QUESTIONS: GEOGRAPHICAL KNOWLEDGE OF EARTH

In the mind of the people whose land was the hemisphere that holding back the four elephants?


  1. Ancient Egyptians
  2. Ancient Chinese
  3. The ancient Indians
Answer: c

The first person obrahuvav dimensions of our planet and introduced the concept of "parallel" and "meridians"?


  1. Eratosthenes
  2. Ptolemy
  3. Behaym
Answer: a

Who first suggested that the Earth has the shape of balls?


  1. Behaym
  2. Pythagoras
  3. Eratosthenes
Answer: b

Globe as a model of the world first created


  1. Eratosthenes Kirenskyy
  2. Martin Behaym
  3. Gerard Mercator
Answer: b

Who believe discoverers of Iceland and Greenland?


  1. Norman
  2. Phoenicians
  3. Egyptians
Answer: a

Who first used the compass in navigation?


  1. Chinese
  2. Arabs
  3. Normans
Answer: a

The works of European travelers who were once first systematic source of knowledge about China?


  1. Marco Polo
  2. Athanasius Nikitin
  3. Christopher Columbus
Answer: a

In what year was discovered America?


  1. In 1492
  2. In 1498
  3. In 1504
Answer: a

Who sailors discovered America?


  1. Amerigo Vespucci
  2. Christopher Columbus
  3. Ferdinand Magellan
Answer: b

What was the name of the lead ship of Columbus?


  1. "Santiago"
  2. "Santa Maria"
  3. "Trinidad"
Answer: b

Who first suggested that the new land Columbus discovered is actually an unknown continent?


  1. Amerigo Vespucci
  2. Ferdinand Magellan
  3. Martin Valdzemyuller
Answer: a

Ferdinand Magellan went down in history as a navigator,


  1. who discovered America
  2. that led the first round the world
  3. that opened the sea route from Europe to India
  4. entitled a sea of the world's largest
Answer: b, d

What caravels of Magellan's expedition did not achieve Seville during the first circumnavigation trip?


  1. "Trinidad"
  2. "San Antonio"
  3. Victoria
  4. "Santiago"
  5. "Konsepsion"
Answer: a, b, d, e

Travelers Who first reached the North Pole?


  1. Robert Piri
  2. Fritof Nansen
  3. Penguins
Answer: a

Who gave the name of the planet's largest ocean?


  1. Christopher Columbus
  2. Ferdinand Magellan
  3. Bartolomeu Dias
Answer: b

How to call Australia from 1606 to 1814 years?


  1. New Britain
  2. New Spain
  3. New Holland
Answer: c

Where in 1779 in a skirmish with natives killed James Cook?


  1. In the Philippine Islands
  2. At the robber (Marianas) Islands
  3. In Hawaii
Answer: c

Philippine Islands became a place of death


  1. Christopher Columbus
  2. James Cook
  3. Ferdinand Magellan
Answer: c

What was the nationality of the traveler that first reached the South Pole?


  1. French
  2. The English
  3. Norwegian
Answer: c

What means of transportation were not used during the expedition Amundsen South Pole conquest?


  1. Dogs
  2. Horses
  3. Tractors
Answer: b, c

What was the main reason for the failure of Robert Scott's expedition to the South Pole?


  1. Poorly chosen move
  2. Inaccurate navigation
  3. Insufficient funding for the expedition
Answer: a

Who of these travelers had Ukrainian roots?


  1. Lysyansky
  2. Kruzenshtern
  3. Bellingshausen
Answer: a

Where in Antarctica funktsionaye Ukrainian polar station "Akademik Vernadsky"?


  1. Since 1996
  2. Since 1991
  3. Since 2001
Answer: a

What's the name speed in navigation unit?


  1. Nmi
  2. Node
  3. Knot
  4. Gordian knot
Answer: b