[Ques] What is Leif Erikson most well known for?

The Quiz: What is Leif Erikson most well known for?

Norway’s first king
Being a fierce swordsman
Settling Iceland
First European in America

Explanation : Leif Erikson arrived in the New World around 1000 CE, nearly 500 years before Christopher Columbus. He was the son of the notorious Erik the Red, founder of Greenland. Leif Erikson landed near modern-day Newfoundland, calling it Vinland, where he built a temporary settlement and stayed for the winter. After his winter stay, he sailed back to Greenland and never returned again.

Correct Answer: First European in America


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