Arctic: Quiz


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Question 1: An example of this is the phenomenon of ________, which is commonly blamed on long-range pollutants.
Air pollutionArctic hazeGlobal warmingKyoto Protocol

Question 2: The Arctic region can be defined as the area north of the ________ (66° 33’N), which is the approximate limit of the midnight sun and the polar night.
70th parallel northArctic Circle60th parallel north65th parallel north

Question 3: The Arctic region consists of a vast, ice-covered ocean (which is sometimes considered to be a northern arm of the ________) surrounded by treeless permafrost.
Arctic OceanAtlantic OceanIndian OceanPacific Ocean

Question 4: Other Circumpolar North indigenous peoples include the Chukchi, ________, Inupiat, Khanty, Koryaks, Nenets, Sami, Yukaghir, and Yupik.

Question 5: Other land animals include wolverines, ________, and arctic ground squirrels.
Brown BearStoatCatRed Fox

Question 6: During the ________, the Arctic still had seasonal snows, though only a light dusting and not enough to permanently hinder plant growth.
Cretaceous–Tertiary extinction eventGeologic time scaleCretaceousDinosaur

Question 7: Since 1937, the whole Arctic region has been extensively explored by ________.
North Pole-1North Pole-36North Pole-37Soviet and Russian manned drifting ice stations

Question 8: Upon ratification of the ________, a country has ten years to make claims to extend its 200 mile zone.
Papua New GuineaAzerbaijanUnited Nations Convention on the Law of the SeaEast Timor

Question 9: Marine mammals include seals, walrus, and several species of ________baleen whales and also narwhals, killer whales and belugas.
Oceanic dolphinToothed whaleBeaked whaleCetacea

Question 10: By 1300, the ________, present-day Arctic inhabitants and descendants of Thule culture, had settled west Greenland, and moved into east Greenland over the following century.
InuitCanadaMétis people (Canada)Nunavut

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