Quiz For Earth Day

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 48

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Quiz For Earth Day

15 trivia questions about our planet. See how many of them you can answer correctly 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 longest 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).