Deserts questions This is a list of recently added questions about deserts. Play deserts quiz and see all the questions. What's the name of the oldest desert?Namib Desert. Namib is oldest desert in the world, it is estimated that it's 80 million years old. It stretches on distance over 12 miles long, it's stretched along Atlantic sea.It's placed in South Africa.Created by: grifi bastionhard 43% Namib DesertNamib Desert205Chihuahuan DesertChihuahuan Desert87Sonora DesertSonora Desert54Sahara DesertSahara Desert123records riddles » 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 Kaminskaeasy 70% waterwater2157mineralsminerals369fatfat6647sweat glandssweat glands306biology 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 32% nowherenowhere2208in North Sudanin North Sudan1490in Western Saharain Western Sahara2091in Moroccoin Morocco2780deserts 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 24% NamibNamib1479GobiGobi2321SaharaSahara1818MojaveMojave1787deserts 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 Arabia3390in the United Arab Emiratesin the United Arab Emirates14435in Qatarin Qatar1179in Kuwaitin Kuwait562Middle 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 62% between the USA and Mexicobetween the USA and Mexico17393between Iraq and Kuwaitbetween Iraq and Kuwait4369between Israel and Syriabetween Israel and Syria4984between China and Russiabetween China and Russia1015geography 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 73% in cavesin caves2061in coal minesin coal mines875in desertsin deserts20031in extinct volcanoesin extinct volcanoes4102minerals 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 Desert1663Arabian DesertArabian Desert983Great Victoria DesertGreat Victoria Desert270Kalahari DesertKalahari Desert814Saudi 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 30% it is gypsumit is gypsum3910it is very fine grained sandit is very fine grained sand1335it iswhite quartzit iswhite quartz4633it is an optical illusionit is an optical illusion2898soil 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 65% IsraelIsrael1484Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia1189JordanJordan8327SyriaSyria1617tourist attractions riddles » Play deserts quiz and see all the questions.