Arctic questions This is a list of recently added questions about Arctic. Play Arctic quiz and see all the questions. 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 29% in the Arctic Oceanin the Arctic Ocean200in South Americain South America196in Antarcticain Antarctica187in Greenlandin Greenland88Greenland riddles » In which layer of the atmosphere the aurora is created?In the Thermosphere. Auroras are produced when the magnetosphere is sufficiently disturbed by the solar wind that the trajectories of charged particles in both solar wind and magnetospheric plasma, mainly in the form of electrons and protons, precipitate them into the upper atmosphere (thermosphere/exosphere) due to Earth's magnetic field, where their energy is lost. Created by: Tschukavery hard 18% In the TroposphereIn the Troposphere166In the StratosphereIn the Stratosphere297In the mesosphereIn the mesosphere159In the ThermosphereIn the Thermosphere141atmosphere riddles » This is a flag of ...Greenland is an autonomous constituent country within the Kingdom of Denmark between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Though physiographically a part of the continent of North America, Greenland has been politically and culturally associated with Europe for more than a millennium.Created by: Ninjaihard 55% GreenlandGreenland2758AndalusiaAndalusia745Free City of DanzigFree City of Danzig771KurdistanKurdistan679flags riddles » The name of the Arctic comes from the Greek word for ...Bear. The word Arctic comes from the Greek word arktos meaning bear and the ajdective arktikos "of the bear". The name refers either to the constellation Ursa Major, the "Great Bear", which is prominent in the northern portion of the celestial sphere, or to the constellation Ursa Minor, the "Little Bear", which contains Polaris, the Pole star, also known as the North StarCreated by: Ninjaivery hard 29% stacked icestacked ice88auroraaurora108bearbear119white nightswhite nights84etymology riddles » What is the literal meaning of the word mammoth in Siberian languages?Underground monster. The word mammoth comes from the mythology of the Siberian peoples who believed they lived underground - as dead ones were found in the ground from time to time.Created by: Linshivery hard 15% hairy elephant hairy elephant 685underground monsterunderground monster240horned gianthorned giant331big boarbig boar274Siberia riddles » Which river flows into the Bering Sea?Yukon River. The total length of the river is 1982 miles (3190 km). There are only four vehicle-carring bridges across the Yukon River.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 35% Lena RiverLena River656YeniseiYenisei888Amur RiverAmur River945Yukon RiverYukon River1357Alaska riddles » What is the largest river flowing into the Arctic Ocean?Yenisei. The average discharge of Yenisei is 19,600 m³/s. It is more than Mississippi, Ganges or Paraná.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 32% YukonYukon1174NevaNeva414AmurAmur873YeniseiYenisei1165Russia riddles » What is the elevation of the highest point in the kingdom of Denmark?Approx 3700 m (12000 ft). Gunnbjørn Fjeld is Greenland's highest mountain. It is a nunatak, a rocky peak protruding through glacial ice. The mountain is named after Gunnbjorn Ulfsson, the Viking who was the first European to reach Greenland.Created by: Sandesh Sumnathhard 50% approx 3.7 m (12 ft)approx 3.7 m (12 ft)584approx 37 m (120 ft)approx 37 m (120 ft)1760approx 370 m (1200 ft)approx 370 m (1200 ft)5181approx 3700 m (12000 ft)approx 3700 m (12000 ft)7777Denmark riddles » Which country does Greenland belong to?Denmark. Greenland is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark since the early 18th century. The economy of Greenland strongly depends on Denmark's annual subsidy to the island. The subsidy is slated to diminish gradually over time as Greenland's economy is strengthened by increased income from the extraction of natural resources.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 77% CanadaCanada1529IcelandIceland1306DenmarkDenmark18612It is independentIt is independent2583polar riddles » What hunting tactics do polar bears use to surprise a seal?They approach diving. A resting seal would try to escape to the sea when attacked (where it easily outswim a polar bear), so the attack from the sea is a very efficient hunting strategy. Polar bears are able to dive to a depth of 15 feet and remain submerged for up to two minutes. Created by: Cleoaverage 65% they hide behind rocksthey hide behind rocks494they bury in snowthey bury in snow1908they approach divingthey approach diving8348they pretend being deadthey pretend being dead1978bears riddles » Play Arctic quiz and see all the questions.