So, you think you know the Outer Banks? Let’s find out. Here’s our Lost Colony Test. In two parts—the first four questions are about the actual Lost Colony followed by four questions on The Lost Colony play. And then there’s the one extra credit.
Who was Ralph Lane?
The artist who recorded the first encounter with the Native Americans.
The commander of the British privateer fleet who withdrew the first expedition.
The captain of the first expedition, who attacked the Indians.
The navigator of the ship who left the colonists on Roanoke Island.
What year was the Lost Colony settled by colonists?
What did Manteo and Wanchese do?
Act as guides to the interior of the New World.
Return to England with John White and spend two years there.
Marry two of the English colonists.
Lead an attack on Fort Raleigh .
Who was Virginia Dare?
The mother of Ellinor Dare.
An early American wine maker.
Sir Walter Raleigh’s mistress.
The first English child born in the New World.
Who was Paul Green?
Pulitzer prize winning playwright who wrote The Lost Colony.
The first director of The Lost Colony.
The well-to-do philanthropist who funded the first showing of The Lost Colony in 1937.
The local actor/gym teacher who played Chief Manteo for 26 years.
What role did Andy Griffith play?
Queen Elizabeth I
Sir Walter Raleigh
What were the two years when the Lost Colony was not performed?
1942 and 2020
1944 and 2020
1956 and 2002
1944 and 1988
How many Tony Awards has The Lost Colony won?
BONUS: Who was Joachim Gans?
Portuguese ship pilot hired by Sir Walter Raleigh
Construction engineer who designed Fort Raleigh
Metallurgist with the first expedition. First person of the Jewish faith known to have set foot in the New World.
Person who carved CRO in tree trunk in attempt to indicate where Colonists had fled.