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Old 12-10-2006, 08:58 AM   #1
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Sunday Special- Discoverers and founders

Sunday Special- Discoverers and founders



We only need the last names of the people in this quiz to score a correct answer; correct first names
are icing on the cake, so to speak.
1. He's credited with being the first European to reach Asia.....
2. First explorer to reach Greenland...
3. First explorer to reach the eastern North American coast...
4. First European to see the Pacific Ocean...
5. Conqueror of the Aztecs..
6. Conqueror of the Inca...
7. FirstEuropean to set foot on what is now the U.S. mainland...
8. He founded Montreal...
9. He "Discovered" the Mississippi River...
10. He explored the southern Mississippi River...
11. First explorer to sail into New York Harbor
12. Credited with being the first explorer to sail around the world...
13. He founded Quebec...
14. First Englishman to sail around the world...
15. Danish discoverer of Alaska...
16.He discovered the Great Salt Lake...
17. He discovered the source of the Nile...
18. First to the North Pole...
19. First to the South Pole...
20. He found Livingston...
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1. Marco Polo
2. Eric the Red
3. Leif Erickson
4. Balboa
5. Cortez
6. Pizarro
7. Ponce de Leon
8. Cartier
9. De Soto
10. La Salle
11. Verrazano
12. Magellan
13. Champlain
14. Drake
15. Bering
16. Bridger
17. Speke
18. Peary (and Henson)
19. Amundsen
20. Stanley

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Old 12-10-2006, 08:17 PM   #2
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Geez! That was HARD! I'm proud of my 10/20.
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Old 12-11-2006, 12:33 PM   #3
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LT, you posted this thread again this morning and freaked me out. I thought my reply was lost. LOL. Anyway, looking forward to Monday's version.
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Old 12-12-2006, 04:28 PM   #4
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see! I forgot I posted it, couldn't find it, so assumed I didn't, and posted it again !

memory is the second thing to go
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Old 12-12-2006, 04:29 PM   #5
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hey alix;
did ya do better the second time??
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Old 12-12-2006, 05:06 PM   #6
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Smart arse.
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