Deserts questions This is a list of recently added questions about deserts. Play deserts quiz and see all the questions. What is inside the camel's hump?Fat. Camels can live without water many days. They don`t sweating, don`t loosing water in excrements. Camels drinkig seldom but they can drink 100 liters in 10 minutes. Created by: Hanna Kaminskaaverage 69% waterwater823mineralsminerals151fatfat2523sweat glandssweat glands138biology riddles » In which country is Berber the official language?In Morocco. The Berber language is ancient and has 2200 years of written tradition. In 2011 Berber became a constitutionally official language of Morocco, after years of persecution (under the policy of Arabization). There is a movement among speakers of the closely related varieties of Northern Berber to unite them under a standard language.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 33% nowherenowhere1491in North Sudanin North Sudan1062in Western Saharain Western Sahara1486in Moroccoin Morocco2000deserts of North Africa riddles » Which desert has this famous "eye"?Sahara. The Richat Structure in Mauritania, also known as the Eye of the Sahara, was interpreted as an asteroid impact structure, but no evidence for shock metamorphism has been found. Today scientists believe that it is a huge (40 km in diameter) and deeply eroded geologic dome.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 26% NamibNamib1135GobiGobi1781SaharaSahara1573MojaveMojave1440deserts of Africa riddles » Where is Dubai?In the United Arab Emirates. The emirate of Dubai is one of the seven emirates that make up the country. It is not the national capital (Abu Dhabi is), but a major Middle East commerce hub. Dubai lies directly within the Arabian Desert and has no natural river bodies or oases.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 73% in Saudi Arabiain Saudi Arabia2561in the United Arab Emiratesin the United Arab Emirates10998in Qatarin Qatar879in Kuwaitin Kuwait454Middle East riddles » Which border is that?Between the USA and Mexico. The fence on the US-Mexican border can be adjusted to remain on top of the ever shifting sand dunes. It is a special construction of narrow, 15 feet tall elements, that are movable vertically.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 63% between the USA and Mexicobetween the USA and Mexico9981between Iraq and Kuwaitbetween Iraq and Kuwait2437between Israel and Syriabetween Israel and Syria2509between China and Russiabetween China and Russia700geography of Mexico riddles » Where are such formations usually found?In deserts. Desert rose is the colloquial name given to rosette formations of crystal clusters of gypsum or baryte which contain abundant included sand grains. Desert roses occur when the crystals form in arid sandy conditions, such as the evaporation of a shallow salt basin.Created by: Carlos Saltoeasy 75% in cavesin caves1224in coal minesin coal mines477in desertsin deserts11570in extinct volcanoesin extinct volcanoes2142minerals riddles » What is the world's second largest non-polar desert?Arabian Desert. The Arabian Desert is twice as large as the Gobi, and four times larger than Great Victoria and Kalahari. It occupies most of the Arabian Peninsula.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 26% Gobi DesertGobi Desert1655Arabian DesertArabian Desert976Great Victoria DesertGreat Victoria Desert267Kalahari DesertKalahari Desert808Saudi Arabia riddles » Why is White Sands Desert in New Mexico so purely white?It is gypsum. White Sands, having 442 total square kilometers of dune fields, is the world's largest surface deposit of gypsum. Unlike other desert sands, it is cool to the touch, due to the high rate of evaporation of surface moisture and the fact that the sands reflect, rather than absorb, the sun's rays.Created by: Debbie Foxvery hard 31% it is gypsumit is gypsum3383it is very fine grained sandit is very fine grained sand1088it iswhite quartzit iswhite quartz3796it is an optical illusionit is an optical illusion2406soil riddles » In which country is Petra?Jordan. Petra is famous for its rock-cut architecture. Established in 312 BC as the capital city of the Nabataeans, it is a and symbol and most-visited tourist attraction of Jordan. Petra declined rapidly under Roman rule, in large part from the revision of sea-based trade routes. In 363 an earthquake destroyed many buildings. The site remained unknown to the Western world until 1812.Created by: Park Youn-jooaverage 66% IsraelIsrael1047Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia841JordanJordan5979SyriaSyria1179tourist attractions riddles » What is the name of this distinctive sandy desert north to Tibet?Taklamakan is the world's second largest shifting sand desert with about 85% made up of shifting sand dunes. Because it lies in the rain shadow of the Himalayas, Taklamakan is a paradigmatic cold desert climate. During the 2008 Chinese winter storms episode, the Taklamakan was reported to be covered for the first time in its entirety with a thin layer of snow reaching 4 centimeters (1.6 in).Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 32% KarakumKarakum1372Tian ShanTian Shan946TaklamakanTaklamakan2843GobiGobi3699geography of China riddles » Play deserts quiz and see all the questions.