Important Deserts of the World

1. “Desert Fox” is the nickname for Gen. Erwin Rommel.
2. Kyzyl-Kum Desert is present in Uzbekistan & Kazakhstan.
3. About 33% of the earth’s land area is classified as a desert.
4. Ogden Desert is situated in Africa.
5. Karakum Desert is located in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
6. Mojave Desert is located in the USA.
7. The Thar Desert is known as a friendly desert.
8. The Great Sandy Desert is in Australia.
9. A dry lake bed found in a desert is known as a Playa.
10. Gobi Desert is situated mostly in Mongolia.
11. The Sahara Desert is the biggest desert in the world.
12. The second-largest desert in the world is the Arabian Desert.
13. The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed on 17 June.
14. Antarctica has no desert.
15. An area in a desert where there is sufficient water for plants is called an Oasis.
16. Kalahari Desert is located in Botswana.
17. Taklamakan Desert is located in China.
18. The Great Sandy Desert is located in Australia.
19. “Dasht-e-Lut” desert is located in Iran.
20. Thar desert is most famous for its Coal Deposits.
21. The biggest desert in the world is the Sahara Desert.
22. Oasis is associated with the desert.
23. The largest sandy desert in area is the Sahara.
24. In which province of Pakistan, there is no desert? Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
25. Gobi Desert is located in Asia.
26. Gobi desert is located in Mongolia.
27. Gibson Desert is in Australia.
28. The largest desert of Pakistan is the Thar Desert.
29. In which province of Pakistan, the Thal desert lies? Punjab.
30. Thar is the desert of Subtropical.
31. Kara-kum desert is located in Turkmenistan.
32. Atacama Desert is located in Chile.
33. Namibian desert is situated in Africa.
34. The desert that stretches over the districts of Mianwali, Bhakkar, Khushab, and D.G Khan is the Thal Desert.
35. How many deserts in Punjab? 2.
36. Black Buck re-introduced in which desert of Pakistan? Cholistan.
37. The largest Desert in Pakistan and Subtropical in Asia is None of these.
38. Which desert covers much of North Africa? Sahara.
39. Which Desert is called a cold desert? Katpana Desert.
40. The driest desert in the world is the Atacama Desert.
41. The Patagonian Desert is located in Argentina.
42. The Painted Desert lies in which US state? Arizona.
43. The largest cold desert in the world is in Antarctica.
45. The area of Thar Desert in square miles is 77,000.
46. The hottest desert in the world is the Sahara Desert.
47. The highest sand dunes are found in the Sahara Desert.
48. The land of Deserts is called Africa.
49. Which desert lies in both India and Pakistan? Thar.

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