Antarctica - Questions
Please read the article on Antarctica here before answering the questions.
1) Which of these men were not one of the first 3 to see Antarctica?
a) Fabian von Bellingshausen b) Edward Bransfield
c) Nathaniel Palmer d) Robert Falcon Scott
2) What year was Antarctica first sighted?
a) 1820 b) 1920
b) 2020 c) 1840
3) Who was the first person to land on Antarctica?
a) Edward Bransfield b) Robert Falcon Scott
c) Dave Johnis d) John Davis
4) What is a sealer?
a) Someone who seals things b) Someone who trains seals to do tricks
c) Someone who hunts seals d) Someone who sleeps on a Sealy Posturepedic Mattress
5) Do historians believe he was the first person to land in Antarctica?
a) Yes b) No
c) They aren’t sure d) I don’t even know what a Historian is, and I was too lazy to
6) Who was the first person to embark on a proper exhibition of Antarctica?
a) Ernest Shackleton b) Matt Goodwin
c) William Wallace d) I tried to google it but I couldn’t find the answer, even though
the answer is in the article and I could just read it
First to reach the South pole
7) Who was the first person to reach the south pole?
a) Roald Amundsen b) Robert Falcon Scott
8) How did Scott and his team die?
a) Old age b) Froze to death in a blizzard
c) Shipwreck d) Trick question. They are still alive