Geography : Polar Regions

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Polar Regions

Which of the following statements about the South Pole is true?

Possible Answers:

There is limited fauna at the South Pole, but no trees

There are animals but not plants indigenous to the South Pole

None of these

There are no plants indigenous to the South Pole

Correct answer:

There are no plants indigenous to the South Pole

Explanation:

Even if you did not know, specifically, the answer to this question, a general knowledge of the extremely harsh climate of the region would make the correct answer, simply that there are no plants indigenous to the South Pole, the best option.

Example Question #2 : Polar Regions

Which country's territory lies closest to the North Pole?

Possible Answers:

Canada

Australia

Iceland

Russia

Correct answer:

Canada

Explanation:

The Canadian Territory of Nunavut is the closest, nation-associated territory to the North Pole.

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