Antarctica


20 Questions MCQ Test General Knowledge | Antarctica


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QUESTION: 1

Which of these explorers never visited Antarctica?

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QUESTION: 2

What is the official currency of Antarctica?

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QUESTION: 3

What environmental problem was first identified by scientists working in Antarctica?

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QUESTION: 4
Finnesko were clothing worn by early explorers. Made entirely from fur, they were worn on which part of the body?
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QUESTION: 5
What name is given to mountains which are covered with ice, but whose summits stick out above it?
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QUESTION: 6
Which of these countries does not own an Antarctic territory?
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QUESTION: 7
The most southerly active volcano in the world is in Antarctica - what is it called?
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QUESTION: 8
ledging in Antarctica is made difficult by the presence of sastrugi - what are they?
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QUESTION: 9
Roald Admundsen was the first person to reach the South Pole in 1911. What was his nationality?
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QUESTION: 10
Why do penguins have dark backs and white fronts?
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QUESTION: 11
The Worst Journey in the World was written about a trip in Antarctica. What was the point of the journey?
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QUESTION: 12
Which of these royals doesn't have an Antarctic "land" named after them?
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QUESTION: 13
One of the sailors on Ernest Shackleton's expedition in 1914 smuggled his pet "Mrs Chippy" aboard - what animal was she ?
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QUESTION: 14
Clothing handed out to people working in Antarctica is labelled ''ECW'': what do these initials stand for?
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QUESTION: 15
In what year was the Antarctic Treaty signed, which prevents further claims on it as a territory?
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QUESTION: 16
Which of these films featured a dancing penguin?
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QUESTION: 17
What is the lowest temperature ever recorded at Vostok in Antarctica?
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QUESTION: 18
What is the name of the mountain range that runs across the continent?
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QUESTION: 19
Scientists working on Antarctic bases sometimes use large yellow barrels to store which liquid?
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QUESTION: 20
What name is given to a crack opening in the sea ice, which ships often follow to save the effort of breaking the ice?
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