QUESTIONS: ANTARCTICA

First conquered the South Pole:


  1. Robert Scott and penguins
  2. Thaddeus Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev
  3. William Smith
Answer: a

The region of the globe, uniting with the mainland Antarctic coastal ocean waters and surrounding islands are called:


  1. Pole cold
  2. Antarctica
  3. Arctic
Answer: b

Active volcano in Antarctica are:


  1. Erebus
  2. Elbrus
  3. Etna
Answer: a

The highest point in Antarctica is:


  1. in the mountains Elsuert
  2. in the Transantarctic Mountains
  3. Erebus volcano on
Answer: a

Icebergs were:


  1. land ice that slid off into the water and forms a floating ice
  2. large ice floes, rising from the ocean bottom
  3. ice is formed due to freezing of surface water
Answer: a

Which of the statements is wrong?


  1. Antarctica - the only continent that is totally in the polar latitudes
  2. Of all the continents, Antarctica was discovered last
  3. Antarctica - the smallest continent
Answer: c

The lowest temperature on the planet - 89,2 ° C recorded at Antarctic stations:


  1. Vernadsky (Ukraine)
  2. Vostok (Russia)
  3. Amundsen - Scott (USA)
Answer: b

Cold air flows down from central areas to the edges of the Antarctic continent, forms:


  1. drains winds
  2. trade winds
  3. breezes
Answer: a

Which of the statements is wrong?


  1. Antarctica - the highest continent of the Earth
  2. Antarctica - this archipelago
  3. Part of Antarctica outside the southern polar circle
Answer: b

Which of the statements is correct?


  1. In the Antarctic ice shelves is the largest in the world
  2. Antarctica is in intensive mining
  3. Most animal life in Antarctica associated with the central part of the mainland
Answer: a

The area of Antarctica is:


  1. 7.6 million square meters. km
  2. 14.1 million square meters. km
  3. 30 million square meters. km
Answer: b

Which of the statements is wrong?


  1. In Antarctica concentrated 4 / 5 freshwater world, preserved in glaciers.
  2. Humidity in many places, Antarctica is lower than in the deserts of the planet nayzharkishyh
  3. Antarctica rests on the southern polar circle
Answer: c