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Deserts

A 12 question quiz on the worlds great deserts. 12 Questions.

 
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1

Can you identify the worlds largest desert?

  • The Sahrah
  • The Sahara
  • The Sahhara

2

How many countries does the Sahara Desert extend into?

  • 8
  • 11
  • 13

3

The worlds 3rd largest desert can be found covering large parts of Namibia, South Africa and Botswana. What is this desert called?

  • The Kalahari
  • The Atacama
  • The Sonoran

4

In which of the following places would you find the Mojave Desert?

  • Spain
  • Arizona
  • Northern China

5

Where would you find the Gibson Desert?

  • The Arabian Peninsula
  • Australia
  • North America

6

What is known as "the ship of the desert"?

  • The morning wind that blows across the Sahara
  • The Toyota Landcruiser
  • The camel

7

An "erg" is .................

  • ....an area covered by extensive sand dunes
  • .... a series of oasis water-holes
  • .......a small rodent that lives in the Kalahari

8

The highest temperature ever was taken in the Sahara Desert at Azizia, Libya. What was the shade temperature that was recorded?

  • 47 degrees C
  • 58 degrees C
  • 65 degrees C

9

The Atacama Desert in Chile recorded zero rainfall for how long?

  • 4 years
  • 14 years
  • 40 years

10

Which is the only continent that has no deserts?

  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia

11

What is unusual about night time in deserts?

  • It gets hotter, sometines by up to 5 degrees
  • The temperature stays roughly the same
  • The temperature can drop below freezing.

12

Match up the desert with its correct continent.

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Gobi Desert
  • Simpson Desert
  • Patagonian Desert
  • Sahara Desert

Right

  • Australasia
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • South America

 

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