The Ultimate Antarctica Quiz Test

24 Questions | Total Attempts: 874

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Antarctica Quizzes & Trivia

The Antarctic Peninsula is one of the most rapidly warming areas of Earth with an active volcano. There is no time zone in Antarctica with winds reaching over 200mp. The quiz below will test out just how much you know about this extremely icy and desert continent. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Antartica is the fourth largest continent
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Antarctica is surrounded by the South Pole
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Antarctica is the second coldest place on earth
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The only human settlements on Antartica are research stations
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Several countries own land in Antarctica
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Winter in Antarctica is always light and the sea is thawed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Winter in antarctica occurs
    • A. 

      Dec - April

    • B. 

      May - July

    • C. 

      August - Oct

    • D. 

      Oct - Dec

  • 8. 
    A large body of salt water
    • A. 

      Sea

    • B. 

      Ocean

    • C. 

      Iceberg

  • 9. 
    A large body of salt water surrounding the continents
    • A. 

      Sea

    • B. 

      Ocean

    • C. 

      Iceberg

  • 10. 
    A slow moving river of ice
    • A. 

      Iceberg

    • B. 

      Glacier

    • C. 

      Tundra

  • 11. 
    A huge treeless artic plain where the subsoil is frozen
    • A. 

      Iceberg

    • B. 

      Glacier

    • C. 

      Tundra

  • 12. 
    A huge chunk of ice floating in the sea
    • A. 

      Tundra

    • B. 

      Gulf

    • C. 

      Iceberg

  • 13. 
    A piece of land that is almost surrounded by water or that sticks out into the sea
    • A. 

      Continent

    • B. 

      Gulf

    • C. 

      Peninsula

  • 14. 
    One of the main land masses on earth
    • A. 

      Continent

    • B. 

      Gulf

    • C. 

      Peninsula

  • 15. 
    An area of sea that is partially surrounded by land
    • A. 

      Continent

    • B. 

      Gulf

    • C. 

      Peninsula

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Indian

    • B. 

      Arctic

    • C. 

      Mediteranian

    • D. 

      Pacific

    • E. 

      Atlantic

  • 17. 
    The north pole and south pole are located on land and water
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Is the south pole locaated in
    • A. 

      East antarctica

    • B. 

      West antartica

  • 19. 
    An active volcano name Mount Erebus is on Ross Island near the Ross Sea. Where is this located
    • A. 

      East antarctica

    • B. 

      West antarctica

  • 20. 
    What statement is false about the environment in Antarctica
    • A. 

      The mountains are icy

    • B. 

      The coastline is icy

    • C. 

      High winds blow snow around

    • D. 

      No trees grow in Antarctica

    • E. 

      All of the above are true

  • 21. 
    Slow moving rivers are called icebergs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Icebergs have many different shapes and sizes.  The movement of wind and water carve them.  As they melt they change shape
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    There are more nutrients in the antarctic ocean than in any other ocean
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    What animal can not be found in the antarctica
    • A. 

      Birds

    • B. 

      Insects

    • C. 

      Krill

    • D. 

      Penguins

    • E. 

      Koala