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Extreme Places on Earth

written by: Aeria
 
If you are a fan of the extreme, get your backpack ready. I will take on a tour around the most extreme places on Earth. Play this trivia quiz to prepare for this adventure.

Question 1:


The highest recorded surface temperature of 136°F (about 58°C) was measured in this African country.
Libya
Morocco
Egypt
Algeria

Question 2:


This is the longest river on Earth.
Danube
Amazon
Gang
Nile

Question 3:


Paricutín is the youngest mountain on Earth. It is an active volcano and was formed from lava and ash as early as February 20, 1943. It is located in this country.
Brazil
Peru
Mexico
Equador

Question 4:


This water basin contains the saltiest water on Earth. It is so salty, there is no life in it.
Dead sea
Black sea
Red sea
Adriatic sea

Question 5:


Angel Falls, located in this country, is the highest waterfall in the world.
Panama
Portugal
Venezuella
Argentina

Question 6:


Arica, a place in this country, gets the least rainfall - only 0.03 inches (0.76 millimeters) per year.
The Andes
Chile
Peru
Equador

Question 7:


During a 1974 survey, it was discovered that this spot located in East Antarctica has the deepest ice cover on Earth.
Vostok
Ladoga
Onega
Baikal

Question 8:


The lowest temperature on earth was recorded on this continent in 1983, when the termometer locked at -129F (- 88 C).
Alaska
Antarctica
Arctic Ocean
Atlantis

Question 9:


Antarctica could be considered the wettest place on our planet, as 90 per cent of its surface is ice. However the ice isn't melted. So the wettest place on Earth is a small village in India, called this.
Hyderabad
Cherrapunji
Chandigarh
Bangalore

Question 10:


The deepest lake in the world is also the third largest one in Asia. It located in Siberia, Russia.
Segozero
Caspian sea
Beloye
Baikal

 


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