Our planet is a huge, incredible place. It is old beyond thought, rich in life more than anywhere else we can see in the universe. It's alive, burning inside, moving all the time, changing and progressing through the void of space. There's so much to know about our world, its countries, mountains, seas and other wonders. This fun quiz is here to check up on your knowledge about our planet in 13 interesting questions that you either answer correctly or learn from!
Which of these is the Tallest mountain in Africa?
At 5,895 meters tall, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is the tallest in Africa.
Which of these is the Tallest mountain in Europe?
At 5642 meters tall, Mount Elbrus in Southern Russia is the tallest in Europe.
What is the length of the Earth's equator?
Which country is the hottest in the world?
What is the name of the mountains located between France and Spain?
Which country is the largest in Africa by land area?
Which of these is the world's largest sea?
Which of these is the largest canyon?
Capertee Valley in Australia is the 2nd biggest canyon in the world.
Which country has the most islands?
Sweden has over 200,000 tiny islands.
Planet Earth is mostly made of these three elements:
If you could separate the Earth out into piles of material, you’d get 32.1 % iron, 30.1% oxygen, 15.1% silicon, and 13.9% magnesium.
Magnesium, Nitrogen, Carbon
The Earth's atmosphere extends this far into space from the ground...
While much less concentrated than in the first 50 km, the atmosphere technically reaches up to 10,000 km (6000 miles) from the surface.
What is the lowest spot on land in the world?
The Grand Canyon Floor, Arizona
What is the name of the super continent Earth once had?
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There's a big planet out there, and it's much more than just human culture and sites - it also has the most incredible nature, the most wonderful geography and a lot to learn about the place we all call home. Have a look at your mistakes below and see if you've learned anything new that interests you.
You Know This World, But There's Room For Improvement
You have a good grasp on world geography and the nature of our planet. You don't exactly know it all but you have a good idea and that's more than most people can say about their own knowledge bases.
You Know This Planet Well!
You obviously have quite a bit of love for the natural world and for this planet we all call home. Way to go! We love seeing people with this much intellectual curiosity and knowledge!