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Extreme world quiz
What do you know about planet Earth?
1. The coldest continent on Earth has a recorded temperature of -89 °C. Brrrrr, that's freezing cold! Where is it?
A. Asia B. Antarctica C. America
2. In the driest place in the world it rains 1 mm every year. Where is it?
A. The Sahara Desert in Africa B. The Gobi Desert in Asia C. The Atacama Desert in Chile
3. The highest inhabited place in the world is 4,900 m above sea level. Where is it?
A. Tibet B. India C. Holland
4. In the warmest sea in the world the average temperature is 22 °C. Mmmm, perfect for swimming. Which sea is it?
A. The Mediterranean Sea B. The Red Sea C. The Black Sea
5. The largest ocean in the world is 165 million square km. Which ocean is it?
A. The Pacific B. The Atlantic C. The Indian
6. The highest mountain on Earth is 8,850 m high. That's a long way to climb to the top! Which mountain is it?
A. Mont Blanc in the Alps B. Mount Everest in the Himalayas C. Mount Kenya in Kenya
7. The longest river in the world is 6,650 km long. That's more than the distance between London and New York. Which river is it?
A. The Amazon B. The Loire C. The Nile
8. The largest volcano in the world is called Mauna Loa. Where is it?
A. Hawaii B. Japan C. Iceland
9. The highest waterfall in the world, Angel Falls, is 979 m high. That's a big drop. Where is it?
A. Brazil B. USA C. Venezuela
10. The hottest recorded temperature on Earth is 57.8 °C. That's boiling hot! Where is it?
A. Libya B. Nicaragua C. Australia
11. The wettest place on Earth has 13.3 m of rain a year. Get your umbrella ready! Where is it?
A. Britain B. Spain C. Colombia
12. In the world's windiest place, Commonwealth Bay, winds blow at 240 km an hour. It's always a bad hair day! Where is it?
A. Australia B. Canada C. Antarctica
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