General Knowledge Questions for BCS – Famous Explorers – part-2

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General Knowledge Questions for BCS – Famous Explorers


 



























































































Question:Which English explorer gave his name to a river, a strait, and a bay in North America?
Answer: Henry Hudson. 
Question: Which French explorer of the 18  th Century had an island, a strait and a climbing plant named after him?
Answer: Louis Bougainvillea.
Question:Who organized and led the Kon-Tiki expedition in 1947?
Answer: Thor Heyerdahl.
Question:  Who first sailed round the tip of South America and had the straits named after him?
Answer: Ferdinand Magellan. 
Question:New Zealand’s highest peak is named after an explorer. What is his name? 
Answer: Captain James Cook.
Question:Who was the man who first explored the great river system of Australia and named the Darling River?
Answer: Captain Sturt. 
Question:  Which pirate was also an explorer?
Answer: William Dampier. 
Question: Who was Ibn Battuta?
Answer:A Moroccan scholar who between 1325 and 1354, traveled throughout the Moslem world and beyond its bounds 
Question: When did Ronald Amundsen reach the South Pole?  
Answer:In 1911. 
Question: Who was the first mane to reach the North Pole? 
Answer:Robert Peary. 
Question:Who was Fahien?
Answer:A Buddhist pilgrim from China who came to India during the reign of Chandragupta Vikramaditya.

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