Every adult should be able to solve this quiz. What do you actually know about planet Earth?

Every adult should be able to solve quiz
Every adult should be able to solve quiz

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Every adult should be able to solve quiz. In what cave is found a giant stalagmite 220 feet tall? If you know the answer, go ahead and get your point.

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Every adult should should be able to solve quiz. What do you actually know about planet Earth?

  • If we were standing at the equator, we would weigh _____ if standing at the north or south pole.

    • The same as
    • Less than
    • More than
  • How old is planet Earth?

    • 1.5 billion years old
    • 930 million years old
    • 4.54 billion years old
    • 750 million years old
  • Like earthquakes, moonquakes are also a reality in our natural satellite.

    • True
    • False, the moon is a totally dead and inert body.
  • Largest earthquake that struck the US (9.2 magnitude) happened in 1964. Where?

    • Wyoming
    • California
    • Washington
    • Alaska
  • Largest confirmed stalagmite in the world (220 feet tall) is found in what cavern:

    • Reed Flute Cave, China
    • Cueva de los Cristales, Mexico
    • Škocjan Caves, Slovenia
    • Cueva Martín Infierno (Cuba)
  • People standing at the equator spin through space at what speed compared to Scandinavia?

    • Faster
    • Equal
    • Slower
  • What area on Earth has shown the mysterious anomaly of a lower gravitational force than other places?

    • Lake Baikal, Siberia
    • Hudson Bay, Canada
    • Atacama Desert, Chile
    • Mount Erebus, Antarctica
  • Earth’s magnetic north pole stays locked in the same place.

    • True
    • False, it’s been creeping to somewhere.
  • Hardened lava erupted from volcanoes form what type of rocks?

    • Metamorphic
    • Igneous
    • Sedimentary
    • None of them.
  • What place on Earth has the record of 280 lightning flashes per hour and almost continuous all year round?

    • Lakes Nyos, Monoun and Kivu (Rwanda and Cameroon)
    • Caspian Sea, Turkmenistan
    • Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela
    • Amazon River’s mouth at the Atlantic
  • Oceans cover some 70% of the planet. What percentage have humans explored of this water mass so far?

    • 35%
    • 22%
    • 5%
    • 16%
  • What’s the name of the supercontinent that existed on Earth 200 million years ago?

    • Lemuria
    • Pangaea
    • Atlantis
    • Kea
  • Which is the most active volcano recorded on Earth?

    • Stromboli, Italy
    • Kilauea, Hawaii
    • Sakurajima, Japan
    • Erebus, Antarctica
  • Coastlines cover 20% of US territory (Alaska not included). How much of US population lives there?

    • 16%
    • 28%
    • 50%
    • 35%
  • With nearly 1,7 million people living in an area of 14.8 square miles, which is the most densely populated city in the world?

    • Manila, Philippines
    • Bangalore, India
    • Hong Kong, China
    • Istanbul, Turkey

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