Test Your Knowledge About Arctic Safety In This Quiz!

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Test Your Knowledge About Arctic Safety In This Quiz!

How about testing your knowledge about the Arctic Safety? When you think about the Arctic, some people think about the freezing temperatures and how some people survive them for a whole year. As we prepare for our excursion to the Arctic, it is good to test out our knowledge of the Arctic’s history and the safety measures we should follow to survive the harsh climates. The quiz below is to give you an idea of what to do. Try it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which year was the first exploration well in the Barents Sea spudded?
    • A. 

      1980

    • B. 

      1990

    • C. 

      2000

  • 2. 
    What is the northern limit of the Barents Sea area which has been opened for exploration?
    • A. 

      74°30'

    • B. 

      75°

    • C. 

      77°30'

  • 3. 
    How many discoveries had been made in the Barents Sea up to 31 December 2013?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      19

    • C. 

      39

  • 4. 
    How many fields are currently producing in the Barents Sea?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Two

  • 5. 
    What is a trough?
    • A. 

      A lifting device

    • B. 

      A breeding area for seabirds

    • C. 

      A weather phenomenon

  • 6. 
    What is a polar night?
    • A. 

      When the temperature remains below -20°C all day

    • B. 

      When the sun stays below the horizon all day

    • C. 

      When the sun stays more than six degrees below the horizon all day

  • 7. 
    How far from land is the most remote well drilled in the Barents Sea?
    • A. 

      340 km

    • B. 

      400 km

    • C. 

      480 km

  • 8. 
    What is the operational range of the helicopters used in the search and rescue service?
    • A. 

      280 km

    • B. 

      340 km

    • C. 

      420 km

  • 9. 
    How large is the geographical area known as the Barents Sea?
    • A. 

      About 400 000 sq.km

    • B. 

      About 900 000 sq.km

    • C. 

      About 1 400 000 sq.km

  • 10. 
    Which famous Norwegian has given their name to a big field in the Barents Sea?
    • A. 

      Johan Sverdrup

    • B. 

      Aasta Hansteen

    • C. 

      Johan Castberg

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