WORLD MAP based QUIZ for Kids
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- In what continent would you find the world’s largest desert?
- How many states does the Mississippi River run through?
- Which river flows through the Grand Canyon of Arizona, United States?
- Where could you find the driest place on earth?
- Volcanoes can be dangerous. Is there any active volcano in India? Ever thought about it?
- Floating islands are mystical. Are there any such islands found in India? If so where is it?
- World’s highest post office is located at this peak. It’s one of the three holy mountains in Japan. Any guess?
- The deepest trench in the world, the Mariana Trench, is located in which ocean?
- Name a country that has many active volcanoes. Jeopardizing, isn’t it? Name it anyway.
- Do you know the number of islands that make up the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
- Which city is situated on two continents?
- Which is the lowest point on the earth’s land surface? I mean a place that sits below sea level and is also called the great depression.
- We all use geysers during the winter season. Do you know about the old faithful geyser? It’s nature’s geyser. Any guess, where can you find it?
- What’s the name given to the Yarlung Zangbo river in India? Let me give you a clue. It originates in Tibet.
- What is the name of the longest river in Peninsular India?
- A national park is a natural park in use for conservation purposes, created and protected by national governments. where can you find the biggest national park in India?
- Oceans are generally very deep. But there is an ocean which is shallow and very cold. Any idea which ocean can it be?
- Which country experiences approximately 1000 earthquakes in a year? Horrific isn’t it?
- What do we call a large area of ocean or a sea partly enclosed by land?
- Which ocean is larger in area than all the land on the earth? Massive it must be.
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ANSWER FOR World Map Based QUIZ for Kids
- Antarctica. The largest desert on earth is the Antarctic desert, covering the continent of Antarctica with a size of around 5.5 million square miles. This desert has never seen rain for nearly 2 million years.
- This great American waterway Mississippi courses through 10 states—Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
- Colorado river. The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in Arizona, United States. The Grand Canyon is 277 miles long and up to 18 miles wide.
- Atacama Desert, Chile. There are no glaciers that are feeding water to this area and thus very little life can survive here.
- Barren Island is located in the Andaman Sea. It is the only confirmed active volcano in India. This island lies on the seismically active tectonic plates in the Andaman Sea.
- Loktak Lake in Manipur is not only the largest freshwater lake in northeast India, but it is also home to unique floating islands called “phumdis. The islands are not islands, but phumdis, which means a collection of floating heterogeneous masses of vegetation, decomposing organic matter, and soil. The phumdis floating in this lake are formed naturally.
- Mount Fuji, Japan. It is the highest mountain in Japan. Japan’s highest post office is located on the peak of Mt. Fuji. It’s also a symbol of good luck and good fortune.
- The Mariana Trench or Marianas Trench is located in the western Pacific Ocean about 200 kilometers east of the Mariana Islands; it is the deepest oceanic trench on Earth. It is crescent-shaped.
- Indonesia has the most active volcanoes in the world, More than 130 of them. They are spread along the islands of Sumatra, Celebes, Java, Bali, Nusa Tenggara, Maluku, Lesser Sunda, and Sulawesi islands. It is located within the Pacific Ring of Fire.
- There are 572 islands, majorly divided into five broad categories - Great Andaman, Little Andaman, Ritchie's Archipelago, East Volcano Islands, and Sentinel Islands. Great Andaman is known for Port Blair, the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and the best islands that have the classiest beaches, simply the ideal holiday destination for indulging in watersports activities.
- Istanbul in Turkey is located both on the Asian and European continents as the city spreads over two sides of the Bosporus. The strait is the boundary between Asia and Europe.
- The lowest point on land is the Dead sea that borders Israel, the West band, and Jordan. It is 420 meters below sea level. The Dead sea sits on top of the Dead sea Rift, a tectonic fault line between the Arabian and the African plates. The movement of these plates causes the Dead sea to sink about 1 meter per year.
- Yellowstone national park, USA. It features dramatic canyons, alpine rivers, lush forests, hot springs, and gushing geysers, including its most famous geyser named the Old Faithful. Yellowstone is home to more than 500 active geysers (more than half the world's geysers)
- In India, the 'Yarlung Zangbo River is known as the Brahmaputra. Brahmaputra: Majuli Island, the world's largest riverine island is on the Brahmaputra in the state of Assam.
- At over three thousand kilometers long, the Indus is the longest river in India. It originates in Tibet from Lake Mansarovar before flowing through the regions of Ladakh and Punjab, joining the Arabian Sea at Pakistan's Karachi port.
- Hemis National Park. Hemis National Park is located at a high altitude in the eastern Ladakh district of Jammu and Kashmir. The park was established in 1981 and the total area of the park is 3,350 sq. km. the park is home to 16 species of mammals and 73 species of birds.
- The Arctic Ocean is the smallest, shallowest, and coldest ocean in the world. This water body is completely surrounded by the continents of Asia, North America, Europe, and the island of Greenland. The ocean's average depth is estimated at 3,407 feet, making it the shallowest ocean.
- Japan. The whole country is in a very active seismic area, and they have the densest seismic network in the world, so they are able to record many earthquakes.
- A gulf is a large inlet of a sea cutting deep into the land. Gulfs vary greatly in size, shape, and depth. the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Mexico, the Gulf of Finland, and the Gulf of Aden are some examples of gulfs.
- The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of the world ocean basins. Covering approximately 63 million square miles. All of the world's continents could fit into the Pacific Ocean.
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