The Ultimate Gates of the Arctic National Park Quiz
Located above the Arctic Circle is a wilderness wonderland known as the Gates of the Arctic National Park. This huge sanctuary is home to bears and moose and remains much as it was before man set foot there. Take this quiz for an unforgettable virtual adventure.
Where is the Gates of the Arctic National Park situated?
below the Arctic Circle
How large is the park?
8.5 million acres
1 million acres
half a million acres
How many rivers run through the park?
How do you get to the park?
When was Gates of the Arctic established?
What is the major mountain range in the park?
How long is this mountain range?
six hundred miles
eight hundred miles
nine hundred miles
What kind of view can you expect to see from most of the mountain ridges?
endless stretches of tundra
mountains and lakes
mountains and forests in the valleys
What do you find on the southern slopes of the mountains?
black spruce forests
How long is the Arctic winter?
all year round
Can the frosted desolate tundra support plant life?
the layer of permafrost prevents anything taking root
only during the few months of sunlight
In the summer months , how many hours of sunlight a day will the visitor to the park enjoy?
Where do the caribou of the park spend their winters?
in the black spruce forests
migrate to feeding grounds in the south
migrate eastwards to Canada
What are the major travel routes through the park?
paths made by the Eskimos
What are the two peaks that comprise the Gates of the Arctic?
Arrigetch Peaks and the Bettles
Frigid Crags and Boreal Mountain
Brooks Range and the Koyukuk Peak
Which river runs from the Arctic Divide to join with the Koyukuk River?