10 most difficult Pacific Ocean riddlesPacific Ocean quiz
What is the name of the country that is the first in the world powered entirely by solar energy?
Tokelau is an island country and dependent territory of New Zealand.Three solar power stations provide 100% of current electrical demand from photovoltaics, with battery backup. The first power station was completed in August 2012. In total, 4,032 solar panels) each, making Tokelau the first nation in the world to be 100% powered by solar power.
The Pacific War took place in the South America in the years 1879 to 1883. Which territory was the conflict zone?
In the 19th century, there were no clear borders defined between Peru, Bolivia and Chile in the area of the Atacama desert. This became a problem with the discovery of valuable sodium nitrate deposits in the area.
Which direction are Easter Island moai facing?
There is only one ahu (group of statues), Ahu Akivi, with moai facing the ocean. It is unusual also by being one of the few inland ahus. At all other ahus (including all coastal ones) moai face inland.
What is special about Synalpheus Pinkfloydi shrimp?
hunting with sound
characteristic breeding dance
The shrimp, called also Pink Floyd pistol shrimp, may be found in Pacific waters at Panama coast. The sound of its snapping claw shut reaches 210 decibels (while whales achieve 188 decibels), and can kill passing nearby small fish. It is probably the loadest sound an animal creates.
What is the capital of Micronesia?
Palikir is a town with about 4,600 people and the capital of the Federated States of Micronesia in the western Pacific Ocean. Palikir was formerly a tiny village of little consequence. The island of Pohnpei was discovered by the Portuguese and Spanish in the 15th century, but colonial settlement did not occur until 1886 by the Spanish.
What is the only country to be in all 4 hemispheres?
Fed. States of Micronesia
Kiribati, is an island republic in the Central Pacific. It comprises 33 coral atolls and isles stretching along the equator. It is the only country in all four hemispheres. The country's capital is South Tarawa. It is pronounced "Kiri-bahs"
To which state the New Britain island belong?
to the United Kingdom
to Papua New Guinea
to the Netherlands
New Britain is the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago of Papua New Guinea. While the island was part of German New Guinea, it was named Neupommern ("New Pomerania").
Which country in the world captures the most fish?
China, with one-fifth of the world's population, accounts for one-third of the world's reported fish production and two-thirds of the worlds reported aquaculture production. The Chinese fishing fleet has access to numerous distant fishing grounds through agreements with foreign countries. That includes West African coast and North and South Pacific.
What is the deepest known point in the Earth's seabed?
The Challenger Deep is the deepest known point in the Earth's seabed hydrosphere, with a depth of 10,898 to 10,916 m by direct measurement from submersibles, and slightly more by sonar bathymetry. It is in the Pacific Ocean, at the southern end of the Mariana Trench near the Mariana Islands group. The Challenger Deep is a relatively small slot-shaped depression in the bottom of a considerably larger crescent-shaped oceanic trench.
In which Nordic country was this photo taken?
The Kon-Tiki Museum in Oslo houses vessels and maps from the 1964 Kon-Tiki expedition, during which Norwegian etnographer Thor Heyerdahl sailed 8,000 km (5,000 mi) across the Pacific Ocean in a self-built raft from South America to the Tuamotu Islands.