10 most difficult Antarctica riddles A list of Antarctica related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Antarctic quiz The first man born in Antarctica is ...Emilio Palma. Emilio Marcos Palma (born 7 January 1978) is an Argentine man known for being the first documented person born on the continent of Antarctica. Palma was born in Fortín Sargento Cabral at the Esperanza Base, near the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, and weighed 3.4 kg (7 lb 8 oz). His father, Captain Jorge Emilio Palma, was head of the Argentine Army detachment at the base. He is featured in the Guinness Book of Records .very hard 24% Emilio PalmaEmilio Palma24%Ernest ShackletonErnest Shackleton16%Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen17%It is not knownIt is not known41%Created by: Fabienne. Statistics based on 561 answers in 2 languages »Argentina riddles » What is the name of the Norwegian Antarctic station?Troll is a Norwegian research station located at Jutulsessen, 235 kilometers (146 mi) from the coast in the eastern part of Princess Martha Coast in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It is Norway's only all-year research station in Antarctica. It has an overwintering capacity of eight people and a summer capacity of 40. It is served by Troll Airfield, which is the base for the Dronning Maud Land Air Network. very hard 25% GoblinGoblin8%TrollTroll25%TelemarcTelemarc13%Nord-TrøndelagNord-Trøndelag53%Created by: Fabienne. Statistics based on 204 answers in 2 languages »Antarctic riddles » What country has got the most permanent research stations in Antarctica?Argentina mantains the most permanent polar stations - 6|Chile - 5|Russia - 5|Poland - 1very hard 26% ArgentinaArgentina26%ChileChile13%PolandPoland15%RussiaRussia44%Created by: lukasz Poland. Statistics based on 695 answers in 2 languages »Chile riddles » Visiting Antarctica, we will not be able to see:The most oxygenated lake in the world. In Antarctica we can find both the Erebus high volcano at nearly 4 km, the Don Juan pond with salinity 44.2%, and the desert of the McMurdo Valleys. Lake Vostok with an oxygen content 5 times more than the average, however, is hidden under a 4 km layer of glacier.very hard 28% the saltiest lake in the worldthe saltiest lake in the world32%the most oxygenated lake in the worldthe most oxygenated lake in the world28%a stony deserta stony desert17%a volcanoa volcano21%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 1478 answers in 2 languages »volcanoes riddles » Where we could not find ice sheet?In the Arctic Ocean. An ice sheet is a mass of glacier ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than 50,000 km2 this is also known as continental glacier. The only current ice sheets are in Antarctica and Greenland; during the last glacial period at Last Glacial Maximum the Laurentide ice sheet covered much of North America, the Weichselian ice sheet covered northern Europe and the Patagonian Ice Sheet covered southern South America. very hard 28% in the Arctic Oceanin the Arctic Ocean28%in South Americain South America30%in Antarcticain Antarctica27%in Greenlandin Greenland13%Created by: Fabienne. Statistics based on 451 answers in 2 languages »Greenland riddles » Which sea has the clearest water?Weddell Sea. The Weddell Sea is part of the Southern Ocean and is covered by various ice shelves and icebergs. The Weddell Sea has been deemed by scientists to have the clearest water of any sea.very hard 29% Bering SeaBering Sea26%Weddell SeaWeddell Sea29%Timor SeaTimor Sea23%Sargasso SeaSargasso Sea20%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 812 answers in 2 languages »records riddles » Where is the saltiest lake in the world?In Antarctica. With a salinity level of over 40%, Don Juan Pond is the saltiest of the Antarctic lakes. This salinity allows the pond to remain liquid even at temperatures as low as −50 °C (−58 °F) due to the interference of salts with the bonding of water molecules. Don Juan Pond was discovered in 1961 by George H. Meyer.very hard 29% in Antarcticain Antarctica29%In AustraliaIn Australia6%in Israelin Israel46%in Turkmenistanin Turkmenistan17%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 1025 answers in 2 languages »salt riddles » What is the name of the hill rising above the surface of the ice sheet?Nunatak. The word is of Greenlandic origin and has been used in English since the 1870s. Nunataks are generally angular and jagged, which hampers the formation of glacial ice on their tops, although snow may accumulate on them. Typically nunataks are the only places where plant life can survive on the ice sheets or ice caps.hard 42% mutonmuton12%pingopingo18%ferdferd26%nunataknunatak42%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 330 answers in 2 languages »geography riddles » What is the lowest recorded air temperature ever recorded on Earth (Vostok Station - Antarctica)?−89.2°C (−128.6°F). Vostok Station is a Russian research station in inland Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica. Founded by the Soviet Union in 1957, the station lies at the southern Pole of Cold, with the lowest reliably measured natural temperature on Earth of −89.2°C (−128.6°F; 184.0 K)hard 46% −59.8°C (-75.6°F)−59.8°C (-75.6°F)15%−74.4°C (-101.9°F)−74.4°C (-101.9°F)25%−89.2°C (−128.6°F)−89.2°C (−128.6°F)46%−104.6°C (-156.28°F)−104.6°C (-156.28°F)12%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 2512 answers in 2 languages »temperatures riddles » After whom is Queen Maud Land in Antarctica named?Norwegian queen. Queen Maud Land was the first part of Antarctica to be sighted. The name was initially applied in January 1930 to the land discovered by Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen and Finn Lützow-Holm during Norvegia expedition of 1929–30. It was named after the Norwegian Queen Maud of Wales, wife of the then-reigning King Haakon VII.hard 53% Dutch queenDutch queen24%Norwegian queenNorwegian queen53%Russian queenRussian queen3%Mythical queen of the AmazonsMythical queen of the Amazons18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 22177 answers in 2 languages »geographical names riddles » Play Antarctic quiz and see all the questions.