Discovery Quizzes

Today's Featured Game

Name the Explorer By Cause/Location of Death
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Pick the explorer by cause/location of death.
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From the Sporcle Archives:
Inventions by Decade

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People Who Witnessed 1492
But how trustworthy are these so-called witnesses? Pictures, Christopher, or it didn't happen.
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Name It After Me! (Americana)
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Pick the Eponym from a description of it and its namesake.
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First Space Traveler per Country
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They Boldly Went Where No One (except at least those 21 foreigners) Had Gone Before
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Explorers of the Arctic, from description
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Cool quiz
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20th Century Science Match-up
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The best match-up of the 20th century was Marie and Albert in Young Einstein.
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Mini Profiles: 20 Explorers
It's time to explore the lives of these famous historical explorers.
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Famous British ships
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Name the famous British ships.
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Mega Mixed Word Collection: History
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R O I S H T Y !
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Word Ladder: Explorers
Name the explorers in this four-letter word ladder.
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The Explorer's Life II
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These are who the explorers from part I came back as in their next lives.
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Word Ladder: Science!
Name the 4 letter words in this scientifically-themed word ladder.
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Nobel Prize Winners by Country
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Can you pick three Nobel Prize winners from each country?
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Moon Mission: Matchup
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Pick the people that went on the same Apollo mission to the moon.
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Best of the Smithsonian (History)
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A couple of these might make good Halloween costumes
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To the Moon!
When they said they were going to explore the new world, they weren't kidding.
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Was It a Hoax?
Our spidey sense tells us something isn't right here...
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Mixed Word: Christopher Columbus
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Name the facts about Christopher Columbus that are scrambled.
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Mercury Seven Astronauts
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RIP Scott Carpenter
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Worst. Inventions. EVER.
Come on inventors, you're aiming for sliced bread here, anything less is just a whole loaf of bread.
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Explorers of Space (1950s, 60s), from Description
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Of course, we must inform you that any wrong answers will be tallied as astro-nots.
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Explorer by Map (Slideshow)
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Those guys had it easy, what with all those arrows laid out to guide them.
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Latin America Explorers
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Yeah, but did any of 'em actually speak Latin?
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