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Check Your Knowledge About Antarctica

Prabhakar Pillai Nov 30, 2020
Antarctica has always fascinated mankind. Take this challenging quiz and find out how much you know about this extremely cold continent.
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Interesting Fact
The large and cold continent is home to the South Pole.
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For Your Information
Antarctica is the world's 5th largest continent. It is nearly twice the size of Australia.
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Did You Know
A staggering 60-90% of the planet’s fresh water is locked in Antarctica’s vast ice sheet.
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Quick Bite
Antarctica is the highest, driest, coldest and windiest continent on the planet.
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Trivia
Antarctica is regarded as the premier hunting ground for meteorites in the world.
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Quick Fact
The male Emperor penguin is the sole warm-blooded animal that remains on Antarctica through the winter.
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Cool Fact
Deep Lake in Antarctica is so salty that it does not freeze, even in extremely low temperatures.
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Interesting Tidbit
The intriguing continent stays dark throughout the entire winter season.
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Intriguing Fact
The first ever person to be born here is Emile Marco Palma. He was born in January 1979.
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Fascinating Fact
No trees and shrubs exist here. Just 2 species of flowering plants grow on this barren continent.
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Amazing Fact
Believe it or not, minute quantities of Diamond dust float in the air here.
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Cool Fact
Antarctica has many volcanoes of which only two are active.
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Did You Know?
The Antarctic Peninsula is among the most rapidly warming regions on the planet.
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