|1.||Scott of the Antartic reached the South Pole in January 2012. Who beat him to it?|
(Roald Engelbregt Gravning) Amundsen (Norwegian)
|2.||Which 21 year old student from Newcastle University became the youngest Briton to ski the full distance to the South Pole in January 2012?|
|3.||Which British Blue Peter presenter is attempting, in January 2012, to get to the South Pole on a variety modes of transport – including a bike and kite ski?|
|4.||Who were the two men who first stepped foot on the moon?|
Neil Armstorng & Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin
|5.||Who was the first person to have indisputably reached both the North and South Poles?|
(Roald Engelbregt Gravning) Amundsen (Norwegian), see question 1.
|6.||Who were the American explorers who travelled from Missouri to the Oregon and back between 1804 and 1806?|
Lewis and Clark, William Clark & Meriwether Lewis.
|7.||Who is most commonly attributed as finding America, when he was hoping to find a route to India?|
|8.||Which British explorer was the first ship's captain to stop the disease scurvy (now known to be caused by a lack of vitamin C) among sailors by providing them with fresh fruits?|
Captain James Cook
|9.||Who was the Spanish adventurer and conquistador (he was also a failed law student) who overthrew the Aztec empire and claimed Mexico for Spain (1519-21).|
Hernán Cortes, Marqués Del Valle De Oaxaca.
|10.||Which Portuguese explorer discovered an ocean route from Portugal to the East – thought to be impossible at the time - in 1497??|
Vasco da Gama