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The Sioux Nation hunted bison for a living.


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How explorers, tribes, armies and peoples have traveled the world is a broad subject covering individual pursuits, conquests and how migration has changed how and where people have lived over time. From Roman legions to the space age - this quiz has it all!

Try this quiz to see how much you know about explorers, tribes and others who have traveled the world.

The Vikings were fearsome seafarers who raided and traded across Europe. What does everyone think they wore, which they probably did not?
Silk pajamas
Spotted pants
Lacey shawls
Horned helmets
Some tribes in the Iron age wore horned helmets but there is no evidence that the Vikings did
The Sioux Nation is a large group of Native American tribes who were nomads. Why?
They liked a change of scenery
They tracked and hunted bison to live
They were on the run
They didn't get along with many people
The Sioux lived in teepees made from long wooden poles and covered with bison hides
Marco Polo lead expeditions all over the world. He introduced people from Europe to which part of the world?
Greece and the Mediterranean
Central Asia and China
France and Germany
He wrote a book about his many adventures and discoveries
A people from Eastern Europe traveled west and helped to overthrow the Roman Empire. What were they called?
Teddy Boys
The word 'Goth' today is used to describe someone who dresses in a particular style, usually in black
Yuri Gagarin was a famous Russian traveler. He was the first human to do what?
To cross the Atlantic Ocean
To walk across America
To go into space
To walk on stilts
His journey started the space race between nations to place the first man on the moon
Captain Cook discovered more of the earth's surface than anyone else. Where did he die?
He was a very bad-tempered man and once ate stew made from the ship's dog!
The Roman Army was famous for marching its troops long distances every day. How far could they be made to march?
Up to 400 miles
Up to 4 miles
Up to 10 miles
Up to 40 miles
They would do this wearing heavy kit and without complaint
Ibn Battuta was a great Muslim explorer who covered more than 120,000 kilometers on his travels. Which of the following did not happen to him?
He hid in a swamp
He was attacked by pirates
He was held hostage
He rode on a unicorn
He traveled through what would be 44 different countries today
The Norwegian, Fridtjof Nansen, was the first man to cross Greenland's ice cap and the Arctic Ocean. He sailed further north than anyone had been before. What was named after him?
A brand of fizzy drink
A meteor
A soft toy
A snow shoe
He was brave but not reckless - he never lost either a single man or major piece of equipment
What are nomads?
People who like to wear wool
Men who are called Norman
Communities who live in different locations
Boys who won't do as they're told
Some nomadic tribes move from place to place in order for their animals to find food
Author:  Angela Smith

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