General Knowledge Questions for BCS – Famous Explorers – part-1

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General Knowledge Questions for BCS – Famous Explorers


 

Question:          Which explorer made his most famous voyage in the “Santa Maria”?

Answer:            Christopher Columbus.

 

Question:          Who Explored Africa from Lake Victoria down the River Congo to the sea?

Answer:            H.M. Stanley.

 

Question:          Who led the first successful Trans-Antarctic expedition in 1958?

Answer:            Vivian Fuchs.

 

Question:          What is the Name of the first man who landed on the Moon?

Answer:            Neil Armstrong.

 

Question:          Who was the first mane to fly Solo over the Atlantic?

Answer:            Charles Lindberg.

 

Question:          Which Portuguese navigator rounded the Cape of Good Hope and discovered the sea route to India  in 1498?

Answer:            Vasco-da-Gama.

 

Question:          Which country did Alexander Mackenzie explore towards the end of the 18 th Century?

Answer:            Canada.

 

Question:          What was the name of the explorer and soldier who captured Mexico for Spain?

Answer:            Cortes.

 

Question:          Which Scots missionary explored Africa during the 19 th Century?

Answer:            David Livingstone.

 

Question:          By who was New Zealand discovered?

Answer:            Abel Tasman.

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