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The Arctic world quiz will test your knowledge of the Arctic and it's explorers.
1. How big is the Porcupine Caribou herd in Alaska that is under threat from developers?
a.10,000
b.150,000
c.55,000
d.5,000
2. When did the first people come to Siberia?
a.500 A.D.
b.5,000 B.C
c.20,000 B.C.
d.45,000 B.C.
3. At present how many indigenous people groups live in Siberia and the Alti?
a.14
b.31
c.56
d.5
4. What was the purpose of Henry's Hudson's voyage on 1610?
a.To set up trading posts
b.To seek for gold in Yukon
c.To look for the North West passage
d.To seek new plants
5. What was the purpose of Sir John Franklin's ill fated Artic expedition in 1847?
a.To map the islands of the Arctic
b.To take magnetic readings
c.To look for evidence of earlier exploration
d.To hunt polar bears
6. How do polar bears keep warm when swimming in the cold Artic waters?
a.They have a thick layer of blubber.
b.They only take short dips
c.Their thick fur is waterproof
d.They are capable of maintaining a very high body temperature
7. Apart from man who is the main predator of the musk ox?
a.Artic fox
b.Wolves
c.Polar bears
d.Grizzleys
8. About how big is a ptarmigan?
a.As big as a chicken
b.As big as a pigeon
c.As big as an eagle owl
d.As big as a sparrow
9. Sea otters come on shore to give birth.
a.True
b.False
10. Why are oil spills so dangerous for sea otters?
a.They swallow it and are poisoned.
b.Their fur looses the air bubbles that keep them warm and buoyant
c.Too many people come around and the otter is forced far out to sea where it is colder
d.They cannot breathe properly because the oil gives off fumes
11. In the 1760's Bering explored which islands?
a.The Aleutians
b.Queen Elizabeth Islands
c.Ellesmere Islands
d.Axel Heiberg island
12. King William Island is named after which king?
a.William the Conquerer
b.William Rufus
c.William of Orange
d.William IV of Great Britain
13. Polar explorerRoald Amundsen was of what nationality?
a.Icelandic
b.Norwegian
c.Dutch
d.German
14. Nansen sailed to the Arctic in which ship in 1893?
a.The Fram
b.Belgica
c.Gjoa
d.Gabriel
15. Who was the first explorer to seek the North West passage?
a.Amundsen
b.Frobisher
c.Bering
d.Cortez
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