tasman

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Why is Ferdinand Magellan famous?

Initiating the first circumnavigation

Reaching the North Pole

The initial discovery of America

Exploring the east coast of Australia

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Who was the first European to see the Victoria Falls in Africa?

David Livingstone

Mathew Flinders

Alexander von Humboldt

Marco Polo

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