10 most difficult Antarctic riddles A list of ten (out of 20) Antarctic related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Antarctic quiz What country has got the most permanent research stations in Antarctica?Argentina mantains the most permanent polar stations - 6|Chile - 5|Russia - 5|Poland - 1very hard 25% ArgentinaArgentina25%ChileChile14%PolandPoland15%RussiaRussia44%Created by: lukasz Poland. Statistics based on 1129 answers in 3 languages »Chile 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. very hard 27% GoblinGoblin7%TrollTroll27%TelemarcTelemarc17%Nord-TrøndelagNord-Trøndelag47%Created by: Fabienne. Statistics based on 473 answers in 3 languages »Antarctica riddles » What is the longest river of Antarctica?Onyx River. The Onyx River is a meltwater stream, which flows westward through the Wright Valley from Wright Lower Glacier and Lake Brownworth at the foot of the glacier to Lake Vanda, during the few months of the Antarctic summer. At 32 kilometres in length it is the longest river in Antarctica.very hard 27% Aiken CreekAiken Creek10%Alph RiverAlph River11%Lawson CreekLawson Creek50%Onyx RiverOnyx River27%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 87 answers in 3 languages »rivers 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 .very hard 30% Emilio PalmaEmilio Palma30%Ernest ShackletonErnest Shackleton16%Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen16%It is not knownIt is not known36%Created by: Fabienne. Statistics based on 953 answers in 3 languages »Argentina riddles » Which sea has the clearest water?Weddell Sea. The Weddell Sea is part of the Southern Ocean and is covered by various ice shelves and icebergs. The Weddell Sea has been deemed by scientists to have the clearest water of any sea.very hard 32% Bering SeaBering Sea25%Weddell SeaWeddell Sea32%Timor SeaTimor Sea20%Sargasso SeaSargasso Sea21%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1113 answers in 3 languages »records 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. very hard 32% in the Arctic Oceanin the Arctic Ocean32%in South Americain South America28%in Antarcticain Antarctica25%in Greenlandin Greenland12%Created by: Fabienne. Statistics based on 783 answers in 3 languages »Greenland 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.very hard 34% in Antarcticain Antarctica34%In AustraliaIn Australia6%in Israelin Israel42%in Turkmenistanin Turkmenistan16%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1564 answers in 3 languages »salt riddles » What sound can be heard when approaching an iceberg?A fizz. When a piece of iceberg ice melts, it makes a fizzing sound called "Bergie Seltzer". This sound is made when the water-ice interface reaches compressed air bubbles trapped in the ice. As this happens, each bubble bursts, making a 'popping' sound. The bubbles contain air trapped in snow layers very early in the history of the ice, that eventually got buried to a given depth (up to several kilometers) and pressurized as it transformed into firn then to glacial ice.very hard 36% a cracking noisea cracking noise46%a fizza fizz36%a roara roar7%a whispera whisper10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9864 answers in 5 languages »ice 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.very hard 38% the saltiest lake in the worldthe saltiest lake in the world26%the most oxygenated lake in the worldthe most oxygenated lake in the world38%a stony deserta stony desert16%a volcanoa volcano18%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 2703 answers in 2 languages »volcanos riddles » This is Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station. Why is it elevated?To avoid being buried in snow. All structures at the South Pole cause wind-blown snow to build up in the surrounding area (about four feet of snow per year). The station building has sloping lower portion of wall, which causes the snow to be scoured away.very hard 39% for earthquake safetyfor earthquake safety6%to reduce heat lossto reduce heat loss34%to avoid heating the groundto avoid heating the ground19%to avoid being buried in snowto avoid being buried in snow39%Created by: Debbie Fox. Statistics based on 5159 answers in 2 languages »technology riddles » Play Antarctic quiz and see all the questions.