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Antarctica – Questions

Please read the article on Antarctica here before answering the questions.


Antarctica is a continent


1) Antarctica is the [Northernmost] continent. 

  1. a) Northernmost b) Southernmost
  2. c) Easternmost d) Westernmost


2) Antarctica surrounds the north pole.

  1. a) True b) False


3) What does the name Antarctica mean? Opposite to the Arctic

  1. a) Ant Country b) South Country
  2. c) Ice Country d) Opposite to the Arctic


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4) How many countries are there in the continent of Antarctica? 0

  1. a) 23 b) 7
  2. c) 1 d) 0


5) How many countries claim different parts of Antarctica? 

  1. a) 23 b) 7
  2. c) 1 d) 0


6) What language do Native Antarctic people speak?

  1. a) English b) Antarcticguese
  2. c) Antarcticish d) None of the above


Ice Ice Baby


7) What percentage of Antarctica is covered in a giant ice sheet? 

  1. a) 90% b) 4,776%
  2. c) 98% d) 2%


8) What does an Antarctic Oasis mean? 

  1. a) An area without ice b) A band
  2. c) A lake d) A video game


Daylight for Six Months


9) How long does it stay dark in Antarctica 

  1. a) 12 hours b) 12 months
  2. c) 6 weeks d) 6 months


10) What two seasons does Antarctica have?  

  1. a) Spring and Summer b) Winter and more winter
  2. c) Summer and Winter d) Trick question (there are 4 seasons)

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