Iceberg Quiz Answers
Question 1: Where do icebergs originate?
Answers: Icebergs are formed when large glaciers (rivers of ice) reach the sea and calve.
Question 2: What criteria must a chunk of ice meet to be called an iceberg?
Answers: Ice formations must be at least 17 feet proud and 50 feet long before they are called icebergs.
Question 3: Castle (or pinnacle) bergs are most often found:
Answers: Castle (or pinnacle) bergs are most often found in the Arctic Region.
Question 4: Large tabular (sheet-like) bergs are most often found:
Answers: Large tabular (sheet-like) bergs are most often found in the region around Antarctica.
Question 5: Growlers and Bergy Bits are:
Answers: Growlers and Bergy Bits are chunks of ice that no longer meet the criteria of iceberg.
Question 6: Which of the following statements is literally true of an iceberg?
Answers: Literally, the higher the iceberg rises above the ocean surface, the deeper its base projects into the water.
Question 7: Which of the following statements is correct?
Answers: Icebergs are carried from their birth place to the south by the chilly
Labrador Current where they eventually reach the warmer waters of the Gulf Current and quickly melt away.