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Earth Quiz

4.0
(176 votes)
12 questions
English
1

How was the earth formed?

Through gas and dust

Through methane and carbon

Through the big bang

Through water and gravitational waves

Hard  28% got this right

2

Arrange the planets from big to small (biggest on top)

1.

Jupiter

2.

Earth

3.

Mars

4.

Mercury

Easy  89% got this right

3

Where is the most remote point on earth known as Point Nemo?

Hard  5% got this right

The people who regularly come closest to this point are astronauts on the ISS.
4

What is special about Point Nemo?

It's the most biologically inactive place in the ocean

It's used as a spaceship graveyard

It's the coldest place in the ocean

It's used by some countries as a final nuclear waste storage facility

50% got this right

It hardly receives nutrients from winds due to the distance. Rotating ocean currents keep nutrient-rich water out.
5

What is the smallest country in the world?

Hard  15% got this right

6

Can such lights also be seen in the southern hemisphere?

Yes

No

58% got this right

They're created by charged particles from solar wind and are deflected towards both poles by the Earth's magnetic field.
7

What probably caused this hole?

A burst water pipe

A natural gas escaping from the earth's surface

An earthquake

An underground construction site

Hard  11% got this right

8

Which country has the most neighboring countries?

China

PRC

Peoples Republic of China

Rusia

Russia

Russian Federation

Russland

China

People's republic of china

Rusia

Russia

Russian federation

Russianfederation

60% got this right

China and Russia have the same number of neighboring countries (14)
9

American and UK people: Open a converter now so you can convert °F to °C

10

Ready?

11

The Danakil Depression in Ethiopia has the highest average temperature in the world. How hot is it on average?

10
35.6
50
°C

47% got this right

The maximum temperature measured there is around 60°C.
12

Why is it so hot there?

The earth's crust is particularly thin

Due to the large deposit of salt

The formation of clouds is inhibited there

There are 7 active volcanoes in the immediate vicinity

Hard  17% got this right