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Going to the Ends of the Earth
"Traveling to the North and South Poles would be a great adventure. Try this quiz to learn a bit about these two remote locations."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Where is the North Pole located?
on Kaffeklubben Island, Greenland
near Alert Bay, Canada
in Siberia, near Kamchatka Peninsula
in the middle of the Arctic Ocean
What altitude would you be at if you were standing at the South Pole?
just slightly above sea level
slightly below sea level
about 30000 feet above sea level
over 9000 feet above sea level
Who was the first explorer to reach the South Pole?
Richard Evelyn Byrd
Robert Falcon Scott
The North and South Poles can be described as "antipodal". What does this mean?
a line drawn from one to the other passes through the centre of the Earth
they have days of complete darkness during their winter season
they both have continuous temperatures below freezing
neither is owned by a nation of the world
What is one reason why is it warmer at the North Pole than at the South Pole?
Because the North Pole is tipped more towards the sun
Because the North Pole is in the middle of an ocean
The North Pole is not warmer than the South Pole
Because it is closer to more populated areas of the world
Which nation owns the North Pole?
No nation claims ownership
What is the latitude of the South Pole?
It has no specified latitude.
0 degrees south
90 degrees south
180 degrees south
The geographic North Pole and the magnetic North Pole are always within 100 miles of each other.
What animals might be found at the South Pole?
In what time zone is the North Pole located?
Eastern Time Zone
Greenwich Mean Time
Zulu Time Zone
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Compiled Jun 28 12