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  Antarctic explorers
Updated 06 February 2004, 15.14
Catharine Hartley walking towards the North Pole

 
When was Antarctica first sighted by sailors?
  A: 1719
  B: 1819
  C: 1919
Roald Amundsen's team were the first to the South Pole, their sleds were pulled by:
  A: Horses and dogs
  B: Reindeer and dogs
  C: Just dogs
Why did Amundsen shoot a lot of his dogs?
  A: They had frost bite
  B: He fed them to the other dogs
  C: They hassled the penguins
Robert Scott's team were the second to make it to the south Pole, what happened to them on the way back?
  A: They discovered mount Erebus
  B: They had to eat penguins
  C: They all froze to death
In 1929 Richard E. Byrd did what to the South Pole:
  A: Drove to it
  B: Walked to it
  C: Flew a plane over it


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