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Unit Quiz

Explorers and adventurers

This quiz will help you to assess your learning of key concepts and knowledge in this unit.

Q1.What did Ranulph Fiennes do 3 months after he had a heart attack?

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Q2.What is a historian?

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Q3.What was the name of Amelia Earhart's first plane?

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Q4.Which ocean did Amelia Earhart fly over as the first woman on a solo flight in 1932?

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Q5.How old was Valentina Tereshkova when she went into space?

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Q6.What was the mission called that Valentina Tereshkova was the pilot of?

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Q7.Why did the Soviet space programme not want Valentina Tereshkova to return to space?

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Q8.How many times did Shackleton try to reach the South Pole?

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Q9.What was Shackleton's ship called on his 3rd journey to the South Pole?

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Q10.What did Shackleton and his team do when they abandoned their ship? Choose 2.

Select two (2) boxes

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Q11.What war did Gertrude Bell live through?

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Q12.Why was Gertrude Bell so important to Great Britain?

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Q13.Which country was Marco Polo from?

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Q14.What did the ruler of China ask Marco Polo to do?

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Q15.Who flew into space with Neil Armstrong in Apollo 11? (Tick 2 boxes)

Select two (2) boxes

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Q16.What did Neil Armstrong say when the spacecraft landed on the moon?

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Q17.What 3 things did Neil Armstrong do when he was on the moon?

Select three (3) boxes

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