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Question 1: ________, 1577-1580, led the first English expedition to circumnavigate the world.
Edward LowHippolyte de BouchardJohn HawkinsFrancis Drake

Question 2: ________, 1895–1898, first single-handed circumnavigation.
Joshua SlocumAlan VilliersRobin Lee GrahamHerman Melville

Question 3: At that point, again, routes may vary: one way is through the Suez Canal and into the Mediterranean; the other is around ________ and then up the west coast of Africa.
Table Mountain National ParkCape TownCape of Good HopeSouth Africa

Question 4: ________, between 1768 and 1779, made two circumnavigations and completed most of a third, though he died before the third could actually be completed.
Mutiny on the BountyHMS EndeavourJames CookJoseph Banks

Question 5: ________, 1679–1691; 1703–1707; and 1708–1711.
William DampierEdward LowWoodes RogersEdward Davis

Question 6: ________ July 1933, first solo aerial circumnavigation.
AlaskaWiley PostBarrow, AlaskaFloyd Bennett Field

Question 7: ________, 1924, first aerial circumnavigation, 175 days, covering 44,360 kilometres (27,553 miles).
1st Operations GroupAeronautical Division, U.S. Signal CorpsUnited States Army Air CorpsUnited States Army Air Service

Question 8: CCGS Hudson, 1970, first circumnavigation of North and ________.
Latin AmericaAmericasAmericas (terminology)South America

Question 9: Juan Sebastián Elcano 1519-1522, ________'s expedition, 1519-1522 expedition.
Ferdinand MagellanSpainPortuguese EmpireSpanish Empire

Question 10: Michael Perham, 2009, so far youngest to circumnavigate alone, 17 years and 164 days at arrival (________ is younger and in January 2010 halfway through an attempt).
Zac SunderlandDavid DicksAbby SunderlandJessica Watson







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