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?
Question: Which country did Alexander Mackenzie explore towards the end of the 18 th Century?
Question: What was the name of the explorer and soldier who captured Mexico for Spain?
Question: Which Scots missionary explored Africa during the 19 th Century?
Answer: David Livingstone.
Question: By who was New Zealand discovered?
Answer: Abel Tasman.