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Questions for Quiz 9


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 9.
The questions originally appeared in 2006 (Vol. 29, no. 4, page 35) and the answers the following year (Vol. 30, no. 1, page 26).
Answers to this quiz

The Questions

Question number Question  
1. How much did the Navy Board pay for the Endeavour?  
2. How long was she?  
3. When, where and by whom was she built?  
4. What was her original name?  
5. What were the names of the other three ships that Cook took around the world?  
6. When was Lord Sandwich born and when did he die?  
7. How old were the Forsters when they sailed with Cook?  
8. How many brothers and sisters did Cook have?  
9. Where was John Gore born?  
10. Who was John Cavanagh?  
11. Where did Cook spend Christmas 1774?  
12. Which islands are situated on or near the date line?  
13. On which longitude is the date line?  
14. To which Hawaiian island does the Kealakekua Bay belong?  
15. Where did Omai settle after his return to Tahiti?  

Updated: October 2006

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