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Geographical Discoveries Mcqs

Geographical Discoveries Mcqs for the preparation of NTS, PPSC, SPSC, BPSC, KPSC, FPSC, OTS and other academic entry test and jobs tests.

 

1. Who named the “Pacific Ocean”

(a) Juan Ponce de Leon

(b) Francis Drake

(c) Ferdinand Magellan

(d) Hernando De Soto

 

2. Who was the first to call America a ‘New World”

(a) Matthew Hinders

(b) James Cook

(c) Amerigo Vespucci

(d) Alexander Mackenzie

 

3. Magellan is to the Philippines as Cook is to where

(a) Madagascar

(b) Maldives

(c) Hawaii

(d) Falklands

 

4. Who first circumnavigated the globe

(a) Ferdinand Magellan

(b) Sebastian Cabot

(c) Vasco da Gama

(d) Henry Hudson

 

5. What was the religion of Ibn Battuta

(a) Jewish

(b) Pagan

(c) Christian

(d) Islam

 

6. Islamic scholar who from Tangier set out for Mecca and began a journey of three decades and 75,000 miles

(a) Cheng Ho

(b) Ibn Battuta

(c) Jonassen Bering

(d) Ibn Sayyad

 

7. Who made voyages for the English and the Dutch explored what is now New York

(a) Henry Hudson

(b) John Smith

(c) John’ Cabot

(d) Francis Drake

 

8. Erik the Red is to Greenland as Leif Eriksson is to where

(a) Azores

(b) Svalbard

(c) Cuba

(d) Vinland

 

9. Who discovered the sea route to India

(a) Vasco da Gama

(b) Columbus

(c) Magellan

(d) Hopkins

 

10. Robert Peary reached North Pole in

(a) 1908

(b) 1910

(c) 1909

(d) None of above

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