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Summer of Adventure – Desert Quiz!

How much do you know about deserts? Why not take this awesome quiz and see?

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Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:Β  August 9th 2021

Deserts might be pretty barren, but they're actually packed full of trivia! See how much you really know by taking this awesome quiz!

1/10 A picture of a very dry desert

Which Chilean desert is the driest place on earth?

2/10 Pineapples in desert

What's the largest desert in the world?

3/10 This image may provide a clue

Carcross Desert – the smallest desert – is in which country?

4/10 Camels in the Gobi desert

In which two countries is the Gobi Desert?

5/10 Mario Kart
Nintendo

In Mario Kart 64, there's a racecourse called Kalimari Desert. For which African desert is this a nod to?

6/10 An app showing the weather on a rainy day

How much rain must an area get every year to qualify as a desert?

7/10 A house plonked in the middle of a very sandy desert

Approximately how many people live in deserts around the world?

8/10 A man standing on a sand dune

What is a montane desert?

9/10 A tape measure going around the earth

In square miles, the earth is made up of how much desert?

10/10 A lion in the Kalahari

In the Tswana language, what does Kalahari loosely translate as?

Result: Oh no

Oh no! Better luck next time!

Result: Good try

Good try! Why not have another go? You might get an even bigger score!

Result: Great work

Great work! You've either read books about deserts or you're a camel!

Result: Wow

Wow! You're a desert expert!