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Questions: From the unexplored to time travel

  1. A manned mission to Mars may turn out to be this century's greatest adventure. By what name is Mars also known?
  2. One of the least explored places on Earth, can you name the deepest oceanic trench of the planet?
  3. Who said "If time travel is possible where are the tourists from the future?"?
  4. One of the last uncharted regions on the planet, which 'gap' in Central America features the crocodile and snake infested Great Atrato Swamp?

  5. What is the acronym of the University of California project searchings for signals from distant civilizations in space?
  6. Name the world's third largest island country about 100 miles from the northeastern tip of Australia, which remains mostly unstudied?
  7. Where is the Shackleton Crater, which has been proposed as a future site for a large infrared telescope?
  8. Large sections of the northeast of which island remain unexplored including mountains in the Watkins range that have never been climbed?
  9. Lake Vostok is the largest lake on which continent?
  10. The deepest hole ever drilled is the 8-mile deep Kola Superdeep Borehole in which country?
  11. North Sentinel Island, home to indigenous people in isolation from the rest of the world, is a protected area of which country?
  12. An unidentified flying object may also be known as a UAP. What does the aconym UAP stand for?


  1. Red Planet
  2. Mariana Trench
  3. Stephen Hawking
  4. The Darien Gap
  5. SETI (The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence)
  6. Papua New Guinea
  7. On the moon (the lunar south pole)
  8. Greenland
  9. Antarctica (under the ice)
  10. Russia
  11. India
  12. Unexplained aerial phenomenon