WORLD MAP QUIZ
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- What is a Canal? The Suez Canal connects which two seas?
- The Baglihar Hydro-power project, is located on which rivers?
- The Yangtze River is the longest on the Asian continent. True or False?
- What country is made up of 6852 islands: Japan or Indonesia?
- What ocean is the most heavily traveled Ocean?
- A coral reef is an underwater ecosystem characterized by reef-building corals. Reefs are formed of colonies of coral polyps held together by calcium carbonate. Which ocean basin has the most coral reefs?
- Where is the Bermuda Triangle? What is so mysterious about it?
- New Britain and New Ireland are part of which country?
- Helgoland is an island in which country?
- A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight. A glacier forms when the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation over many years, often centuries. where is the Baltoro glacier located?
- The tin Bigha Corridor links which countries?
- An atmosphere is a layer of gas or layers of gases that envelop a planet. What are the five layers of the atmosphere?
- What is a mackerel Sky? Where does it get its name from?
- what are the major tributaries of the Indus river?
- All the weather changes take place in which part of the atmosphere?
- Ultraviolet rays are short light waves produced by the sun. While it has some benefits for people, including the creation of Vitamin D, it also can cause health risks. Which gas in the atmosphere absorbs ultraviolet rays?
- In which U.S. state would you find Mount Rushmore?
- Which country is nicknamed the land of fire and ice?
- Due to the extreme difficulty of the ascent, which mountain is nicknamed the “Savage Mountain”?
- Which Hawaiian Island is called bird Island? What is the reason behind the name?
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ANSWERS TO THE QUIZ
- Canal is an Artificial waterway built for transportation, irrigation, water supply, or drainage. The Suez Canal is a man-made waterway that cuts north-south across the Isthmus of Suez in Egypt. The Suez Canal connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea, making it the shortest maritime route to Asia from Europe.
- Chenab. Baglihar Hydropower Project is located on the Chenab River in the northern Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir.
- True. The Yangtze River is in China and is 6,300metres/ 3,915miles long.
- The Japanese archipelago consists of 6852 islands, including the northern territories (the islands of Etorofu, Kunashiri, Shikotan, and Habomai), of which 421 are inhabited and more than 90% uninhabited.
- The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of Earth's five oceans, the most heavily traveled, and the most intensely studied, principally because of its importance in ship traffic between Europe and North America.
- The Pacific Ocean has the most coral species. Generally, there are about twice as many coral species in Pacific Ocean reefs as in Atlantic Ocean reefs. Reef-building corals are restricted in their geographic distribution by factors such as the temperature and the salinity (salt content) of the water.
- The Bermuda Triangle, also known as the Devil's Triangle, is an urban legend focused on a loosely defined region in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean where a number of aircraft and ships are said to have disappeared under mysterious circumstances.
- New Britain is the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago, part of the Islands Region of Papua New Guinea. It is separated from New Guinea by a northwest corner of the Solomon Sea and from New Ireland by St. George's Channel.
- Heligoland is a small archipelago in the North Sea. A part of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein since 1890, the islands were historically possessions of Denmark, then became the possessions of the United Kingdom.
- It is located in the Shigar District Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. It runs through part of the Karakoram mountain range. It is one of the world's largest valley glaciers. It drains an area of about 1500 km2.
- The Tin (or Teen) Bigha Corridor is a strip of land belonging to India Which connects it with Bangladesh.
- The five layers of the atmosphere are the troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, and exosphere.
- A mackerel sky is a common term for clouds made up of rows of cirrocumulus or altocumulus clouds displaying an undulating, rippling pattern similar in appearance to fish scales; this is caused by high altitude atmospheric waves. The cloud resembles the scale pattern of a mackerel fish and hence the name.
- Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas, and, Sutlej are its main tributaries. The Indus originates from the Bokhara Chu (glacier) on the northern slopes of Mt. Kailash.
- The troposphere is the first and lowest layer of the atmosphere of the Earth, All the weather changes happen in the Troposphere.
- Ozone in the stratosphere protects life on Earth from harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation and is therefore often called 'good' ozone.
- Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a massive sculpture carved into Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills region of South Dakota. Audacious in scale and magnificent in artistry, the massive sculpture is a memorial to four American presidents.
- Iceland is well known as the land of fire and ice, the small country being home to both glaciers and volcanos.
- K2 became popularly known as the Savage Mountain after George Bell—a climber on the 1953 American expedition—told reporters, "It's a savage mountain that tries to kill you." Of the five highest mountains in the world, K2 is the deadliest; approximately one person dies on the mountain for every four who reach the summit.
- Nihoa island also known as Bird Island or Moku Manu. The island is home to 25 species of plants and several animals, making it the most diverse island. Endemic birds like the Nihoa finch and Nihoa miller bird are found only
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