Earth Day Quiz: Test Your Knowledge Of Planet Earth

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Earth Day Quiz: Test Your Knowledge Of Planet Earth

What do you know when it comes to planets and the characteristics they portray? Our Earth is a unique planet, as it can support life growth when compared to the other planets in the same solar system. Take the online trivia quiz and see how many answers you get correct and grab your certificate.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where is the Earth located in the Solar System?
    • A. 

      It's the second planet from the Sun.

    • B. 

      It's the third planet from the Sun.

    • C. 

      It's the fourth planet from the Sun.

  • 2. 
    How old is the Earth?
    • A. 

      5 million years old.

    • B. 

      10 billion years old.

    • C. 

      4.5 billion years old.

  • 3. 
    Which is the largest ocean on our planet?
    • A. 

      The Pacific Ocean.

    • B. 

      The Atlantic Ocean.

    • C. 

      The Indian Ocean.

  • 4. 
    Which is the largest island?
    • A. 

      Madagascar.

    • B. 

      New Guinea.

    • C. 

      Greenland.

  • 5. 
    Which extinct bird lived on Mauritius?
    • A. 

      The phoenix.

    • B. 

      The emu.

    • C. 

      The dodo.

  • 6. 
    How old are the oldest trees?  
    • A. 

      3000 years old.

    • B. 

      6000 years old.

    • C. 

      9000 years old.

  • 7. 
    Which is the fastest land animal?
    • A. 

      The ostrich.

    • B. 

      The giraffe.

    • C. 

      The cheetah.

  • 8. 
    What is the percentage of oxygen in the Earth's atmosphere?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      31

  • 9. 
    What percentage of the Earth's surface is covered in water?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      70

  • 10. 
    Which is the most extended mountain range on the planet?
    • A. 

      The Himalayas.

    • B. 

      The Rockies.

    • C. 

      The Andes.

  • 11. 
    Which is the highest waterfall in the world?
    • A. 

      Niagara

    • B. 

      Angel

    • C. 

      IguazĂș

  • 12. 
    Who was the first explorer to reach the South Pole?
    • A. 

      Roald Amundsen.

    • B. 

      Ernest Shackleton.

    • C. 

      Robert Falcon Scott.

  • 13. 
    What do you call the variation of life forms within an ecosystem?  
    • A. 

      Evolution

    • B. 

      Biology

    • C. 

      Biodiversity

  • 14. 
    Do dolphins have teeth?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Only the bottlenose dolphins.

  • 15. 
    Above what altitude are travelers considered to be astronauts?
    • A. 

      30 kms (18.6 miles).

    • B. 

      50 kms (31 miles).

    • C. 

      80 kms (50 miles).

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