WONDER #1925: What Is the Legend of El Dorado?

Question 1 of 3

According to legend, El Dorado was a lost city of what?

  1. gold
  2. cheese
  3. heaven
  4. silver

Question 2 of 3

The El Dorado legend is based in part on the practice of the native Muisca people whose king would cover himself in gold dust before diving into which body of water?

  1. Dead Sea
  2. Atlantic Ocean
  3. Nile River
  4. Lake Guatavitá

Question 3 of 3

Which English explorer associated with the Roanoke colony made two expeditions to try to find El Dorado?

  1. Christopher Columbus
  2. Benjamin Franklin
  3. Sir Walter Raleigh
  4. Herman Cortez

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