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The first voyage of James Cook

The first voyage of James Cook

James Cook's legendary journey around the world proved to be enormously valuable for science.



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  • What was the original name of HM Bark Endeavour?
  • What was the name of Endeavour in the last years of her career?
  • Where did the ship strike a reef in 1770?
  • What other vehicle was named Endeavour?
  • How many masts did HM Bark Endeavour have?
  • How long was HM Bark Endeavour?
  • Who occupied the British throne at the time of the departure of Cook’s first journey?
  • What institution financed Cook’s first journey?
  • The exploration of which part of the world was one of the tasks of James Cook during his first journey?
  • In which year did HM Bark Endeavour set sail from Plymouth harbour?
  • Which ocean was the first James Cook sailed through during his legendary journey?
  • In which port did HM Bark Endeavour NOT dock during Cook’s first journey?
  • Which island did HM Bark Endeavour NOT sail past during Cook’s first journey?
  • In which port was the ship sunk?
  • What caused the most of the deaths among the crew?
  • How long did James Cook's first journey take?
  • What kind of expedition was James Cook's journey?
  • The transit of which planet across the Sun was one of the major goals of the Expedition?
  • Why were the results of the expedition’s astronomical observations inaccurate?
  • Which island was chosen as the location to carry out the observation of the transit of Venus?
  • What was the name of the expedition’s astronomer?
  • What was the name of the expedition’s botanist?
  • How many people sailed from Plymouth on the expedition?
  • What was NOT named after James Cook?
  • What nationality was James Cook?
  • True or false? James Cook was the first sea commander to circumnavigate Antarctica.
  • Who made most of the illustrations during the expedition?
  • How many people died of scurvy during Cook’s first expedition?
  • Which of the following was reached first by James Cook, among European explorers?


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