Home > Questions for Quiz 10

Questions for Quiz 10


Over the years the CCS has held several quizzes through its journal, Cook's Log.
These are reproduced for you on our web site, so you can take part and test your knowledge of Captain Cook.

Here is Quiz 10.
The questions about the men who sailed with James Cook were set by CCS member John Robson.
The questions originally appeared in 2007 (Vol. 30, no. 3, page 4) and the answers the next issue (Vol. 30, no. 4, page 17).
Answers to this quiz

The Questions

Question number Question
1. Whose wife was sentenced to transportation to North America?
2. Who taught Samuel Taylor Coleridge?
3. Who drew the first detailed map of the Isle of Man?
4. Whose nephew was the artist John Constable?
5. Whose sister was the ancestor of Julian and Aldous Huxley?
6. Whose son was on the Bellerophon that took Napoleon to St. Helena?
7. To whose daughter did Beethoven dedicate a piece of music?
8. Which man nearly precipitated a war with Spain?
9. And which man was leader of the expedition sent to sort everything out?
10. Whose great, great grandson won a Victoria Cross in World War I?
11. Whose father was murdered in Wapping?
12. Which man dictated his will as he lay dying in the cockpit of the Mars?
13. Which two men gave "curiosities" to Trinity College, Dublin?
14. Which two men regularly played whist with the writers Charles Lamb and Robert Southey?
15. Who commanded the Victory not long before Nelson?
16. Whose grandfather (named Fletcher) married the great aunt (named Christian) of Fletcher Christian? (hence the origin of the combination of names).
17. Who died fighting for the Russians against the Swedes?
18. Which man was supposedly killed in a duel?

Updated: July 2007

No comments

Unsolicited e-mail warning

It has come to our attention that spam mailers (senders of bulk unsolicited e-mail) have been forging their mail with this domain as the point of origin. As a matter of policy, we do not send out e-mail from our domain name. If you have received an email that appears to be from "@CaptainCookSociety.com" it was forged and sent without our consent, knowledge, or the use of our servers.