Antarctica questions This is a list of recently added questions about Antarctica. Play Antarctica quiz and see all the questions. Which known band played a concert in Antarctica?Metallica is the first band to play on all seven continents . . . and they did it all in one calendar year. In 2013 they played in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and a special concert for some scientists in Antarctica.Created by: Tschukahard 47% MetallicaMetallica942Iron MaidenIron Maiden464KornKorn200AC-DCAC-DC381musicians riddles » How much of the Earth's ice is on Antarctica? About 90% of terrestrial ice is found in Antarctica.Created by: Tschukahard 44% about 90%about 90%684about 80%about 80%407about 70%about 70%296about 65%about 65%143ice riddles » What is the name of the hill rising above the surface of the ice sheet?Nunatak. The word is of Greenlandic origin and has been used in English since the 1870s. Nunataks are generally angular and jagged, which hampers the formation of glacial ice on their tops, although snow may accumulate on them. Typically nunataks are the only places where plant life can survive on the ice sheets or ice caps.Created by: Tschukahard 53% mutonmuton143pingopingo157ferdferd218nunataknunatak595Antarctic riddles » The first man born in Antarctica is ...Emilio Palma. Emilio Marcos Palma (born 7 January 1978) is an Argentine man known for being the first documented person born on the continent of Antarctica. Palma was born in Fortín Sargento Cabral at the Esperanza Base, near the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, and weighed 3.4 kg (7 lb 8 oz). His father, Captain Jorge Emilio Palma, was head of the Argentine Army detachment at the base. He is featured in the Guinness Book of Records .Created by: Fabiennevery hard 30% Emilio PalmaEmilio Palma293Ernest ShackletonErnest Shackleton156Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen155It is not knownIt is not known349Argentina riddles » Where we could not find ice sheet?In the Arctic Ocean. An ice sheet is a mass of glacier ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than 50,000 km2 this is also known as continental glacier. The only current ice sheets are in Antarctica and Greenland; during the last glacial period at Last Glacial Maximum the Laurentide ice sheet covered much of North America, the Weichselian ice sheet covered northern Europe and the Patagonian Ice Sheet covered southern South America. Created by: Fabiennevery hard 32% in the Arctic Oceanin the Arctic Ocean255in South Americain South America225in Antarcticain Antarctica202in Greenlandin Greenland101Greenland riddles » What is the name of the Norwegian Antarctic station?Troll is a Norwegian research station located at Jutulsessen, 235 kilometers (146 mi) from the coast in the eastern part of Princess Martha Coast in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It is Norway's only all-year research station in Antarctica. It has an overwintering capacity of eight people and a summer capacity of 40. It is served by Troll Airfield, which is the base for the Dronning Maud Land Air Network. Created by: Fabiennevery hard 27% GoblinGoblin37TrollTroll128TelemarcTelemarc84Nord-TrøndelagNord-Trøndelag224Norway riddles » Visiting Antarctica, we will not be able to see:The most oxygenated lake in the world. In Antarctica we can find the Erebus high volcano at nearly 4 km, the Don Juan pond with a salinity of 44.2%, and the desert of the McMurdo Valleys. Lake Vostok with an oxygen content 5 times more than the average, however, is hidden under a 4 km layer of glacier.Created by: Tschukavery hard 38% the saltiest lake in the worldthe saltiest lake in the world726the most oxygenated lake in the worldthe most oxygenated lake in the world1035a stony deserta stony desert433a volcanoa volcano509volcanos riddles » What is the lowest recorded air temperature ever recorded on Earth (Vostok Station - Antarctica)?−89.2°C (−128.6°F). Vostok Station is a Russian research station in inland Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica. Founded by the Soviet Union in 1957, the station lies at the southern Pole of Cold, with the lowest reliably measured natural temperature on Earth of −89.2°C (−128.6°F; 184.0 K)Created by: Tschukahard 50% −59.8°C (-75.6°F)−59.8°C (-75.6°F)502−74.4°C (-101.9°F)−74.4°C (-101.9°F)785−89.2°C (−128.6°F)−89.2°C (−128.6°F)1714−104.6°C (-156.28°F)−104.6°C (-156.28°F)423temperatures riddles » Where is the saltiest lake in the world?In Antarctica. With a salinity level of over 40%, Don Juan Pond is the saltiest of the Antarctic lakes. This salinity allows the pond to remain liquid even at temperatures as low as −50 °C (−58 °F) due to the interference of salts with the bonding of water molecules. Don Juan Pond was discovered in 1961 by George H. Meyer.Created by: Tschukavery hard 34% in Antarcticain Antarctica535In AustraliaIn Australia96in Israelin Israel671in Turkmenistanin Turkmenistan262salt riddles » Where is Mount Vinson located?In Antarctica. Mount Vinson is the highest peak in Antarctica, at 4,892 metres. It lies in the north part of Vinson Massif’s summit plateau in the south portion of the main ridge of the Sentinel Range about 2 kilometres north of Hollister Peak.Created by: Ninjaieasy 75% in Australiain Australia128in Antarcticain Antarctica1444in South Americain South America159in North Americain North America178mountains riddles » Play Antarctic quiz and see all the questions.