Arctic questions This is a list of recently added questions about Arctic. Play Arctic quiz and see all the questions. 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 River558YeniseiYenisei757Amur RiverAmur River786Yukon RiverYukon River1153Alaska 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 31% YukonYukon1053NevaNeva374AmurAmur766YeniseiYenisei1017Russia 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)550approx 37 m (120 ft)approx 37 m (120 ft)1657approx 370 m (1200 ft)approx 370 m (1200 ft)4856approx 3700 m (12000 ft)approx 3700 m (12000 ft)7231Denmark 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% CanadaCanada1462IcelandIceland1240DenmarkDenmark17525It is independentIt is independent2476polar 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 rocks467they bury in snowthey bury in snow1800they approach divingthey approach diving7968they pretend being deadthey pretend being dead1865bears 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.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 34% a cracking noisea cracking noise4261a fizza fizz3134a roara roar684a whispera whisper907ice riddles » Where is it NOT possible to find a penguin?In Iceland. All penguins are native to the Southern Hemisphere, but they are not found only in cold climates. Several species are found in the temperate zone of South Africa and South America. The Galápagos Penguin (pictured) lives near the equator. Fossils show that many prehistoric species lived in warm climates.Created by: life-o-holichard 41% in Icelandin Iceland4519in Africain Africa2982on Galapagos Islands (near equator)on Galapagos Islands (near equator)1817in South Americain South America1655Antarctic riddles » What kind of resources brought Russian colonists to Alaska?Sea otters. Alaska was colonized by Russian fur traders. Rather than hunting by themselves, the Russians forced the Aleuts to do the work for them. Many of Aleuts had been removed from their home islands and sent as far south as California to hunt sea otter.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 36% goldgold2823oiloil2472sea otterssea otters3573timbertimber930history of Russia riddles » Which direction is not possible to point at when standing at the South Pole?Neither east, west, nor south. At the South Pole every direction is north.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 66% easteast546westwest508northnorth5069neither east, west, nor southneither east, west, nor south12191geometry riddles » Who was the first to navigate the Northwest Passage? (sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans)Roald Amundsen. In a three year journey between 1903 and 1906, Amundsen explored the passage with a crew of no more than six, in the converted 47-ton herring boat Gjøa. Spending winters with ship trapped in ice, he learned from the local Netsilik people about Arctic survival skills that would later prove useful. For example, he learned to use sled dogs and to wear animal skins in lieu of heavy, woolen parkas. Amundsen later led the expeditions to discover the South Pole (1911) and the North Pole (1926).Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 32% James CookJames Cook2521Vitus BeringVitus Bering3029Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen3471No one yetNo one yet1519geography of Canada riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.