1 Which is the only planet in out solar system not named after a god? Earth
2 Which is the softest mineral on the Mohs Scale? Talc
3 Which is the largest ocean on Earth? Pacific
4 Which is the longest river in the world? River Nile
5 In which US state is the world’s largest volcano? Hawaii
6 What colour is a polar bears skin? Black
7 Which is the highest waterfall in the world? The Angel Falls
8 The bark of which tree was the original source of making aspirin? Willow
9 Which was the world’s first National Park? Yellowstone Park
10 Which desert in Chile is the driest in the world? Atacama Desert
11 What are the formations of calcium carbonate which hang down from the roof of a cave? Stalactites
12 What is the green pigment called which is found in nearly all plants? Chlorophyll
13 How many points do snowflakes have? Six
14 Nephology is the study of what? Clouds
15 Which English scientist first described the colours of the rainbow as ‘numbering seven’? Sir Isaac Newton
16 Rafflesia Arnoldii, the world’s largest flower, is better known by what name? Corpse Flower
17 The largest individual tree in the world, a Giant Redwood, is known by what name? General Sherman
18 Cattleya Labiata is a species of which exotic flowering plant? Orchid
19 The Grand Canyon in Arizona was carved by which river? Colorado River
20 Agriglyphs are better known by what name? Crop Circles