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Trivia Quiz - The Arctic Ocean


Questions covering the depth, size, trivia and borders of the Arctic Ocean.

Quiz Number: 5478
Date Submitted: March 17, 2015
Quiz Categories: Geography
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 44.8 percent
Times Taken: 180 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3

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The Arctic Ocean
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1. In terms of area, where does the Arctic Ocean rank among the world's oceans?
  A.   first
  B.   second
  C.   third
  D.   last

2. The Arctic Ocean is located entirely within which of the following?
  A.   Arctic Circle
  B.   Antarctic Circle
  C.   Tropic of Cancer
  D.   Tropic of Capricorn

3. Which of the following countries does not border the Arctic Ocean?
  A.   Russia
  B.   Norway
  C.   United Kingdom
  D.   Canada

4. Which of the following rivers do not flow into the Arctic Ocean?
  A.   Mackenzie River
  B.   Saskatchewan River
  C.   Yukon River
  D.   Ob River

5. Which of the following seas do not lie within the Arctic Ocean?
  A.   Barents Sea
  B.   Beaufort Sea
  C.   Greenland Sea
  D.   Gulf of Alaska

6. The North Pole lies within the Arctic Ocean. Who was the first man to reach the North Pole?
  A.   Roald Amundsen
  B.   Richard Byrd
  C.   Robert Peary
  D.   John Franklin

7. Which of the following islands or island groups do not lie within the Arctic Ocean?
  A.   Novaya Zemlya
  B.   Kodiak Island
  C.   Wrangel Island
  D.   New Siberian Islands

8. Which of the following cities does not lie on the coast of the Arctic Ocean?
  A.   Nome, Alaska USA
  B.   Barrow, Alaska USA
  C.   Murmansk, Russia
  D.   Sachs Harbour, Canada

9. Approximately how many people live within the Arctic Circle?
  A.   less than 10,000
  B.   between 10,000 and 100,000
  C.   between 1 million and 2 million
  D.   over four million

10. Which of the following animals is not native to the lands and waters surrounding the Arctic Ocean?
  A.   penguin
  B.   polar bear
  C.   arctic fox
  D.   narwhal


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