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Empty Quarter Quiz

Can you answer these questions about the Rub' al Khali, also known as the Empty Quarter?
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Last updated: September 17, 2020
First submittedSeptember 17, 2020
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The Empty Quarter is the largest continuous expanse of ___ in the world
sand
On what peninsula is the Empty Quarter located?
Arabian Peninsula
What countries contain some part of the Empty Quarter?
Oman
Saudi Arabia
United Arab Emirates
Yemen
What lost city is said to be located somewhere within the Empty Quarter?
Iram of the Pillars
In what video game does the player discover the above?
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
Which Star Wars movie was filmed in part in the Empty Quarter?
The Force Awakens
Which stinging arachnids are native to the Empty Quarter?
Scorpions
What valuable substance is presumed to be present below the Empty Quarter?
Oil
Which big cat was once endemic to the Empty Quarter, but has since become regionally extinct?
Asiatic Cheetah
What term refers to a population of nomadic Arabs, which are the only people to inhabit Empty Quarter?
Bedouins
In 2020, Max Calderan crossed the widest part of the Empty Quarter on foot for the first time ever. What country was he from?
Italy
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