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Question 1: [4] They were ________ Le Griffon through uncharted waters that only canoes had previously explored.
Amateur radio direction findingGlobal Positioning SystemNavigationCompass

Question 2: Le Griffon was the first full-sized sailing ship on the upper Great Lakes of ________ and she led the way to modern commercial shipping in that part of the world.
South AmericaAmericasAmericas (terminology)North America

Question 3: [4] They entered Lake St. Clair on 12 August, the feast day of Saint ________, and named the lake after her.
Catholic ChurchFranciscanClare of AssisiFrancis of Assisi

Question 4: [1 ][4] Some say Le Griffon was named for ________ whose coat of arms was ornamented with the mythical griffin.
Louis de Buade de FrontenacJean TalonQuebecNew France

Question 5: One candidate is a wreck at the western end of Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron, with another wreck near ________, also proposed.
Gladstone, MichiganGarden Township, MichiganEscanaba, MichiganBark River Township, Michigan

Question 6: They anchored on the south shore of the island and found it occupied by friendly ________ and 15 of the fur traders La Salle sent ahead.
PotawatomiMeskwakiShabbonaKickapoo

Question 7: The Frontenac was lost in ________, on January 8, 1679.
Lake OntarioLake HuronGreat LakesLake Superior

Question 8: Le Griffon's pattern closely followed the prevailing type used by explorers to cross the ________ to the New World.
Arctic OceanIndian OceanPacific OceanAtlantic Ocean

Question 9: [1 ] They reached the mouth of the ________ on 10 August 1679 where they were greeted by 3 columns of smoke signaling the location of Tonti's camp whom they received on board.
Lake Saint Clair (North America)St. Clair RiverHuron River (Michigan)Detroit River

Question 10: French explorer René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, sought a Northwest Passage to ________ and Japan to extend France's trade.
Religion in ChinaChinaTime in ChinaProvince (China)
















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