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Question 1:
What role did Francis Drake play in the TV series Asmodée?
Blaise Lebel
Harry Fanning

Question 2: It is known that Drake and his men sailed north from Nova Albion in search of a western opening to the ________, a potentially valuable asset to the English at the time.
Northwest PassageFranklin's lost expeditionCanadaArctic Ocean

Question 3:
Which of the following battles did Francis Drake take part in?

Question 4:
How is Francis Drake described?
Privateer; circumnavigator of the world
Chilean footballer
German choral director and composer
Russian-American novelist, lepidopterist, professor

Question 5: In 1596, he died of dysentery, at age 55 while anchored off the coast of Portobelo, ________ where some Spanish treasure ships had sought shelter.
Costa RicaNicaraguaDominican RepublicPanama

Question 6:
When was Francis Drake born?
c. 1540

Question 7: Before he turned thirteen, Drake started his sea career when he became an apprentice member of the crew of a barque trading between the ________ and the cross-Channel ports.
TidewayHenley-on-ThamesRiver ThamesThames Estuary

Question 8:
When did Francis Drake die?

Question 9: The boulevard runs between Drakes Bay at Point Reyes to Point San Quentin on ________.
Oakland, CaliforniaSan Francisco Bay AreaSan Francisco BaySan Jose, California

Question 10: He died of dysentery in January 1596[1] after unsuccessfully attacking ________.
HavanaSan Juan, Puerto RicoMexico CityPonce, Puerto Rico


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