Anyone Who Loves Earth Should Be Able to Ace This Quiz!

 We all live together on this wonderful planet called Earth, but how much do we really know about it? This trivia quiz will test your knowledge of some of the most marvelous and unusual facts of our spectacular planet. Give it a go, and see how much you know!
Chinese natural beauty
 
 
How many countries border China?
The 14 countries that border China are Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Vietnam.
10
14
11
Caribbean Island
 
 
What percentage of Caribbean Islands are inhabited?
Only 2% from a total of over 7,000 Caribbean islands are inhabited.
10%
2%
50%
mountain view
 
 
Which mountain is closest to the moon?
Despite being around 9,000 feet lower than Everest, Ecuador's Chimborazo is actually closer to the moon due to the planet's irregular shape.
Mount Chimborazo
Mount Everest
elephant in Africa
 
 
Which African country was never part of a European Colony?
Ethiopia was briefly occupied by Italy in 1936, but was never officially colonized, unlike many other parts of Africa.
Tanzania
Botswana
Ethiopia
globes
 
 
Which has a larger area, France or California?
California is around 403,882 sq km, while France is around 643,801 sq km.
California
France
exploration equipment
 
 
Approximately what percentage of humans live in the Northern Hemisphere?
Approximately 6.57 billion people live in the Northern Hemisphere out of a total global population of around 7.3 billion.
50%
90%
70%
Amazon rainforest
 
 
What percentage of the world's oxygen does the Amazon rainforest give to the world?
The Amazon Basin also contains around a fifth of the world's fresh water supply.
50%
35%
20%
waterfall and ocean
 
 
What is the highest waterfall in the world?
At a height of 979m, Venezuela's Angel Falls is the highest waterfall on Earth.
Angel Falls
Iguazu Falls
Niagara Falls
stone wall in countryside
 
 
Where is France's longest land border if you include all the territories it controls?
Brazil and French Guiana share a border that's 673km long.
Brazil
Spain
Germany
simple bridge in the jungle
 
 
How many bridges cross the Amazon river?
Most crossings over the Amazon River are made by ferry, since not a single bridge has ever needed to be constructed.
None
2
5
planet Earth
 
 
Which country is completely landlocked by only one country?
San Marino is entirely landlocked by Italy, which it borders for 39km.
San Marino
The Republic of Congo
Bolivia
dry and hot landscape
 
 
Where was the hottest temperature ever measured on Earth?
Death Valley once recorded a temperature of 134°F (56.7°C).
Death Valley, California
Al-Aziziyah, Libya
Lut Desert, Iran
Mother Earth crying
You Made Mother Earth Cry...
Oh dear! Your results have angered Mother Earth, and she has sent you back to school to atone for your result! But don’t worry, since our planet is such an absolutely wonderful thing to learn about, and what's more is that you can start learning right here on Baba-Mail! In the words of Frank Lloyd Wright, "study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you."
hearth-shaped Earth
Mother Earth's Best Friend
Good job! While you didn't manage to answer all of the questions correctly, your result proves that you're quite the brainbox when it comes to facts about the planet we call home. Keep it up! In the words of Albert Einstein, "look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."
Mother Earth
Born to Rule the World!
Congratulations! Your result is absolutely outstanding! Your extensive knowledge of our planet is truly unparalleled! It's thanks to people like you that we can all get a better understanding of the way our planet works, and can help prevent terrible disasters from happening around the world. In the words of John Muir, "in every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks."
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