Nature questions This is a list of recently added questions about nature. Play nature quiz and see all the questions. What is a Curaçao liqueur flavored with?Orange peel. Curaçao is made of dried peel of Laraha (Citrus aurantium currassuviencis), a citrus too bitter to be edible. The beverage and the plant come from Dutch Curaçao island by the coasts of Venezuela. Feral Laraha evolved from domesticated Seville orange brought to the island by Spanish settlers. Its peel is also used in medicine to treat stomach.Created by: smyruvery hard 33% raspberryraspberry40orange peelorange peel577key lime and herbskey lime and herbs705almondsalmonds379drinks riddles » What is the chemical formula of dry ice also known as cardice?CO₂. Dry ice is the solid form of carbon dioxide. In temperatures above −78.5 °C (−109.3 °F) it will not melt but sublimate, that means transforming straight from solid form into gas one without liquid phase.Created by: Justa87hard 43% H₂OH₂O281CO₂CO₂733CH₄CH₄273HCOOHHCOOH392chemistry riddles » Gunung Mulu national park, a place with the most extensive cave system in the world, is located in which country?Malaysia. Gunung Mulu national park is located in the eastern province of Sarawak, Malaysia. It is located on Borneo, near the southern border of Brunei. Gunung Mulu National Park has the largest known natural chamber or room – Sarawak Chamber. It is 700 m (2,300 ft)) long, 396 m (1,299 ft) wide and at least 70 m (230 ft) highCreated by: Pranav Yalamanchilivery hard 28% MalaysiaMalaysia520ThailandThailand436CambodiaCambodia556IndonesiaIndonesia331geology riddles » Which from endocrine glands is responsible for a regulation of sleep?Pineal gland. The pineal gland is a small endocrine gland in the vertebrate brain. It produces melatonin, a serotonin derived hormone, which affects the modulation of sleep patterns. Melatonin is sold over-the-counter as a sleep aid in the U.S. and Canada.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykaverage 61% hypothalamushypothalamus2326adrenal glandsadrenal glands810thymusthymus843pineal glandpineal gland6355biology riddles » How is the soilless cultivation of plants called?Hydroponics is a subset of hydroculture and is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. Terrestrial plants may be grown with their roots in the mineral nutrient solution only or in an inert medium, such as perlite or gravel.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 50% hydrologyhydrology896hydroculturehydroculture1958hydroponicshydroponics4871hydrofarminghydrofarming1902crops riddles » How is the branch of zoology concerned with aphibians and reptiles called?Herpetology. "Herp" is a vernacular term for reptiles and amphibians. It is derived from Greek 'herpien' meaning 'to creep'.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 57% ichthyologyichthyology2026herpetologyherpetology6456malacologymalacology1009entomologyentomology1671reptiles riddles » Which color has the greatest albedo?White. Albedo in Latin is simply "whiteness". It is the reflecting power of a surface - the ratio of reflected radiation from the surface to incident radiation upon it.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 46% whitewhite1475blueblue478redred807blackblack382Latin riddles » In which country is the Plitvice Lakes National Park located?In Croatia. Plitvice Lakes National Park is a national park in Croatia. Since 1979 it is on a list of the UNESCO World Heritage list. The park consists of the system of 16 lakes connected by numerous waterfalls and cascades.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykaverage 60% In the Czech RepublicIn the Czech Republic973In SlovakiaIn Slovakia1483In CroatiaIn Croatia4317In HungaryIn Hungary413lakes riddles » Where do coast redwoods grow?In the west of the United States. Common names of sequoia sempervirens include coast redwood, coastal redwood and California redwood. It is an evergreen, long-lived, monoecious tree living 1,200–1,800 years or more. This species includes the tallest living trees on Earth. It comes from coastal mountains of Oregon and California. (the west of the USA).Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 46% In Central America onlyIn Central America only828In the west of the United StatesIn the west of the United States2408in the eastern Brazilin the eastern Brazil826in the entire North and Central Americain the entire North and Central America1147plants riddles » What it is an autotomy?Self amputation (e.g. of a tail). Autotomy (from the Greek auto- "self-" and tome "severing") or self amputation is the behaviour whereby an animal sheds or discards one or more of its own appendages, usually as a self-defense mechanism to elude a predator's grasp or to distract the predator and thereby allow escape. The lost body part may be regenerated later.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 56% eating only one kind of spieces (e.g. the koala is eating leaves of the eucalyptus)eating only one kind of spieces (e.g. the koala is eating leaves of the eucalyptus)1039self amputation (e.g. of a tail)self amputation (e.g. of a tail)5609hunting of its own kindhunting of its own kind2268in-breeding (small gene pool)in-breeding (small gene pool)1013human anatomy riddles » Play nature quiz and see all the questions.