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Questions for Quiz 4


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, even if the prizes have long ago been claimed!

Here is Quiz 4.
The questions originally appeared in 1987 (Vol. 10, no. 4, page 562) and the answers the following year (Vol. 11, no. 3, page 605).
Answers to this quiz

The Questions

Question number Question  
1. How old was James Cook when he died?  
2. Name one of his sons.  
3. Name one of his daughters.  
4. What was Charles Green's role on the first voyage.  
5. Name one of the ships Cook sailed in before he joined the Endeavour.  
6. What was Cook's name for the Tongan Islands?  
7. Who took over as leader from Cook when he died?  
8. Where is Young Nick's Head?  
9. What were the first names of the Forster's (father and son) who went on the second voyage.  
10. What name did Cook give to the eastern part of Australia?  

Updated: April 2004

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