Lakes - Multiple Choice

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about world lakes?
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Last updated: December 28, 2019
First submittedMarch 22, 2019
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1. What is the small lake found in the middle of desert called?
2. What country shares the longest border with Caspian Sea?
Kazakhstan has 1,892 km of coastline and Turkmenistan in the 2nd place with 1,767 km
3. How many Great Lakes are there?
Michigan, Huron, Erie, Ontario and Superior are the ones
4. Which one of these used to be world's 4th largest lake?
Lake Turkana
Qinghai Lake
Aral Sea
Sarygamysh Lake
Since 1960s the Soviets used it for irrigation projects and caused its shrink
5. What is the oldest and deepest lake in the world?
Lake Chad
Lake Baikal
Great Slave Lake
Lake Titicaca
It is also the largest freshwater lake in terms of volume
6. In which country would you find Lake Van?
It is Middle East's largest lake
7. What is the largest lake in Antarctica?
Lake Vostok
Lake Ellsworth
Lake Taymyr
Lake Albert
It's almost the same size (surface area) as East Timor with 12,500 square km
8. What type of lake is a pond?
Lake that is connected to another lake by a river
A shallow lake (not that deep)
A small lake
Salt lake
9. South America's largest lake (area), Lake Titicaca, is located between which countries?
Bolivia and Chile
Argentina and Paraguay
Bolivia and Peru
Argentina and Chile
10. What is the maximum depth of Lake Tanganyika?
970 m (3,180 ft)
910 m (2,980 ft)
1,020 m (3,340 ft)
1,470 m (4,820 ft)
It is world's second deepest lake after Russia's Lake Baikal
11. Which lake has the most species of fish than any other lakes?
Great Bear Lake
Lake Malawi
Lake Urmia
Africa's 3rd largest lake, around 800 fish species are estimated to be found in it
12. In which one of these lakes does freshwater sharks live?
Lake Nicaragua, Nicaragua
Crater Lake, United States
Lake Taupo, New Zealand
Lake Volta, Ghana
It is one of the few that does
13. Australia's largest lake is called Lake Eyre. In which state is it located?
New South Wales
South Australia
14. Out of top 10 world's biggest lakes by area, how many of them are surrounded by only one country?
U.S.A.'s Michigan, Russia's Baikal and Canada's Great Slave - and Bear Lakes
15. Which one is European Union's largest lake?
IJsselmeer, Netherlands
Lake Garda, Italy
Saimaa, Finland
Vänern, Sweden
In Europe (continent) it is the 4th largest after three bigger lakes in Russia
16. Which one of these statements about the Dead Sea is NOT true?
Contains earth's lowest elevation on land
Jordan River is its inflow
Is a salt lake
Is bordered by Israel, Jordan and Syria
Syria does not border Dead Sea, Palestine does
17. The largest lake on an island is Nettilling Lake. Which island is it on?
Baffin Island
Great Britain
New Guinea
Canada's largest island has it
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