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Ferdinand de Lesseps Quiz

Ferdinand de Lesseps Quiz Questions

1. When was Ferdinand de Lesseps born?
a) 1 January 1801
b) 5 May 1803
c) 22 September 1798
d) 19 November 1805

2. Where was Ferdinand de Lesseps born?
a) Rotterdam
b) Cairo
c) London
d) Versailles

3. When did Ferdinand de Lesseps get permission to establish a company to build the Suez Canal?
a) 30 November 1854
b) 7 July 1852
c) 1 April 1850
d) 31 March 1848

4. When did the construction of Suez Canal begin?
a) 14 February 1860
b) 25 April 1859
c) 12 July 1857
d) 14 October 1856

5. When was Suez Canal officially opened?
a) 14 January 1868
b) 2 June 1866
c) 3 August 1865
d) 17 November 1869

6. When did the work of Panama Canal symbolically begin?
a) 1 January 1880
b) 17 May 1878
c) 15 August 1876
d) 28 November 1879

7. How many years did engineers and others under Ferdinand de Lesseps work to construct the Panama Canal?
a) Three
b) Five
c) Six
d) Eight

8. The failure of the Panama Canal Project resulted in a political and financial scandal. For how many years imprisonment was Ferdinand de Lesseps sentenced?
a) Five
b) Seven
c) Four
d) Nine

9. When did Ferdinand de Lesseps die?
a) 22 February 1904
b) 30 June 1902
c) 5 September 1900
d) 7 December 1894

10. Where did Ferdinand de Lesseps die?
a) Berlin
b) Paris
c) Rome
d) La Chenaie

Ferdinand de Lesseps Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Ferdinand de Lesseps born?
d) 19 November 1805

2. Where was Ferdinand de Lesseps born?
d) Versailles

3. When did Ferdinand de Lesseps get permission to establish a company to build the Suez Canal?
a) 30 November 1854

4. When did the construction of Suez Canal begin?
b) 25 April 1859

5. When was Suez Canal officially opened?
d) 17 November 1869

6. When did the work of Panama Canal symbolically begin?
a) 1 January 1880

7. How many years did engineers and others under Ferdinand de Lesseps work to construct the Panama Canal?
d) Eight

8. The failure of the Panama Canal Project resulted in a political and financial scandal. For how many years imprisonment was Ferdinand de Lesseps sentenced?
a) Five

9. When did Ferdinand de Lesseps die?
d) 7 December 1894

10. Where did Ferdinand de Lesseps die?
d) La Chenaie

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