Arctic vs Antarctic: Can you tell which is which?

This quiz couldn’t be more straightforward. See how well you know the Poles and the regions surrounding them. Simply tell us if you think the answer is the Arctic, Antarctica, or perhaps even both…

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1. Let’s start simple: Where would you find polar bears?

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2. And where would you find large colonies of Adelie penguins?

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3. There’s also the Arctic tern. Where would you spot one flying?

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4. Which region is home to over 4,000 indigenous peoples?

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5. Which region can drop to temperatures of -40°C?

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6. Where would you find the dreamily-named Paradise Bay?

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7. Where would you meet the elusive leopard seal?

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8. Is the island of Greenland in the Arctic or Antarctic?

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9. Which region’s Pole gets no direct sunlight?

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10. Both regions have various official flags. To which region does this flag belong?

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11. Where would you find Tunulliarfik Fjord?

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12. Which region has no official time zone?

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13. In which region would you find the thickest sea ice?

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14. Robert Peary and Matthew Henson were among the first people to reach the Pole of… which region?

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15. Where would you find the Ross Ice Shelf?

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16. Finally, can you tell if this a photo of the Arctic or Antarctic?