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Quiz: How well do you know the world’s plateaus, mesas and buttes?

You may recognise Table Mountain and Uluru, but what else do you know about these geological wonders?

Kimberley Plateau, Western Australia (Shutterstock)

1. What will you find on top of Masada in Israel?

A cemetery

A synagogue

A flag

Palace ruins

2. In which James Bond film did Mount Asgard appear?

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

The Spy Who Loved Me

For Your Eyes Only

The World Is Not Enough

3. In which region in Australia can you see the Kimberley Plateau?

Northern Territory

South Australia

Queensland

Western Australia

4. In which US state can you see the buttes known as The Mittens in Monument Valley?

Nevada

New Mexico

Texas

Utah

5. The world’s highest waterfall, the 979m Angel Falls, drops from Auyantepui in which country?

Venezuela

Madagascar

Indonesia

Brazil

6. What is the Aboriginal name for Mount Conner in Australia?

Artilla

Alinta

Anangu

Anindilyakwa

7. What is on the top of Debre Damo in Ethiopia?

A 6th century monastery

A visitor centre

Ethiopian wolves

A lodge for pilgrims

8. Which bay does the Laurentian Plateau encircle?

Bay of Fundy

Hudson Bay

English Bay

Shelter Bay

9. Which plateau is Canyonlands National Park part of?

Modoc Plateau

Allegheny Plateau

Llano Estacado

Colorado Plateau

10. What is the Afrikaans’ word for Table Mountain in South Africa?

Tafelberg

Skoonheid

Woestyn

Vuur

11. Which animal migrates across the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Putorana Plateau in Siberia, Russia?

Musk ox

Brown bears

Siberian musk deer

Reindeer

12. What is the circumference of Uluru in Australia?

2.9km

5.5km

9.4km

13.1km

13. In which country will you find the Deccan Plateau?

India

The USA

Australia

Chad

14. In which National Park will you find Kukenan, home of Kukenan Falls?

Serrania de la Neblina

El Tamá

Dinira

Canaima

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